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Major Claims Surveyor

Location: KEMPSTON, BEDFORDSHIRE Salary: 375.00 - 450.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 days ago Reference: 3114715
Major Claims Commerical Surveyor - £375-450 per day - High End Residential Projects - 12 months - East Bedford

My Client has an exciting opportunity for a Major Claims Commercial Surveyor to join the team based in East Bedford. You will be on a day rate contract £375 - £450/per day, dependent on experience.
My Client launched a strategic plan to further transform the claims function and improve upon the solid foundations that have been built.
The vision is for a faster, nimbler operation that is quick and easy to deal with; where the Client and the Builder deliver their obligations under the warranty effectively and efficiently to ensure the needs of consumers are met and their experience is a good one.

The role as our Major Claims Surveyor

The Major Claims Surveyor is accountable for managing the major or complex repair strategy by providing technical advice and expertise on the investigation, scoping of repair works and managing of the repairs programme.
The Major Claims Surveyor will co-ordinate the necessary investigative work with external consultants (where appropriate); provide technical input to external consultant’s findings; support the claims handler in determining validity; and then managing the scoping, specification, tendering and appointment of Remedial Works Contractors and subject matter experts from a network / panel of suppliers.
The Major Claims Surveyor will then ensure the repair project is delivered in a commercially viable, efficient and effective manner with excellent customer service and high quality repairs.

To be successful in this role you must be:

Excellent experience in surveying or construction as a surveyor (quantity surveyor), contracts manager, estimator, construction manager or site manager for a volume house builder, Housing Association (Development Branch) or working for a private construction practice. You must have a strong track record of ‘delivering a successful business’ in construction, repairs or major property claims.
Degree level calibre and a commitment to ‘professional excellence’. Ideally a member of a relevant professional institution such as RICS, CIOB/CII/CILA with broad knowledge and understanding of building control and planning regulations.
Good experience of specifying works and managing tender process with remedial works contractors, external consultants, architects, engineers, surveyors and project managers.
Strong influencing and assertiveness skills with multiple stakeholders – repairs works contractors, specialist contractors, builders - and collaborate with internal teams as part of ‘the Client’. Good communication skills both verbal and written.
Must be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the nature, complexity and timescales involved in managing major construction (and remediation services), ideally for residential structures and in particular high rise buildings.
Commercially focused, cost driven and innovative; able to demonstrate where they have been ‘staying ahead of the competition’.
Good knowledge of FCA requirements, especially Treating Your Customer Fairly (TCF) and strong knowledge of Health & Safety regulations.


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