Have you ever considered moving into the insurance industry? I have a perfect opportunity for a professional Building Surveyor to join the Subsidence Team at one of the largest insurance providers in the UK. You don't have to have previous insurance experience as training will be provided.
You will be home based and working closely with other team members and service providers, you will take responsibility for managing a portfolio of commercial or domestic subsidence claims from notification to conclusion dealing with diagnosis, mitigation and repairs.
The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:
- You will have a building qualification RICS, CIOB etc
- You must have detailed knowledge of structural defects affecting buildings
- A working knowledge of repair techniques to damaged buildings and their drainage, particularly in respect of subsidence damage
- An ability to diagnose the cause of damage to domestic and commercial buildings
- The ability to be decisive in resolving matters, an appreciation of the importance of delivering outstanding customer service, and excellent communication and empathy skills.
- A working knowledge of CDM and Party wall legislation.
- High level of IT skills
You must be self-motivated to work from home but with the ability to work closely with a remote team of support staff and colleagues, as well as manage and plan your own workload whilst delivering professional advice to both claimants and insurers.
There will be a requirement to visit claimants so it is essential for all applicants to have a full UK Driving License.
If you do have insurance claim handling experience that would be beneficial but as mentioned, it is not essential as training will be given.
Salary will depend on experience and ability and location but will be in the region of £50k to £60k.
Our client, an Ecological Consultancy are now recruiting an Ecologist to join their team in Sussex. This will be a hands-on role and the successful candidate will gain experience in all aspects of their projects and day to day running of a thriving consultancy.
-Phase 1 habitat & protected species surveys
-Undertaking Preliminary Ecological Assessments
-Undertaking Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA)
-Producing high quality written reports
-Assisting on protected species mitigation schemes
-Liaising with project managers and clients
-Supervising field assistants and coordinating surveys
The vacancy is for a full time position on a permanent contract.
In return our client are offering a competitive salary with a generous benefits package.
Consultancy based in Sussex are looking to grow their team with an additional Building Surveyor with a wide range of expertise. This will be a client facing role so over 3 years PQE will be ideal to work autonomously and meet tight deadlines to produce excellent and detailed reports to clients.
As a company you will be part of a team who provide expert knowledge required to successfully run projects to keep clients properties safe, fully compliant and well maintained. As part of the full property life cycle you will be involved in the feasibility and strategy through to pre-construction, construction and completion.
The services provided include the following:
- Building Surveying
- Project Management
- Planning and development
- Party Wall surveyors
- CDM advisors
- Asbestos and legionella surveying
- Building Defect diagnosis
- Dispute resolution
Ideally you will be working towards your APC or newly qualified Chartered Building Surveyor with some experience in public sector or commercial practice. Work includes site inspections, Contract administration, Survey reports, Condition and Dilapidation reports, Expert Witness and Party Wall matters. The ideal candidate will be able to oversee their own workload, work independently and deliver promptly. Good IT literacy and attention to detail are essential and any AutoCAD skills will be a distinct advantage.
Salary will be competitive but reflective of your experience and qualifications.
Excellent opportunity for a Chartered Building Surveyor with at least a year of experience to join a small independent firm of Surveyors. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in conservation and design.
The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out Building Surveying duties in both Residential and Commercial sectors covering the West Sussex region. Due to the nature of this role all applicants must have a valid UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for business use.
Responsibilities will include:
Carrying out homebuyers, valuation and building survey inspections
Ensuring projects are completed on budget and to schedule
Determining the condition of buildings, identifying and analysing defects
Preparing documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors
Advising on the preservation and conservation of historic buildings
Planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations
Advising on CDM Regulations
Preparing schedules of condition and dilapidations
The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary package along with a supporting and relaxed but professional working environment.
Would you like a home based job working as part of a Private Practice Chartered Surveyors that care about quality and work life balance more than numbers?
If you have Residential Surveying experience and are Chartered (MRICS or FRICS) then this is a fantastic opportunity for you.
* FRICS or MRICS qualification (AssocRICS will be considered if you want to become MRICS in the near future)
* A minimum of two years' post-qualification experience
* Recent expertise in residential survey and valuation work
* This client is looking at CV's throughout the UK with particular emphasis in the South East and London
My client offers a salary in the range of £45-£65k basic salary with a commission on top. There are part time and 0 hour positions also available so whatever your plans please call me for a chat to find out what is the best option for you. Permanent benefits package includes 25 days holiday, private medical, death in service, pension contribution and a company car or allowance, your choice.
If you don't have the relevant skills required for this particular position please get in contact as we have other Building Surveying and General Practice vacancies throughout the UK from Graduate level to Director/Partner, some of which are not advertised due to the clients request.