Interim Building Surveyor and Project Manager

Catch 22
Preston, Lancashire
Negotiable - Hourly or Day rate basis
09 Oct 2019
09 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Catch 22 are working with a unique Construction, Property and Facilities Management organisation in Lancashire in need of an experienced Building Surveyor and Project Manager with extensive experience in the education or health sectors.  
The successful Building Surveyor will be working across a variety of both project and professional services including but not limited to; project management, contract administration, dilapidations, defect diagnosis and more. 
You will be working for the organisation's inhouse Technical Services consultancy helping to identify new projects (typically refurbishment projects).  
You will then design suitable solutions, engage with bid and tender processes to source suitable contractors for the projects, manage the projects on site through to completion and at all times engage with the end user / client to ensure that all works are delivered to the appropriate standard.  
Who will you be working for?  

An award-winning organisation, our client has grown its annual turnover to exceed £200M and developed a Facilities Management arm which generates over £13M per annum in revenue.  The business currently has an extensive portfolio of public and private sector facilities; covering healthcare, extra care, educational and commercial facilities, Local Improvement Finance Trust (LIFT) partners, Private Finance Initiative (PFI) Partners, local Authority and 3PD Schemes.

The business is 100% owned by a Charitable Trust that last year alone, invested over £2.2M into local social enterprise projects.  The activities of the Group have enabled over 1,500 children and young adults in the North West region to achieve vocational qualifications - together with 65,000 children from disadvantaged backgrounds to experience, through the support of the Trust, new life skills, confidence building exercises and teamwork focused challenges.

This unique organisation is committed to a sustainable model of prudent growth and long-term stability, freed from the short-term aims of institutional shareholders.  It is committed to ensuring that its profits are either used to support future growth or returned to the community via the activities of the Charitable Trust.

What are we looking for? 

If you are a degree qualified Building Surveyor seeking an interim appointment in the North West, we would love to hear from you. We are seeking professional surveyors with previous experience of healthcare and/or educational properties.  
We would like to engage with surveyors that have worked client side, service provider side or in a consultancy environment. 
We need candidates with previous project delivery and contract administration experience. 
Candidates should be experienced in all aspects of property refurbishment - including mechanical and electrical / building services.  
Candidates will have delivered small to medium sized projects (£50,000 - £5,000,000).  
if you are seeking an interim position at the moment please contact Paul McQuade on 0113 2428055 for more information.

If you are seeking a full time, permanent role, please contact me regardless. There are plans to make this a staff position and we are open to discussions about something longer term.  
In terms of rates / pay - we are open minded and will consider each application on its own merit.