Building surveyor (hybrid working)



Cluttons is a company with a difference, working on a solid foundation of mutual trust, we are commercially focussed and business orientated. Through our network of offices in the UK, we offer a wide range of property services including consultancy, management, investment and commercial agency, residential sales & lettings.

We employ over 240 staff, headquartered in London but with a fast-growing presence across the UK. Our Manchester offering opened at the beginning of 2021 and it has grown substantially in headcount and income since then. As we continue to grow, we are looking for an ambitious qualified building surveyor to join our team at the beginning of a very exciting journey for the Manchester office.


We are seeking a client-facing Building surveyor in our Manchester Building Consultancy team. There will be a strong emphasis on core traditional building surveying duties across multiple sectors, including a full range of professional work on a variety of client accounts across both commercial and residential property. We are seeking someone who is adept at working across a number of small and large projects at any one time and can take responsibility for managing their own workload effectively.

The role provides a real opportunity for an ambitious surveyor to ‘make their mark’ and help shape the future of the team at an early stage, with unrestricted opportunity for the right team member.


  • Deliver fee income commensurate with role
  • Provide ‘best in class’ service to clients
  • Assist with the development of new building consultancy opportunities
  • Contribute to the management of the client base to deliver financial goals
  • Working within the building surveying team to provide the core building surveying services
  • Comply with Cluttons’ policies and management systems
  • Provide accurate management information to the Partner(s) as required



  • Actively contribute to the effectiveness of the team, shares knowledge and advises others

Client and business development

  • Contribute to the management of existing client relationships and to securing new business and generating revenue
  • Identify and progress new business opportunities both in and outside own discipline
  • Work on a broad range of assignments
  • Manage assignments of sections of major projects
  • Broad knowledge of principles and practices of related disciplines
  • Enhances Cluttons' reputation through successful delivery
  • Build networks across service lines


  • Deliver as per corporate contract(s) requirements
  • Accurately forecast fees when required to do so by the Partner
  • Contribute to the development of initiatives to increase profitability

Systems and process

  • Evaluate, adapt and improves standards, techniques and procedures
  • Adheres to and manages processes in accordance with internal and accredited requirements
  • May be a contributor to wider projects


Essential qualifications

  • Educated to degree level
  • MRICS (or seeking to qualify in the next 6 months)
  • Driving license and own transport

Essential experience

  • Prior experience in a multi-disciplinary firm
  • Demonstrable record of exceptional delivery and track record in building consultancy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate technical and complex subjects clearly and concisely
  • Good presentation skills and experience of being directly client facing
  • Ability to work as part of a very client focused team


  • Hybrid working - to give you the flexibility you need
  • Holidays: 25 days increasing in line with length of service to a maximum of 30 days
  • Enhanced auto enrolment pension scheme - to help you save for the future
  • Life Assurance - to protect your loved ones should the worst happen
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loans
  • Cycle to work scheme - discounted bicycles
  • Family & wellbeing policy - to attract, retain and get the best out of a diverse team
  • Flu and Eye Care Vouchers - to keep you healthy
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 Health & Wellbeing support
  • Help at Hand Remote GP app - to give you and your family access to medical experts quickly
  • Platform hosting 1000s of discounts at your favourite retailers, restaurants, supermarkets, leisure & days out venues, gyms and more
  • Plus a Flexible benefits policy that allows you to pick and choose additional benefits as below:
    • Purchasing up to 5 days additional holiday
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Discounted dental insurance
    • Discounted private medical insurance
    • Discounted travel insurance and more