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Senior Building Surveyor

Hays Building
London, City of London
Closing date
5 Aug 2021

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Job Function
Surveyor - Building
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Leading global property and construction consultancy - Senior Building Surveyor

Your new company
I am representing a leading global property and construction consultancy who are looking to appoint a Senior professional responsible for managing building surveying commissions, including surveys, dilapidation advice, party wall advice, and construction projects for new builds, renovations and maintenance works.

Your new role

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;
* 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;

What you'll need t succeed

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

What you'll get in return

  • 24 days holiday plus option to purchase additional days through the holiday purchase scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Our global travel scholarship programme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary of c.£65,000

What you need to do now
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