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Current vacancies with Clifton Diocese

 

The Clifton Diocese is the Catholic Church in the West of England. Our administrative offices are based in Bristol and support the pastoral needs of the Catholic community throughout Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Bristol. As an employee of the Clifton Diocese you will be working for an award-winning, unique and diverse organisation. You will be in contact with people with various backgrounds and from around the world. You will enjoy being challenged and thrive working as part of our professional and dedicated teams; whether that’s as part of small office-based teams, the local Catholic community, and wider still as part of the Universal Church. You will work with professionals, volunteers, clergy, as well as many external contacts.

Current Vacancies:

Clifton Diocese: Principal Surveyor

As part of an established Property Services team, the Surveyor is appointed as the lead for minor works and capital projects as well as day to day management of the estate. The diverse portfolio includes churches, church buildings, residential accommodation, operational property and some commercial investment assets, many of which are Grade l & ll listed.

The successful candidate will possess relevant experience in a building surveying role with responsibility for the delivery of complex refurbishment, fit-out and strategic maintenance projects within the heritage sector. You will have strong commercial and technical skills, and contract management together with a comprehensive technical understanding of buildings, their services and lifecycle planning. There will also be the opportunity to work with the Head of Property Services to input to the Diocese’s property strategy, as well as leading on acquisitions and disposals.

A highly personable and service-oriented approach is vital to succeed in the role, owing to regular and continued liaison with parishes, members of clergy, trustees, volunteers and the community.

Prospective candidates will have a background in building surveying or project management supported by a relevant qualification (RICS or MCIOB).

Applications should consist of a CV and should be sent to the Head of Property Services – jo.long@cliftondiocese.com

Job Description – Principal Surveyor

Principal Surveyor – Personal Specification