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Building Surveyor

London, Southeast,  Southwest and Northern regions
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Job Role: Building Surveyor

Location: We have several roles covering London, Southeast,  Southwest and Northern regions.

Hours:  Full Time and Part Time roles available.


At Innovus, we are committed to delivering market leading solutions and professional services.  As a Building Surveyor, you will be contributing to our vision to be recognised as the market leading provider of services to the UK’s property sector.

We are proud to employ highly skilled, experienced and innovative people who deliver business expertise and services across the property industry. 

Main Purpose of the role:

  • Undertaking surveying activities and delivering projects that significantly contribute to the success of the team.
  • Imparting technical knowledge and experience across the team, that positively benefits our clients and customers alike.
  • Acting as a critical support to the Regional Surveying and Projects Manager, being able to assist and engage on projects of a highly technical or procedure driven nature.

Position in Organisation:

This role reports to the Regional Surveying and Projects Manager.

Main Responsibilities

  • Surveying properties and preparing specifications of works.
  • Preparing documentation in accordance with CDM 2015 and ensuring compliance with the regulations and best practice.
  • Ensuring that all major works are carried out in line with Company procedures and legal requirements, including compliance with Section 20 consultation under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.
  • Supervising works to buildings to ensure excellent customer care, exemplary contractor performance, and technically superb completed work.
  • Contributing to excellent contractor and consultant performance management; building constructive working relationships with partners to improve customer service, value for money and quality of workmanship.
  • Undertaking CPD in accordance with the requirements of your professional body, including receiving and delivering CPD within the surveying team.
  • Identifying potential business opportunities outside of core client and assisting the Surveying and Projects Manager in obtaining new business with external clients.
  • Linking with the core client major works team to ensure good communications between the major works team and the surveying team.
  • Owning and undertake key improvement projects to support and develop the team direction in both capability and product offering.
  • Carrying out any other duties in relation to the efficient operation of the team and assist the Surveying and Project Managers as required.

Areas of Responsibility/Accountability

  • This role is part of one of three Regional Surveying and Project Delivery teams across the UK.

Key Interfaces

  • Property Managers, Regional Managers and Heads of Operations.
  • Business to Business Interfaces through business growth.
  • External businesses and organisations, in particular key customers and clients


  • Obtained appropriate level of technical qualification (e.g. Degree / HND) in Surveying or other building related subject, plus professional experience having attained MRICS, MCIOB or similar level of professional qualification.


  • Substantial technical surveying experience in the Property Management environment with a wide range of building types
  • Demonstrable successful project delivery experience managing contractors and consultants as required.
  • Sound commercial understanding of a surveying ‘practice’ and ability to clearly articulate commercial performance with senior managers
  • Experience and willingness to build relationships with the team to identify and drive improvement opportunities.
  • An in depth understanding of the H&S issues and regulations that apply to surveying, contractor management and project delivery.
  • Significant understanding of the Residential Property Sector and Regulatory knowledge including Section 20 process, CDM.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stake holders, at all levels within the business.
  • Experience with Drone operation, AOV’s, Emergency Call Systems and Fire Panels would be an advantage.

Technical Skills

  • Understanding of Mechanical and Electrical systems and the ability to develop appropriate performance specifications in conjunction with M&E consultants.
  • Project management and delivery skills.
  • Experience of Insurance Remediation works e.g. Fire and Flood damage is desirable.
  • Understanding of building structure and materials to support the Technical Services team (EWS1 / FRAEW)

Not sure that you have all of the above qualifications, skills and experience?

We are an expanding, supportive and friendly company, with a strong emphasis on teamwork. We are always looking for good people to join us. In return, we are committed to staff development. Therefore, even if you don’t think that you can cover all of the above skills and experience, we would still like to see your CV, in case we can help develop you into the role, or we are aware of a more suitable alternative role coming up that meets your existing skill-set. So please send us your CV with a covering letter and let us know what you can do.

The Benefits

Our customers deserve the best and the same applies to our people. We’ll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well. We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.

Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to promoting diversity at Innovus and recruit on merit.  We will consider applications from job share applicants.

Innovus is an inclusive employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants.  If you have an additional need at any stage of our recruitment and selection process do speak to one of our team to let us know how we can accommodate you.

Ready to apply?

Click the below apply button to start your application for this role. We will ask you to upload your CV and answer a few questions. You may also be asked to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests online.

Please note, due to our sector all roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS.

If you meet the criteria for the role, we’ll be in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend a first interview with the hiring manager and another member of our team.


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