Associate Building Surveyor

Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering
England, London, City of London
£60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance, benefits, flexible working
Closing date
15 Dec 2021

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Salary Band
Annual, £60,000 - £69,999, £70,000 - £99,999
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Surveyor, Commercial Property, Project Management
Chartered Surveyor, General Manager, Manager, Senior Manager, MRICS
Business Type
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Job Details

The role

A renowned and well established independent property partnership with 40 years in the industry, and 15 offices across the UK. This company provides high quality consultancy and management services to global investors wealth managers and commercial landlords, successfully competing in the same arena as global property giants through strong leadership from practising partners and collaborative working across the business.

  • Position: Associate/Senior Associate Building Surveyor
  • Location: London, West End or City
  • Salary: £65 - 70K + package
  • Reporting to: Office Building Consultancy Partner, National Building Consultancy Partner
  • Department size: 23 (12 in West End 11 in City)

As an associate / senior associate building surveyor in the London office you will be responsible for three key elements within the business, consisting of service delivery, business development and growth, and team management and development.

You will manage a small team of surveyors, from graduate to senior level, delegating responsibilities, promoting collaborative working and ensuring quality of service to secure client satisfaction.

You will also be given the incentive to generate revenue streams by identifying potential clients, maximising service avenues with existing customers and securing future business.

You will be involved in both project and professional work, with a project bias as follows:


    New build student accommodation / build to rent projectsCommercial (office, retail, leisure) conversions (up to 90,000 sq ft) Major refurbishment projects (internal & external) to hospitality, office and retail propertiesMajor extension projects (retail, office, leisure, hospitality etc)Opportunity for exposure to development monitoring on behalf of investorsCAT A & CAT B fit-outs


    Technical due diligence - pre-acquisition surveys with feasibility, gap analysis & review of vendor surveysDilapidations - schedules and terminal dilapidationsPPMReinstatement Cost Assessments

The Rewards

You will be joining a motivated, established and inclusive team with a mixed level of experience. Benefiting from the guidance and support of two office partners, and the opportunity to lead a team of senior, chartered and assistant building surveyors, this role will reward you with great exposure to senior management, hands on management support, and progression opportunities through a structured promotion plan which will be developed with your input.

Other rewards include the following salary level, financial benefits and other perks:

  • £65 - 70K salary
  • Employer matched 5% pension
  • Discretionary bonus (based on overall annual contribution as opposed to solely fee focused)
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Flexible benefits options ( health-care, dental, cycle to work, season ticket loan and more)
  • Annual CPD session costs covered
  • Annual professional membership costs covered
  • Business fuel/mileage covered at 45p per mile

In addition to the above, you'll be joining in time to catch the crest of the wave at a business that has been through a transformation over the last 5 years, and has evolved into a progressive, modern business, that rejects aggressive competitive corporate modes of working for collaborative, employee focused working practices.

The requirements

This role requires excellent knowledge of commercial building surveying, specifically technical due diligence, dilapidations and contract administration (tradition JCT Suite) so a commercial background will be essential to adapt quickly to this position.

As this position is a team management role, previous experience of managing one or more building surveyors in a private consultancy environment is preferable, with a minimum of two years experience working as a senior building surveyor or higher.

You will also need to be:

  • Commutable to either City of London or West End
  • A full member of the RICS, or within 12 months of your assessment.
  • Eligible for work in the UK
  • Holder of a full UK driver's license or equivalent as a vehicle will be required for this role.

If the above role is something that appeals to you, and you would like to hear more about this position, get in touch with James Long at Randstad via the following email:

If this role isn't right for you, but you'd like to discuss your next career move, feel free to contact me on the above for a confidential discussion

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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