• Salary:
    £37,000 - £45,000
  • Location:
    Basingstoke , Thatcham - Greenham Hub
  • Vacancy type:
  • Closing Date:
    6 June 2024

We have a fantastic new opportunity for an Asset Technical Surveyor to join us here at Sovereign Network Group, SNG.

About Sovereign Network Group (SNG)

We are thrilled to have joined forces with Network Homes in October 2023, which now places us as the 6th largest housing association in the UK. Sovereign and Network Homes have come together as SNG (Sovereign Network Group) – an organisation that takes the best of both and makes it even better.

The Role:

This is a brand-new role for Sovereign Network Group working within our Asset Management team.

The base for this role is in our, Basingstoke Office. This role will involve a blend of office, surveying, and home working.

This role is offered on a permanent full-time basis, working 37 hours.

Reporting to the Strategic Stock Manager and Head of Asset Management to provide a high-quality technical function to support the Asset Management Team in maintaining the asset management database, enabling robust forward investment planning.

  • Undertake technical scrutiny of specialist surveys and report back to key stakeholders with details and findings together with proposed recommendations and mitigation options.
  • Complete audits and validations of new handover properties (including sample site surveys) to check asset data for accuracy.
  • Management of specialist consultants to support the Asset Investment Team maintain robust and accurate asset condition data.
  • Undertake technical inspections of assets.
  • Creating reports from the asset management database
  • Manage stakeholder consultation meetings to capture local knowledge, maintain data accuracy, enable influence upon future planned works and build trusted working relationships.
  • Support the Strategic Stock Manager seeking ways of improving the methods employed to collect and interpret data to improve robustness and accuracy.
  • To undertake ad-hoc and urgent survey requests to Sovereign's property portfolio, resolving data queries, condition and other technical issues and report on findings.
  • Liaison with the Property Asset Management Team and Property Teams as appropriate to monitor Decent Homes performance and CAT 1 & CAT 2 HHSRS failures.

What we're looking for:

  • Extensive and demonstrable experience of carrying out detailed technical surveys to diagnose building faults and rectification measures in occupied and empty properties and communal areas.
  • Experience of carrying out Decent Homes and Housing, Health and Rating System (HHSRS) assessments.
  • Experience of asset management IT data base systems and electronic data capture using mobile technology.
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate strong people skills to build successful relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Experience of working to deadlines and achieving targets through own work and work driven through teams.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to performance deadlines/milestones.

What can we offer you?

  • Company pension scheme will be matched up 12%
  • Life cover 4x your salary
  • £450 flex-pot annually, discounted shopping & cycling scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays + extra day every year up to 30 days
  • Opportunity to buy / sell up to 5 days holiday per year.
  • Private medical insurance with options for family cover dental insurance & critical illness cover.
  • Training and development opportunities.


At Sovereign Network Group, we are passionate about inclusion for all and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. We encourage applications from all. We believe that diverse talent makes us stronger.





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