Role details

Regional Building Surveyor

North West England   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Commercial in-house property role
  • Varied duties with North West regional remit

About Our Client

Established and successful retail and leisure operator is seeking to recruit a versatile regional surveyor to oversee their real estate and property portfolio in North West England.

Job Description

Working autonomously within a defined North West remit (less travel affords the scope to achieve better results and quality into their projects), this role of Regional Building Surveyor draws on a balance of survey, project and refurbishment work suited to Building Surveyors.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Plan, develop and implement strategies to facilitate optimal income growth and / or cash generation arising from the most effective utilisation of assets and investment activity.
  • Utilise available knowledge and expertise within the business, together with appropriate outsourced expertise to identify the optimal potential returns capable of being generated from all assets.
  • Establish relationships with external agencies, property professionals, developers and financial partners that can provide intelligence, optimise potential applications and time-frames for delivery.
  • Management of a defined proportion of the group's capital expenditure budget, ensuring value for money achieved on all expenditure and that expenditure is directed to optimise income growth opportunities.
  • Develop and implement a programme of planned preventative maintenance within the estate to protect asset condition.
  • Implement a rigorous approach to Health & Safety management.
  • Undertake customer and competitor surveys to benchmark organisational effectiveness versus customer expectations and competitor activity, and take appropriate action to deliver industry-leading solutions and relationships.
  • Manage external communications to customers, suppliers, statutory authorities and trade associations.

The Successful Applicant

In order to progress your career in the client side role of Regional Building Surveyor, North West, you will be an accomplished Building Surveyor with the following attributes:

  • Graduate calibre with a good level of post-graduation experience gained as a Building Surveyor in commercial practice or in-house
  • Keen to move into a role to utilise your natural versatility and desire to expand an outlook from just one/a few aspects of building surveying.
  • Professionally qualified (RICS) or on a programme to compete their APC training to become a Chartered Surveyor
  • The capability to balance project management, and refurbishment / maintenance projects, along with surveys and defects analysis.
  • North West based or keen to re-locate to manage a portfolio defined in the region
  • An ability to work autonomously on property matters but with a collaborative and customer-focused approach to wider business / retail operations.
  • Commercially aware with good communication and problem-solving skills for working with numerous other head office and external supplier functions.
  • A desire to fast-track your career in property by an increased level of responsibility and associated recognition.

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive salary package with circa £50-55,000 basic
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Corporate benefits package
  • Bonus scheme
  • North West (only) remit with limited travel to head office
  • Broad scope client-side commercial property and project role
  • Onward career progression and scope to broaden your horizons from property into wider business operations and asset utilisation.

This is an excellent opportunity to balance a move client-side, in conjunction with broaden your skills as a surveyor in a Manchester based organisation.

For an initial confidential discussion please feel free to contact Christian Lawrence MRICS at Michael Page Property on 0161-829 0392 or submit your CV as below.

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