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Building Surveyor


Job Description:

Position                               Senior Building Surveyor / Contract Administrator


Location                               London


Salary                                    £50k-£60k



An established and growing property consultancy specializing in the residential sector



Take projects from inception to completion, including Client & resident liaison as Contract Administrator/ Project Deliverer.



Work for a small team, reporting directly to the Team Leader / Delivery Director.


Experience (minimum 5 years post degree)

  • Regeneration – Asset Management.
  • RICS qualified.
  • Residential projects consisting of Large & small refurbishments, re-cladding projects & Fire protection works
  • Understanding full Contract Administrators role from inception to handover.
  • Specification and drawing preparation.


Skills, Knowledge and Understanding

  • Liaise closely with Clients, Residents, Design Teams, Contractors, Clerk of Works & other key stakeholders.
  • Prepare designs, where applicable, on Contract Administration projects, taking account of Client brief, tenants requirements and design proposals both pre and post contract.
  • Assist in the growth, development & structure of a team.



  • Comply with or improve upon Key Performance Indicators, work with & develop a quality management system.
  • Report on a regular basis on status of projects and update Fee Projections.
  • Assist with Business Development, cultivating new & existing clients to the Building Surveying service offering.


Pre-Contract Procedures and Administration

  • Organize all pre-contract investigations, surveys & due diligence issues required by Clients, including sustainability issues.
  • Production of the Project Execution Plan.
  • Project manage where applicable other consultants on behalf of client.
  • Undertake all client funding and developments control requirements.
  • Prepare detailed specification of works, performance specifications and where applicable building regulations and contract drawings.
  • Amend contracts and prepare JCT contracts.
  • Tendering (single & 2-stage) including EU Procurement Analysis & Reporting.


Post Contract Procedures and Administration

  • Regular site inspections; reporting of same.
  • Timely issue of relevant Instructions, Notices and Payment Certificates.
  • Assess contractor payment applications & advise client on cashflow forecast.
  • Prepare Final Accounts (claims where applicable) & issue final statements.



Please note

You must be eligible to work in the UK to be considered for this role

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Construction
  • Years Experience

    5+ years

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