Chartered Building Surveyor

  • Job Reference: i4j-CL-4716
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2018
  • Recruiter: I4 Jobs
  • Website:
  • Location: Hertfordshire, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Chartered Building Surveyor


North London/Hertfordshire

Permanent, Full Time

Our client in North London/Hertfordshire are currently hiring a Chartered Building Surveyor


About the company:

We are advertising for a company who are one of the largest claims management and loss adjusting businesses in the UK and Ireland. They provide a comprehensive, round the clock, service to the insurance market. Their roots are in loss adjusting and today apply that expertise to a number of different areas; it’s about delivering the insurance promise in a crisis.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Chartered Building Surveyor looking to progress their career and build a reputation within a large organisation.


Chartered Building Surveyor – Job description:

  • You will be working within the local Sergon Surveying team and reporting to a Regional Surveying Manager
  • You will be involved in and lead numerous projects to reinstate commercial and domestic properties following damage by an insured peril
  • Projects typically range in value from £20k to £1m
  • Dependant on the size and complexity of each project you may work alone or lead a small project team
  • You will be involved in a wide range of surveying activities, ranging from technical reporting, defects diagnosis, preparing Schedule of Works, Contract Administration and project management
  • You will be required to work very closely with colleagues in the Loss Adjusting teams in their Redhill and Central London Offices to build relationships
  • You may occasionally be asked to assist out of area dependant on business requirements
  • Centralised administrative support is provided from the Support Team in their Solent office


Chartered Building Surveyor – Essential skills and qualifications:

  • Preferably MRICS/MCIOB Chartered Building Surveyor
  • As a minimum actively working towards MRICS status
  • A building related Degree
  • Extensive knowledge of building construction and relevant legislation
  • Able to plan projects to ensure robust control of time, cost and quality
  • Experience in schedule preparation and contract administration of building projects
  • Highly responsible and decisive, but also a team player
  • Able to proactively manage your own caseload
  • I.T. literate, particularly with MS word (Pages) and Excel (Numbers)
  • Able to appreciate the importance of delivering outstanding customer service
  • Full UK driving licence essential
  • The ability to arrive on site immediately following a significant building loss and quickly earn the confidence and trust of the insurance policy holder is essential to the success of this role
  • Composure under pressure, excellent communications skills and empathy are therefore key attributes
  • Insurance knowledge is desirable but not essential


What they offer you:

  • £Competitive
  • Mobile, laptop & iPad
  • Company car
  • Private healthcare
  • Other pro rata benefits you would expect from a global organisation

Due to the nature of this role, CRB and financial sanctions checks will be required.

Cunningham Lindsey t/a Sedgwick are committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. They aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.