Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you’ll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise, and working on projects that transform society for all of us.
Our Assistant Building Surveyor role is a case in point. You will be able to operate as part of an Investment Services team with proven ability to undertake professional building surveying work.
The primary role is in managing and undertaking project work for our wide range of clients. This will be varied professional surveying work but could include the preparation of feasibility studies, planning and building regulations applications, preparation of tender documents and contract administration,
The individual will also be capable of undertaking professional work including surveying properties and their assets, collecting data efficiently and effectively with accurate levels of information for reporting. Knowledge of party wall work, due diligence and fire risk assessment is also preferred.
The successful candidate will also have the ability to operate as part of a wider business unit, within a multi-task environment and be capable of representing the company with confidence to a variety of clients, reporting to the Investment Services Regional Associate
A typical week would include:
To assist more senior members of the team to manage and support portfolio activity, to ensure that these activities are undertaken utilising the most efficient use of resources, in a timely fashion and in line with WSP policy and procedure and relevant legislation.
To provide a professional surveying and project management service to all phases of construction works and projects, from advising managers at the inception stage through to overseeing delivery by contractors, snagging and final sign off of projects to ensure the best use of resources.
To implement the delivery of flexible, customer focused project management processes in accord with WSP’s standard methodology.
To make sure that Clients and Contractors are aware of the Health and Safety issues and implications of construction work and that they are advised of any work being carried out in order to ensure the safety of all persons within the building or site, the safety of the structure and compliance with statutory obligations.
To control and monitor budgets allocated to major projects, managing and reporting on spend to ensure that Client managers are fully informed on progress against budgets in a timely fashion.
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
Are able to motivate yourself and others to achieve the vision, values and objectives of WSP, and those of our clients.
Can actively manage performance to maximise contribution and achieve appropriate and timely resolution of performance issues.
Can demonstrate the effective management and achievement of team/business unit objectives which support WSP objectives and achieve staff commitment to these plans.
Are able to consider the commercial and financial impact of your work and are able to foster and encourage the establishment of external partnerships.
Can implement effective budget management to achieve high level quality of service and cost effectiveness.
Understand your priorities and responsibilities in relation to providing an excellent standard of customer service and monitor achievement of this.
What if we can?
What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!
WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.
As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!
Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and PLEDGE (Promoting Leadership, Encouraging Diversity & Gender Equality) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.
Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services firms providing technical consultancy to the built and natural environment. We believe that for societies to thrive, we must all hold ourselves accountable for tomorrow. For us, that means creating innovative solutions to the challenges the future will bring to the communities and environments where we live and work across the UK.
We are locally dedicated and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals. Our experts design lasting solutions in the property & buildings, transportation & infrastructure, environment, industry, resources (including mining, and oil & gas) and power & energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. And safety and sustainability are embedded in everything that we do.
Check out www.wsp.com for more info about the great work we do.
Please note that WSP reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date.