Senior / Associate Surveyor – (G30L0123) 265

Full Time

Permanent

We have an opportunity for an experienced and highly capable Senior Chartered Building Surveyor to join our multi-disciplinary practice. With an extensive and diverse range of experience, you will lead on Project co-ordination, contract administration and perform general Surveying duties across a range of projects and clients.

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Receiving Client instructions and agreeing fee proposals for various projects and professional surveying instructions in conjunction with group leaders.
  • Surveying and reporting on both commercial and residential properties.   This includes building surveys, defect investigation reports, schedules of conditions and planned maintenance surveys
  • Dilapidations, including surveys, preparation of schedules and negotiating settlements.
  • Party wall matters including advising Clients, serving Party Wall Notices, recording schedules of condition and agreeing and publishing awards.
  • Acting as Lead Consultant for various refurbishment projects of both commercial and residential properties.  Includes briefing clients, design, coordinating consultants, local authority consultants, specifying, cost advice, tendering, drafting contractual documents ad contract administration.
  • Acting as Project Manager, Project Co-Ordinator or Employer’s Agent for commercial projects with varying degrees of involvement, including agreeing terms for consultant appointments, advising and preparing contractual documentation, cost advice and general coordination of project teams performance.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be relevant to this post.

 

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.
  • Ideally, you will be Chartered or commensurate experience and capability and be studying towards or willing to study towards RICS Chartership

 

Our Culture

At calfordseaden we foster an environment where our people thrive by providing them with the tools to realise and achieve their full potential, such as Apprenticeships, in-house CPD seminars delivered by industry leaders, support for Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and other professional qualifications, technical training and sponsorship to study for postgraduate qualifications up to and including a PhD.

Our dedication for supporting individual development is reflected in the number of our senior level staff and owners who have progressed form the start of their careers with calfordseaden, while working at the forefront of industry advances on a range of exciting and ground-breaking projects.

Our values, which are:

Collaboration – being one team and supporting each other to achieve the best results and maximise our potential

Being Yourself – being true to ourselves and other and celebrating differences

Social Value – recognizing and embracing the need for our work to have a positive social impact

Excellence – Striving to be up with the best and at the forefront of what we do

Support – providing investment, encouragement and support to bring out the best in our people

Integrity – being honest and doing the right thing

are integral to everything we do and are reflective of our interaction with each other, our clients, our wider stakeholders and how we approach our work and present ourselves.

Our brilliant team consists of individuals who are willing to go the extra mile to deliver the best results and are ultimately why our clients choose to work with us time and time again. 

Wellbeing and Inclusion are at the forefront of our people strategy, and we are now happy to offer hybrid working on 95% of our roles and have recently committed to enhanced Family Leave schemes (after a qualifying period). We also invest heavily in Leadership and Management Development and Female Leadership Programmes. We are passionate about encouraging more diversity within the construction industry and are looking at apprenticeship and schools outreach programmes as part of our strategy. 

If you are aligned to our values and are a talented and commercially minded Building Surveyor, please apply, or if this job isn’t quite right for you but you  would like to start or progress a career within construction consultancy, please send us your CV for one of our future roles.

This job description will be subject to review in the light of changing circumstances and may include other duties and responsibilities as may be determined. It is not intended to be rigid or inflexible but should be regarded as providing guidelines within which the individual works.

Equal Opportunities:

Calfordseaden are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are committed to and support the principles of equality of opportunity in employment, training and service delivery. 

 

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006: List of Documents

 

The Practice is required under this Act to ensure that all Employees have the right to work in the UK and the right to do the work offered. At interview all potential Employees must provide one of the original documents set out in List 1 or two of the original documents in the combinations given in List 2 (as attached to the application form). It is not necessary to produce documents from both lists. Photocopies of documents provided will be retained on the successful applicant's file. 

 

General Data Protection Act 2018 

 

All employees are responsible for records held, created or used as part of their work for calfordseaden, whether paper-based or electronic, which also includes emails. Records should be managed and stored appropriately and should in all cases comply with the requirements of the ACT. 


Training and Development

The Practice is keen to assist individuals in developing work related professional interests. The Practice takes training seriously, providing practical and financial assistance to all personnel.

Calfordseaden is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to and support the principles of equality of opportunity in employment, training and service delivery.

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006: List of Documents

The Practice is required under this Act to ensure that all Employees have the right to work in the UK and the right to do the work offered.

At interview all potential Employees must provide one of the original documents set out in List A or two of the original documents in the combinations given in List B (Please see Supporting Document 1). It is not necessary to produce documents from both lists.

Photocopies of documents provided will be retained on the successful applicant’s file.

This job description will be subject to review in the light of changing circumstances and may include other duties and responsibilities as may be determined. It is not intended to be rigid or inflexible but should be regarded as providing guidelines within which the individual works.

Under General Data Protection Act 2018 all employees are responsible for records held, created or used as part of their work for calfordseaden, whether paper-based or electronic, which also includes emails. Records should be managed and stored appropriately and should in all cases comply with the requirements of the ACT.

The appointment is subject to proof of the attainment of any qualifications deemed essential to the post and used as a basis for shortlisting and selection. Failure to provide evidence of the required qualifications will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.


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