Building Surveyor

  • Kingsley
  • £40,000 – £50,000
Company: Kingsley
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Location: Manchester
Contact Name: Rosie Hiles
Telephone: 0161 393 9889
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

An opportunity has arisen for a Building Surveyor or Senior Building Surveyor for a large consultancy to join their expanding office in Manchester. The role will involve supporting and managing their surveying teams throughout the Greater Manchester area on a variety of projects within the public and private sector.

This international company has great strength and a culture of progression. They place an emphasis on the training, development and assessment of their staff and they are dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. You’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are supported in full.

As a Building Surveyor you will work on a range of projects such as:

  • Supporting numerous local authority frameworks – Project values £10k to £1m;
  • Undertaking condition surveys, reports and providing Forward Maintenance plans on a variety of property portfolios and managing the resultant works;
  • Regular Party Wall Award, dilapidations negotiations and other professional appointments;
  • Contract administration and management of alteration/refurbishment projects for Universities, Colleges and Schools.


  • Competent delivery of all contractual and technical aspects of projects with minimum supervision including the delegation and management of junior team members
  • Supporting the senior managers in the day-to-day running of the business
  • Maintenance of Commercial and Quality Control Procedures for projects under your control
  • Working across a number of projects in different sectors and being able to provide a range of building surveying duties
  • The use and application of standard forms of building contract, such as JCT/NEC
  • Mentoring and training the junior Building Surveyors under your supervision and an active participation in the APC programme
  • Developing business with new and existing clients across the Greater Manchester region and beyond


  • Member of the RICS
  • A BSc (Hons) Building Surveying or similar degree (or equivalent)
  • Sound technical surveying knowledge
  • Experience managing clients and their expectations coupled with a strong understanding of profitability
  • Good sound knowledge of drafting technical documents including bids
  • Good AutoCAD skills
  • Full understanding of Health and Safety requirements

You’ll need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Good client facing skills
  • Good commercial skills and awareness
  • The ability to present well, as well as create good presentations and write reports
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good team working and good people management skills, ability to lead and set a good example to others
  • Competent in the delivery of projects to Client time and quality expectations
  • Take pride in what you do,

Rewards and benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave per annum plus 8 days paid bank holidays per annum (pro-rata for part time staff or for part years worked)
  • Opportunity to buy up to 15 days holiday or sell up to 5 days holiday
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Company Car/Car Allowance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Share incentive plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Professional membership fees paid
  • Income Protection
  • Personal accident cover
  • Give as you earn scheme
  • Health Club Membership & Leisure Discounts
  • Childcare vouchers
  • IT related discounts
  • Mobile phone discounts
  • Salary -Negotiable dependant on experience


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