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Senior Building Surveyor - Sevenoaks, Kent

  • Location South East
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £55,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Travel
  • Ref 11620

Senior Building Surveyor Job in Sevenoaks, Kent

Great opportunity for a Senior Building Surveyor to join an established consultancy based in Sevenoaks, working on residential regeneration and new build projects across the South East. The role offers a competitive salary range of £55,000 – £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits package and flexibility to work remotely.

The consultancy offers a multitude of services to include project management, surveying, cost consultancy and design management and specialise in residential and affordable housing projects for developers, RPs, and Local Authorities. Made up of around 50 employees and 3 offices, they are continuing to grow with a strong pipeline of work across London and the South East.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Clients, Contractors, Developers, Clerk of Works, Consultants and 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 and management of a small team
  • Utilise and develop a Quality Management System
  • Report on status of projects and update Fee Projections
  • Pre-contract investigations, surveys and other due diligence issues, including sustainability issues
  • Produce the Project Execution Plan
  • Chair and minute pre-contract meetings; immediate issue of minutes to all relevant parties
  • Project manage consultants on behalf of clients
  • Resident liaison
  • Undertake all client funding and developments control requirements
  • Prepare detailed specification of works
  • Amend contracts, prepare Build Agreements and JCT Contracts
  • Tendering to include procurement analysis & reporting
  • Prepare and issue Contract Documents
  • Chair and minute site meetings
  • Regular site inspections and reporting
  • Issue relevant Instructions, certificates and notices
  • Assess contractor payment applications & advise client on cashflow forecast
  • Prepare Final Accounts (claims where applicable) & issue final statements

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years PQE within Building Surveying for a consultancy or Contractor
  • Contract Administration experience both pre and post contract
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time (up to 6)
  • MRICS or working towards
  • Residential project experience both refurbishment and new build
  • Spec writing/drawing experience
  • Knowledge of cladding and fire-stopping projects

What you get back

  • Salary of £55,000 – £65,000 + Bonus
  • Paid Mileage / Travel expenses
  • 28 Days holiday (+ birthday + Christmas)
  • Contributory Pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Support with professional subscriptions
  • Social events


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Senior Building Surveyor Job in Sevenoaks, Kent – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Armour Job Ref: 11620)

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