Head of Dilapidations UK (Property Consultancy)

£80000 - £100000 per annum Hybrid working & Competitive Pension
Work from Home

Job description

We are seeking a Director Building Surveyor who specialises in providing dilapidations services. You will become part of a close-knit national Building Surveying community of over 70 extremely capable people who carry out a wide range of building surveying survey and project work for public and private sector clients around the UK and further afield.

This role will suit someone who has specialised in dilapidations for most of their professional career, and who is excited about an opportunity to lead, grow and develop these services. As Head of Dilapidations, you will be an important part of the UK building surveying leadership team, part of a close-knit national Building Surveying community of over 70 extremely capable people working around the UK and further afield.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience of practising and delivering dilapidations management services to landlord and tenant clients in a commercial building consultancy.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the relevant RICS and legal aspects impacting dilapidations around the UK.

  • Demonstrable experience across individual and portfolios of properties in:

  • bidding, winning and delivering dilapidations instructions for a broad sector range of landlord and tenant clients

  • preparing dilapidations assessments

  • preparing and negotiating interim and terminal schedules of dilapidations on behalf of landlord clients

  • defending and negotiating interim and terminal dilapidations claims on behalf of tenant clients

  • Demonstrable experience in supervising and training colleagues

Wider experience required:

  • Experience in a variety of core building surveying work areas.

  • Experience of networking with, working in and project managing multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Strong client relationship management and business development skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent report writing abilities.

  • Experience of managing and coordinating multiple surveying projects at once.

  • Ability to performs a variety of senior level tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Awareness of new technologies and legislation, as appropriate.

  • Experience of all aspects of financial management of professional instructions.


Hold a relevant degree, such as an RICS accredited Bachelor's degree in building surveying.

Have been a Full Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) for a number of years.

Ideally, you will have experience of delivering reports via a range of software options, and you will be excited about bringing digital innovation to dilapidations practice.

If this role is of interest then please apply and we will be in touch to review your application.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Ben Toole
Senior Manager
Property & Construction Team
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