Senior Building Surveyor - Dilapidations - Epping or London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £55,000 - £65,000 + complete package (full details in ad)
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  • Senior Building Surveyor – Dilapidations
  • £55,000 – £65,000 + complete package (full details in ad)
  • Top 20 Construction consultancy
  • Epping or London

Are you a Senior Building Surveyor who specialises in Dilapidations? If you’re looking for a flexible and progressive workplace that offers an excellent package and a defined progression route, then this role can offer all of that within one of the UK’s Top 20 Consultancies.

Person Specification:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in RICS accredited degree
  • MRICS qualified
  • Ideally 2+ years post qualification experience
  • Excellent communication skills

Roles & Responsibilities:

You will be capable of working in all areas of Professional Building Surveying, but with a Dilapidations specialism.

  • Preparing Schedules of Dilapidations, including costing
  • Preparing Schedules of Tenants Lease Liabilities
  • Advising on lease obligations and lease break options
  • Strategic advice on negotiating options including advising clients of timings and tactical options
  • Advising the client on whether to undertake the works or negotiate a financial settlement
  • Negotiating settlement claims with landlords and tenants
  • Procurement, and as required, managing the works
  • Advising Section 18 Valuations, in accordance with the Landlord and Tenant Act 1927
  • Desirable but not essential:
  • Commercial building surveys, vendor surveys and due diligence reports
  • Defects Analysis of existing buildings and associated report writing
  • PPM Surveys and CAPEX Schedules

Salary & Package:

We have a broad salary bracket for this role – £55,000 – £65,000 DOE. If you’re Chartered and a specialist in dilapidations then we want to hear from you. If you’re senior or looking for a pathway to Associate, we will adapt as necessary.

Alongside a competitive salary the generous package includes:

  • Twice yearly pay reviews
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme – 4%
  • Car allowance where eligible
  • Bonus payment, subject to performance and profitability
  • Accidental death and group life insurances
  • Sickness insurance scheme
  • PMI where eligible
  • Payment of 1 professional membership, including APC where relevant
  • Mobile phone or phone allowance where eligible
  • 25 days holiday, increasing to 26 after 1 calendar year (Apr to Mar)
  • Ride2Work, Eye Care Vouchers, etc
  • Flexitime/ Hybrid working policy
  • Early closure on Friday (4.30pm)


Our client is an independent, multi-disciplinary construction and property consultancy, providing consultancy services across a broad range of sectors, including; education, health, industrial, leisure, offices and commercial, mixed-use and regeneration, residential, retail and sports.

Finalists for “Construction Consultancy of the Year”, they are recognised as a Top 20 consultancy and one of the UK’s largest SME’s in the sector.

They offer a broad range of work, a flexible workplace and a tolerant environment where anyone can progress and develop.

In line with continued growth they are now recruiting for a Senior Building Surveyor to join their team in Epping, Essex office.


To discuss your options in confidence, call Roger Dunning – 01243 933 263 / 07769 551846.

Apply with your CV to [email protected] or apply on this page.

Don’t worry if your CV is out of date, we can advise on that at a later date.

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