Chartered Building Surveyors (x2)

City Property Glasgow

Chartered Building Surveyors (x2)

£40,931.77 to £47,598.98 and subject to 2024 pay award

City Property Glasgow, Glasgow

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Hybrid working

Posted 1 week ago, 3 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 21-07-2024 (In 4 days)

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Full Job Description

Chartered Building Surveyors

Hours:           35 hours

Salary:           GRD04 Grade 7 £40,719.48 to £ 47,598.98 – subject to 2024 pay award

Contract:        Permanent

No. of Posts:  Two

Entitlements: 26 days annual leave plus 12.5 public holidays, pension with Strathclyde Pension Fund

An exciting new opportunity has arisen within City Property (Glasgow) LLP for two Chartered Building Surveyors to work within our expanding Technical Team and provide a range of professional services and project services to City Property Glasgow (Investments) LLP and Glasgow City Council as follows: 

(1)  Provide key support in implementing the current capital plan for investment in City Property assets with the procurement of works for new-build projects and refurbishment of existing properties.

(2)  Provide key support in managing a portfolio of non-operational surplus land and property assets and support the City Property Valuation & Disposals Team along with a number of Service Departments within Glasgow City Council in identifying opportunities for de-risking, re-purposing or sale of these assets.

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities will include:

·       Supporting the Team Manager in the delivery of projects and using professional specialist knowledge undertaking a wide range of Building Surveying services including, serving and negotiating dilapidations, schedules of condition, condition surveys, pre-acquisition surveys, fire insurance/reinstatement valuations, feasibility studies and landlord consents.

·       Working collaboratively with the City Property (LLP) stakeholders, Glasgow Family, and partners, developing networks that support decision making

·       Preparing and delivering accurate management and Committee reports providing specialist professional advice and recommendations.

·       Contributing to the development and implementation of a robust Asset Management Rating system.

·       Responsible for ensuring Health and Safety and risk management procedures are understood and adhered to.

·       Procuring services and works contracts whilst achieving best value.

·       Contract administer projects from inception to completion to programme, budget and quality.

·       Prepare and manage planned preventative maintenance programmes.

·       Stock condition rating of the investment portfolio on a rolling programme.

·       Improve sustainability and energy performance of the investment portfolio.

·       Providing support and due diligence to the Asset Maximisation and Investment teams.

Person Specification



·       Full driving licence.

·       Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

·       Commitment to CPD providing supporting evidence.

·       Experience of working on a diverse portfolio of non-domestic assets.

·       Demonstrates strong influencing and negotiation skills, who is self- motivated and has a proven track record in all aspects of building surveying.

·       Experience in preparation of property option reports for potential development opportunities.

·       Knowledge of current statutory and legislative requirements

·       Excellent communication, presentation and report writing skills.

·       Experience of joint working with partner organisations

·       Excellent time management, analytical and problem-solving skills.

·       Excellent Client management skills.

·       Skilled in the use of information technology including all Microsoft programmes.

·       Balance any conflicting priorities when you need to.

·       Give out work and delegate to other people, based upon their strengths and how much time they have.

·       Organise people and work in the best way to achieve results.

·       Enjoy a challenge and work well even when time is short

·       Produce complete detailed and realistic project plans.

·       Balance any conflicting priorities when you need to.

·       Organise and plan events, activities and resources to make sure that projects or goals are met within agreed timescales.

·       Uses the right skills to manage projects successfully and get the right results.

·       Choose the best way for communicating for your audience and situation.

·       Can keep themselves and team focused on the most important things, but let other people express their views

·       Can produce clear, concise and easily understood written communications

·       Can share relevant and important information on time, with your team.

The ideal Candidates must be MRICS qualified and ideally have Building Surveying experience across a diverse portfolio. 

City Property offer a generous holiday allowance of 26 days (rising to 29 days after 5 years), plus 12.5 public holidays. 

You will be eligible to join our career average pension scheme (Strathclyde pension fund).

Additional staff benefits include the purchase of annual leave scheme, family friendly policies and payment of professional fees.

The roles offers hybrid working and we look forward to telling you more about our approach to ensuring needs of the business are met along with flexibility to manage and maintain your work life balance. 

At City Property we value diversity and inclusion. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from BAME groups who are currently under represented in our organisation.   

Should you wish further information or the opportunity to discuss either of the positions, please contact our Building Services and Projects Manager, Barry Mallon.

Interested in applying? Send your CV by clicking the Apply button now. 

Closing date is 23.59pm on 21st July 2024