Building Guarantee & Valuation Surveyor

Market related
23 Aug 2018
20 Sep 2018
Cunningham Lindsey
Contract Type
Full Time

Building Guarantee & Valuation Surveyor


South London

Permanent, Full Time

Cunningham Lindsey in South London are currently hiring a Building Guarantee & Valuation Surveyor


About Cunningham Lindsey:

Cunningham Lindsey t/a Sedgwick is one of the largest claims management and loss adjusting businesses in the UK and Ireland.

We currently have an opportunity for a chartered building professional to join our Valuation and Building Guarantee team covering areas Dartford, Bromley and Croydon.


Building Guarantee & Valuation Surveyor – Job description:

Based at home but working closely with other team members and service providers, you will take responsibility for managing a portfolio of Building Guarantee claims and undertaking reinstatement cost assessments of domestic and commercial buildings valued up to £10 million.

Covering areas: Dartford, Bromley and Croydon


Building Guarantee & Valuation Surveyor – Essential skills and qualifications:

  • Appropriate chartered status e.g. MCIOB, MRICS, MICE and ideally an insurance qualification.
  • A detailed knowledge of structural defects affecting buildings.
  • An ability to diagnose the cause of damage to domestic and commercial buildings.
  • An understanding and knowledge of repair techniques to damaged buildings
  • Experience of valuing buildings including listed properties.
  • Experience of insurance claims handling would be advantageous but is not essential as training will be given.
  • The ability to be decisive in resolving matters, an appreciation of the importance of delivering outstanding customer service, and excellent communication and empathy skills.
  • A good working knowledge of IT and most Microsoft packages.
  • Knowledge of CDM and Party wall legislation.
  • The ability to work in a home-based role but closely with a remote team of support staff and other colleagues, as well as manage and plan your own workload whilst delivering professional advice to both claimants and insurers.
  • Frequent travel to visit claimants.
  • A full UK Driving Licence.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful applicant will undergo a satisfactory DBS (formerly CRB) and financial sanctions check.


What we offer you:

  • Company car
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Other lifestyle benefits you would expect form a global organisation

Cunningham Lindsey t/a Sedgwick 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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