Senior Building Surveyor

Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Closing date
14 May 2021

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Surveyor
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Faithful+Gould is a long established, international company with a great reputation for delivering a variety of consultancy services to a diverse client range. We place great emphasis on staff training and development which allows us to provide an unrivalled level of service. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure great career experience and opportunities are provided for you to take advantage of. 

Exciting opportunities have arisen for Senior Building Surveyors to join the fast-expanding Kent, Sussex and Surrey based Building Surveying teams. You will be supporting our growing portfolio of exciting Social Care and Education projects arising from our appointment to the West Sussex County Council Multi-Disciplinary Consultant Partnership Framework and to support on a variety of interesting projects and services across various sectors, in Kent, Sussex & Surrey. We are also looking to grow our team in the Epsom office, you will also be required to support our London based Building Surveying team as required. This role has excellent prospects for an individual who is looking to develop their career and to support the growth of our Building Surveying Teams in Kent, Sussex & Surrey.

Your experience in managing client relationships and dealing with legal and technical issues is key in developing new business. In this role, you will regularly liaise with senior colleagues to help build a profitable service and positive, high performing team environment. 


  • Taking responsibility for larger, more complex projects
  • Providing guidance, support and technical expertise to other members of the team
  • Assisting in the growth of our professional services (including party wall and dilapidations) offering
  • Undertaking a wide range of building surveying duties throughout London and the South East
  • Acting as the primary interface with key clients and ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to those clients 
  • Carry out surveys, inspections, schedules, professional services etc and the overall management of schemes in London and the Southeast 


  • A BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS
  • Full member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with a minimum of two years PQE
  • Extensive experience in professional Building Surveying services
  • An ability to manage your time effectively
  • Significant building surveying experience
  • Experience of supporting and developing people would be desirable
  • Mathematical ability and an understanding of the need for accuracy in all your work
  • A sound technical Surveying knowledge, demonstrating growing experience and ability
  • A professional manner and outlook
  • A focus on client satisfaction and have experience of liaising directly with clients
  • Punctuality and a commitment to get the job done
  • IT literate –a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software packages including CAD 

Personal Qualities: 

  • Excellent communication skills and client facing experience
  • Professional manner 
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Commercially aware      
  • Builder of strong working relationships
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work alone and as part of a team
  • Good report and letter writing skills
  • Innovative and proactive

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities.

Rewards and Benefits:
Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance:
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Faithful+Gould,part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

Faithful+Gould recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.


Faithful+Gould is a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, we advise on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects – from giant petrochemical plants to the world’s tallest hotel, and from London’s Heathrow Airport to the Freedom Tower in New York.

Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people. Our standards are high, as are the rewards for those who join our team. The opportunity to draw from international expertise and work on some of the most demanding and prestigious construction challenges around the globe ensures your career success.

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