Chartered Building Surveyor

Central London £45k - 50k per year + Benefits Permanent Posted 27 / 11 / 19

Reference: clond575

Our client is a prominent real estate group with a network of UK offices. Due to an increasing number of client commissions, in line with growth targets, they’re seeking to employ a Chartered Building Surveyor to their London office.  

Principle role:

  • Carry out building surveys of all types of commercial buildings and at times residential or properties
  • Preparation of Schedules of Dilapidations and subsequent negotiations with opposing clients and professional representative.
  • Advise clients on options available and the limitations of such options.  Liaising with clients advisors e.g. Solicitors
  • Knowledge of landlord and tenant legislation
  • Refurbishment projects
  • Acting as Party Wall Surveyor under the 1996 Party Wall Act
  • Preparation of Schedules of Conditions and subsequent negotiations with opposing clients profession representatives
  • Advise clients on preventative maintenance and planned maintenance strategy and implementing same
  • Advise clients on specific building problems / defects
  • Project management / construction monitoring on behalf of Landlord or Tenant. Also on behalf of lender including advice on financial matters regarding contract and release of monies
  • Fire insurance valuations for commercial buildings
  • Act as expert witness in building or property disputes and providing appropriate reports etc.
  • Undertaking DDA access audits


  • Chartered Building Surveyor RICS or equivalent
  • Specific Dilapidations experience
  • Working knowledge of CAD Packages
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Sound relevant experience with extensive industry knowledge
  • Good working knowledge of all relevant legislation 
  • Excellent team orientated interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Presentational skills
  • Competence in Microsoft office
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently at a professional level
  • Leadership experience & willingness to mentor Graduates/Interns etc.

Behaviour & Attitude

  • A dynamic and business development-orientated attitude, with a key focus on providing excellent customer service
  • A professional outlook with regard to appearance, behaviours and attitude
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment where flexibility is essential
  • Enjoys taking the initiative while seeking advice and support when appropriate
  • A friendly, diplomatic and approachable team player
  • The ability to tackle a variety of tasks with common sense and enthusiasm
  • Actively seeks out continuous self-development, broadening knowledge and experience
  • Good attention to detail

Our clients’ core values:

  • Approachable – treat every relationship with respect, integrity & warmth
  • Effective – they do what we say they will, they do it well & are accountable
  • Ambitious – for both clients and the business

Our client is able to offer a long and very rewarding career to the right candidate with clear career progression to take them to their next level of client responsibility & management. Starting salary to £50,000 + 25 days + Pension + more employee benefits

At mjhrecruitment it’s simple. Outstanding client relations and recruitment expertise, choose the experts… we make things happen. If you have the necessary skills to match this specification, please drop us a line for a confidential chat on 0207 932 0090

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