Senior Building Surveyor

Hays Building
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Job position
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Surveyor - Building
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Senior Building Surveyor

You will be a Senior Professional responsible for managing building surveying commissions, including surveys, dilapidation advice, party wall advice, construction projects for new builds, renovations & maintenance works.

Your Key qualifications: RICS

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Business Unit Directors.
  • Engaging with Customers.
  • Delivering high quality services & ensuring that building surveying deliverables meet requirements.
  • Managing projects to deliver high quality services & deliverables in accordance with the business procedures.
  • Managing building surveying commissions, including surveys, dilapidation advice, party wall advice, and construction projects for new builds, renovations & maintenance works.
  • Preparing & managing planned maintenance programmes.
  • Quality monitoring of projects.
  • Planning service delivery in conjunction with the Director with overall responsibility for the project.
  • Agreeing with the Director & Client the right sub-consultants to assist with delivery of a commission. Following the approved procedures for appointing Sub Consultants.
  • Communicating with & providing professional advice to both Clients & other project team members.
  • Ensuring that all quantitative & financial information has been independently checked before issue.
  • Remaining in the remit of your role & when additional responsibilities need to be carried out, conduct this in a fully informed manner with the approval of your Line Manager.
  • Producing & presenting reports to Customers.

he Knowledge, Skills and Experience you will require:

  • Sound building surveying experience post RICS qualification.
  • Knowledge & experience of building surveying tasks
  • Cohesive knowledge of construction methods & materials.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction procurement strategies, including tendering & contract strategies.
  • Ability to administer construction contracts as Contract Administrator & Employer's Agent.
  • An understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts.
  • Communication skills.
  • Organisational skills & the ability to adapt to changes.
  • Ability to absorb complex information & assess requirements readily.
  • Excellent problem solving, negotiating, financial management & numeracy
  • skills.
  • ICT skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team

You will also need to be:
  • Accountable
  • Performance Led
  • People Focused
  • Collaborative
  • Creative
  • Able to mentor and coach employees.
  • Able to prepare bids for services.
  • Able to manage service delivery for profit.
  • Advise on any issues that have arisen.
  • Identifying new business development opportunities & drive growth.

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Hays Construction and Property consultants have unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the UK jobs market.

We are fully committed to finding job seekers the right job for the right reason. We place building specialists into every kind of position, including building, construction, architectural, project management, surveying and engineering jobs.

Our expert consultants offer a personalised recruitment service and will give you careers advice to ensure that you achieve your work ambitions.

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