Chartered Building Surveyor / Quantity Surveyor
Cunningham Lindsey
London, United Kingdom
19d ago

Cunningham Lindsey is one of the largest claims management and loss adjusting businesses in the UK and Ireland. We provide a comprehensive, round the clock, service to the insurance market.

Our roots are in loss adjusting and today we apply that expertise to a number of different areas; it s about delivering the insurance promise in a crisis.

Sergon Building Consultants is part of Sedgwick Cunningham Lindsey UK. You will be working within the local Sergon Surveying team and reporting to a Regional Surveying Manager.

You will be involved in and lead numerous projects to reinstate commercial and domestic properties following damage by an insured peril.

Projects typically range in value from £20k to £1m. Dependent on the size and complexity of each project you may work alone or lead a small project team.

You will be involved in a wide range of surveying activities, ranging from technical reporting, defects diagnosis, preparing Schedule of Works, Contract Administration and project management.

Centralised administrative support is provided from our Support Team in our Solent office. The role itself covers the South West of England.

You may occasionally be asked to assist out of area dependant on business requirements.

You will be required to work very closely with our colleagues in the Loss Adjusting teams in our Manchester and Leeds Offices to build relationships.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Chartered Building Surveyor looking to progress their career and build a reputation within a large organisation.

You will have / will be :

  • Preferably MRICS Chartered Building Surveyor qualification (MCIOB will also be considered)
  • As a minimum actively working towards MRICS status
  • A building related Degree
  • Extensive knowledge of building construction and relevant legislation
  • Able to plan projects to ensure robust control of time and cost - project management experience is therefore desirable
  • Experience in schedule preparation and contract administration of building projects
  • Highly responsible and decisive but also a team player
  • Able to proactively manage your own caseload
  • I.T. literate, particularly with MS word and Excel
  • Able to appreciate the importance of delivering outstanding customer service
  • Full UK driving licence essential
  • The ability to arrive on site immediately following a significant building loss and quickly earn the confidence and trust of the insurance policy holder is essential to the success of this role.

    Composure under pressure, excellent communications skills and empathy are therefore key attributes.

    Insurance knowledge is desirable but not essential.

    Due to the nature of this role, CRB and financial sanctions checks will be required.

    Cunningham Lindsey is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. We aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.

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