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Senior Building Surveyor

Senior Building Surveyor - Growing Consultancy. London

Sector: Surveying & Project Management Type: Permanent Location: London Salary (circa): 45-60K Plus Package

The Company

This London based independent project and cost management consultancy has an enviable portfolio of projects in the capital and a strong pipeline following a number of recent project wins.

With a focus on strong client relationships, this consultancy prides itself on the expertise of its staff and its ability to deliver smart, commercial solutions with a speed of delivery that larger competitors just can't match.

As their reputation grows, this consultancy is expanding its offering into additional sectors and it now works with investors, developers, owners and occupiers in health, education, hotels, commercial offices, residential development, PRS and student accommodation.

This organisation combines the experience and expertise of its staff with a passion for new technology and the latest working methods. With a flat management structure and an agile, fast-paced environment, this is the kind of firm where you can make your mark quickly and your hard work and results will be well rewarded.

The Role

This is a client facing Senior Building Surveyor position giving you the opportunity to work with an experienced Building Consultancy team providing clients with a range of services including building surveys, advice on defects and dilapidations, property management, contract administration, insurance assessments and claims, neighbourly matters, expert witness and dispute resolution.

Typically you will be working on projects in residential, commercial office, leisure, health and education sectors.

You will be up to date with the latest construction technologies, trends and practises and will have a thorough understanding of current legislation and statutory requirements.

Working out of central London offices, some travel to client meetings and periodic site visits will be required.

Typical responsibilities may include:

  • Risk assessment and reporting
  • Building Surveys including schedules of condition and dilapidations
  • Dealing with a variety of neighbourly matters
  • Contract Administration
  • Attending client meetings
  • Coaching and mentoring junior colleagues 

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in Building Surveying or related RICS-accredited built environment qualification
  • Good awareness of modern construction techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of current CDM regulations and other statutory requirements
  • Strong presentation skills with good PowerPoint and Excel experience
  • A good communicator comfortable presenting to technical and non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • 2-4+ years as a Senior Building Surveyor in a client facing environment
  • Experience working on projects in commercial, residential, leisure and health
  • Prior experience of large scale London residential projects
  • Experience of advising owners, occupiers, developers and investors

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary of £45k - £60K based on professional experience, qualifications and current market
  • Generous Company Car Allowance
  • Up to 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Industry leading bonus scheme
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Support for professional development
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Regular company team events
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Childcare Vouchers


What Next?

To apply for this role, email Leo Gee, Associate Director on the Consultancy Team, with a short explanation of why you would be a good fit for this position, how you feel it would progress your career and highlighting any issues that may need further clarification.  

Please attach a copy of your current CV, preferably in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx). 

If this position isn’t the right fit for you, but you are thinking about your next move, do contact one of our specialist consultants for a confidential chat about your options. 

At Blayze Group we work with most of the leading property consultancies in the UK and internationally.

We are often recruiting for senior roles that may not be advertised and we can always find openings for top quality candidates even when organisations may not be actively hiring.

 Leo Gee, Associate Director

0207 3377525

About Blayze Group

Established in 2002, Blayze Group is an award-winning recruitment consultancy in the property and construction sector, providing tailored services to clients through specialist teams, each dedicated to and experienced in their particular discipline. 

Today Blayze Group is a leading recruitment partner to most of the leading residential and commercial developers, construction firms and property consultancies in the UK.

Blayze Group takes the time to understand not just its clients’ business and their strategic objectives, but also their organisational structures and working culture. Blayze Group’s unrivalled sector knowledge and unique consultative approach means that it can deliver the highest quality talent - quickly and cost effectively.

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