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Senior Building Surveyor in Birmingham at JLL

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Birmingham
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/3/2019

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Building Surveyor for our Building Consultancy, in P&DS business line.

About JLL

We’re JLL. We’re a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We help organizations around the world achieve their ambitions by owning, occupying and investing in real estate.

If you’re looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. At JLL, you’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections through sharing different perspectives, and you’ll be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions – join us at JLL!

Role Purpose

We are a national team of over 230 professional staff providing building surveying, cost management and project management expertise to investors, occupiers, lenders, and developer clients. As a group, we account for a significant portion of the Firm’s UK revenue and we are represented at UK Executive Board level.

There is currently a vacancy in our Birmingham and Nottingham teams. The team deals with a range of landlord/investor clients, including major institutions such as L&G, ASL, IPIF, Aviva and LaSalle, as well as public and private corporate clients such as Deutsche Bank, ZF, HCA,  Microsoft, Nottingham University and Zurich.  We are looking for outward-looking, ‘all-rounder’ building surveyors, preferably with commercial sector track record, a sense of ‘team spirit’ and an ambition to deliver excellence.

The successful candidate will thrive in an environment with a continuous stream of work within the commercial sector, working with investor and corporate clients. They will also be comfortable in a client-facing role, helping to develop the existing business. We are keen to speak to professionals with experience in both professional and contract administration services, dilapidations and refurbishment schemes. Exposure to the commercial sector would be an advantage.

What this job involves

  • Undertaking Building Surveyor's inspections and preparing reports
  • Preparing specifications for, and administering, repair and refurbishment contracts
  • Preparing and negotiating schedules of dilapidations/preparing exit strategies
  • Preparing planned preventative maintenance plans
  • Undertaking building reinstatement cost assessments
  • Assisting with co-ordination of portfolio instructions and undertaking other duties from time to time as may be reasonably required
  • Making sustainable business links with both external and internal clients and offering a professional and excellent client service at all times

Sound like you? To apply you need to be / have:

  • Required to have the ability to work within a team and on own initiative
  • Must be enthusiastic, proactive and self-motivated
  • Must have strong verbal and numerical skills, and be comfortable with report writing
  • Requires excellent time management and general organisational skills
  • Is required to be flexible and have the ability to work under pressure
  • Must be well presented and have excellent communication skills
  • MRICS (building surveying) with proven experience, preferably PQE in a commercial consultancy
  • Experience of AutoCAD an advantage

Every day is different, and in all these activities, we’d encourage you to show your ingenuity.

Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of JLL. We believe in recruiting, retaining, rewarding and developing all our employees with regard to their abilities and contributions and without reference to their background, gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, political belief, disability or long-term health condition.

We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process and employment accessible to candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions. Please do feel able to be open about this at any point during the process and our recruitment team will work with you to establish the most appropriate adjustments. We are keen to support all our employees with juggling their work, personal and family commitments and alongside our approach to flexible working, we have a comprehensive parental transition support programme to assist parents during the early months and years of parenthood.

JLL Ltd is a Living Wage accredited business, as we believe a fair day’s work deserves a fair days pay. To find out more about our Living Wage accreditation please go here http://www.jll.co.uk/united-kingdom/en-gb/about/living-wage?devicechannel=default.

What you can expect from us

You’ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together – across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, wellbeing, benefits and pay.

Join us to develop your strengths and enjoy a fulfilling career full of varied experiences. Keep those ambitions in sights and imagine where JLL can take you...

Apply today at jll.com/careers.

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