15 Jun 2022

Permanent Senior Building Surveyor

 London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are working in partnership with a global independent property and construction consultancy.

They have an immediate opportunity for a Senior Building Surveyor to join their team in London.

What you will be doing:

  • Supporting business unit directors in delivering business objectives
  • Positively engaging with customers and developing, growing, and maintaining customer relationships
  • Delivering high quality services and ensuring that building surveying deliverables meet customer’s requirements
  • Managing projects to deliver high quality services and deliverables in accordance with business procedures
  • Managing building surveying commissions, including surveys, dilapidation advice, party wall advice, and construction projects for new builds, renovations and maintenance works – from feasibility through to design, contract administration to handover and post completion reviews
  • Quality monitoring of construction projects
  • Planning service delivery in conjunction with the Director with overall responsibility for the project;
  • Agreeing with the director and client the right sub-consultants to assist with delivery of a commission. Following the approved procedures for appointing Sub-Consultants
  • Communicating with and providing good sound professional advice to both clients and other project team members
  • Ensuring that all quantitative and financial information has been independently checked before issue, including maintaining evidence of independent checks
  • Remaining in the remit of your role and when additional responsibilities need to be carried out, conduct this in a fully informed manner with the approval of your line manager
  • Producing and presenting to customers
  • Mentoring and coaching employees to their full potential
  • Preparing bids for services
  • Managing services delivery for profit
  • Advising directors promptly of any issues that have arisen, or that might arise, on projects; those that might impact on the company’s professional indemnity (PI) insurance
  • Identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the Business Unit activities

Who they are looking for:

  • Sound Building Surveying experience post MRICS qualification;
  • Sound knowledge and practical experience of delivery of building surveying tasks;
  • Cohesive knowledge of construction methods and materials;
  • Thorough knowledge of construction procurement strategies, including tendering and contract strategies;
  • Ability to administer construction contracts as Contracts Administrator and Employers Agent;
  • Clear understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts;
  • Clear and effective communication skills – both oral and written;
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changes;
  • Excellent problem solving, negotiating skills, financial and numeracy management skills;
  • Ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily;
  • Sound ICT Skills, with a high level of proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and lead teams.

What they offer:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Our global travel scholarship programme
  • Flexible working arrangements

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV to Rossana Corbisiero rossana@itstechnicalrecruitment.co.uk or for more details call on 01179 738507.

Job Categories: Consulting Engineering. Job Types: Permanent. Salaries: £50000 to £60000.

Job expires in 15 days.

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