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Paisley, Renfrewshire BRITISH RED CROSS-11
Building Surveyor
Location: Paisley or Cardiff
Contract type: 6 months fixed term
Hours per week: 35
Salary: GBP 37,000 pro rata per annum

An opportunity to take surveying responsibility for a portfolio of UK Operations and Retail properties across a specific geographic region.

What you will be doing
The Building Surveyor will aim to drive efficiency, compliance, flexibility and future scalability through provision of effective corporate support services, applications, data management, purchasing by not only providing the services but working as a strategic business partner to the Property Department and other colleagues.

Whilst you will closely with the UK Operations & Retail Managers and building users, you will be supported by and work closely with the wider Property Department and the support team at the Red Cross' Shared Service Centre.

Meet the team
We use kindness to help those in crisis, and behind every great cause there's a great team making everything possible.

In the Finance, Planning, and Resources team, our goal is to properly allocate our funds and resources in order to maximise the level of aid we can provide to those that need it. We also make sure everything we do is in line with our values and we are a fully compliant and transparent operation.

Even though we're a busy bunch, we never lose sight from the fact that the work we do is crucial to the work of the organisation, and therefore vital to the lives of those in crisis.

What we are looking for
Holding a Construction or Surveying qualification such as MCIOB, MRICS or qualified by experience, you should have experience in working in a similar role with substantial post qualification experience.

You should have experience of producing property inspections and reports, producing tender documents, arranging tenders and acting as Contract Administrator as well as producing and implementing planned preventative maintenance systems.

You should also have the ability to manage contractors and consultants as well as acting as the CDM coordinator.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 21st of January 2019 with first stage interviews to follow.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
  • 36 days holiday pro rata (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy


A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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