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Posted: 14.05.2024
Closing Date: 30.08.2024

Dilapidations Specialist/Building Surveyor

Epping London

We are seeking a Senior or Associate Chartered Dilapidations Specialist/Building Surveyor to join our team of over 200 professionals, delivering expertise across a wide range of sectors.

This position will report to a Senior Associate Building Surveyor / Partner.

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The role will be based in our London or Epping office but will require travel to meet the demands of projects.

You will be capable of working in all areas of Professional Building Surveying, but with a Dilapidations Specialism. Candidates are to be motivated and driven to develop this as a Core Stace Service.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Professional Building Surveying Work – Dilapidations

  • Preparing Schedules of Dilapidations, including costing
  • Preparing Schedules of Tenants Lease Liabilities
  • Advising on lease obligations and lease break options
  • Strategic advice on negotiating options including advising clients of timings and tactical options
  • Advising the client on whether to undertake the works or negotiate a financial settlement
  • Negotiating settlement claims with landlords and tenants
  • Procurement, and as required, managing the works
  • Advising Section 18 Valuations, in accordance with the Landlord and Tenant Act 1927
  • Desirable but not essential:
  • Commercial building surveys, vendor surveys and due diligence reports
  • Defects Analysis of existing buildings and associated report writing
  • PPM Surveys and CAPEX Schedules


Ideally you will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Appropriate educational background demonstrating good levels of numeracy and literacy
  • Degree qualified (ideally RICS accredited)
  • MRICS qualified
  • Good IT literacy; Proficient in using software including; Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Capable of communicating effectively and efficiently with design teams, colleagues and other professionals in the industry including clients
  • Capable of motivating/mentoring/developing others as part of their career progression
  • Excellent client facing skills
  • Excellent standards of numeracy and literacy
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Capable of working to strict targets and timescales

Here at Stace it is part of our DNA to develop and grow organically, and we are immensely proud that colleagues in senior positions within the business joined in Graduate and Trainee roles. If you are seeking an opportunity within a supportive and progressive environment, then please do get in touch today.

Our people are the heart of Stace. As an equal opportunities employer, we believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining a people focussed culture within an inclusive and forward-looking environment. We therefore welcome applications from all backgrounds, minorities and those who consider themselves to have a disability.

To join our team, please either apply online today, or email your CV and Cover Letter to


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