Chartered Building Surveyor

Hays Building
City of London, London
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
16 Jan 2021
23 Jan 2021
Diana Amalinei
Job Function
Surveyor - Building
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time

Central London Consultancy - Chartered Building Surveyor

Your new company
You will be joining a well-established Central London consultancy run by an experienced team of partners. The firm is over 100 years old and specialises in all areas of real estate services for a wide range of clients. You will be joining the Building Consultancy team and will benefit from the collaborative nature of the company and cross-specialism support.

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Chartered Building Surveyor to join an established team in a commercial projects and professional Building Surveying environment.

Your new role
The role carries a rewarding mix of autonomy, with direct client liaison and project ownership, whilst working within a small and supportive team. The client base is broad, incorporating private commercial clients, private developers, livery companies as well as established and historic residential estates.

Your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Ensuring projects and professional appointments are completed on budget and to schedule
  • Advising clients on schemes and projects and determining requirements
  • Preparing scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works
  • Organising documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors, designers and procurement routes
  • Determining the condition of existing buildings, identify and analyse defects, including proposals for repair
  • Instructions on the preservation/conservation of historic buildings
  • Advising on the management and supervision of maintenance of buildings
  • Negotiation of dilapidations claims (landlord & tenant)
  • Undertaking technical due diligence and pre-acquisition surveys of commercial buildings
  • Carrying out feasibility studies
  • Advising on the health and safety aspects of buildings and acting as Principal Designer on project work
  • Advising on boundary disputes and party wall procedures
  • Undertaking reinstatement cost assessments of buildings for insurance purposes
  • Preparing insurance assessments and claims

What you'll need to succeed

  • Strong project management and contract administration experience, not necessarily on large scale projects but confident in working independently
  • MRICS qualified with commercial surveying experience

What you'll get in return
The successful candidate will earn between £45,000 and £50,000 depending on experience.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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