University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Residential Estates Surveyor

United Kingdom

Closing in 13 days

Residential Estates Surveyor Residence Maintenance & Refurbishment

Location: Bassett House Salary: £44,263 to £56,021 per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2439923FB

This role has an additional market supplement of £8,468 per annum subject to annual review ( Total remuneration package: £52,731 - £64,489)

We are currently one of the world's top 100 universities – but we are determined to continue climbing the ranks. You will play an instrumental role in this by supporting construction and refurbishment projects which maintain and enhance the learning and living environment for our diverse student population, and the working environment for our staff.

We have an exciting opportunity within our Residential Estates Team for a and experienced building surveyor and project manager to join our established team to carry out the delivery of planned long term maintenance and refurbishment projects across the Halls of Residences estate. The basic hours are 35 hours per week but there will be a requirement to manage your workload at given points of the year to enable delivery.

You will have excellent technical and communication skills, with the ability also to plan and manage your own workload. You will be a positive and proactive problem solver and have the ability to manage a mixture of long term maintenance / refurbishment at the same time to ensure that work is delivered on time and to a high standard. You will be a strong team player, but also be self-sufficient and able to work independently.

The successful candidate will hold a qualification or have the relevant industry and job experience. They will be familiar with H&S legislation and understanding of risk assessments, method statements, COSHH assessments and how to apply these to projects.

A full driving license in order to travel to other local sites is essential.

We offer some fantastic benefits including generous annual leave (plus University closure days and bank holidays), company pension scheme, discounted private healthcare and dental, company sick pay, options for flexible working, excellent family leave arrangements, a wide variety of on and off-campus arts and culture facilities and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers.

We will support your long-term future too, with access to the Universities Pension Scheme, subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts. Furthermore, Southampton, at the centre of the south coast, is a fantastic place in which to live, work and socialise – so regardless of what life stage you are at, you will find a dynamic and vibrant city that caters for all.

We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce. We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.

To informally discuss the position, please contact Mr Daniel Cole (email: [email protected] Phone: +44 (0)23 80 5940 31)

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    Job details


    Residential Estates Surveyor


    University of Southampton


    United Kingdom


    September 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 11, 2023

    Job type



    Architecture and Design,Business and Economics,Engineering

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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