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National Head of Building Surveying

Archer Recruitment
Located in the Midlands, or London
£90k-£120K + Package
Closing date
8 Dec 2022

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Surveyor
Business Type
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Job Details

We are very excited to be working with our client, a Global Consultancy, to find a National Head of Building Surveying to pioneer growth within the UK Building Surveying Division. The team are industry leading experts with an enviable client base, which provides a scale and diversity of projects that only a multi-disciplinary consultancy can offer. This in turn provides an unparalleled opportunity for your career development, and those that you bring into the team.


About the role and about You 
This is a key role for our client who have robust growth plans for the Building Surveying Team over the next 3 years. Your attitude and mindset will be a key driver in this process, we are looking for someone who is confident and optimistic, with a clear vision of how to develop both the service line and the team.

With teams in Manchester, Birmingham and London you will ideally be located in the Midlands as these will be the key areas for development, with regular visits to London to support the team there too. They cover a wide range of sectors including residential, commercial and retail, healthcare, leisure and tourism, education and industrial. The team are responsible for providing reasoned and robust technical advice to clients, undertaking a variety of building surveys and inspections for commercial and public sector clients, assisting with defect analysis inspections and building pathology, feasibility studies, preparation and review specifications of works, prepare tender and contract documents, primarily JCT and some NEC forms, party wall, dilapidations as well as project management up to around a value of £5m.

What is on offer 

There is no doubt that this is a fantastic opportunity for someone from AD level who is already established at running teams, or perhaps someone that wants a less corporate environment and motivated by being able to be accountable and have autonomy for building a business in a creative way. There is an excellent career pathway with a real opportunity to move to Senior Director and on to the board.

With much anticipation and excitement about this role and what could be achieved, you will have the commitment and support from the Senior Director and board to strive forward and develop relationships to build a successful division.

The culture of the business is non-corporate and encourages individual ideas and perspectives. By bringing in people with a range of experiences they capitalise on sharing innovative ideas and contributions made by everyone in the business. They are committed to being able to work flexibly, with agile offices and hybrid working.


As the National Director of Building Surveying you will be leading multiple surveyors and be a part of the senior management team. An exciting part of the role will be managing and mentoring the team, as well as bringing new people in the business that share your vision to expand the team nationwide. Not only a confident leader of people, you will provide consultancy advice to an extensive portfolio of clients, contributing towards the success of the team through the effective delivery of projects, whilst developing existing and new key client relationships.

Our client is committed to finding the best fit for the role and offering a salary over £100,000 and a competitive package on top.

If you would like to discuss this role in further detail please call Liz Dowsett on 07897-744211 or alternatively send a copy of your CV via a direct application to 







Archer Recruitment is a leading specialist search consultancy in the construction, real estate, and engineering sectors throughout the UK and Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America. From Quantity Surveyors to Project Managers, Building Surveyors, Development professionals and the like. We actively work with leading global consultancies, developers and contractors. 

​With a global office network, we pride ourselves on acting as true partners to our clients and using a consultative approach to find the best job opportunities for candidates. Our size, focus and deep sector expertise means that we add value at every stage in the process, for both candidates and clients.

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+44 2034887220
The Smiths Building
179 Great Portland Street
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