Lead Building Surveyor

Kingston Upon Hull
Up to £50000 per annum + car + bens
17 Apr 2019
15 May 2019
Stephanie McKay
Job Type

Client side (retailer) Lead Building Surveyor job in Hull and Yorkshire and Humber

Your new company
I am working for a national retailer who are looking to recruit a Chartered Lead Building Surveyor to play a key role in providing building and technical support in delivering one of the largest and exciting store roll-out programmes in the UK, comprising 50 new stores per year. The role is responsible for delivering surveys, inspections and project delivery etc. You will be responsible for managing one other project manager and the external consultancies.

Your new role

  • Evaluate building issues at potential new sites as part of the pre-acquisition due diligence process;
  • Undertake property inspections and agree Specifications of Works or Schedules of Condition with landlord's representatives;
  • Project monitoring works (Employer's Agent role);
  • Attend PC inspections and agree Practical Completion & snagging rectification / monitoring;
  • Control of statutory compliance undertakings (Building Regulations/AI applications, Principal Designer duties of the CDM Regulations etc);
  • Close co-ordination with Store Development & surveying colleagues;
  • Assist with the management and co-ordination of contractors within the retail development programme and existing store portfolio, providing guidance to the Store Maintenance department when/where required;
  • Management of external consultants undertaking associated professional services e.g. dilapidations, acquisition and lease matters, party wall services etc;

What you'll need to succeed
You will be educated to degree level or equivalent; Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) / industry related accredited qualification in surveying & construction (RICS, CIOB etc); A minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience working as a building surveyor in a similar environment/role. Ideally have retail experience.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered an attractive salary depending on experience. Company car, staff discount scheme, share save, pension scheme.

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