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1 Dec 2021

Permanent Senior Building Surveyor


Job Description

A leading global property and construction consultancy have opportunities for Newly Qualified Senior Building Surveyors in their Bristol, Liverpool, London and Manchester offices.

About this opportunity

Responsible for managing building surveying commissions, including surveys, dilapidation advice, party wall advice, and construction projects for new builds, renovations and maintenance works.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 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
  • Preparing and managing planned maintenance programmes
  • Quality monitoring of construction projects
  • Planning service delivery in conjunction with the Director with overall responsibility for the project
  • 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
  • Managing services delivery for profit
  • Advising directors promptly of any issues that have arisen, or that might arise, on projects; in particular those that might impact on the client’s professional indemnity (PI) insurance
  • Identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the Business Unit activities

As a team member, you will have access to:

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

About You

They are looking for:

Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills

  • Sound Building Surveying experience post MRICS qualification
  • Sound knowledge of construction methods and materials
  • Good 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
  • Sound 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


  • MRICS (Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

How to Apply

Please contact Stewart Robbins - 0117 973 8507 email

Job Categories: Architectural & Surveying. Job Types: Permanent. Salaries: £50000 to £60000.

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