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Director of Building Surveying

Position: Location: Salary: Ref: Type: Sector: Posted:
Director of Building Surveying Edinburgh Unit 2 Washington Court, 6 Washington Lane Scotland EH11 2HA Peace Recruitment >GBP £65,000 - £75,000 15180 Permanent Quantity Surveying 16/07/2019

Peace Recruitment is currently looking for a Director of Building Surveying, to be based at our clients Edinburgh office.

This is an opportunity to join an expanding team at a senior level and to fulfil a major role in this expansion, with significant opportunities for promotion and career development as well as involvement in the development of the building surveying service offering. You will contribute to our clients national Building Surveying Service Delivery Team and take a lead role where appropriate.

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Leading, managing and mentoring an expanding team of building
  • Developing and expanding the existing client base across key sectors
  • Managing and supporting the team engaged on existing commissions
  • Developing and improving the performance of the team; formulating and implementing a local growth plan in consultation with senior director/s
  • Managing the recruitment, supervision and development of staff within the allotted teams and liaising with line managers
  • Proactively marketing Currie & Brown locally and nationally in existing and potential markets; developing new business and clients in line with strategic objectives
  • Participating in bid winning, including drafting proposals and attending key industry events
  • Implementing and monitoring relevant administration systems as well as standards for customer care
  • Managing the administration of the teams, ensuring that facilities and working practices follow company guidelines
  • Undertaking responsibility for compliance with the company’s health and safety policy and other relevant policies


  • BSc in building surveying or equivalent
  • Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) preferred
  • A minimum of 15 years’ technical delivery experience gained within a construction consultancy
  • IT skills (AutoCAD, NBS, MS Project Outlook, Word, Excel & other bespoke)
  • Significant experience and evidence of performing in a similar role
  • Knowledge of local and national marketplace
  • Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, and willing to work in a mutually supportive environment
  • An ability to win work and deliver business growth
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible

Apply for this position with your CV or call Lewis Potter on 0131 516 8908.

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