Residential Surveyor (Remote)

Residential Surveyor (Remote)

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    General Practice

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlie Sandham

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client, one of the largest agents in London, are currently recruiting for a Building Surveyor to provide technical support to their Estate Managers/Coordinators on any building matters or estate health & safety issues. With assignments across West London, you will be predominantly be home-based (with occasional visits to the Head Office required). To fulfil this position effectively, you should hold a full UK driving licence and have your own vehicle - a car allowance is provided as part of the package.

Main duties:

  • Provide valuation and survey reports in accordance with RICS appraisal and valuation standards, and to ensure that your designated territory achieves set targets for quality, revenue and turnaround times.

  • Reporting into a Senior Building Surveyor, this role includes scheduling estate visits to carry out fire risk assessments (in compliance with The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005), completing the necessary reports and managing any actions that are identified.Identification of building defects as reported by key stakeholders and provide solutions for remedy;
  • Specification writing and tendering process;
  • Assist with the handover process from developer clients;
  • Carry out fire risk assessments to the common parts and manage any actions identified for elimination;
  • Liaise with the Fire Safety Officer with regards to fire defence systems at their request, following a statutory visit;
  • Responsible for managing a portfolio of commercial properties and carrying out regular site visits;
  • Providing professional advice to all departments regarding commercial property or estate management matters;
  • Liaising, managing, and monitoring of external agents appointed by the firm to manage its properties;
  • Involvement of major insurance claims and supervision of major repairs;
  • Undertake supervision of redecoration programme;
  • Establish relationships with clients, developers, suppliers, contractors, and colleagues.

Person spec:

  • RICS qualified
  • Highly competent at completing homebuyers reports and mortgage valuations
  • Be highly motivated with a self-starter attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Confident with IT and technology including E-tech tablet technology
  • Enjoy working to targets and deadlines, with excellent time management skills
  • Be an effective and confident decision maker
  • Be a team player, supporting others and drawing from their experiences
  • Previous experience in a residential surveying role is essential

Package: £30k-£35k basic salary (plus car allowance and commission) £70-75k OTE

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