We wish to appoint a skilled Maintenance Surveyor to be responsible for the day-to-day management and maintenance of the Diocesan residential property portfolio.
The successful candidate will join a small team working collaboratively to maintain and manage parsonage houses within agreed guidelines. A key duty will be to diagnose property defects in a systematic manner, analysing remedial measures and implementing effective solutions all within the parameters of the budget.
The post holder will assist the Senior Maintenance Surveyor in managing the quinquennial program as well as repairs, and improvement/replacement contracts. They will take responsibility for the five yearly periodic electrical testing regime and supervise the management of contracts for mechanical and electrical contracts.
The position involves finding creating solutions to vacant property issues and the ability to consult, liaise with and support the clergy in their work in parishes through the imaginative use of property.
The successful candidate will have a degree or other similar qualification in building, property, or land management. They must have experience of property administration, a thorough technical knowledge of buildings and practical experience of IT systems. Good customer care skills are essential for this post.
Qualifications, experience, skills and qualities required
The Diocese of Chichester is one of the 42 dioceses which make up the Church of England: we are the Church of England in East & West Sussex. The Diocesan Office at Church House, Hove, serves the people of the Diocese: those in more than 360 parishes and more than 150 church schools and the wider community as a whole. Our vision is to help people within the Diocese to know, love and follow Jesus.
The role is based in Hove and we offer additional benefits such as free parking, a range of staff development activities and the Diocesan Pension Scheme with 15.1% employer contribution.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Scott Ralph, Property Director at the Diocese of Chichester. Telephone 01273 425 683 or email email@example.com