Senior Surveyor/Associate (Project Manager)

Job Ref:
BC 2019-04
Welbeck St, Marylebone, London W1G 0AY, UK
Building Consultancy
Full Time

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About Gerald Eve LLP

Gerald Eve is a firm of international property consultants based in the UK. We operate a national network of nine offices and an international association covering 20 European countries and all major US markets. Whether you are a property owner, investor, occupier or developer, Gerald Eve provides independent, intelligent and relevant advice based on detailed market knowledge and sector understanding.

We provide comprehensive property advice to public and private sector organisations and our clients – including over 40 of the FTSE100 – hold some of the largest property portfolios in the country. Our employees are tasked with providing intelligent and commercial solutions to ensure our clients’ portfolios deliver the maximum return possible.

What sets us apart from our competitors is the way in which we value our people, and the values that are at the core of our business: Trust and Integrity, Respect, Friendliness and Excellence.

About the team

The Building Consultancy Group provides Building Surveying, Lease Exit and Project Management Services to a predominately commercial client base of occupiers, developers, financiers and investors throughout the UK.

The Group enjoys strong and productive relationships with a first rate client base and with many other parts of the business, including our Agency, Investment and Alternative Market teams.

Project Management has been identified as an area for strategic growth. We now require an experienced Senior/Associate level Project Manager, reporting to the Project Management Partners.

Main responsibilities

1. To lead a number of fit-out and refurbishment projects, reporting to a Project Management Partner, but assuming day to day responsibility for delivery.

2. To contribute to business development through the establishment of key relationships with other parts of the business. The particular area or sector of focus will depend upon the successful candidate’s background and experience, but is likely to include central London fit-out and refurbishment projects (£0.5m-£5m).

3. To bring a structured, professional and pragmatic approach that will help to reposition Gerald Eve Project Management within the marketplace.

About you:

The role is client facing and would suit someone who is well presented, has good written and verbal communication skills and is eager to learn and develop their career. The candidate will be highly motivated, hardworking and with a can-do attitude who wants to help shape the future direction of the team and is likely to have a background in building surveying, project management or cost consultancy.

Key Attributes and qualifications

• A university degree in surveying or construction.
• MRICS or MCIOB qualification
• Minimum 3 years PQE with a focus on fit-out and refurbishment projects.
• Project monitoring experience would be an advantage.
• Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work independently to prioritise workload.
• Ability to work effectively under pressure.
• Ability to work in a small team setting.
• Membership of the Association for Project Management beneficial.
• Prince 2 training beneficial.

Salary and benefits

• Salary: competitive based on market, professional experience and qualifications
• Performance related staff profit share scheme
• 26 days’ holiday, plus Bank Holidays and days at Christmas and New Year.
• Pension scheme membership (after initial probationary period)
• Life and Accident insurance
• Group income protection scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• Critical Illness Cover
• Fitness Allowance
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
• Interest Free Rental Deposit Loan
• Employee assistance programme
• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay after two years’ service

Alongside our competitive compensation and benefits package we offer all our staff the ongoing opportunities to learn and develop, through in-house CPD sessions, further education support as well as internal and external training programmes. Gerald Eve encourage pro-bono work and volunteering as well as regular social and sporting activities to engage with all your colleagues.

Your progression will be supported and guided by managers and mentors using a transparent framework so you can clearly see what you need to do to get to where you want to be.

Working hours

The normal hours of work for this position are 0900hrs to 1730hrs, Monday to Friday. This position also involves out of hours working on an ‘as necessary’ basis.

The firm is an equal opportunities employer and applications from persons belonging to minority groups are encouraged.

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The terms and conditions of this appointment may be varied by the firm to meet business requirements and/or to meet changes in best practice or legal requirements.