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Job Title: Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Orpington
Salary: 55000 - 65000
Contact Name: Julie Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Julie Rose Recruitment are looking for an experienced surveyor/EA to join the expanding team of Employer’s Agents within one of their clients.  Your contribution will be highly valued and our client can offer you the opportunity to be involved with an exciting range of new build housing and mixed use regeneration projects, with values in the range of £2- £30m.

You will form part of a team delivering professional services to clients using your skills to effectively perform as an Employer’s Agent, managing build projects from inception to completion. Although you shall have an ability to undertake the requirements of the role autonomously, you will recognise when additional or senior input is required.

Salary range: £55-£65K

Location: Orpington

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Developing a client brief and assembling the project delivery team
  • Procuring necessary consultancy services to develop a project to planning submission/tender
  • Preparation of robust and accurate tender and contract packages
  • Undertaking various forms of tender process (OJEU framework and negotiated)
  • The ability to analyse and review Contractor/Developer and Designer proposals and ensure that the Employer’s Requirements are fulfilled
  • Preparing contract engrossments
  • Chairing meetings, taking minutes and following up action plans
  • Undertaking all day to day administrative duties on the delivery of developments under the terms of Contracts or bespoke Development Agreements
  • Acting as Employer’s Agent, Client Representative or Contract Administrator for the delivery of the project(s) which will require: 
    • An understanding of development control and funding/delivery standards within the housing sector

Person Specification – Essential Criteria (qualifications, experience, skills, qualities)

  • University degree in either Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying or a similar construction related subject
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Employer’s Agent combined with Quantity/Building surveying background
  • RICS qualified, or working towards APC/RICS qualification
  • Experience in residential development
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to interact with colleagues, clients and wider team in a professional manner
  • Able to work within a team
  • Diligent with attention to detail
  • Able to think ahead and problem solve
  • An ability to form and develop client relationships and to seek to develop new business opportunities
  • A desire to coach junior colleagues by working collaboratively for the successful delivery of projects
  • An ability to record, document and instruct necessary actions as required for the delivery of Contracts
  • An ability to identify aspects of risk and to seek guidance from Senior Colleagues, where necessary, in order to manage and mitigate such risks


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in non-residential development (including education and hospitality sectors)
  • Experience in preparation of Value for Money Reports and Order of Cost Estimates
  • Full UK Drivers Licence
  • The post holder will need a CSCS card