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Survey Manager

Company Name

Survey Solutions


Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Essex, & Manchester

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Survey Manager

We are currently looking for a Survey Manager to join Survey Solutions Manchester office on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate will have excellent time management skills and previous experience managing a surveying team in a similar role.

About Us:

Survey Solutions is the UK’s largest engineering surveyors specialising in land, measured building and underground utility surveys as well as monitoring and site engineering schemes. We have a network of nine offices across the UK, with over 160 surveyors and engineers working on some of the UK’s major construction and infrastructure developments.

Overview of the role:

The primary role of the Survey Manager is to support the Board of Directors with the day to day running of the regional office. As the first line of contact with clients, the manager will provide quotations, arrange site access and issue project deliverables. The manager must have professional and effective communication skills and will seek to develop their own personal profile within industry client bases. The manager will be presentable and represent the company in a professional manner, ensuring the implementation of Survey Solutions’ working practices and company values are promoted.

The post holder will be predominantly office based and may also be required to undertake operational projects, travel to other office locations, site and management meetings when required.

Key responsibilities & competencies:

  • Responding to project enquiries and provide fee quotations to clients and following up on fee quotes
  • Managing operational resources, including the allocation of equipment, staff and vehicles
  • Scheduling commissioned projects and agreeing any access arrangements
  • Organising project files to provide site team members clear, concise instruction & briefings
  • Delegating workload and tasks to Project Coordinators to assist with the smooth running and delivery of survey projects
  • Quality assurance, issuing of projects in a timely manner whilst maintaining required accuracy and standards
  • Interviewing prospective trainee and junior surveyor candidates and onboarding new joiners into the company

The Person:

  • Previous experience working as a Survey Manager with a background in Geomatics Surveying (desirable)
  • Previous experience working as a Land & Measured Building Surveyor (essential)
  • A relevant Geomatics Surveying undergraduate, masters or postgraduate degree, or equivalent level of knowledge gained through experience (desirable)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a wider team
  • Confident and clear communicator – both written and verbal
  • Able to delegate tasks effectively to team members and other departments
  • The ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Professional manner with excellent client facing skills
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Right to work in the UK

What we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary and wide range of employee benefits, including company pension and wellbeing schemes
  • Company vehicle
  • On-going career development and training
  • Professional accreditation from the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) via our Approved Development Scheme
  • The opportunity to be part of a growing company with excellent support networks

This is a full-time role, 40 hours per week, with office hours of Monday to Friday from 8.00 – 5.00.To download a copy of the full job description and person specification, please visit our website.

To apply for the role, please submit a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience and why you are interested in the position