Current Vacancies

Building Surveyor - Perth

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Chartered Building Surveyor to assist with the development of building surveying services throughout Perthshire and Central Scotland.
The role will require development of professional work together with assistance in the delivery of a variety of projects.
The successful candidate will be required to work with the existing architecture and building surveying team and the other professional disciplines within the offices, which includes rural surveyors, property management and planning consultants. They will have a broad range of experience and abilities within their field and have real desire to progress the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project management and contract administration from rural managed estates and large institutional clients including residential, agricultural and historic buildings
  • Building surveys and report writing
  • Preparation of AutoCAD drawings
  • Preparing tender and contract document, and advising on appointing contractors, designers and procurement routes
  • Preparing scheme designs and specifications
  • Advising on the preservation/conservation of historic buildings
  • Advising on the management and supervision of building maintenance work
  • Project monitoring
  • Dealing with and advising on property legislation and building regulations
  • Advising on construction design and management regulations
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Preparing schedules of dilapidations
  • Offer appropriate property related advice.  Advise clients of their options and propose and implement strategy for delivery
  • Provide leadership and guidance to other members of the department
  • Reporting to clients and keeping in regular contact
  • Preparation of fee proposals
  • Working with the Marketing and PR team to develop and deliver a strategy to grow the business
  • Capability of developing further business for the division and meeting financial targets

Candidate Profile:

  • Knowledge of traditional construction and working with historic and listed buildings and rural property
  • Good organisation skills with ability to prioritise and manage workload
  • Strong written communication and report writing skills with good attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety and CDM 2015 regulations
  • Self-motivated and ambitious
  • Must have the capacity to manage individual instructions, build client relationships and provide an outstanding level of client care
  • Assist in the development of APC candidates, including supervisor role
  • Full driving licence and own vehicle
  • Member of the RICS (essential)
  • Proven track record of generating own business and meeting financial targets

Application Details:

Please apply via e-mail enclosing a CV and your current salary details to:

Richard Henderson

Salary details available upon application, commensurate with experience and skills.

You are also invited to complete the following: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information Form

The Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer. View our Equality and Diversity Policy.



Key contacts

Richard Henderson

Richard Henderson

Rural, Energy & Projects Division

Savills Dumfries

+44 (0) 1387 274 397

+44 (0) 1387 274 397