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Building Surveyor/Senior Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-004571
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Leeds

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Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression. Placing an 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 supported in full.

An opportunity has arisen for a Building Surveyor or Senior Building Surveyor within our Leeds office. The role will involve supporting and managing our surveying teams throughout the Yorkshire area on a variety of projects within the public and private sector. 
You will work on a range of projects such as:
• Planned maintenance and improvement schemes supporting numerous local authority frameworks – Project values £10k to £1m;
• Undertaking condition surveys, reports and providing Forward Maintenance plans on a variety of property portfolios and managing the resultant works;
• Regular Party Wall Award, dilapidations negotiations and other professional appointments;
• Contract administration and management of alteration/refurbishment projects for Universities, Colleges and Schools.


• Competent delivery of all contractual and technical aspects of projects with minimum supervision including the delegation and management of junior team members
• Supporting the senior managers in the day-to-day running of the business
• Maintenance of Commercial and Quality Control Procedures for projects under your control
• Working across a number of projects in different sectors and being able to provide a range of building surveying duties
• The use and application of standard forms of building contract, such as JCT/NEC
• Mentoring and training the junior Building Surveyors under your supervision and an active participation in the APC programme
• Developing business with new and existing clients across the Yorkshire region and beyond

• Member of the RICS
• A BSc (Hons) Building Surveying or similar degree (or equivalent)
• Sound technical surveying knowledge
• Experience managing clients and their expectations coupled with a strong understanding of profitability
• Good sound knowledge of drafting technical documents including bids
• Good AutoCAD skills
• Full understanding of Health and Safety requirements

To do well in this role and help shape our business you’ll need to be able to demonstrate the following:
• Excellent communication skills at all levels
• Good client facing skills
• Good commercial skills and awareness
• The ability to present well, as well as create good presentations and write reports
• Effective problem solving skills
• Good time management and organisational skills
• Good team working and good people management skills, ability to lead and set a good example to others
• Competent in the delivery of projects to Client time and quality expectations
• Take pride in what you do, upholding the reputation of Faithful+Gould Ltd


• You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme.
• Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. Faithful+Gould is accredited with Investors In People.

Rewards and benefits

Faithful+Gould offers a comprehensive reward package including:

• 25 days annual leave per annum plus 8 days paid bank holidays per annum (pro-rata for part time staff or for part years worked)
• Employees in service at 1st April each year can buy up to 15 days or sell up to 5 days holiday
• Attractive pension scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• Company Car/Car Allowance
• Private medical insurance
• Share incentive plan
• Life assurance scheme
• Professional membership fees paid
• Income Protection
• Personal accident cover
• Give as you earn scheme
• Health Club Membership & Leisure Discounts
• Childcare vouchers
• IT related discounts
• Mobile phone discounts
• Salary -Negotiable dependant on experience

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