Starting salary up to £50,000 dependent on experience plus car allowance & excellent benefits
Contract Administration
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Starting salary up to £50,000 dependent on experience plus car allowance & excellent benefits

“Our staff are our most valuable asset”

About us

Michael Dyson Associates Ltd, is an established, successful and prominent multi-disciplinary construction consultancy providing a comprehensive range of professional services to the public housing sector.  Established in 1980 we have four decades of wide-ranging experience working with clients throughout the UK. 

The Role

Based at our modern Head Office in Huddersfield, this a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Building Surveyor to join our growing Contract Administration Team made up of Building Surveyors, Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers of varying experience from university graduates to more senior qualified professionals.  Candidates should be both a team player with determination to drive projects forwards whilst also having the ability to work independently to achieve results.  It is envisaged that the successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years' relevant post degree experience and will be either Chartered or working towards achieving chartership.

You will enjoy a varied workload including the opportunity to act as Contract Administrator, preparation of specifications and schedules of work, site inspections, quality management, attending site meetings, cost control, design co-ordination, CDM Consultant/Principal Designer duties, Party Wall Act surveys and property surveys.  In addition to the operational aspects, you will hold lime management and mentoring responsibilities for a small team of 3 – 5 less experienced surveyors.

Ideal Candidate:

  • RICS or CIOB accredited construction degree
  • 5 years post qualification experience, ideally in both new build & refurbishment projects
  • Proven technical & providing similar services in your current role
  • Experience in managing teams providing guidance, mentoring and leadership skills to less experienced staff members
  • Confident communicator & experienced in client facing roles
  • Managing the client relationship and service delivery on a project by project basis.
  • Willingness to travel across the UK
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A ‘self-starter’ able to be trusted to work with a high degree of autonomy & self-motivation.
  • Full UK driving licence

Why join us?

  • Be part of a modern, growing, forward-thinking consultancy
  • Up to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working environment
  • 9-day fortnight rota option for flexible work/life balance opportunities
  • Bonus schemes
  • 3-5% Contributory pension scheme & four times salary life assurance
  • Regular performance and salary reviews to ensure our people progress in their careers
  • Payment of Professional Institute training/examination fees/ subscription fees
  • Excellent fully funded training programme with regular in-house CPD events to support career development
  • Fun social & team building events organised & paid for by the company

We actively encourage and fully support, both financially & professionally, continued professional development; priding ourselves on fully supporting our employees in achieving their career goals and ambitions.

Michael Dyson Associates Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

How to apply:

Apply via our website to upload a CV & covering letter along with details of your current and anticipated remuneration package.  NO AGENCIES PLEASE