Building Estates Officer (Capital Projects) required on a temporary contract basis by a public body
Your new company
The services of Hays have been retained by our client, a large public body, to recruit an Estates Officer (Capital Projects) on a temporary contract basis for a period of 3-6 months with the possibility of further extension.
Your new role
Working within the existing team, your main duties will include:
Prepare project briefs, detailed specifications, drawings and procurement documents for capital works across the client's estate;
Carry out measured surveys and condition surveys of estate structures;
Conduct tendering exercises in accordance with required financial procedures and external guidance;
Liaise with other government bodies, including Construction & Procurement Delivery (CPD) throughout the life cycle of projects;
Oversee financial aspects of specified capital / revenue projects;
Produce detailed architectural record drawings for client's portfolio of buildings and estates;
Supervise / project manage work carried out across the client's estate, liaising with internal teams and external contractors;
Compose Business Cases and any other corporate documents as instructed for both capital and revenue projects across the estate.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this position, you should possess the following:
A third level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant subject with two years' experience of overseeing all aspects of capital projects, or, in the absence of a 3rd level qualification, four years' experience of overseeing all aspects of capital projects.
Your experience should include:
Writing specifications for work related to capital projects;
Conducting tendering exercises and complying with associated procedures;
Supervising capital works on site and liaising with contractors;
Preparing surveys and drawings including use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) packages.
What you'll get in return
This position offers an immediate start and the opportunity to work with a public body on an ongoing temporary contract basis. As a construction professional, you will enjoy the working across the client's estate with a range of property types and interesting projects.
What you need to do now
Please contact Andrew McLarnon on to discuss this position in confidence. Alternatively, please apply using the link attached to register your interest.
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