Senior Building Surveyor

Senior Building Surveyor

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  • Sector:

    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £45k - 60k per year

  • Contact:

    Danny Ewart

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Be part of the extraordinary

Delivering on the world's most iconic projects for globally renowned clients, our clients' teams solve complex problems that shape the future of the built environment. This is a great opportubity to join a leading global building, construction and property consultancy and take your career to the next level.

Wherever we are in the world, our clients' aspiration is to leave a positive legacy for people and local communities, whilst living and breathing our three core values:

  • We're committed to our clients and our people
  • We're creative and realistic
  • We combine professionalism with personality

Based in the Southampton Office you will be responsible for managing a variety of building surveying commissions within number of different sectors.

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 in accordance with business procedures;
  • Managing building surveying commissions, including surveys, dilapidation advice, party wall advice, and construction projects for new builds, refurbishment 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;
  • Managing service delivery for profit;
  • Identifying new business development opportunities and helping to drive growth across the region.

As a team member, you will have access to:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career
  • Car Allowance
  • Generous 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

About You

Who we're looking for:

Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills

  • Broad, in-depth Building Surveying experience post MRICS qualification (MRICS is preferred but not essential);
  • Contract Administration experience within NEC form of contracts
  • Detailed knowledge and practical experience of delivery of building surveying tasks;
  • 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;


  • BSc(Hons) Building Surveying;
  • Ideally MRICS (Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors);

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Danny on 07756 401156 /danny.ewart@buildrec.com

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