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MRICS Senior Building Surveyor - Central London

GKR London
London (Central), London (Greater)
£60,000 plus benefits
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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MRICS Senior Building Surveyor - Central London

We have recently been tasked to find a senior building surveyor for one of London's most respected businesses.

With decades of successful work behind them and a strong board and leadership team, it's a fantastic opportunity to join a company that are in line to win some cracking opportunities in the years ahead with several lined up already.


  • Provide support and advice to other members of the Architecture and Building Consultancy Department and assist with workload sharing where necessary.
  • Carry out Building Surveys of all types of commercial buildings and residential properties.
  • Working knowledge of Dilapidations and subsequent negotiations is preferable.
  • Project management, Contract Administration and design for refurbishment, conversion and new build projects for commercial, rural and residential premises.
  • Prepare and issue feasibility studies working with other disciplines as necessary.
  • Undertake Principal Designer role for small projects where necessary to comply with CDM 2015 for in-house and external clients. Providing professional advice to clients and others as required.
  • Working knowledge of the Party Wall etc Act 1996 is preferable.
  • Preparation of Schedules of Condition and subsequent negotiations with opposing client’s professional representatives.
  • Prepare and advise clients on Preventative Planned Maintenance and strategies for implementing the same.
  • Investigating and advising client on specific building problems / defects.
  • Development Monitoring experience is preferable.
  • Reinstatement Cost Assessment advice for a broad range of property types in locations across the UK.
  • Undertaking DDA access audits.
  • Effectively manage the performance of others in the team and offer support to junior members.
  • To actively work across the firm and develop the Building Consultancy Department in all areas of the firm.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be required.

This job description is not exhaustive and the jobholder may be required to undertake additional relevant duties from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the team.


  • Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS) 
  • Ability to demonstrate technical competence.
  • Sound relevant experience with extensive industry knowledge of main Building Surveying activities.
  • Good working knowledge of all relevant legislation.
  • Presentational skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Car owner with current driving license.
  • In depth knowledge of Landlord and Tenant legislation.
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Computer Aided Design Packages (AutoCad) and competence in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently at a professional level.


  • Business development-experience.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment where flexibility is essential.
  • Enjoys taking the initiative while seeking advice and support when appropriate.
  • Actively seeks out continuous self-development, broadening knowledge and experience.
  • Accurate, attention to detail.

For further information on this role, please contact Andy at GKR International ASAP


GKR International is a real estate recruitment specialist, representing many of the most respected property brands globally.

We are part of Recruitment Entrepreneur which is James Caan’s Venture Capital fund, investing exclusively in the recruitment and staffing sector. They invest in passionate, experienced entrepreneurs to start or scale their early stage recruitment businesses.

As a company, we are highly regarded for the quality of service we provide our clients and represent a wide range from small independents to well-known corporate and international agencies placing candidates from graduate roles to Senior Board level and Executive positions.

Sectors Covered:

  • Residential Real Estate
  • New Homes & Development
  • Property Management
  • Office & Business Support
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Finance, Investment & Accountancy
  • Technical Project Management
  • Leasing & Acquisitions
  • Interior Design and Architecture
  • Construction Management
  • Executive Search

We offer a proven yet fresh approach to recruitment and to everyone of our clients individually, saving them time, energy and most importantly money. Every team member will strive to understand their client, the need that has arisen, the culture of the company and with that be able to make the best match candidate wise.

Our team have placed hundreds of candidates throughout the last 15 years, ranging from trainees and graduates to negotiators(sales & lettings), property managers, branch managers and directors. We understand that the next move is always crucial and we offer a confidential and tailored approach, we listen and adapt to every requirement and we pride ourselves in providing honest and up to date market related advice.

It would be great to hear from you should you be looking for a new position or if you are a client looking to fill a key position within your business.

Contact Information:

0207 048 3304




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