Senior/Chartered Building Surveyor

Senior/Chartered Building Surveyor

Job Title: Senior/Chartered Building Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: BSBIR_1607522304
Contact Name: Toby Vowels
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 09, 2020 13:58

Job Description

I have partnered up with an international consultancy who are currently looking for 2 Senior/Chartered Building Surveyors to join their Birmingham office due to growth in the business. I'm seeking individuals who have a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant and growing team.

As well as technical competence, I'm looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses exemplary communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide a first-class service to clients. The post-holder will work closely with other members of the national team and report into the head of Building Surveying.

The individual:

* A Winning Attitude
* You seek out new learning opportunities to ensure your technical skills and knowledge is current.
* You assist/mentor colleagues with their development.
* A Team Player
* Customer
* Aware - you have an understanding of the wider business goals and an awareness of the dynamics of relationships with colleagues and clients.
* You contribute concisely and effectively with clients and colleagues without using unnecessary jargon. You respect other points of view and seek out the best result in discussions.
* Ambassador for the brand


Working across a number of projects in different sectors providing a range of building surveying duties.
* Supporting the commission lead on various refurbishment projects including briefing clients, feasibility studies, preparing specifications, co-ordinating consultants, budget cost advise, tendering and acting as Contract Administrator.
* The use and application of standard forms of building contract, such as JCT and NEC.
* Assisting preparation and submitting applications for Planning and Building Control consents.
* Carry out surveys, inspections, schedules, provide professional services and the management of schemes.
* Experience of defect analysis, undertaking building surveys and producing professional reports. * Due Diligence surveys.
* Dilapidations, including the preparation of schedules and recording schedules of condition. * Planned Maintenance Surveys.
* Understand the principles of quality, safety and the environment within the management of projects.


I'm looking for a motivated and sharp minded Senior Building Surveyor who has:
* A BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS.
* RICS Chartered Surveyor. * Sound technical surveying knowledge and significant building surveying experience.
* Experience managing clients and their expectations coupled with a strong understanding of profitability, business development, and sound commercial awareness.
* Sound knowledge of drafting technical documents.
* Full understanding of Health and Safety requirements.
* Excellent time management, punctuality and commitment to getting the job done
* Meticulous nature and an eye for detail.
* Desire to develop career within a Consultancy environment.
* A full driving license and prepared to travel as required.
* Strong IT skills, Word, Excel and MS Project as minimum.
* Good AutoCAD skills.
* Ability to present well with good literacy and numeracy skills.
* Experience of managing clients and their expectations.

Harper Harrison is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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