Associate Director - Building Surveying

Blackburn, England, gb
Company: Capita
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-08-01 18:10:31

Job Description:

We are currently looking to recruit an Associate Director - Building Surveying in the North West of England.

The successful candidate will join a long established multi-disciplinary team and work alongside other surveyors and senior professionals.

The workload will be varied and will cover both public & private sectors. Our strong pipeline of work is primarily based upon a repeat basis combined with new wins, with our strength being the support of our Health, Education & Local Government clients.

What you will be doing:

  • Lead and grow the Technical Due Diligence (TDD) team.

  • Lead business development activities for the TDD offering.

  • Undertake all aspects of professional surveying work (such as Condition Surveys, Defect Analysis, Party Wall work, Dilapidations, Access Audits & FRAs).

  • Establish and maintain client relationships.

  • Liaise with clients, contractors & other consultants (internal and external)

  • Assist the team leader with project finances, recruitment, mentoring and team leadership.

  • There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you and our clients. The company invests heavily in its people, recognising that its staff members are its most valuable asset. Individual training plans and accelerated schemes foster an environment of continual personal development.

    What we’re looking for:

  • BSc in Building Surveying or equivalent


  • Several years’ experience of advising on commercial, healthcare or educational properties

  • Experience of staff management

  • Ability to establish a good working relationship with clients and colleagues

  • Experience of business development

  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines

  • Experience of TDD work particularly Dilapidations and Party Wall work

  • Good written & verbal communication skills

  • Full UK Driving Licence

  • Ability to demonstrate flexible approach to work and willingness to travel/stay away from home for short periods as may be required

  • About Local Government Services

    At Government Services, we’re transforming the way governments and local councils serve the public. We’re using technology, innovation and domain knowledge to improve services and deliver savings. Our teams are answering 30,000 emergency service calls every day and our Ultra Low Emissions Zone is helping Londoners breath cleaner air. Join us and discover better as you keep the country running smoothly.

    What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic Salary

  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave

  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice

  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more

  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology

  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

  • You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

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