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  • Working Hours: 35 hours
  • Closing Date: Friday 01 December 2017
  • Vacancy Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Grade 7/8 - £28,484 - £36,379
  • Interview Date: Monday 4 December 2017

Additional Vacancy Information

Northwards Housing manages 13,500 council homes in north Manchester.

We have an exciting opportunity as a Senior Legal Surveyor to be based at our Hendham Vale Office.

As Senior Legal Surveyor you will act as lead officer and expert witness in determining legal liability and defending both Northwards Housing and Manchester City Council on allocated legal cases, through the delivery of high quality case management.

You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the landlords' obligations in litigation and arbitration proceedings in areas of disrepair, statutory nuisance, land ownership, illegal evictions and incidents of personal injury, providing a comprehensive and vigorous defence.

Working closely with the Legal Surveying Manager to lead and manage on designated specialist areas of work keeping within financial restraints and budgets, i.e. Service Level Agreements, structural referrals, dry/wet rot.

You will be an excellent communicator who is highly organised and able to deliver a high quality service to demanding timescales.

This is a pressured and demanding role therefore a pro-active and positive approach is required to deal with challenges and issues in a helpful and professional manner.

You will have five years directly related experience in building surveying in the construction industry with a minimum HND/HNC or equivalent qualification in construction. You will ideally hold a CSRT qualification or full membership of CIOB or RICS with two years directly related experience within a legal surveying environment, which is a requirement to progress to Grade 8.

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Closing date for applications: Friday 1st December 2017 at 12pm

Interviews to be held on: Monday 4th December 2017


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