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Associate Director - Building Surveyor

This position is offered by an international company with great strength and a culture of progression, placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of their staff, dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise.

As part of the companies continuous expansion in the UK market they are looking for an Associate Director of Building Surveying to consolidate and grow their Building Surveying offering in Yorkshire and across surrounding regions. The individual will work closely with the Head of Building Surveying, the office Directors and existing teams to deliver the business plan strategy and maintain growth within the market.

You will need experience of leading consultancy teams on behalf of the client and should possess demonstrable skills in the following areas:

Managing and delivering consultancy services within the Building Surveying market.

Ability to contribute to the development of the business in the region.

Key client account management for high profile projects.

Ability to lead and develop a team of dynamic individuals across multiple sites.


To hold a relevant construction qualification and be a professional member of a recognised professional institution i.e. RICS

A track record of generating opportunities and winning new work

To have the ability to manage a project throughout its lifecycle

The ability to demonstrate a highly motivated, pro-active approach to work matters

Detailed knowledge of working within the Building Surveying and Consultancy Services market

Management experience of successful project delivery from inception to handover

Ability to manage and develop a team

Experience of client management and development

Ability to deal with Clients and/or the business at a senior level

Attend sector led events locally and nationally to promote the F+G business

Driving Licence/Level of mobility required in the role


Be a focal point and leadership figure for part of the well-established building surveying team

Contribute to the strategic plans for the business and help maintain and develop business for the future

Maintain service quality standards and a culture of continuous improvement and constructive expertise

Take responsibility for some key projects and the account management and customer care for major clients

New business proposals and tendering, liaising with the marketing team to ensure highest quality marketing and promotional materials

Collaboration with other service streams, sectors and the wider F+G and Atkins business to provide combined and innovative solutions improving our competitive advantage 

Ensuring the quality and timeliness of service delivery to clients, acting as primary interface to help build clients’ confidence in the team

Participating in relevant internal/external training initiatives

Playing an instrumental role in generating repeat business, winning new work and developing new business opportunities

Controlling workload and resources

Keeping abreast of industry issues and developments in best practice

Managing and leading teams to enable a strongly motivated, engaged and high performing function. Managing other individuals including undertaking performance and development reviews (PDRs) and mentoring and coaching less experienced colleagues

Providing guidance, leadership and technical expertise to team members

Competently communicating and interacting with others, in accordance with the organisation’s values

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, the company is looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide an exemplary service to their clients. 


You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. This company provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. 

Rewards and Benefits:

This company offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.

Salary depends on experience and discussed upon interview.

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.