The role

The opportunity has arisen for a Senior Building Surveyor to join our Established London Building Consultancy Team of BNP Paribas Real Estate. Due to an increase in opportunities and workload, we are seeking to strengthen our team with a Senior Surveyor who has reached the stage where they are ready to take on fresh challenges, greater responsibility and progress their career.

You can expect to be busy from day-one, working within an experienced team, predominantly undertaking professional services for our investor clients. The role offers real variety and career development, with continual training being embedded in the team philosophy.

Reporting to a senior director, from the outset there will be a high level of client contact and the opportunity to build strong networks throughout the national business. The role requires the candidate to be self-motivated, responsible for managing their own workload and able to work within multi-disciplinary teams delivering professional, integrated services to clients.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Taking and being responsible for instructions, from inception through to completion, reporting to a director;
  • Working as part of a local and national team for the delivery of instructions, primarily to our Investor client accounts;
  • Responsible for managing own workload on day-to-day and longer term basis;
  • Responsible for managing the work of direct reports when undertaking specific instructions;
  • Undertaking technical due diligence instructions, working with internal and external specialist consultants;
  • Design and contract administration duties principally for Cat A office refurbishment, repair and maintenance projects;
  • Dilapidations, acting for both landlords and tenants, covering both assessments, schedule preparation and negotiation;
  • Appraising and monitoring new developments for owners, occupiers and funders;
  • Undertaking reinstatement cost assessments;
  • Preparing planned preventative maintenance schedules;
  • Providing technical building pathology advice;
  • Managing Licences to Alter;
  • Advising on neighbourly matters.
  • As well as the technical requirements, you will be involved with and support business development activities. You will support and manage client relationships, often at a senior level, and to work within the department to identify, build and maintain new business opportunities.

    The candidate will be required to:

  • Proactively solve problems and find solutions, consulting with more experienced colleagues on more difficult or unfamiliar situations;
  • Produce high quality written work;
  • Work to and comply with BNPPREs quality management processes and procedures.
  • Qualifications

  • Degree in Building Surveying
  • MRICS qualified
  • The candidate should possess a full, clean driving licence.

    Benefits include: 25 days annual leave (with the option of purchasing up to 5 additional days via flex benefits), Company car allowance, Private medical cover, Pension, Life assurance at 8 x basic salary, Long Term Disability Insurance, Interest free season ticket loan, Group Income Protection, Eye Care Voucher, Bonus Scheme – you will be eligible to participate in the Companys Bonus Scheme.

    BNP Paribas Real Estate is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, colour, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

    BNP Paribas Real Estate is proud to be an inclusive employer, as recognised by our RICS Inclusive Employer status and membership to Stonewalls Diversity Champion Programme.

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