Director of Building Surveying

  • Kingsley
  • £50,000+
Company: Kingsley
Salary: Salary Negotiable | c£60k upwards
Location: North West
Contact Name: Caroline Kingsley
Telephone: 0151 242 1630
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

This is an exciting opportunity for a Director or Associate level Building Surveyor, with experience of, and a real passion for, building and leading a North West building surveying team. You will have a wide range of valuable management skills and experience both technically and commercially. You will be expected to support and grow the existing team. 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 existing client base upon which to expand the team, with the majority of work being within the commercial sector.

Your Role

You will be responsible for leading, driving and growing an established Building Surveying business across the North West. 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 national multidisciplinary consultancy, delivering creative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging projects. This is a firm that prides itself on being a people business, owing their success to people like you.

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, health cover and flexible working options. Equity within the business is also available for the successful candidate.

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