• Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Package + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Celia Harker

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:




£65,000 - £80,000 + BONUS (15%) + HEALTHCARE + PENSION (10% NON-CONTRIBUTARY)

Capstone are pleased to be working on an exclusive search on behalf of the property department of an International Insurance provider. This position is for a Technical Building Surveyor to support the Head of Property and will be tasked with the assessment and management of warranty risk on complex remedial schemes on high value residential and commercial new build properties. This is a new, specialist role and will play a hugely important part in the company's reinsurance property claims process.

Having been set up in 2007 in Bermuda, my client has enjoyed incredible success within this niche sector. They now run subsidiary businesses in the UK, America, Singapore, and Switzerland. With in excess of $5.7 billion worth of assets insured, they now need to bring in a Construction professional in-house to oversee further large and complex developments.


  • Act as Development Monitor; overseeing property developments from empty plots of land to fully operational buildings evaluating development plans, taking into consideration a range of legal, social, financial and environmental factors.
  • Analytically review monthly and quarterly management information and claims reports, looking for trends, developments, and patterns. Subsequently create and develop strategies and
  • Assist in the development of claims (all varieties including large losses and systemic) strategies and prepare
  • Advise on the technical risk management of complex, high risk and high value remedial
  • Provide expert knowledge, professional and technical advice on industry technical construction standards, codes, and other relevant areas in order to guide them towards compliant, economical solutions that present an acceptable technical risk to both
  • Undertake investigations, report on findings, prepare solutions for remedial work schemes, draft tender information, assess costs and undertake site
  • Assist with training, coaching, and mentoring of others as


  • Must be an MRICS - qualified Building Surveyor, and ideally have experience working within Development Monitoring on new building residential and commercial schemes.
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Building Regulations, inspection, construction and building technology.
  • You will also have an understanding of building pathology and why and how buildings fail and result in claims and associated remediation.
  • Must be able to t ravel to sites as required with a full UK driving

Please make your enquiries in the strictest of confidence to Celia Harker by emailing c.harker@capstone-recruitment.com or by calling 0203 757 5012.

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