Associate Building Surveyor

Built Environment & Surveying
C£75k + benefits, total package in excess of six figures
London Hybrid
United Kingdom

Would you like to work for one of the best consultancies in the world? We are looking to appoint an Associate Building Surveyor to join an outstanding team. This is a critical appointment, which offers versatility and the opportunity to progress to Director within a relatively short time-frame.

The role involves working with a diverse portfolio of investor clients and collaborating with various internal departments to provide comprehensive and commercial advice related to building surveying and consultancy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reinstatement Cost Assessments: Coordinate and deliver large portfolios of Reinstatement Cost Assessments, which involve determining the estimated cost of rebuilding a property in case of damage or destruction.
  • Building Inspections and Reports: Conduct inspections of buildings, assess their condition, and prepare detailed reports outlining findings and recommendations.
  • Contract Administration: Prepare specifications for repair and refurbishment contracts, and administer these contracts to ensure work is carried out in accordance with agreed terms.
  • Dilapidations and Exit Strategies: Prepare and negotiate schedules of dilapidations, which outline necessary repairs or refurbishments required at the end of a lease term.
  • Planned Preventative Maintenance: Develop plans for scheduled maintenance to ensure the long-term integrity and functionality of buildings.
  • Building Reinstatement Cost Assessments: Undertake assessments to estimate the cost of reinstating a building to its original condition, often for insurance purposes.
  • Portfolio Coordination: Assist in coordinating portfolio instructions and collaborate with various internal departments to provide comprehensive services to clients.
  • Client Relationships: Establish and maintain strong business relationships with both external and internal clients, offering professional and excellent client service.
  • Travel and Business Development: Be open to travel as required by the role and engage in business development activities, including direct client interaction at a senior level.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Team Player and Initiative: Ability to work effectively within a team and independently, demonstrating enthusiasm, proactivity, and self-motivation.
  • Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills, including report writing, and the ability to maintain excellent client interactions.
  • Time Management and Organization: Excellent time management and organisational skills, with the capacity to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure.
  • Presentation and Professionalism: Well-presented with excellent presentation skills, reflecting a professional and client-focused demeanor.
  • Qualifications: MRICS (Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) with a specialisation in building surveying, along with proven experience, preferably with post-qualification experience (PQE) in a commercial consultancy.
  • Technical Competence: Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, with experience in AutoCAD considered an advantage.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and busy office, collaborating with internal teams and prestigious investor clients. The position requires a well-rounded individual with technical expertise, excellent communication skills, and the ability to thrive in a collaborative and client-focused environment.

To find out more Contact Caroline Kingsley (, 07768381831). Alternatively, you can schedule a call with Caroline by clicking the link

Kingsley also welcomes candidates exploring other career opportunities within the built environment sector.

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