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Senior building control surveyor
Location: Hackney, London
Salary:£21.07
Reference:BBS/HACKNEY
Date: 22 Jul 2019

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Building Controls Officer in a temp position for our client based in Hackney. The Desired candidate will be expected to ensure fulfilment of the Council’s duties regarding building control across the borough, resulting from the following legislative and corporate responsibilities:

  • the Building Act 1984 and associated Regulations
  • the London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939 including dangerous structures
  • partnership authority schemes,
  • professional advice and business development associated with building control, and
  • other areas of the building industry that may become relevant to the role.

Main Duties:

  • Operate the Building Regulation, and public safety functions to ensure the health, safety and welfare of people in and around buildings.
  • Assess and determine Building Regulation submissions within statutory timeframes and undertake site inspections to ensure compliance with the Building Regulations, London Building Acts (Amendment) Act and other associated legislation
  • Issue notices and inspect demolition work to ensure public safety under the provisions of Building Act 1984.
  • Consult, negotiate and instruct architects, surveyors, builders, applicants and consultees to ensure compliance with statutory requirements both in the office and on-site.
  • Proactively investigate unauthorised building work and dangerous structures and undertake appropriate action.

Desirable Skills:

  • The ability proactively assesses your own priorities and set yourself objectives, targets and deadlines while maintaining service requirements.
  • The candidate must be willing to undertake training as necessary to keep up to date with legislation, construction methods, materials, building techniques and information technology
  • Good communication, organisation and IT skills.
  • Have experience responding to complaints and enquiries about the service in a timely and professional manner.
  • Specialist knowledge of building control related subjects including fire engineering, energy efficiency, access audits, structural appraisal and the like.
  • Is a member of, or sufficiently qualified to be, a Corporate Member of a professional body relevant to the building profession, for example, Association of Building Engineers; Institute of Building; Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Structural Engineers; Royal Institute of British Architects; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. (essential)

 

Pay rate: £21.07 p/h (Including Holiday Pay)

Mon – Fri

Hours – 09:00 – 17:00

If you are interested in this position please apply with your CV, alternatively please call Tequila on 01707663777

 

Systems Administrator
Location: Hackney, London
Salary:£256.82 p/w
Reference:BBS/HACKNEY
Date: 22 Jul 2019

 

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Systems administrator for a temp position on behalf our client based in Royal Holloway.

Duties:

  • Assist with the day to day running of the property related systems, this will include system maintenance, administration and security as well as managing and resolving incidents. 
  • Assisting with the implementation and roll-out of the Corporate Landlord new ways of working in terms of data collation and uploading to systems / databases, with or without the guidance and/or supervision of a more senior member of staff.
  • In this position you will work under general direction within a clear framework of accountability, perform a range of technical or professional work activities, and select appropriately from applicable standards, methods, tools and applications.
  • Managing several competing activities, with deadlines, on a regular basis, with a range of complexities, predominantly operational, including decisions that could impact the delivery of the service to one or more services within the organization.
  • You will be providing information for others more senior to use.
  • You will work with supervision to deliver the teams objectives and You will Communicate to Councilors, Directors and Assistant Directors, colleagues.

 

Skills and Experience:

  • You will need to have at least six months’ experience in systems administration.
  • Good English literacy (written, and verbal for customer facing roles) and numeracy skills
  • Good IT skills including MS-365 software
  • Desirable:
  • Technical or professional qualification related to the role, or studying towards
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a local government organization
  • Essential Knowledge:
  • Customer relations
  • Quality management and assurance
  • Good working knowledge of using MS-365 software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good working knowledge of Access database system, SQL, and Crystal Reporting
  • Requirements:
  • 3 years reference 
  • DBS Check (Formerly known as CRB)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Mon – Fri

Hours – 09:00 – 17:00

If you are interested in this position please apply with your CV, alternatively please call Tequila on 01707663777

 

 

Leasehold & Incomes officer
Location: Hackney, London
Salary:£13.32
Reference:BBS/HACKNEY
Date: 22 Jul 2019

BBS Recruitment is excited to present an opportunity for an experienced Leasehold & incomes officer on behalf of our client to join a dynamic office in the local authority. Candidates are to provide highly professional and dynamic management of the Council's commercial, voluntary and community sector properties, as well as high-quality valuations and property related advice.

The Officer will work alongside external organisations such as debt advice agencies, credit unions, Law Centres and Social Care teams. The purpose of the job is to deal with enquires and complaints from customers, some of which can be defensive when failing to pay service charges and being issued a court order.

 

Duties will Include:

  • Being responsible of maximum recovery of all service charge income including the recovery of debts and arrears in accordance with the council's procedures
  • Working towards resolving all enquiries relating to service charge accounts, including preparation of repairs listing.
  • Manage individual leaseholders accounts making sure their updated
  • Ensure accounts are managed and Identify, prepare papers and propose cases for write-off
  • The preparation of cases for court action.

Skills required

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally & In writing to a wide range of people
  • Ability to organise own workload to meet targets & deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own Initiative
  • Previous experience in similar role
  • Self-Motivated, flexible & resourceful
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics

If you are interested please call Tequila on 01707663777

Sales Agent (Housing & Buying)
Location: Enfield, London
Salary:£15.86 p/h
Reference:BBS/ENFIELD
Date: 22 Jul 2019

BBS Recruitment is excited to present an opportunity for an experienced housing sales agent officer on behalf of our client to join a dynamic office in the local authority. The client is looking for a strong candidate whom performs well under pressure and will be able to meet HGL’s challenging KPI’s.

Main Duties:

  • Screen potential Properties for Purchasing via Estate Agents and other sources including auctions daily.
  • To arrange viewings, undertake visits and inspect properties to determine their suitability and prepare a site inspection report outlining key findings.
  • To prepare investment appraisals for properties to include estimated valuations and required expenditure to realise the acquisition.
  • Update case file and liaise with Estate Agents. Send offer letter to Estate Agents and solicitors. Arrange and co-ordinate condition surveys. Update surveyor tracker.
  • Manage the whole transaction/conveyancing process, including identifying and raising queries with Estate Agents, Solicitors and vendors.
  • This will be office based but the candidate will be expected to be on site conducting viewings at least 3 days a week.

 

Skills Required

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Good understanding of databases
  • Ability to organise workload according to changing priorities
  • A good understanding of the property market and of current property issues. Placement duration up to 1 year.
  • property market and of current property issues.: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Good understanding of databases/GIS: 2 years (Preferred)
  • substantial marketing/administration experience coupled with experience of updating and maintaining databases.
  • Experience of working in housing environment as well as knowledge of the house buying process will be essential.

 

Working Hours 08:15 - 17:00

Monday to Friday

Salary - £15.86 per hour (Including Holiday Pay)

 

If you are interested please apply with your cv, alternatively please call Tequila on 01707663777

 

Leasehold Services officer
Location: Hackney, London
Salary:£15.32
Reference:BBS/HACKNEY
Date: 22 Jul 2019

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced leasehold officer in a temp position for our client based in Hackney. The successful candidate will be expected to provide comprehensive administrative and business support to Leasehold and Right to Buy Services (LRTBS) ensuring the accurate and timely update of accounts.

Main Duties include:

  • To be responsible for the effective collection of any standard non-contentious major works, service charges, ground rent, shared ownership rent, and any other income.
  • To follow local and organisational procedures for managing accounts and ensure that prompt action is taken to recover monies outstanding on accounts.
  • To interview and advise customers clearly and sensitively, on issues relating to payment of shared ownership rent, ground rent etc.
  • To identify and arrange suitable assistance for vulnerable residents and carry out referrals, as and when required.
  • Adopting a multi-agency approach to ensure all safeguarding concerns and observations are appropriately reported and documented.
  • To monitor, and when necessary, investigate the financial position of each account, to ensure that payments have been applied correctly
  • To support project management activities relating to leasehold management practices and improvements as identified through service reviews, inspections and audits.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of RTB, housing and service charges legislation and the legal processes which govern the resolution of disputes
  • Proven experience of managing income accounts and debt recovery within a Housing environment
  • Experience of successfully dealing with queries and complaints from customers in a public environment
  • Ability to identify, priorities and organise own workload
  • Ability to implement and follow recovery procedures for the recovery of service charges, major works, ground rent, reserve fund, shared ownership rent income or similar
  • Able to work on own initiative, be flexible and a supportive member of a team
  • Proven experience of managing income accounts and debt recovery within a Housing environment

 

Pay rate: £15.32 p/h (Including Holiday Pay)

Mon – Fri

Hours – 09:00 – 17:00

 

If you are interested in this position please apply with your CV, alternatively please call Tequila on 01707663777