Senior Building Surveyor



My client have an opportunity for a Senior Building Surveyor, MRICS qualified with relevant degree, to join their multi-disciplinary practice based in Kent.. You will lead on Project co-ordination, contract administration and perform general Surveying duties across a range of projects and clients.


* Receiving Client instructions and agreeing fee proposals for various projects and professional surveying instructions

* Surveying and reporting on residential, commercial and education properties.

* Acting as Lead Consultant for refurbishment and new build projects for public and private clients in different sectors including residential, commercial and education. Includes briefing Clients, design, co-ordinating consultants, specifying, cost advice, tendering, drafting contractual documents and contract administration.

* This is a Client facing role and will include chairing meetings, presentations, resident meetings and the like. There may a requirement to attend out of hours meetings from time to time e.g. resident and leaseholder stakeholder meetings.

* Experience of JCT contracts (both Contract Administration and Employer’s Agent roles), Party Wall and building pathology / defects diagnosis is essential.

* Ability to use AutoCAD is preferable.

Person specification

* Demonstrate good oral, written communication and personal presentation as the role is client facing and you will be required to give presentations, chair meetings and prepare professionally written reports to a high standard.

* You will need to demonstrate your resilience as this position attracts a high volume of work and at times, can be a pressured environment.

* Be organised and prioritise own workload to meet tight deadlines.

* You will need to manage client expectations skillfully and bring solutions to challenging situations.

* Be able to work under own initiative and also as part of a team.

* The role will include an element of mentoring junior staff.

* You will be required to drive between sites so need to have access to own vehicle and a clean driving licence.

Our Values:

* Professional Integrity

* Technical Expertise

* Solution Focused

* Reliable Personal Service

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