Building Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor

Market related
27 Jun 2018
25 Jul 2018
Cunningham Lindsey
Contract Type
Full Time

Building Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor

£Competitive fee share arrangement

Plymouth, Exeter, Reading, Southampton, Manchester, Liverpool

Permanent, Full Time

Cunningham Lindsey currently have three vacancies,

  1. Covering - South West area - including Plymouth, Exeter
  2. Covering - South East area - including Reading, Southampton and Brighton
  3. Covering - North West area - including Manchester, Liverpool


About Cunningham Lindsey:

Sedgwick 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.

Due to business growth we now have an exciting opportunity for a talented Chartered Building Surveyor looking to progress their career and build a reputation within a large organisation.

Building Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor – Job description:

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.
  • You may occasionally be asked to assist out of area dependent on business requirements.
  • You will be required to work very closely with our colleagues in the Loss Adjusting teams to build relationships.
  • You will be provided with mobile, laptop & iPad, company car, private healthcare and other pro rata benefits you would expect from a global organisation.

Centralised administrative support is provided from our Support Team in our Solent office. We are recruiting for three vacancies:

  1. Covering - South West area - including Plymouth, Exeter
  2. Covering - South East area - including Reading, Southampton and Brighton
  3. Covering - North West area - including Manchester, Liverpool


Job requirements:

  • Building Surveyor qualification (MRICS or working towards, MCIOB will also be considered)
  • 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, DBS 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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