About Barnes & Barnes

We’re an independent family-owned chartered surveying company that’s been acting in the best interests of London home buyers since 2005. Our head office is in Islington, but we are expanding our coverage across London, we now inspect properties across the capital. Established in 2007, our mission is to make the home buying process as simple and stress-free for our customers as possible and give them accurate, thorough infromation to make decisions about their property. Due to continued success, we are ideally looking to expand our team in North, West and South London.

Make your own mark working for a niche surveying business

• London based

• Highly Competitive salary

• Remuneration to be agreed depending on experience and hours

•Flexible Working

Careers and Current Vacancies

Barnes & Barnes is always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team. We value diversity in our workforce and welcome enquiries from everyone

Sales Administrator

This is a dynamic and fast-paced role, where you’ll enjoy a wide and varied range of client-facing sales and administrative responsibilities within an established firm of Chartered Surveyors based in Islington, London.

The Role

  • A part-time role, 15-20 hours in a normal week.
  • Occasional flexibility is required to cover sickness and holidays.
  • Remote working, but ideally, you can come in a day or two to our office in Islington.
  • £12 an hour.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing comprehensive assistance and administrative support service to clients, the Managing Director and other members of the team.
  • Complex day-to-day diary management and scheduling. Inbox management and a high response rate and prioritisation are required.
  • Speaking to customers to advise them on the most appropriate type of survey and providing quotes for work using our CRM system.
  • Following up quotes, creation of invoices and associated paperwork. Creation and typing of reports.
  • Chasing Invoices.
  • Liaison with Estate Agents, customers and other relevant parties.
  • Electronic filing and reporting.

Your Profile

  • You should be an experienced professional with a sales/administration or marketing background.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Tech-savvy – confident in using current technologies such as Microsoft Packages, Adobe Esign, Teams, Zoom, WhatsApp, SharePoint and Pipedrive.
  • Ability to use common sense and best judgement in business scenarios.
  • Excellent follow-up and ability to respond quickly. Be an excellent communicator and organiser, able to work on your own initiative and display enthusiasm for your own career progression.
  • Have a conscientious and proactive approach, coupled with a proven ability to plan and prioritise multi-task requests within short timescales and demanding deadlines.
  • Ability to touch type. Minimum 1-year full-time in a similar PA or Virtual PA/EA role with sales & marketing duties.

This role is only suitable for candidates looking for a long-term commitment (minimum of 12 months). We want to be able to invest in you, provide you with the necessary training and gain knowledge on the subject matter area this team operates within.

To apply, please submit a covering letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications, along with your current CV to Grant Barnes.

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RICS Chartered Surveyor/Associate

The Role

FRICS/MRICS/AssocRICS registered valuer Carrying out one or two valuations in any given day or perhaps a Homebuyer Report and a small valuation or Building Survey only. All our instructions are for private clients. We do not undertake any bank lending/panel work.

Your Profile

  • At least 3 years PQE with experience in producing Building Surveys & Homebuyer reports
  • Chartered or Associate members with Registered Valuer Status
  • Strong residential knowledge
  • Ability to proactively manage your caseload
  • Full/part time or consultancy considered Diligent, enthusiastic & motivated
  • Great attention to detail
  • Provides excellent client care
  • Able to use initiative and take a proactive stance
  • I.T. literate
  • Eagerness to be involved in taking the business into 2022 and beyond
  • Full driving licence required

The Role

FRICS/MRICS/AssocRICS registered valuer Carrying out one or two valuations in any given day or perhaps a Homebuyer Report and a small valuation or Building Survey only. All our instructions are for private clients. We do not undertake any bank lending/panel work.

Your Profile

  • At least 3 years PQE with experience in producing Building Surveys & Homebuyer reports
  • Chartered or Associate members with Registered Valuer Status
  • Strong residential knowledge
  • Ability to proactively manage your caseload
  • Full/part time or consultancy considered Diligent, enthusiastic & motivated
  • Great attention to detail
  • Provides excellent client care
  • Able to use initiative and take a proactive stance
  • I.T. literate
  • Eagerness to be involved in taking the business into 2022 and beyond
  • Full driving licence required

Experienced Party Wall Surveyor

The Role

You will play a big role in the management of the business alongside the Directors, as well as carrying out the full remit of party wall matters and full building surveys for all types of residential & commercial property throughout London.

Your Profile

  • 3+ years experience in carrying out the role of an appointed surveyor in a Party Wall capacity
  • Professional qualifications with the RICS, membership of The Pyramus & Thisbe Club and the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors would be an advantage
  • Strong residential knowledge
  • Ability to proactively manage your caseload
  • Full/part time or consultancy considered
  • Diligent, enthusiastic & motivated
  • Great attention to detail
  • Provides excellent client care
  • Able to use initiative and take a proactive stance
  • I.T. literate
  • Eagerness to be involved in taking the business into 2022 and beyond
  • Full driving licence required

Why Join Us?

Comprehensive back office support to assist in the production of reports including typing

Access to various professional databases to obtain comparable evidence

Career development – the opportunity to be involved in the development and implementation of new customer experience via ground breaking survey products

An exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team specialising in high value properties in London

We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements

A highly competitive salary and a generous flexible benefits package including laptop, mobile phone and generous commission scheme

Send us your CV

If you wish to be considered for a rewarding career with Barnes & Barnes, please send us your detailed CV and covering letter to: enquiry@barnesandbarnes.london

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