Building Surveyor

University of Plymouth

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,000 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

We are seeking to appoint a Building Surveyor to join our growing Estates team. Working across a diverse spectrum of building types you will develop and manage estate improvement projects in conjunction with planned and reactive maintenance schemes ensuring that the University receive high quality improvements to facilities.

The successful candidate will have considerable experience of delivering a range of building surveying and maintenance services including strategic maintenance programmes as well as refurbishments projects across a large, complex estate portfolio.  You will have strong technical building surveying skills, with relevant experience gained either in a client side or consultancy role.  It is anticipated that the appointed candidate will possess a relevant professional qualification (e.g.  RICS, CIOB, BSc Building Surveying etc).

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill or Marcus May at The Management Recruitment Group on 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to or

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd April 2018

This is a Full Time position working 37 hours per week on a Permanent basis.

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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