Senior Party Wall Surveyor



Building Consultancy



Level of position

Competitive + Benefits

Salary range

Established in 1951, Rapleys is a property & planning consultancy offering comprehensive professional and agency services, on a personal and value-added basis, to clients throughout the UK via our national network of offices.

Our vision is to be the number one partner of choice for property and planning excellence and be consistently ranked as an agent of choice across the UK. Our mission is to bring our expertise, dynamism and problem-solving tenacity to add value, solve challenges and build businesses.

We recruit and retain trustworthy, knowledgeable and passionate professionals, and provide a collaborative culture that enables people to thrive. We now have an exciting opportunity for a Building/Party Wall Surveyor to join our Bristol based team. The Bristol office is a busy multi-disciplinary practice in the region with a broad client base, primarily operating within the commercial sector. This is a truly exciting time to join the business as we undertake our new growth and development plans. We are open to hybrid roles across these disciplines and to anyone relocating to the area.

Job Purpose

We are seeking a Party Wall Surveyor to work within our Neighbourly Matters team in our Building Consultancy Division in Birmingham. The role will involve dealing with projects ranging from £50k-£500m in the Midlands and from time-to-time, assisting the wider team in our national office network. We work with a wide client base on a variety of property types in the commercial, retail, healthcare and heritage sectors.

Whether you are a senior surveyor wishing to build your career in the region or you are a seasoned practitioner who wishes to have the benefit of assistance and mentoring others, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The successful candidate, will ideally be chartered or have a comparable qualification and be a member of either the Pyramus & Thisbe Society and / or Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors. They will be supported and actively participate in networking events, client development and becoming involved with local groups/professional bodies. Key responsibilities include:

  • To work across the Neighbourly Matters team.
  • Undertaking a range of professional instructions including Building Owner, Adjoining Owner, Agreed Surveyor & Third Surveyor roles.
  • Advising clients about the Party Wall etc Act 1996 from feasibility stage to project delivery, or how the Act can assist them as a neighbour to development.
  • Develop a good rapport with project teams and identify when Party Wall matters will be applicable on upcoming schemes.
  • Good file management skills when dealing with multiple instructions.
  • To produce schedules of condition.
  • To present at client meetings.

Person Specification

  • Chartered (or equivalent suitable qualification)
  • Senior surveyor level
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Predominantly commercial sector experience

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Car or car allowance
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme

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