Chartered Building Surveyor - Progression to Director - Ealing - London

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  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £50,000 - £70,000 + Package
  • Ref 1177

Exciting opportunity to join an award winning Surveying practice with genuine opportunities for progression. Take your role from Chartered Building Surveyor to Equity Director within 6-18 months.

Our client is an award winning firm of Chartered Surveyors and Project Managers who are passionate about delivering an exceptional level of service to their clients. With working spanning the high-end residential, commercial and education sectors their client base consists of Buyers, Property Managers and Developers/Investors and their work is split 50/50 between project work and general practice surveying.

They are genuinly innovation focussed with a love for systems, procedures and technology as this helps drive/manage quality of service and the controls needed to manage and grow.

With steady growth planned throughout 2016-17 they are now recruiting for a Chartered Building Surveyor with 3-5 years practical experience (not PQE). They are offering an excellent career path which includes personal and professional development support and the opportunity to move into management and a full equity director level role within 6-18 months. The pace of this career progression will be dependant on the successful applicants ability, passion and desire to progress.

Whether you are currently within a Surveying company or going it alone as a sole practitioner, our client is open to all backgrounds and situations as long as they meet the following criteria.

Key criteria for this role are – Attitude, track record, experience and confidence.

Person Specification:

  • The successful applicant will be qualified to degree level or equivalent in Building Surveying.
  • You will be Chartered (MRICS) with between 3-5 year’ professional experience (this does not have to all be post qualification).
  • You will have experience with property management companies, preferably in the high-end residential sector.
  • Must understand the importance of and be able to communicate with, Property Managers, stakeholders and other decision makers
  • A broad range of experience including the majority or all of the responsibilities listed above.
  • Ability to manage a diverse workload, take the lead, make decisions and deliver/direct successful results in a timely manner.
  • Commercial awareness – Self-motivation to develop and win new business and be capable and willing to network within the relevant property and construction circles.
  • Good organisational and report writing skills and the ability to use standard office software.
  • Must have a passion, desire and enthusiasm for high quality work and happy clients.
  • Must have the ability to work alongside and sometimes lead like-minded client-focused team players.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To take the senior Chartered Surveyor Lead for the company and drive the day-to-day operations of the company with a focus on client satisfaction and retention, efficiency and profitability.
  • Ensure that projects are completed on time and budget, keeping clients happy
  • Someone who understands the clients need and the demands of the role
  • Supported by Directors, Surveyors and support staff
  • Integral to growth of business
  • Planned progression to MD asap
  • Equity opportunity asap as soon as possible
  • Making sure the company services and grows in the current established service offerings –
  • There is opportunity to develop new services and sectors
  • Experience with different client types:
    • Buyers – Surveys, due diligence
    • Property Management – Survey/PMP’s, major works, party walls, dilapidations etc
    • Developers – Assist with planning permission, building regulations, Party Walls, CDM, managing projects to completion

Salary & Package:

Our client is offering a competitive salary of £50,000 – £70,000. The package will be based on a basic with commission based on key deliverables and/or linked to shares.


If you have the required skills and experience for this job and you would like to learn more about the role please apply with your CV ASAP – [email protected] or call us on 01243 933 263.

If this is not the right Building Surveyor job for you, call us with your requirements. HD Surveyors has numerous clients with Chartered Building jobs across London and the South East and can undertake a bespoke search on your behalf, ensuring that we find you the perfect Surveyor job.

Job Ref:1177

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