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Home based Building Surveyor

Joshua Robert Recruitment
Plymouth, Devon
40000 - 50000
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Building Surveyor
Chartered Surveyor
Business Type
Application Type
Quick Apply

Job Details


A high growth, international property consultancy. They are committed to delivering market-leading solutions and professional services. As a Building Surveyor, you will contribute to their vision of being recognised as the market leader in providing services to the UK’s property sector.

They take pride in employing highly skilled, experienced, and innovative individuals who bring business expertise and service excellence to the property industry.

Main Purpose of Job:

  • Undertaking surveying activities and delivering projects that significantly contribute to the success of the team.
  • Imparting technical knowledge and experience across the team for the benefit of our clients and customers.
  • Acting as critical support to the Regional Surveying and Projects Manager, assisting on projects of a highly technical or process-intensive 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 regulations and best practices.
  • Ensuring that all major works are carried out following 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 surveyors team.
  • Identifying potential business opportunities outside of core clients 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 undertaking key improvement projects to support and develop the team direction in both capability and product offering.
  • Carrying out any other duties related to the efficient operation of the team and assisting 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 organizations, particularly key customers and clients.


  • Obtained an 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 stakeholders, at all levels within the business.
  • Experience with 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).

The Benefits:
You will receive a highly competitive salary, car allowance and bonus. You'll be supported in technology, training, and support needed to excel in your role. You will have a clear progression route.  


Joshua Robert Recruitment is a progressive partnership of likeminded, experienced property recruiters, who passionately believe that when people thrive, organisations succeed. Our aim is to provide successful talent attraction strategies, offer innovative support and become an extension of our client’s businesses.  Joshua Robert was created with the ambition to think differently about property recruitment. 

Joshua Robert’s mission is to be become the partner of choice for real estate recruitment. We believe our candidates are the lifeblood of our business. Therefore, we always put our candidates first, and at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on remaining flexible, thinking differently, and continuing to be ambitious for our customers, candidates and colleagues, every step of the way.

Company info
0121 582 0877
The Big Peg, Vyse Street
West Midlands
B18 6NF

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