Associate Building Surveyor

Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering
England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£65000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance & benefits
Closing date
28 Oct 2021

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The role

A renowned property consultancy specialising in management of commercial space, are looking to recruit an Associate Building Surveyor to join their dedicated building surveying division.

You will be taking on a position in the Milton Keynes office which is the company's hub for clients in the North London and surrounding home counties such as Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and your role will consist of three key focuses: Work delivery, business development, and Team Management.

Business development - You will be responsible or maintaining and developing business streams and client relationships as well as exploring new focus areas, including specific services, client bases, and property types, in order to grow the building consultancy division across the region.

Team Management - As an Associate Building Surveyor, you will be responsible for the day to day operations of the core building surveying team, delegating instructions and clients, reviewing and signing off reports and survey work, mentoring and providing support to junior building surveyors as they progress through their APC pathways, and monitoring productivity / performance to ensure the best outcomes.

Delivery of work - You will be responsible for your own clients and work pipeline, and will deliver a range of services to both retained and new clients across commercial properties, including offices,
retail and industrial, as well as an increasing pipeline of student accommodation, hotels, and build to rent properties.

You will be carrying out the following instructions:

  • Schedules of Dilapidations (usually acting for the landlord)
  • Pre-acquisition surveys & due diligence including development monitoring
  • Party wall awards, defect diagnosis and planned preventative maintenance reports
  • Fire insurance valuations, disability audits, and schedules of condition reports.
  • Contract Administration, principal design and project management on Contracts from £10K - £30m.

The rewards

This position offers an truly competitive remuneration for a regional position and has a salary bench-marked at £65,000 per annum + a car allowance in the region of £6,000 in addition. Higher salaries will be considered for those coming from higher salary roles and will be assessed on an individual basis. The benefits and rewards for this role are detailed below:

  • £6,000 car allowance
  • 8% pension (3% employer contribution)
  • 25 days annual leave (+ 8 public holidays)
  • Laptop and mobile phone provided for flexible / home working
  • Biannual performance / salary review
  • Discretionary performance based bonus (for billings and management success)
  • 45p per mile fuel allowance for business mileage
  • Flexible benefits package inc vouchers, discounts, travel loans, incentives etc.

You will be rewarded with exposure and responsibility for an experienced, motivated and skilled team of building surveyors, which will contribute to the development of both your team and strategic management skills, which will, with suitable time spent in the role put you in an excellent position for progression / promotion within the business.

The requirements

As an Associate Building Surveyor you will need to meet certain criteria for this role. Along with strong technical building surveying skills as noted above, you will need the following skills and experience:

    RICS qualified Chartered SurveyorIdeally 2-5 years of experience at Senior Building Surveyor level or higherExcellent communication skills with gravitas amongst clientsTeam supervisory experiencePositive attitude, effective time management skills and ability of manage own work load within required deadlines Full & valid UK driver's license
Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering has an established background. Formed of two specialist built environment recruitment organisations, Hill McGlynn & Beresford, Blake & Thomas (BBT); together we have an enviable presence and reputation within the construction, property & engineering sectors.

Providing recruitment solutions alone for the construction, property & engineering sectors means that we know the market and have specialist consultants working in specific fields for those markets.

As part of the Randstad group, we are part of the worlds second largest HR services provider and our sister group companies are also leaders in other market sectors of recruitment but if it is construction, property & engineering staff you need, we can help.

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