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Senior Employers Agent - Residential New Build

Ref:1055000
  • Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
  • Location: UK, London
  • Sector: Construction and Engineering, Building Surveying
  • Date: 23 March 2012
  • Job type: Permanent

Senior Employers Agent – Residential New Build

Due to additional working within their residential division a multidisciplinary consultancy with a good UK heritage and client base is looking to bring into their South London office a Senior Employers Agent to lead their team.

Remuneration:

£40,000 – £50,000 + Car allowance + Benefits (depending on level)

The Senior Employers Agent will be managing a team of circa 3 people on social housing new build projects valued between £1 million and £30 million. Projects will include taking high profile schemes of up to 400 units from pre-planning and design through to completion.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Initial site appraisals and feasibility studies.
  • Preparing budget costings for preferred scheme proposals.
  • Accepting the client brief, selecting and working with designers/architects, engineers and contractors.
  • Holding Design Review Meetings and monitoring adherence to quality, programme and budget.
  • Writing Employer’s Requirements, preparing contracts, contractor selection and reviewing and advising upon tenders.
  • Safeguarding Employer’s interests for works on site.
  • Agreement of final accounts with main contractor.
  • Monitoring of defects liability periods and rectification.

Requirements:

  • MRICS
  • BSc (Hons) in Surveying or relevant subject
  • Good experience within the Residential Employers Agent role
  • Knowledge of OJEU procedures, planning and associated Section 106.
  • Sound knowledge of JCT and PPC forms of contract.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety and CDMc requirements.

For further information on this opportunity and to apply for the position please send your CV through to jclarkson@cobaltrecruitment.com or call me on 02074782500 to discuss the opportunity further. Reference 1055000.