Development Monitoring Surveyor

Reading

Description

Cluttons is a business with a difference, and our aim is simple - to help our clients unearth every opportunity in their property, be it their home, office, or an investment portfolio. We do this by challenging the status quo and helping our clients get the most out of their property materially, financially, and emotionally.


We employ over 230 staff in the UK and serve a wide range of clients across several areas, including commercial and residential consultancy, management, investment and commercial agency, residential sales and lettings.


We are proud of our flexible approach to work and offer a hybrid set up where your home location in or around the outer London area should not be a barrier to undertaking this role – we are flexible on where you work, noting that you need to spend time in Reading and/or our London office, and to be able to service our clients.

THE ROLE

  • Due to continued growth, we are looking to recruit experienced senior surveyors in our development monitoring team, where you can develop your skills in a particular specialism within the field of construction. You will be working within a dedicated team undertaking instructions on Residential, Retail, Healthcare, Office, Commercial and Leisure developments. You will require excellent relationship management skills, working as part of a focused team.
  • Seeking new and retaining existing Clients though Business Development is a key part of the role to ensure the progression of the Team and its individuals.
  • You will typically be advising Clients as part of a full initial review of development proposals, reporting and advising on all aspects of the delivery of a real estate development (developer credentials, financing, budget appraisals, programme, design, statutory consents, third party legal agreements, site investigations and construction commercial set up) and identifying development risks, with advice feeding into the structuring of transactions.
  • This is then followed by monthly monitoring of the development, approving draw-downs from the agreed fund, progress and how the various risks and challenges in the development process are being managed.

KEY DELIVERABLES

  • To perform Bank Loan monitoring control work for a range of Banks and Funders.
  • The role requires a practical understanding of construction with a bias towards residential new build and refurbishment.
  • Strong communication skills, you will have the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders.
  • You will be accurate and have an attention for detail.
  • You will enjoy working with a level of autonomy and being part of a team environment.
  • A 50/50 split of site visits and office report writing.
  • Independent working environment within a small dedicated team.
  • Daily site visit as and when required throughout each offices area of operation .
  • Produce written reports on the viability of a development project (Initial report) and Budgetary control, quality, progress, insurances, contracts and adherence to statutory procedures (Interim Reports).
  • Agreeing and authorising interim valuations for release of funds by the Banks

Requirements

  • Budget estimating, budgetary control, pricing,
  • Preparing and agreeing interim valuations
  • A firm understanding of costs associated with construction
  • Good practical knowledge of the construction process on site
  • Good working knowledge of JCT Building Contracts
  • A strong understanding of development procurement
  • Building related qualification, MRICS or MCIOB
  • Full clean driving licence

Benefits

  • Holidays: 25 – increase in line with length of service to a maximum of 30 days
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flu and Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Plus Flexible benefits as below

  • Policy that allows you to select additional benefits including purchasing 5 days additional holiday
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance