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Senior Employer's Agent

  • Location

    Orpington

  • Sector:

    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50k - 60k per year

  • Contact:

    Kieran Williams

  • Contact email:

    kieran.williams@buildrec.com

  • Contact phone:

    07487847467

  • Job ref:

    14485

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-10

Build Recruitment are currently working with a growing consultancy practice and due to increasing business they are looking for an experienced surveyor/EA to join our expanding team of Employer’s Agents where your contribution will be highly valued.  They can offer you the opportunity to be involved with an exciting range of new build housing and mixed use regeneration projects, worth up to £20m in value, within London and the surrounding home-counties working with some of our prestigious clients.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

The successful applicant will be able to hone their skills to effectively perform as an Employer’s Agent managing build projects from inception to completion, including but not limited to:

  • Developing a client brief and assembling the project delivery team
  • Procuring necessary consultancy services to develop a project to planning submission/tender
  • Preparation of robust and accurate tender and contract packages
  • Undertaking various forms of tender process (OJEU framework and negotiated)
  • The ability to analyse and review Contractor/Developer and Designer proposals and ensure that the Employer’s Requirements are fulfilled
  • Preparing contract engrossments
  • Acting as Employer’s Agent, Client Representative or Contract Administrator for the delivery of the project(s) which will require:
  1. An understanding of development control and funding/delivery standards within the housing sector
  2. Chairing meetings, taking minutes and following up action plans
  3. Undertaking all day to day administrative duties on the delivery of developments under the terms of JCT, D&B or similar Contracts or bespoke Development Agreements
  4. An ability to record, document and instruct necessary actions as required for the delivery of Contracts
  5. An ability to identify aspects of risk and to seek guidance from Senior Colleagues at the correct time in order to manage and mitigate such risks

Person Specification – Essential Criteria (qualifications, experience, skills, qualities)

  • University degree in either Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying or a similar construction related subject
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Employer’s Agent combined with Quantity/Building surveying background
  • RICS qualified, or working towards APC/RICS qualification
  • Experience in residential development
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to interact with colleagues, clients and wider team in a professional manner
  • Able to work within a team
  • Diligent with attention to detail
  • Able to think ahead and problem solve
  • An ability to form and develop client relationships and to seek to develop new business opportunities
  • A desire to coach junior colleagues by working collaboratively for the successful delivery of projects

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in non-residential development (including education and hospitality sectors)
  • Experience in preparation of Value for Money Reports and Order of Cost Estimates
  • Full UK Drivers Licence
  • The post holder will need a DBS check due to the nature of the work involved

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Kieran on 07487847467 or you can send your CV to kieran.williams@buildrec.com.

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.