AssocRICS Residential Surveyor - Home Based

Duration:

Full time and part time positions available.

Location:

 Due to exciting growth plans we have vacancies across the country. Please contact us to find out when we’re planning to open an A&B branch in a town near you!

Whilst our Head Office is located in South London, our reach is expanding across the nation. All back office functions are taken care of by our fantastic team at HQ, allowing our Surveyors to get the most out of their working day. Our cutting-edge technology means you can work anywhere in the country, all the while feeling fully supported each and every day by our growing team of honest, approachable experts. Thanks to the communication platforms and live access to the entire team, home working has never been more interactive and inclusive.

Salary:

We believe we pay above average salaries and bonuses. Depending on where you are in the country, there is the potential for you to join us as a fully employed member of the team, or if you’d prefer, on a more flexible ‘fee split’ basis. We have full time and part time positions available.

For A&B employees, base salaries are negotiable and depend on experience. We offer a generous and achievable bonus scheme which is paid monthly with your salary. We can demonstrate how this will be calculated at interview.

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Benefits:

We offer so much more than a competitive salary. Standard benefits include 25 days holiday per year and a mobile phone which you can use for personal local calls. We also get one ‘duvet day’ per year which can be used as unplanned annual leave. We all have our birthdays off if it falls on a working day and A&B also provide a pension scheme.

Private medical insurance is included within the package, as are all fees for your relevant subscriptions, CPD and APC training to achieve MRICS/FRICS status.

Is there something else that’s important to you?

A higher pension contribution? Adding family members onto your medical insurance? Extra holidays? A specific company car? Please discuss this with us. As an owner managed business we appreciate the importance of flexibility and meeting the needs of our employees. One of the reasons we have attracted such an amazing team is our flexible approach to building a bespoke package, tailored specifically to you. What do you want out of your next role? Let us know and we will do our best to meet your expectations.

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Background:

Arnold & Baldwin is an independent, progressive firm of Chartered Surveyors, providing a range of property related services. The company was established in 2007 and is known as one of the leading surveying firms in London and the South East.

Due to continued business growth, we are now on the search for Residential  Surveyors to join our innovative firm of Chartered Surveyors as we expand our reach across the nation. Having won a number of awards such as ‘The Best Small Business in South London’, and currently shortlisted for ‘Best Surveyor/Valuer’ at 2019 Mortgage Strategy Awards, we are thrilled to be taking our offering to the wider market in 2019. There has truly never been a more exciting time to join our forward thinking, client focused business offering real potential for career development within a friendly and supportive team.

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Responsibilities:

The role will involve carrying out a combination of private and corporate residential valuations, homebuyer reports and building surveys.

Our customers are private clients and long-standing corporate customers, which include some of the worlds most established banks and building societies. We have an impressive client list and drive our success through forging excellent relationships with lenders and members of the public, while delivering a best in class service.

On a day to day basis the successful applicant will survey and value a wide spectrum of residential properties. Latest tablet technology enables our surveyors to make the best use of their time. We are always coming up with innovative ways to improve efficiency and we encourage everyone to put their ideas forward.

You will be expected to manage your own workload with the support of the dedicated booking team at HQ, and work to tight deadlines in order to get the reports turned around in a timely manner. We say we deliver ‘quality reporting quickly’ and it’s crucial that we uphold this promise.

What are we looking for?

Arnold & Baldwin welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We would like to hear from AssocRICS qualified applicants who have experience in undertaking residential valuations and homebuyer surveys, preferably building surveys too.

Candidates with MBEng, MCIAT, MCIOB or MICWI qualifications may qualify for our AssocRICS qualification route.

It would be preferable if you have your own car but not essential. Excellent presentation and communication skills are a must, as is IT literacy and the ability to manage varying workloads to tight deadlines. Our team is made up of people who are passionate about what they do and the business as a whole. We hire like-minded individuals who work hard, thrive in a truly customer focused environment and uphold our core values of being honest, approachable experts.

In return you will be offered the opportunity to make the role your own within a highly regarded, well established and expanding business. You will have the benefit of working autonomously and adding real value to the growth of the company, whilst receiving amazing support from the team at HQ and your colleagues across the country. We believe in rewarding hard work in an environment where everyone is valued and respected as an individual.

To Apply:

If you are hardworking and a team player with an interest in forwarding your career within a business where your input will be valued and rewarded, please send your CV and covering letter to Talent@arnoldandbaldwin.co.uk. We welcome applications from people across the country. A full relocation package is available for those who choose to join us in another region.

We also have vacancies for AssocRICS, MRICS/FRICS Residential Building and Valuation Surveyors. Please visit our career's page for details of all of our openings.

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Joe is the guiding force behind Arnold & Baldwin and has overall responsibility for all commercial and residential surveys and valuations. Passionate about delivering the highest quality products at the fairest prices possible, he has been consistently searching for new and innovative client-focused services since founding the company with Jobie in 2007

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