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Project Surveyor, East (fixed term) *INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY*

Ref: PSAI/PRSU/East/01

Salary: £35,700 per annum, plus £3,000 car allowance per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week

Closing date: 18 February 2019

What you’ll be doing

Anchor Hanover is recruiting to fill a vacant position within the Property Asset Management team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of Hanover’s ambitious asset management strategy. 

As a Project Surveyor, you will provide the regional project surveying function to enable the delivery of Anchor Hanover’s annual asset investment programme, putting customers first throughout all activities.

Key responsibilities

  • Engage the right contractors to meet operational requirements. Support and build a competent and motivated contractor base that effectively delivers excellent services
  • Prepare feasibility studies, specifications, schedules of work, tender and contract documentation
  • Ensure the effective and consistent surveying and technical judgements are made to complete projects from inception to completion to properly inform and manage planned investment contractors

Who we need

We are looking for people who have experience working in a similar role, and who have knowledge of the housing/care sector. You should also have experience of delivering asset investment programme of works and services to leaseholders and tenants, and experience in managing a multi-site service.

Key experience and skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of building construction, property maintenance and improvements
  • Experience of managing contractual and financial performance of operations
  • HND/HNC in Building, Construction or related technical discipline
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with ability to initiate and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Be comfortable in an environment that promotes organisational change and transformation
  • Ability to travel across your region

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We believe they should be able to choose how they live in later life. This means listening carefully so we can shape our homes and services around their changing needs and concerns.

Who we are

Anchor Hanover Group is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people, and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.

We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.

At Anchor Hanover Group we believe in values. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.

What we offer

We believe in supporting you, and have a range of lifestyle benefits to ensure a good work-life balance, and a positive sense of wellbeing. Our attractive packages include:

  • 26.5 days annual leave, excluding bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Option to take up to 10 days unpaid leave per year (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Contributory pension scheme, with employer contributions and non-contributory life assurance
  • Family friendly policies, including enhanced maternity and paternity pay, and flexible working patterns
  • O2 and other discounts for staff
  • A commitment to growing you through training, professional qualification support and individual development plans

About the role

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  • Location: Nelson House, Alington Road, Little Barford, St Neots PE19 6RE
  • Interview date: 27 February 2019
  • Contract: 12 months fixed term
  • Employment is subject to a satisfactory Basic Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Anchor Hanover Group has been formed as part of a recent merger between Anchor Trust and Hanover Housing Association. As such Anchor Hanover Group is going through a period of organisational change and this position may be reviewed in 2019.

To find out more about our recent merger, please visit the Our merger pages.

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