We are seeking a highly driven and experienced Surveyor to join our Bristol office, working across projects in the South and Southwest of England.

Our sectors of operation include residential, commercial, arts and leisure, and education - with residential developments being our primary area of operation.

You will be joining a company led at the very top by Chartered Surveyors, meaning professional development, knowledge sharing and best practise are at the very core of how we deliver our services. You will be provided with opportunities for leadership and progression as you advance your surveying career with us.

We are looking for an individual who has the initiative to hit the ground running. The work pace is fast and understanding our objective to be 'the consultant of choice' is key to how we deliver an exceptional service.

The right individual will have:
  • 2-5 years' experience in delivering the Employer's Agent role (Desirable)
  • A quantity surveying, building surveying or project management background
  • Confidence at client meetings
  • Strong ambitions to develop their technical skills
  • A team player approach and ability to work closely with clients and colleagues 
  • Commitment to the RICS and completing the APC, if not already achieved
  • Good communication and workload management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • A methodical approach to tasks
  • Experience in JCT contracts and Development Agreements (Desirable)
  • Strong technical knowledge of construction
  • A cost estimating background (Desirable) 
  • Strong technical knowledge of construction
  • A cost estimating background (Desirable)
  • A full, clean driving licence (Desirable)
Job summary

No two days will be the same for our Surveyors, but your general responsibilities will include:

  • Providing Employer's Agent and Contract Administration services across a variety of projects from inception to completion
  • Providing pre-contract services, including chairing design team meetings and managing the pre-construction phase
  • Preparing, regulating, and analysing costs for tenders and contracts
  • Experience in various forms of procurement and contracts to be able to advise clients
  • Undertaking risk assessments
  • Assessing value for money
  • Administering JCT construction contracts and development agreements, including chairing meetings
  • Valuing work completed on-site and certifying payments
  • Assessing cost variations
  • Preparing cost reports and cash flows
  • Preparing and agreeing final accounts
  • Assessing and agreeing extension of time and loss and expense claims

You will be joining a highly experienced and friendly team based out of our Bristol office, established in 2021. Since opening, the office has gone from strength to strength, and our confirmed pipeline is steadily growing. In joining this office, you will be given the opportunity to help bolster our South West presence and really have a say in the direction of the company. You will have the potential to grow, as we offer strong training schemes with hopes of getting the right individual fully qualified in their field. This will be part of a long-term development plan, tailored to your personal training needs and career aspirations. Opportunities for development and role diversification are regularly reviewed on a bi-annual basis to ensure your career goals are on track, and we place a strong emphasis on “growing our own talent” – so opportunities for progression are bountiful.  

We offer a competitive salary, with great benefits including a pension scheme, relevant professional membership fees paid, personal development, and CPD training courses. Additional benefits, as you progress your career with Rund, include private healthcare and death-in-service benefit. 

Our Bristol office is located in a brand new, state of the art building in the city centre and a close walk from Bristol Temple Meads Station. Our facilities include a dedicated meeting room, a fully fitted kitchen and a break-out space with soft seating. The site contains a sustainable sourced ground floor cafe and lounge, a rooftop bar and terrace, a community auditorium with a large events screen, and a wellness studio with accessible fitness and nutrition classes scheduled throughout the day and evening. Our Bristol office also boats a regular social calendar, with recent team socials including bowling and an evening at the Christmas market.

This is an overview of the job and will be periodically reviewed and updated to ensure that the job description fully reflects the responsibilities required of the post holder. Your line manager will discuss with you personally specific details relating to the responsibilities contained in this job description. 

Rund Partnership Limited is committed to promoting equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.
To find out more about this position by contacting the Rund Recruitment Team, via email at [email protected]
Working at Rund