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This role would suit a Building Surveyor with a couple of years post qualification experience looking to gain more experience in a fast paced retail environment with a large diverse portfolio of properties. Ideally the candidate should be from a Building Surveying / Construction background and be MRICS or MCIOB qualified.


  • Controlling and auditing of Construction Design & Management documentation received from new build and refurbishment projects and managing the efficient transfer of this information in full to Maintenance.
  • Setting up of all relevant projects on Compass (in-house safe system of work) and ensuring compliance by all contractors and consultants
  • Advice / liaison to Maintenance Helpdesk Co-ordinators regarding store maintenance matters particularly with reference to CDM and O&M documentation
  • Managing approved maintenance contractors and operational service providers/contracts and ensure a high quality, value for money service is delivered to stores
  • Provide instruction and advice on a wide range of building fabric and structure issues.

Key Accounatbilities:

  • CDM: Ensure that correct CDM documentation is received from Landlords, Developers and in house Project Managers upon completion of a new property or refurbishment of an existing store. Co-ordinate the correct application of the as-built documentation and update as necessary
  • Maintenance helpdesk: To provide technical advice to the Maintenance Helpdesk Co-ordinators to ensure that jobs are instructed and carried out in an accurate and timely manner
  • Estate Management: To carry out a wide range of functions to ensure the smooth delivery of a quality, value for money maintenance service to the Iceland estate; including management of maintenance contractors, specification writing, quote appraisal, cost management, condition surveys, project management of major refurbishment schemes and the running of operational service contracts
  • Data analysis: To analyse and report on data from the Iceland maintenance management system (Compass) to identify trends affecting the estate
  • Store liaison: Provide interface between the Maintenance Helpdesk and Iceland stores over technical maintenance related issues
  • Budget: Assist the Head of Estate Management and Senior Building Surveyors with the control of operational contracts, management of major projects and reactive/planned maintenance budgets
  • Administration: Oversee and maintain the Maintenance Management System (Compass) for assigned responsibilities, specifically in relation to CDM, so that it is kept up to date and accurate.
  • Business Advice: To provide accurate and timely advice to key stake holders as and when required
  • External Relationships: Foster and maintain good relationships with Contractors, service providers and external bodies
  • Professional Competence: Keep up to date with technical/professional advances and legislative changes in order to provide high standards of advice to Iceland by reading professional journals, attending appropriate courses.
  • On Call Manager: As required on a rota basis, to act as on call manager and provide advice and instruction on any maintenance related escalations outside of normal working hou

Make a difference to your career at Iceland, we expect a lot but you’ll get a lot back in return. We will help you to grow and develop your career and give you the freedom to show that you really care.

Our benefits package includes:

  • A very competitive salary with an excellent benefits package
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Flexible working
  • 10% store discount, 30% discount with Club Individual Restaurant Group
  • Free parking onsite
  • Double discount weeks
  • Highly subsidised restaurant onsite with our own Michelin Star Chef!
  • Subsidised Costa onsite
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Charity fundraising events
  • Educational sponsorship
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
  • Long service awards
  • Reward & recognition

Rewards discount / cashback scheme at over 150 retailers.

Required skills

  • Onsite
  • Project Managers
  • Surveying
  • Surveyor
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