Senior Surveyor

Senior Surveyor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Surveyor to join our team.


  • Identify and drive through cost savings for corporate occupiers and monitor income collection & tenant liaison for sublet properties;
  • Preparing contract engrossments;
  • Ensure service charge budgets and reconciliations are delivered in line with the companies guidelines & Client KPI’s;
  • To attend meetings with tenants and consultants;
  • Manage exit strategies effectively and ensure that adherence to lease terms and compliance with statutory requirements,
  • An ability to record, document and instruct necessary actions as required for the delivery of Contracts;
  • To ensure their property management systems are kept up to date at all times;
  • An ability to identify aspects of risk and to seek guidance from Senior Colleagues at the correct time in order to manage and mitigate such risks;
  • Liaise with the clients and all 3rd parties (e.g. Landlords and their agents to make sure the process of communication runs smoothly between the two);
  • Monitor Risk Wise to ensure the properties are compliant with Health & Safety requirements;
  • Procuring necessary consultancy services to develop a project to planning submission/tender;
  • To work with facilities managers, credit controllers, client accountants, purchase ledger and treasury and other central functions;
  • Chairing meetings, taking minutes and following up action plans;
  • Ensure cost effective operational running of the allocated sites;
  • To manage and take ‘full ownership’ of a given number of properties – the buck stops with the surveyor.


  • Able to work within a team;
  • High quality of work;
  • Experience in residential development;
  • A desire to coach junior colleagues by working collaboratively for the successful delivery of projects;
  • Able to think ahead and problem solve;
  • Integrity and dependability;
  • Willing to travel nationwide;
  • RICS qualified, or close to sitting final assessment;
  • A fine attention to detail;
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to interact with colleagues, clients and wider team in a professional manner;
  • An ability to form and develop client relationships and to seek to develop new business opportunities;
  • Ability to work with autonomy or as part of a team;
  • Current knowledge of legislation regarding property management;
  • MRICS qualified;
  • Technical competence in property management.