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Building Surveyor

Keele University
Keele University Campus
Grade 8, Salary Range £45,737 – £54,353
Closing date
19 Apr 2023

Keele University is looking for an ambitious individual to join the established and successful Capital Projects Team within the University’s Estate and Campus Services Directorate.

The successful post-holder will be responsible for project lead, surveying & management activities focused on taking the project requirements, preparing schedules of work & specifications, procurement suitable suppliers & contractors as well as managing works on site. The successful post-holder will also be responsible for the University building condition survey, recording updates as planned works are carried out.

The successful post-holder will be educated to a high level in a surveying or construction related discipline or have equivalent practical experience. They will be a chartered construction professional (e.g. ARB, CIOB, CIBSE, RICS) & have extensive experience as a building surveyor. They will be highly organised, able to balance multiple projects together, be skilled in dealing with stakeholders & managing contractors. They will be able to use AutoCAD to a good level as well as key related software. Experience in higher education is desirable but not essential.

The Benefits

The University recognises that its success depends upon the contribution and dedication of its talented staff. In return, we have a competitive benefits package available, including:  

  • Competitive rate of pay with annual increments within the grade (Keele Spine)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement with opportunities to purchase additional leave  
  • Excellent staff pension scheme   
  • Access to continued personal, professional and career development   
  • On site ‘outstanding’ nursery    
  • Discounted health & fitness facilities on site  
  • Cycle to work scheme (subject to eligibility)

Please note that the starting salary will typically be at the bottom of the pay scale shown above

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible. 

The University

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 12,500 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

Keele University values diversity, and is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity, and to proper and fair representation across its senior decision-making groups. In support of these commitments, the University particularly welcomes expressions of interest and applications from women and from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, for this post.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Closing Date: 19th April 2023

Interviews will be held on: 27th May 2023

Post reference: KU00003253

How to Apply

For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please click the 'apply on website' link. 

Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

For informal enquiries may be addressed to Jonathan Cain  Applications to this address will not be accepted. 

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