Building Surveyor

Senior Building Surveyor - London

Ref: 556Monday 11 October 2021

Negotiable depending on experience, in the region of £40-55k basic plus bonus

Director / Senior positions within the London office offering excellent career development and the opportunity to bring in new business to increase your overall package for an excellent return. You will ideally be chartered with experience managing a team with the confidence to bring in new business via contacts and networking. 


  • Building Surveyor conducting own jobs/services to meet objectives in throughput and performance set and signing off reports/work to personal sign off level and scrutinising reports/work above that level prior to their higher level sign off.
  • To be pro-active in the progression of work and to service individual and project instructions to the required standard in a timely manner. 
  • To continually review performance against targeted performance with a view to achieving production at a level close to or at capacity.
  • To always strive to secure the best possible work for the team and to deliver to professional standards.
  • To deliver work and actions to the targets you are provided with and as amended from time to time.
  • That the practice is promoted and that targets for acquiring new client are met.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing a building surveying service to the required objectives on quantum and service
  • Client relationships
  • Team support, training and performance evaluation
  • RICS professional standards and ensure practices are maintained
  • Progress your learning and development goals in a timely manner
  • Client needs, expectations and concerns are clearly identified by effective questioning
  • Accurate and appropriately priced quotes are provided to clients within the required timescales to meet the target number
  • Building defects are accurately diagnosed and that trails are thoroughly investigated
  • Thorough and accurate surveys are conducted on site to the required standard and within required timescales.
  • Informing clients of progress at each key stage to the required standard
  • Ensuring reports are coherent, credible and have a logical flow
  • Expert Witness Reports are prepared to the required forensic standards within required timescales
  • Ensure all projects are designed and specified to meet client requirements, planning laws and agreed timescales
  • Ensure detailed and accurate planning drawings are produced to building control standards
  • Ensure the Plan Register is kept up to date
  • Making sure the tendering process is effectively managed and analysed within agreed timescales
  • Contract Administration and Management 
  • Drawings, Specifications and Reports are Peer Reviewed and corrected
  • Invoice management and making sure billing targets are met
  • Complaint Management
  • That there is regular and consistent activity to develop new business by liaising with the Marketing & Business Development Manager.
  • Attending networking events are attended to identify prospective clients and build relationships.

Benefits include:

  • Matched 4% pension through Nest
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • RICS membership costs covered
  • Access to car club
  • Mileage paid at 45p per mile
  • Free flu jabs
  • Paid training to build relevant role skills
  • Remote working
  • Generous bonus