Posted

30+ days ago

Description

With one of the largest teams of chartered surveyors in the property sector, located in regional offices across the UK, we have a depth and breadth of experience, expertise and local knowledge to support our clients at every stage of property investment, ownership and occupation from acquisition to disposal.

 

Due to our continuing success and as we continue to expand as a company and within our Building Surveying team in Manchester; we are now on the lookout for a passionate and driven individual who is looking to develop their career.


  • Client management and contract administration/practice duties
  • Provide advice on the design, construction, maintenance, repair and refurbishment of all types of residential and commercial property
  • Carry out building and measured surveys
  • Ensure buildings conform to the latest building regulations and technical standards
  • Taking particulars on site, writing up specifications, obtaining estimates, planning maintenance programmes and administering contracts for maintenance work
  • Analyse and report on building defects
  • Handling claims and negotiations with loss adjusters leading to the preparation of drawings and specifications for remedial work
  • Prepare schedules of dilapidations (land and buildings)
  • Provide advice in connection with planning applications, appeals, boundary disputes, government grants, conducting arbitrations and acting as an expert witness
  • Supervision of building work on site

The role will require you to be the key point of contact with our prestigious clients, therefore a high level of communication skills and commercial awareness are essential for being successful in this role.

 

You will be of an analytical mind with a high level of intellect - combining excellent written and oral skills to produce considered and robust reports and recommendations. You will need to demonstrate the capable of eventually managing individual team members with picking up and organising their project work and where necessary, assisting them on projects.

  • Relevant degree qualified - RICS approved
  • MRICS Chartered
  • Extensive survey experience would be an advantage

What’s in it for you:

 

At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

 

  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Highly competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Company car allowance
  • Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
  • Buy or sell up to 5 days holiday
  • Excellent work / life balance

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company offering excellent career progression prospects.