Senior Employers Agent - Residential New Build

£40000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
23 Mar 2012
20 Apr 2012
Cobalt Recruitment
Job Type

Senior Employers Agent - Residential New Build

Due to additional working within their residential division a multidisciplinary consultancy with a good UK heritage and client base is looking to bring into their South London office a Senior Employers Agent to lead their team.


£40,000 - £50,000 + Car allowance + Benefits (depending on level)

The Senior Employers Agent will be managing a team of circa 3 people on social housing new build projects valued between £1 million and £30 million. Projects will include taking high profile schemes of up to 400 units from pre-planning and design through to completion.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Initial site appraisals and feasibility studies.
  • Preparing budget costings for preferred scheme proposals.
  • Accepting the client brief, selecting and working with designers/architects, engineers and contractors.
  • Holding Design Review Meetings and monitoring adherence to quality, programme and budget.
  • Writing Employer's Requirements, preparing contracts, contractor selection and reviewing and advising upon tenders.
  • Safeguarding Employer's interests for works on site.
  • Agreement of final accounts with main contractor.
  • Monitoring of defects liability periods and rectification.


  • BSc (Hons) in Surveying or relevant subject
  • Good experience within the Residential Employers Agent role
  • Knowledge of OJEU procedures, planning and associated Section 106.
  • Sound knowledge of JCT and PPC forms of contract.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety and CDMc requirements.

For further information on this opportunity and to apply for the position please send your CV through to or call me on 02074782500 to discuss the opportunity further. Reference 1055000.