Wates

  • Central London / West End
Wates Living Space is one of the UK’s leading providers of planned and responsive maintenance services in the social housing sector, maintaining over 500,000 homes nationwide every year.



Our leading position within the maintenance sector has enabled the business to realise ambitious strategic growth. In 2011 Wates Living Space acquired Linbrook Services, followed by the Purchase Group in 2014, offering our clients a truly integrated national service for all of their maintenance requirements.



We have an opportunity for a Project Surveyor to join our Responsive team in London. Reporting into the Commercial Manager, you will be expected to take accountability for the development, implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting.



Key Accountabilities include:




Contribute to project commercial strategies and take ownership for own subcontract packages
Conduct site visits, take measurements of works required and price up scoping documents with the schedule of rates as agreed with the client
Work with the commercial and operations teams to procure the works packages in a timely manner including producing a procurement programme
Make good quality decisions and understand the importance of making profit and maximising opportunities




To be successful in this role you will be a qualified and experienced surveyor with a good work ethic and a confident communicator, able to demonstrate the ability to form and develop relationships with all stakeholders.



A bit about us:



Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.



As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.



Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.



The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognised for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).


We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.