Principal Building Surveyor

Birmingham, West Midlands
£35,745 to £43,857
18 Sep 2020
11 Oct 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

As the largest local authority in the UK, the Property Services team manage a commercial property portfolio comprising around 6,500 individual interests. Birmingham City Council's Property Strategy outlines a clear mission statement to utilise the Council’s land and property assets to stimulate economic activity, attract investment and to create income to support service delivery and provide frontline services to the citizens of Birmingham.

Working predominantly within the Investment Property Management team, the successful applicant will be required to co-ordinate and deliver a wide ranging building surveying service which will include emergency, routine and pre-planned repair and maintenance works, dilapidations, management of statutory maintenance and co-ordinate asset management initiatives. The role will include the supervision and training of two graduate building surveyors who will be seeking Chartered Surveyor status through Property Services' APC training programme.

With a remit to deliver the objectives of a new Property Investment Strategy which will transform the existing portfolio, the role offers applicants the opportunity to join the team at a really exciting time. Providing a range of building surveying support to maintain and improve the fabric of the assets held within the Council's commercial property portfolio, the successful applicant will play a pivotal role in ensuring the future portfolio is well maintained and fit for purpose.

We are looking for experienced RICS qualified professionals who are keen to join a well established as we embark upon a transformational programme of change for our commercial portfolio.

“Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information”

For further details or an informal conversation contact Ian Chaplin, Head of Investment Property Management on 07980 673040 or email

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“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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