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Building Surveyor

University of Leicester
Worksmart - Home and Campus Based
£35,326 - £40,927 per annum
Closing date
24 Oct 2021

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Property, Construction
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Building Control, Building Surveyor, Project Management, Construction
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Location: Worksmart

Department: Estates and Campus Services

Vacancy terms: Full time, permanent

Salary details: £35,326 - £40,927 per annum

Hours per week: 37.5

Advert closes midnight on: 24 Oct 2021

We have an excellent opportunity to join our Estates and Digital Services Team where you will play a vital role in the design and management of small – medium maintenance and minor works projects of values up to £1million  as well as assisting in the delivery of major capital projects. Working on an agile basis, you will enjoy a working approach which means that you’ll be both home and campus-based and in a way that helps deliver a more effective work-life balance than ever before.

In this highly varied role, you will be responsible for the  management of, and liaison with University end users/clients, consultants, approving authorities, contractors and contracts; and the delivery of projects to the agreed timescale, quality and budget. You will lead discussions with departments about scheme requirements, formulating and agreeing a detailed brief and then complete all necessary schedules, costings and specifications. In addition, you will also manage maintenance and minor works projects and managing the construction phase of projects through to completion. 

About you

As the successful candidate, you will be a professionally qualified project manager with a minimum of HNC in construction or engineering related discipline. You will have experience of the preparation of comprehensive working drawings using AutoCAD and have significant experience of minor works and large maintenance projects. Experience of working in the higher education would be advantageous but is not essential.

You will be able to evidence knowledge the construction process, project briefing, project procedures and have a demonstrable understanding of relevant legislation and its impact on the University sector including Planning and Listed Building Consents, Building Regulations and Health and Safety. Most importantly, you will be self-motivated, tenacious and focused on achieving results.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Luke Gale on

Interviews are expected to be held on 11th November 2021

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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