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Regional Building Surveyor - Midlands & North of England / Full time


£37,948 + company car

Home Based, Midlands



We’re recruiting a Building Surveyor to work in our Finance/Property Department to manage a portfolio of approximately 15 properties including animal centres, hospital and residential properties.

As part of the Finance/Property Department, reporting to the Head of Property, you‘ll have an opportunity to use your existing building surveying expertise and apply it directly to a unique environment making an immediate impact on how the Society delivers animal welfare.

What You'll Be Doing

● Advising on technical, professional, contractual and financial matters to successfully implement centre development projects on budget, time and to agreed standards.

● Reviewing and setting Society standards for design and construction specifications for animal/clinic accommodation in conjunction with Branch and Animal Welfare Departments.

● Undertaking specific building projects, preparing drawings and specifications, gaining Statutory Approvals, running competitive tenders, placing orders and supervising work for completion.

● Giving planning and technical advice where needed to assist purchase, disposal, maintenance and alteration to Society property.

● Providing a professional support link between internal customers and clients throughout the duration of all projects.

● Establish and maintain effective systems for regularly reviewing regulatory compliance across all assigned centres including for example Fire Safety, Legionella, Asbestos and CDM compliance.

What We're Looking For

● Degree in Building Surveying or equivalent.

● Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS or FRICS).

● Post qualification experience in construction project management and buildings maintenance.

● Health and Safety and Building Regulation knowledge.

● CAD Literate.

● Ability to analyse technical plans and data, review invoices against agreed payment schedule and performance of contract, negotiating resolution of any disputes with suppliers.

● Experience of working within tight budgets.

● Strong project management skills.

● Strong administrative and organisational skills.

● A professional and approachable manner to a wide variety of internal and external contacts.

● Car Driver

● Able to travel frequently

What's In It For You

You’ll have an opportunity to work for the largest animal welfare charity in England and Wales.

We value and recognise our employees’ contribution and are proud to offer an extensive benefits package that includes:

35 hours standard working week, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days with service; a generous pension scheme with associated life assurance and group income protection scheme; access to private healthcare scheme; support for professional development after qualifying period and access to our employee assistance programme. We also offer free parking on site.

If you are interested in this position, click "Apply Now / Submit” below to upload your CV.  Your application will be processed and you will receive a response from us within 7 days.

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