An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic and friendly person to join a well-established, independent team of Chartered Building Surveyors.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, numerate and interpersonal, joining a small but busy team with a strong emphasis on providing an efficient service, tailored to a variety of clients.

Key Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Word processing / typing and collating correspondence and other documents from audio / digital dictation, amending and formatting documents quickly and accurately.

  • Day to day typing of, reports including tables/photos etc., letters, memoranda and file notes, emails, etc.

  • Taking messages accurately and passing to appropriate person(s)

  • Maintaining diary systems for surveyors, arranging appointments etc.

  • Maintain an effective filing system

  • Working as part of a team to ensure that effective secretarial cover is maintained

  • Ensuring compliance with quality standards and the firm's policies in general

Skills Required:

  • A good eye for detail

  • A spirit of co-operation with a positive 'can do' attitude

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential including the ability to relate to people at all levels

  • Excellent spelling and grammar

  • Ability to use initiative and to work well under pressure / to deadlines

  • Professional telephone manner

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Commitment to the success of the firm

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • A willingness to serve clients


  • A fast and accurate typist providing a high quality audio and copy typing service to Surveyors

  • Remain calm under pressure

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of confidentiality issues

  • Well-motivated and reliable

  • Manage your time and prioritise your workload appropriately

  • Able to adapt to changing demands

  • Use your own initiative and respond to queries appropriately and in a timely manner

  • Anticipate potential issues before they arise


Please send us a copy of your CV with a covering letter to


Closing date for applications: 24th May 2021.

We look forward to hearing from you.