Legal Disrepair Officer

  • Location

    London Bridge

  • Sector:

    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £34k - 39.5k per year

  • Contact:

    Justin Peck

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

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Build Recruitment have exclusively partnered with a leading provider of social housing in London who are currently looking to expand their Legal Disrepair team with the addition of four Legal Disrepair Officers on full time, fixed term contracts for 12 months.

The Role

  • To successfully investigate and manage various legal disrepair cases made against the organisation
  • Using your technical expertise to analyse and specify repairs that are essential to rectify outstanding defects
  • Responsible of case of works up to £100k
  • Deliver professional surveys; prepare schedules and tender reports, providing recommendations on contract specifications
  • To prepare cases for court and working in collaboration with the legal disrepair surveyor for court proceedings
  • Carry out pre and post inspections on properties raised with disrepairs claims
  • Daily supervision of the partnered contractors to carry out an effective disrepairs service

The Person

  • Due to the nature of this role you must be minimum HNC building studies or equivalent. (Extensive experience in the same or similar role)
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of the disrepair protocol
  • Strong knowledge of contracts management in a maintenance environment
  • Experienced managing & monitoring budgets
  • Able to write concise reports

If you are interested in applying for this role or require further information, please contact Justin from Build Recruitment on 0748794027 or send your CV to justin.peck@buildrec.com

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