Building Surveyor

University of Exeter - Campus Services

This full-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

We are seeking to recruit a Chartered Building Surveyor with post-qualification experience to act as a building surveyor and undertake the delivery of complex projects, leading multi-disciplinary teams, in Estate Services. Consideration may be given to the candidate who, whilst not yet chartered, can demonstrate relevant HE experience in project delivery and who is registered with the RICS or CIOB and will sit their relevant professional exams within 12 months, following appointment.

The post holder will undertake the delivery of complex projects and be responsible for leading multi-disciplinary teams in Estate Services, together with some maintenance works. Estate Services also has significant responsibilities for organising planned maintenance to the estate, with values typically in the range of £5k to £1m. The post-holder will be expected to advise on technical matters and deal with general estate issues relating to such planned and reactive maintenance.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate their recent experience, comprising the delivery of reactive maintenance works, typically from £5k to £50k and refurbishment projects up to the value of £1m. Experience of working within multi-disciplinary teams would also be an advantage. Remuneration will be competitive within the market and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful applicant will be required to take responsibility for other members of the surveying team, such as junior surveyors or clerks of works and must be able to work under his/her own initiative.

Based on the Streatham Campus, this post offers the opportunity for the successful applicant to build upon existing surveying and management skills.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information, please contact Ian Millar on

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to Please quote reference number R49830 in any correspondence.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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