Director of Building Surveying

  • Kingsley
  • £50,000 - £60,000
Company: Kingsley
Salary: Salary Negotiable c£65k upwards, plus benefits
Location: North West
Contact Name: Caroline Kingsley
Telephone: 0151 242 1630
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

This is an exciting opportunity for a Director or Associate Level Building Surveyor, with experience within the private sector, to build and lead a North West building surveying team for an established firm. You will have a wide range of valuable management skills and experience both technically and commercially. This is a business management and client facing role and you will be expected to manage an operational business from a P+L perspective as well as developing new clients, winning tenders and playing an active part in the leadership of projects. There is a strong and varied existing client base upon which to expand the team, however you will also be expected to have your own client relationships.

Your Role

You will be responsible for leading, driving and growing an established Building Surveying business. You will proactively contribute to the development of the client base, support and develop a culture of cross-discipline working, develop and maintain business relationships, set and manage client expectations and agree fee schedules and commercial terms.  You will also develop a business plan for the team including exploring key business development opportunities and be a proven ‘work winner’. You’ll develop leading edge solutions, maximise technical quality and efficiency and achieve project revenue targets.

About You

A proven business leader, you will be qualified to degree level, with appropriate professional memberships and relevant industry experience at a senior level.  Experienced in successfully running substantial projects from inception to completion, with the ability to write fee and project bids and perform effectively at tender interviews.  You will have recognised management experience, the ability to manage other professionals, both internally and externally, as well as assistants and be able to collaborate and influence other team members and clients.  You will have a very good understanding of financial management.

About the Company

A commercial property consultancy, delivering creative solutions to challenging projects across a range of specialist sectors. The firm has a varied client base across the UK and additionally provides property and project management, appraisal and valuation, investment management, strategic advice and development services.

The Building Surveying division offer a full range of services for a wide range of fantastic clients which combined with an interaction with colleagues in other disciplines, making this an exciting place to work and develop as a professional.


In return for your dedication, you will enjoy a generous remuneration package, including contributory pension, car allowance, health cover and flexible working options.

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