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Head of Measured Building and Topographic Surveys

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Frodsham, Cheshire

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Manage the whole life cycle of all jobs within the measured building and topographical surveys department. Manage the sales pipeline, the quotation process through to project completion, delegating when appropriate and escalating relevant issues and queries to the MD.

Manage the work allocation and scheduling of all jobs within the department.

Manage and develop a measured building and topographic surveys team.

Oversee the quality of surveying work within your department and undertake some senior surveying responsibilities as required by the demands of your department.

Who we are 

Powers & Tiltman Measured Surveys provide measured land and building surveys to architecture, engineering and construction companies in the UK. We exist to limit the potential of project over-runs or over-spend by solving our clients’ complex measurement and mapping dilemmas pre, during and post construction, helping them to keep their projects running on time and within budget.

The land surveying profession is seeing unprecedented change in how projects are delivered to clients with increasing emphasis on advanced software deliverables. Powers & Tiltman considers itself a learning organisation, constantly updating the skillsets and equipment of its high performing teams deployed to construction sites around the country and is always on the lookout for like-minded individuals to join their growing team.

We are searching for senior or principle surveyors who are looking to grow into their next management position. For the right person, this role is highly autonomous and we welcome applications from people who consider themselves intrapreneurs.

Characteristics and skills we’re looking for: 

  • Expert surveying knowledge and experience including high quality survey methods and data management skills; an in-depth knowledge of all measured building, 3D modelling, point cloud, scanning and topographical surveying processes using scanners, total stations and GPS technology; an in-depth knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, N4ce, MBS and other desk top software packages.
  • Ability to efficiently manage all aspects of a surveying department including the quotation process, scheduling multiple projects, team management and delivering to financial targets and KPIs.
  • Strong client skills – able to build and develop excellent client relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Fantastic leadership – able to mentor and develop team members; provide direction and support and grow a team.
  • Articulate and good communication skills – can liaise with Directors, surveying teams, other Heads of Department, clients, sales and marketing departments and external suppliers.
  • Can demonstrate initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong business acumen with ability to manage and grow a sales pipeline, increase turnover and develop a team.

Must Haves

UK Driving Licence
Good physical fitness as surveying work can be physically demanding
Professional accreditation (CICES/RICS) or working towards senior accreditation.
You have a degree or higher, or a professional qualification in Geomatics or related discipline (highly desirable).


Salary £35-45k
Car allowance
Private Health
Potential for Profit share
Other benefits include: birthday day off; professional membership subscriptions paid; EAP

If you are interested in applying, please Email CV to the email provided.

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to our Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work policies.