British Heart Foundation

Maintenance Surveyor

Up to £48000 per annum + plus car/car allowance + benefits
12 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019
5741 (700040)
Full Time
Contract Type
When it comes to retail, we are leaders in the sector. We have over 700 shops across the UK, with ambitious expansion plans, and we serve 17 million customers each year. Plus, we deliver annual profits of nearly £30 million that fund pioneering research into heart and circulatory diseases. We couldn't do it without our people who run a seamless operation, get a kick out of finding brilliant products, and delivering a first rate customer service.

To support the work that we do we have an exciting job opportunity for a Maintenance Surveyor to join our Building & Maintenance team to maintain the Retail Division's portfolio of shops, stores, storage units and offices.

You'll be responsible for any maintenance issues in the south of the UK, working alongside colleagues in the Claygate office.

You'll monitor contractors & ensure they provide method statements, risk assessments and other health & safety information. You'll also manage the audit performance against SLAs and work with the wider team, supporting national contracts and projects.

About you

You'll be someone who has an understanding of property legislation (building regulations, planning, fire precautions, means of escape, asbestos, CDM, DDA), and their application to retail premises. You'll be qualified to Building Surveying degree level or equivalent. Previous experience working for a nationwide high street retailer or charity will be advantageous.

With sound technical knowledge of all legislation relating to the fit out and occupation of leasehold retail premises, you'll have a good working knowledge of landlord and tenant law specifically in relation to repairing obligations and dilapidations.

You'll also have strong communication skills, able to liaise with internal & external stakeholders and provide advice to field management on building matters, such as Fire Safety Regulations. It's essential you're able to manage competing pressures, prioritise your workload & meet deadlines.

About us

We have a big job on our hands - beating heartbreak from the world's biggest killers. So we need people who share our values -are brave, compassionate, informed and driven. We need people who share our ambition. And we need people who are experts in their field but and want to make a difference. If that sounds like you, you'll be rewarded with a competitive salary and package of benefits at world class organisation, a healthy work life balance and the support to take your career to new heights.

How to apply

To apply for this role please clck through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Please note this is a 2 year fixed term contract

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.

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