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Associate Director - Building Surveying

  • Job reference: R-030903
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Eynsham

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Are you looking for a new challenge to progress your career at a world leading construction consultancy?  Faithful+Gould is currently recruiting for an Associate Director – Building Surveyor to be based in our Oxford office. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to expand our existing Building Surveying team.   This role provides the opportunity to work on a range of projects up to £1m and to lead a team in Oxford.

We are looking for a collaborative, motivated and senior individual to:

  • Lead and provide effective delivery of Building Surveying services across a range of market sectors.
  • Take an active role in business development and build on an existing team to help deliver new opportunities.
  • Provide support to the senior management team as required on all business issues.

To join us you’ll need:

  • Previous experience in the construction industry.
  • To be working or living in the area local to Oxford and/or the Thames Valley.
  • To hold a relevant construction qualification and be a professional member of a recognised professional institution i.e. RICS/APM.
  • A track record of generating opportunities and winning new work.
  • To have experience of pre and post contract project control and responsibility and be able to deliver this service effectively to Clients.
  • To have the ability to manage a project throughout its lifecycle.
  • To provide full efficient and effective services in all technical and contractual aspects of professional practice.
  • Experience in the preparation of fee proposals and submissions.
  • To manage internal job costings & resourcing in relation to the fee and services to be provided.
  • The ability to demonstrate a highly motivated, pro-active approach to work matters.
  • The ability to conduct yourself in a courteous manner with a high level of professionalism.
  • To be IT literate with a good understanding of the Microsoft suite.

To join us you’ll be:

  • Positive and collaborative, committed to working to the highest professional standards.
  • Able to build relationships with other teams within the business.
  • Able to represent Faithful+Gould at bid interviews
  • Motivated to continuously develop technical skills.
  • Able to manage a team on major/complex projects
  • Effective at team control and promoting team spirit/culture
  • Able to apply technical knowledge in analysing problems and providing solutions.
  • Able to work well under pressure and have a proven ability to deliver to deadlines.
  • Confident, outgoing, with the drive to succeed and develop.

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, and will provide an excellent service to our Clients.

Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.

Rewards and Benefits: 

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, well-being, financial and lifestyle choices. 
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: 

Security Clearance: 

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. 

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

ATKINS, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.