Job Title

Senior Surveyor/ Employers Agent

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  • Salary: £55000 - £65000
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  • Job ID: 01935
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Job Description

Company Info
With a vision to be identified as a trusted client advisor, our clients are national in reach, local in
service and selected for their quality and expertise in the built environment. They are a leading,
forward thinking multi-disciplinary consultancy in the business for over 80 years.
They are a multi-award winning business that has retained its family culture and values where the
health and wellbeing of their staff is taken seriously. They have a well-being initiative ‘Healthy
Together’ and an active staff social club where you will get the opportunity to meet other colleagues
for social and fun occasions and build friendships along the way.
Job Purpose
Due to recent success in securing some large, long-term appointments we can provide this exciting
opportunity for career progression within the Employer’s Agent role. We are seeking a suitably
experienced candidate who can demonstrate relevant knowledge, undertaking the role of Senior
Employer’s Agent/Client’s Representative on a wide range of new build housing and mixed use
regeneration projects within London and the surrounding Counties.
You will be able to cooperate with clients, colleagues and contractors/developer; be imaginative with
an ability to problem solve and work productively. It is important that you are able to identify when
senior support is required when delivering your activities.
 35 Hours a week
Position summary
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a sound grasp of undertaking the Employer’s
Agent duties from inception to completion of projects, including but not limited to:
 Developing a client brief and assembling the project delivery team
 Procuring necessary consultancy services to develop a project to planning submission/tender
 Preparation of robust and accurate tender and contract packages
 Undertaking various forms of tender process (OJEU, framework and negotiated)
 The ability to interrogate Contractor/Developer and Designer proposals and ensure that the
Employer’s Requirements are fulfilled
 Preparing contract engrossments
 Acting as Employer’s Agent, Client Representative or Contract Administrator for the delivery
of the project(s) which will require:
– A sound grasp of development control / regulatory requirements and funding/delivery
standards within the housing sector

– Chairing meetings, taking minutes and following up action plans
– Undertaking all day to day administrative duties on the delivery of developments
under the terms of JCT, D&B or similar Contracts or bespoke Development
– An ability to record, document and instruct necessary actions as required for the
delivery of Contracts
– An ability to identify aspects of risk and to seek guidance from Senior Colleagues at
the correct time in order to manage and mitigate such risks

Although you shall have an ability to undertake the above functions autonomously, the candidate shall
recognize when additional or senior input is required
Candidate Requirements:
Essential Criteria (qualifications, experience, skills, qualities)
 University degree in either Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying or a similar construction
related subject
 RICS qualified, or close to sitting final assessment
 Experience in residential development
 Good interpersonal skills, able to interact with colleagues, clients and wider team in a
professional manner.
 Able to work within a team
 Diligent with attention to detail
 Able to think ahead and problem solve
 An ability to form and develop client relationships and to seek to develop new business
 A desire to coach junior colleagues by working collaboratively for the successful delivery of
Desirable Criteria:
 Experience in non-residential development (including education and hospitality sectors)
 Experience in preparation of Value for Money Reports and Order of Cost Estimates
 Full UK Drivers Licence
 The post holder may need a DBS check due to the nature of the work involved
Key Values
 Professional Integrity
 Technical Expertise
 Solution Focused
 Reliable Personal Service


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