Building Surveying Recruitment Services

Vertical Recruitment are a major standard setter in built environment recruitment solutions in the UK for Building Surveying roles of all disciplines and specialisms.

Based in Manchester and widely acclaimed as a leading player in Property & Construction design, engineering and surveying recruitment across the North West. We have supported some of the country’s most well-known construction brands and independent surveying consultancies in finding and matching graduates and experienced Building Surveyors with the specific project needs of our clients.

Over the past 20 years of refining our appreciation of the changing face of Building Surveying Recruitment, we’ve seen first-hand how a shortage of building surveyor talent has affected the construction industry.

Building Surveyors are a vital component in the business of construction management. With the construction industry worth around £100 billion in the UK, £multi-million projects and contracts are at stake, so it’s vital our clients remain unaffected affected by what many perceive as a skills shortage.

For this reason, Vertical Recruitment are trusted time and time again by our clients for Building Surveyor Recruitment. Whether recruiting for permanent, temporary or contract roles, our Building Surveying Consultants can immediately turn to an established talent pool of Building Surveyors of all levels of experience and capabilities. We’re immersed in the sector, and appreciate more than most, what our clients need and what the best talent is looking for.

We’re known for our effectiveness, expertise, determination and tailored solutions. We’ll leave no stone unturned to match the best Building Surveying talent to your exact needs and specific types of project. Whether you operate in the sphere of public or private construction and whether you’re looking for MRICS accredited surveyors with a specific PQE criteria or you are recruiting for a graduate BSc Building Surveying role where AutoCAD fluency is a must. We can deliver the candidate you need.

Our Building Surveying Recruitment Consultants have a truly excellent track record of filling temp, contract and permanent Building Surveying roles with reliable, qualified and reference-checked professionals.

Contact us today so we can discuss where you want to take your team and who you need to help get you there.


When recruiting for Building Surveyor roles, as with any of the placements we work on, we want to deliver the maximum return on investment in human capital for our clients.

Our time-served experience in Building Surveying Recruitment combined with an unparalleled insight into the trends affecting the built-environment landscape have helped our strong reputation. We regularly work with Building Surveying consultancies and leading players in construction & refurbishment sectors.

We are award-winning in what we do, voted the region’s ‘Best Construction Recruitment Company’ in The Grafters Awards as recently as 2019.

Each year we are trusted by, and partner with ‘Place North West’ to produce our Built-Environment salary survey. Our survey allows us to engage directly with the Building Surveying community, giving us and our clients unique benefits and a competitive edge:


  • Up to date understanding of what Building Surveyors are looking for from their careers and next roles,
  • We understand what they perceive as threats to their industry,
  • Our Building Surveyor talent pool remains topped up, fresh and actively engaged with us.The unique insights we possess empower our clients to make the right decisions and choices when engaged with candidates in final stage role negotiations. We provide insights that help our clients package jobs and benefits offers in ways that excite the right candidate and press the right buttons.


Our consultants possess the expertise to appraise current market conditions as well as market-wide remuneration packages, enabling us to be pro-active in our approach to assisting your recruitment process.  We ensure our clients are perfectly positioned to secure the best talent in the marketplace.

We know it’s crucial that you get the right person. Our bespoke recruitment solutions and techniques mean we can unearth and attract the experience and technical knowledge you need from your ideal Building Surveying candidate. We regularly help independents right through to global corporates with Building Surveyor recruitment service for disciplines encompassing all types of roles below and more:


  • Graduate Building Surveyor
  • Chartered Building Surveyor
  • Senior Building Surveyor
  • Associate Building Surveyor
  • Director Building Surveyor
  • Building Control