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If you are a talented individual, seeking an opportunity to grow in a career which can lead to the top of the profession, Tuffin Ferraby Taylor (TFT) would love to hear from you.

TFT offers a supportive working environment advising some of the most well-known names in global real estate. TFT wants its people to succeed and grow and so support is tailored to the individual, helping them do more of what they enjoy. Inside TFT is a world of opportunity, to spread your wings and be part of a 40-year success story.

If you would like to bring your skills to TFT and would like to have an informal discussion, in confidence, please call either Lorna Melton-Scott or Christine Keates Lewis on 020 3479 7777.

To apply for the vacancy listed below, please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

Strictly no agencies.

Associate (MRICS BS) (Party Walls and Dilapidations)


Job purpose

This represents an excellent career opportunity for an Associate building surveyor with high level Party Wall and Dilapidations experience in a commercial environment, to further develop and deliver this service line from the Guildford office. It is expected that the individual will be able to quickly progress.

Working as part of the building consultancy team, you will provide senior level professional advice to new and existing clients.

Reporting lines and key relationships.

Reporting directly to Partner in Charge.


Tuffin Ferraby Taylor is a professional building consultancy with over 40 years in business.  We are enjoying the success achieved through becoming one of the largest independent practices of our kind. We have over 100 partners and employees operating from a network of offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Guildford, London, Manchester and Edinburgh.

Key accountabilities

Primarily working within the commercial sector, undertaking:
Party Walls
Pre-acquisition surveys
Contract Administration
General building surveying workload

Performance criteria

MRICS with 4+ years post qualification experience
Sound knowledge of building and property law in relation to Party Walls and Dilapidations in a commercial context
Able to meet fee targets and generate new business
Commercial awareness

Skills and behaviour

High level of articulacy
Excellence in report writing
Credible at expert level in relation to Party Walls & Dilaps
Evidence of profile in Party Walls & Dilaps
Ability to build successful client relationships and create a following
Keen professional networker/active member of professional groups
Coach junior team members

Package indicators

Competitive salary offered plus benefits
Generous car allowance
Fee plus bonus scheme
Technology package
Private health care (after 12 months)
Personal accident cover
Life assurance
27 days holiday (at associate level)
Childcare vouchers
Cycle scheme
Interest free season ticket loan and access to company pension scheme on completion of your probation period.