Building Surveyor with Project experience

Building Surveyor - Greater Manchester

Ref: 2054Friday 29 December 2023

Basic in the region of £45k to £50k depending on experience and ability

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I am partnered with a niche Building Consultancy who are looking for an experienced Building Surveyor to join their Manchester office. You will be lucky enough to be working on a variety of interesting projects some of which are in the pipeline now and will be openly discussed at interview. 

You will be joining a small team with big ambitions. The team are currently managing over £500m of projects nationwide in a variety of sectors including mixed use, assisted living, health, residential and commercial.  

The ideal candidate will be experienced as a Building Surveyor, confident at Project Management, ideally MRICS / CIOB qualified or in the process of sitting the APC. You must be able to work confidently on projects on your own.
You will needs to have a drive to succeed and an ability to appeal to a varied client base. You will need to be able to demonstrate a successful track record in both professional and project-based work.  You will assist senior members of staff, but mainly be expected to work on your own initiative to ensure the delivery of projects on time, to budget and of high quality.

Your experience should include:

  • Active involvement in the procurement, design and delivery of new build and refurbishment projects including mixed use, industrial, residential and commercial schemes
  • Advising clients on programme, cost and procurement implications of projects for both public and private sector clients
  • Used to client facing meetings in which professional advice is provided
  • Experience of procuring and managing multi-disciplinary consultant teams
  • Good understanding of the project delivery process from inception to completion
  • Good working understanding of building technology, compliance/Building Regulations and defect diagnosis
  • Used to working autonomously as well as part of a team with a hands-on approach
  • Good communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Experienced in the use of MS Office suite and programming software (MS Project or similar)

As a small, but growing business, this role will provide the right individual with responsibility and the opportunity to be a fundamental part of our growth and success.

Benefits include:

  • Employer’s pension contribution of 5% per annum paid into an auto-enrolment compliant Workplace Pension Scheme (currently People’s Pension). All employees must also contribute 3% per annum to this scheme 
  • Car allowance
  • Individual private medical healthcare insurance - from end of successful 6-month probationary period 
  • Discretionary bonus 
  • RICS subscription payment (or similar) 
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) 
  • MacBook laptop and iPhone for business use 
  • Participation in a Cycle to Work Scheme (if that is something you would like to take advantage of) 
  • Reimbursement of out-of-pocket business expenses (i.e. mileage, subsistence and overnight accommodation) 
  • Annual company socials. 

What more can you ask for? 

Please apply here and you will be contacted by Senior Consultant Toni Dukes. 


Good luck!

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