Chartered Building Surveyor

30 Sep 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The Exciting Opportunity If you're an experienced Building Surveyor who wants a career working for a 'blue chip' global consultancy that plays to your strengths then keep reading. Join one of our growing London based-teams as a Building Surveyor and you'll discover a culture focused on helping you flourish as a professional. Overview of Role: You will be focused on excellence in service delivery and client satisfaction, liaising closely with Partners, Team Leaders and colleagues. This will include the development and care of client relationships and providing a premier service to win new and repeat business. The role offers the opportunity to make a real impact on a growing service offering within our business and you will be presented with a great opportunity for career progression, whilst at the same time being exposed to cross-sector experience. Our Buildings division works with clients in the private sector, central & local government and the health & education sectors. Arcadis features on many public and private sector supplier frameworks so there's a rich and diverse flow of opportunities within our Buildings division. If you are looking for somewhere you can develop your career and grow as an individual, we have a wealth of opportunities for you. You'll be part of professional team that understands the distinctive challenges and responsibilities that come from working in a cross-sector client base. Our clear focus on delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients means that you can be confident of making an important and positive contribution. Your day-to day responsibilities: - Provide sound and reasoned technical and professional advice to clients or internal stakeholders relating to the Building Surveying scope of services, which will include: - o Design and specification - o Contract administration - o Party wall matters - o Dilapidations - o Historic building conservation - o Technical due diligence (TDD) and surveys, including for pre-acquisition, stock condition, validation and building defect/pathology purposes - Take responsibility for the delivery of projects (generally ranging from £100K - £2M) and professional assignments and/or support the senior colleagues in the delivery of larger projects / assignments. - Assist with the development of Building Surveying services, responding to market opportunities. - From time to time you may act as an APC Candidate's Supervisor. What you have to offer: - MRICS qualified, with at least 2 years PQE - Good communication skills with a pro-active approach and 'can do' attitude. - A detailed and thorough knowledge of both traditional and modern building construction technology and techniques. - Good teamworking skills with the capability to influence others and achieve team goals. - A strong track record as a professional Building Surveyor, showing the desire for a progressive career structure. - Experience of property refurbishment and maintenance. - Experience of controlling quality on projects. - Experience of leading challenging projects. - Experience in 'professional' Building Surveying work streams, e.g. dilapidations, party wall consultancy, TDD, surveys etc. - An energetic and motivated professional with natural drive, innovation and flair. - A tenacious individual who asks questions, listens to answers, defines problems and implements change. - A broad thinker and problem solver who can take a commercial view of property and asset management. - An ambition to drive the business forward and an interest to develop both new and existing services. - An ability to develop business through building strong working relationships, internally and externally. - Commercial awareness and a financially astute approach. - A clear thinking person demonstrating attention to detail who is well organised and can operate independently under a broad direction. - An individual who can develop and maintain good relationships and gain the confidence of other professionals. - A desire to help, support and develop others. Why Arcadis: Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. Arcadis differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit: . Arcadis UK now incorporates the Hyder and EC Harris brands. What we offer: We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to personal development and a competitive remuneration package, reflective of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as: - Highly competitive salary - Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell - One of the best employer contributory pensions in the industry, matched to 8% - Interest-free Rail Season ticket loan - Payment of Private Medical Insurance and Income Protection (dependent on level) - Flexible Benefits Allowance, with the option of spending this on: - o Private healthcare - o Cycle to work scheme - o Childcare vouchers - o And lots more - Annual Professional Subscription Paid - Life Assurance - Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave - Long Term Service Awards - Discretionary Bonus - Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make