Development Monitoring Surveyor

  • Location

    London Bridge

  • Sector:

    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £50k - 60k per year + Bens

  • Contact:

    Danny Ewart

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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Development Monitoring Surveyor, London Bridge. Due to recent success in securing some large, long-term instructions, our client, an award winning, multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy with over 80 years of experience are looking to recruit. An exciting opportunity for career progression within the Development Monitoring role. We are seeking a suitably experienced candidate who can demonstrate relevant knowledge, undertaking the role of Development Monitoring Surveyor on a wide range of projects within London and the wider UK.

Main Responsibilities:

Responsible for looking at pre-loan stage appraisals for development projects that Lender clients are undertaking. Review and undertake a full due diligence report looking at the following elements relating to each development facility and making recommendations for action where necessary:

Suitability of Build Costs

Suitability of Build Timeline

Suitability of Build Specification

Suitability of Contractor & Associated Professional Team

Planning Approvals

Planning Conditions

Building Control Regulations & Requirements

S106 & CIL Requirements and Payments

Collateral Warranty Requirements

Party Wall Awards Requirements

Rights of Light

Ground Conditions Survey Requirements & Other Relevant Development Surveys

Build Contracts

Interim Valuations & Advance Payments

Defects Insurance Requirements (NHBC etc.)

Insurances (PI Cover, Contractor's Public Liability, Employer's Liability and All-Risks etc.)

Health and Safety Requirements and Review thereof

The successful candidate will also be responsible for ongoing monitoring, including:

Review of all site progress reports and identified issues

Monitoring of pre-commencement planning conditions and ensuring such conditions are properly met

Monitoring and signing-off facility conditions

Monitoring the development covenants in Lender loan agreements

Reviewing all building control notices, conditions and approvals

Presenting/recommending build cost drawdown requests

Impairment reviews

Managing the practical completion of developments


Person Specification - Essential Criteria:


University degree in either Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying or a similar construction related subject

RICS qualified, or close to sitting final assessment

Experience in residential development

Good interpersonal skills, able to interact with colleagues, clients and wider team in a professional manner.

Able to work within a team

Diligent with attention to detail

Able to think ahead and problem-solve

An ability to form and develop client relationships


The team consists of individuals who are willing to go the extra mile to deliver the best results and are ultimately why our clients choose to work with us time and time again.

Our client offers hybrid working on 95% of roles and have recently committed to enhanced Family Leave schemes (after a qualifying period). Heavy investment in Leadership and Management Development and Female Leadership Programmes.

A highly competitive package is on offer along with CPD. For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Danny Ewart on 07756 401156 / danny.ewart@buildrec.com

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.