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Associate Building Surveyor

Workman LLP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 28, 2024

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Full Time
You will be a member of an experienced Building Consultancy team that will carry out a wide range of roles including contract and project work to professional services including TDD , dilapidation's and fire safety.

The role will require regular and direct communication with institutional fund management clients, landlords, consultants and tenants.

Key clients include Columbia Threadneedle, Hammerson, M&G, Lansec, BlackRock, and Federated Hermes.

Building and maintaining close professional relationships with clients, tenants and colleagues is paramount to your success. Pro-activeness and using your initiative will be encouraged.

You will manage multiple building surveying instructions simultaneously for a range of key clients. You will need to demonstrate your ability to work within set timelines and provide regular client updates along the journey.

Understanding the client brief and delivering on their expectations is fundamental to your success.

Clients will lean on your professional advice and support with schedules of dilapidation's, pre-acquisition surveys, due diligence, development monitoring, defect diagnosis, fire safety advise, and schedules of condition reports.

You can be preforming the role of a designer, contract administrator, project manager or a hybrid of all three.

Other duties will include:
  • Successfully manage the project process from inception to completion.
  • Working with landlords and tenants on their ESG initiatives to ensure you are advising and delivering on the most environmental and sustainable methods and materials.
  • Working with team members and sharing in assisting in developing less experienced members of the team as well as taking up leadership roles.
  • Develop a strategic view on the live cycle of the property asset and understanding the clear objectives of the client brief.
  • Be available and present to assist in opportunities in the business and be keen to progress your career.
  • Motivate and manage a small team of surveyors from apprentice, graduate and surveyor and help support them with their further studies.

A proactive, practical, and positive approach to work is required.

Excellent and professional communication skills with the ability to build a good reputation amongst clients is also paramount.

You will be an MRICS chartered surveyor.

Commercial property experience in a similar consultancy is preferred.

  • Hybrid working to offer you a great work life balance, with a minimum of three days in the office.
  • A full-time contract (35 hours a week) offers the core hours of 10am - 4pm, allowing additional flexibility to what time you can start work.
  • Discretionary annual bonus and salary reviews.
  • Healthcare, life insurance & wellness programme.
  • Long service additional holidays, your birthday off and an extra day between Christmas and New Year
  • Lifestyle benefits to suit you: gym membership, cycle to work, buy and sell holiday to name just a few.
  • Social events throughout the year including a firm wide Christmas party!
  • Generous referral bonus.

Salary £55,000-£65,000

As the UK’s leading independent commercial property management specialist, Workman has an enviable position within the property industry.

We are proud of our longstanding relationships with many of our clients, some of whom we have worked with for more than 25 years. Our clients include leading institutional and sector-specialist investors, private property companies, public sector bodies and a growing number of overseas investors.

We pride ourselves on the calibre of our employees and their unique skill sets.

For more information on working for Workman please visit
Our People | Workman LLP

We are an equal opportunities employer, and it is our policy to recruit a diverse workforce and follow the guidelines of the Equality Act 2010

This job description does not form part of your contract of employment and the duties may be amended from time to time.

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