Senior Project Surveyor

Beanhill, Milton Keynes
Competitive Salary
19 Sep 2019
05 Oct 2019
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading Building Surveying and Cost Consultancy expert are now seeking a Project Manager/ Building Surveyor to join the team in their Milton Keynes office.

You will be responsible for providing full project management and building surveying services to the clients of the business across a range of sectors, as well as giving support and advice to other members of the team.

  • Provide professional project management services including developing the client’s initial requirements and subsequent development of the full brief.
  • Advise on selection and appointment of the professional team, review design and concept proposals, appraise and advise on alternative design proposals, prepare master strategic programme (monitored and updated), establish and manage communication procedures, advise on suitable tendering arrangements, advise on and collate scheme requirements and specification.
  • In conjunction with other members of the professional team, prepare employer’s requirements documentation, undertake the role of employer’s agent as defined under the building contract through the construction period, arranging, chairing and minute monthly progress, design and other meeting as necessary, including chasing and managing actions.
  • On completion carry out inspections, advise on the issue of practical completion certificate, schedule of defects and outstanding works and monitor rectification of defects up to the end of the rectification period.
  • Provide building surveying duties including building inspections, acquisition surveys, dilapidations, contract administration, maintenance and refurbishment projects, schedules of condition, party wall awards etc.
  • Effectively communicate with both internal and external parties ensuring all information is available for the successful implementation and completion of projects.
  • Maintain relationships with existing clients and develop new client contacts and business opportunities.
  • Develop relevant knowledge and skills through regular CPD activities and maintain an up-to-date awareness of all necessary legislation affecting the technical aspects of building surveying, sharing knowledge and information where appropriate.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business development.
  • Prepare and submit relevant administration in a timely and accurate manner, for example timesheets, expenses, database applications etc.
  • Adhere to procedures and policies relating to the proper use and care of equipment, health and safety, materials and quality management.
  • This is indicative of the role, however, there will be other duties and responsibilities that you may be required to undertake from time to time.
  • A relevant university degree, or equivalent.
  • Experience of dealing with and providing advice on a range of building related matters.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications eg Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Understanding of the needs and demands of clients and will to exceed their expectations
  • Commercially aware
  • Able to prioritise workload, planning ahead as required
  • Confident communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work individually or in a team
  • Effective negotiating skills
  • Fee target achievement
  • Motivated and professional with the drive to succeed
  • Attention to detail, Accurate, Enthusiastic, Diplomatic and Reliable
  • Membership of RICS.
  • Post-qualification experience
  • Knowledge of industry specific software, such as AutoCAD, NBS, Microsoft Projects.
  • Good business development skills
  • Competitive Salary
  • Car Allowance
  • Company Phone/Phone Allowance
  • 4% Company Pension Contribution
  • 22-23 Days Holiday Plus your 8 Bank Holidays
  • Life Assurance