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Building Surveyor

The University of Sheffield
Sheffield, South Yorkshire (Hybrid)
£37,099 to £45,585 per annum, with potential to progress to £49,794 per annum.
Closing date
30 May 2024

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity in the department of Estates & Facilities Management for someone with a passion for building surveying and property, with the drive to make a real difference to the way we work around campus and have skills and knowledge to play a key role in developing the Surveying Team.

We seek to appoint a dynamic and driven Building Surveyor to work on all aspects of building surveying in accordance with the University’s policies and procedures to ensure business continuity, efficiency, and safety across the University’s estate.

Your expert knowledge and experience of building surveying and construction will provide essential support to the Surveying Team, providing strategic advice and ensuring accurate information in a timely fashion to assist with the running of the estate.

You will ideally be a qualified Building Surveyor able to make practical use of your expert knowledge.

You will be an analytical problem solver, having the ability to resolve issues with an appreciation of wider, longer-term property related implications.

The Department of Estates & Facilities Management (EFM) at the University of Sheffield is responsible for the management of the University's estate, including managing property and facilities and developing new buildings.

The Surveying Team is well placed within EFM and is involved in the whole property cycle integral to short and long-term decisions, both at individual and campus level with the University, having over 300 buildings both owned and leased.


What We Offer:

# 41 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days.

# Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.

# A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.

# A highly competitive pension scheme.

# Discounts at participating shops and cinemas, and a cycle to work scheme.

# A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.

# An inclusive and diverse workplace.

# A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.


Further information can be found at

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience


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