Chartered Building Surveyor - Expert Services, based in the North West of England (flexible working from home can be considered)

Experienced and confident Chartered Building Surveyor sought primarily to provide expert witness and other consultancy services to our existing and varied client base.

Previous experience required for this role would be: 

  • a minimum of 10 years plus post RICS qualification 
  • provision of expert evidence

Training will be provided as required.

We offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to work within a leading construction dispute consultancy, undertaking interesting and varied work ranging from claims for construction defects and damage of a few thousand pounds to multi-million-pound construction disputes. 

In return we offer an excellent remuneration package that includes an attractive salary, car allowance, profit and performance related bonus, private healthcare, life insurance, pension scheme, training to attain additional qualifications, 25 working days annual leave plus public holidays and the chance to be part of an award-winning team. 


Please provide your CV detailing your previous experience of providing expert witness evidence and an indication of your salary expectations to Sarah Dempsey at tvp@gateleyvinden.com

North West of England

Full time

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Building Surveyor (Insurance Division) - South East (inc inner M25) and the Midlands

Enthusiastic and competent Insurance Property Claims Surveyors Required. Candidates should be MRICS qualified via an appropriate pathway however, candidates with relevant experience and working towards professional status would be considered.

Vacancies in the South East (inc inner M25) and the Midlands.

Reporting directly to the Technical Surveying Manager, the successful candidate will be working on larger value project managed insurance claims on both domestic and commercial property across the South East of the country and an additional vacancy for the Midlands.

The successful candidates will also support the continued growth of the Insurance department.

Delivering insurance claim, diagnostic evaluation, validation of proposed works and project managing reinstatement works aided by their surveying knowledge and contractual expertise will be core elements of the role. There is the need to have the ability to be able to communicate effectively at all levels including via key reporting processes. Managing contractors to the required performance and delivering quality outcomes with the loss adjuster/insurer and policyholder engagement is critical.

IT knowledge and embracing new methodologies is an essential requirement. It is anticipated that 50% of this role will be home/office based, with the remaining on site and meetings.

Competitive Salary and terms based on skills and experience.


Contact james.read@gateleyvinden.com

South East (inc inner M25) and the Midlands

Full time

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Forensic Planner

The ideal candidate would be from a contractor background with approximately 10 years’ experience of producing Construction / Contract Programmes and able to demonstrate a good understanding of how the planning function assists projects in real life.

Previous delay analysis experience, preferably in the capacity of Expert. Must have strong communication skills and be able to work with a variety of clients and able to work as part of a team whilst maintaining the required professionalism of consultancy services. Duties would include (but not limited to) :-

  • Production of Construction Programmes.
  • Programme management and record keeping to ensure early identification of delays and entitlement for EOT.
  • Have a sound understanding of delay analysis techniques and their appropriate use.
  • Produce delay analysis reports to assist in adjudication.
  • Use delay analysis to assess complex construction time disputes.
  • Assess and make delay and disruption claims.
  • Be able to utilise relevant planning software as well as Word and Excel.

In return we offer an excellent remuneration package that includes an attractive salary, car allowance, profit and performance related bonus, private healthcare, life insurance, pension scheme, training to attain additional qualifications, 25 working days annual leave plus public holidays and the chance to be part of an award-winning team.

 Bolton

 Full time

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Construction Dispute Resolution Consultant – Northwest Office

Gateley Vinden have celebrated over 25 years of working for Clients in the construction and property marketplace and continue to go from strength to strength, recently becoming part of Gateley PLC, a legal and professional services group. We offer the construction industry a broad spectrum of construction services delivered by an exceptionally talented and experienced team.

We are currently recruiting to add to our expanding construction Dispute Resolution department based in our North West office.

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced professionals with a passion for construction dispute resolution to join a forward-thinking business that is growing in size and profile.

You will already be a professionally qualified commercial expert in your field, have relevant proven experience in leading and representing Clients in adjudication and in acting as an Expert Witness.

In return we offer an excellent remuneration package commensurate with the position offered and the chance to be part of an award-winning team.


If this vacancy is of interest, or you would like more information on the role then please contact us at tvp@gateleyvinden.com

North West

Full time

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