Associate Building Surveyor

Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering
England, Surrey, Guildford
£65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits package & bonuses
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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The role

A medium sized commercial property management and consultancy business with 50 years in the industry and 15+ offices across the Length and Breadth of the UK, are searching for a commercially minded, well rounded Chartered Building Surveyor with 2 years+ experience at Senior Surveyor level or higher.

Joining their Surrey office (located between Guildford and Woking) as an Associate Building Surveyor, and second in command under their head of office, you will manage client relationships, the junior building consultancy team, and the delivery of individual instructions in response to increasing client requirements and with the immediate aim of establishing a key building surveying hub in the region.

The key elements of your role will be as follows:

  • Business development, building relationships with clients in the region and building on existing workloads.
  • Working with managing agents to cross sell consultancy services to maximise client value
  • Managing client workloads and delegating appropriately to the Surrey Building Surveying team

Along with the above, 50% of your role will involve the delivery of the following range of instructions personally:

    Planned Preventative Maintenance and Building Defects DiagnosisTechnical Due DiligenceReinstatement Cost AssessmentsParty Wall MattersSchedules of Condtion and Schedules of DilapidationPre-acquisitionContract Administration and Project Management

The rewards

Joining the business as an Associate Building Surveyor comes with a range of rewards, benefits and perks alongside a competitive annual salary, which depending on your level of experience will range from £65-70K to start with.

This is a particularly rewarding opportunity for senior surveyors looking to take the next step in their career, and will offer invaluable exposure to team management, business development and key client representation, but the role offers a range of universal rewards to the successful applicant as follows:

    £6,000 car allowance8% pension (3% employer contribution)25 days annual leave (+ 8 public holidays)Laptop and mobile phone provided for flexible / home workingBiannual performance / salary reviewDiscretionary performance based bonus (for billings and management success)45p per mile fuel allowance for business mileageFlexible benefits package inc vouchers, discounts, travel loans, incentives etc.

The requirements

the following are essential requirements for this role:

  • Full membership to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS or FRICS)
  • Excellent knowledge and practical experience in schedules of dilapidation
  • Strong contract administration skills
  • Full and valid UK driver's license and access to a vehicle.
  • Within an hour commute of Guildford.
  • Good verbal and written communication, and report writing skills.
  • Great attention to detail
  • Confidence in client facing scenarios and experience presenting proposals
  • Prior experience managing Senior and Junior building surveying team members
  • Motivation to develop new business streams and maximise existing business.

If you feel you have the right experience for this position, and you'd like to be considered for this role, email or Click "apply" to submit your CV and application

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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