Careers at Harris Lamb

We believe in helping our people flourish as our business does. Having started 30 years ago as a team of two, we now have a talented 90-strong team located across six Midlands offices offering a diverse range of services and award-winning skills.

Property Career Progression and Development

We’re committed to helping our team further their careers. If you are a recent graduate we provide in-house mentoring and support toward Professional Qualifications including RICS, RTPI and CIEEM  in order to ensure you fulfil your professional goals, and pride ourselves on our dynamic and progressive working culture. We are an organisation that is Investors in People accredited to look after our most valuable commodity. If you are interested in property consultant jobs, surveyor jobs, graduate jobs, or developing your career further within the property sector, and can demonstrate you are committed to our core values. Check out our available job opportunities below.

Throw in a great social calendar, we’re strong advocates of a good work/life balance and you’ll understand why we’ve got such a high staff retention rate across each of our 14 departments.

If you’re looking to progress your career, learn new skills and be part of an established independent business with a great national reputation, we’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds interesting we'd like you to get in contact.


Alice Harding

Current Vacancies

SEASONAL ECOLOGIST (six month contract)

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Location: Birmingham/Worcester

Salary: £23,000 pro-rota – 6 month contract April- September with the potential to extend

Harris Lamb are looking for an enthusiastic seasonal ecologist to join its growing Ecology team for the summer 2024 season. The success candidate will work within our integrated ecology and planning team on a wide range of developments across the UK.

The role will be working with, and supporting, our team of ecologists based out of either our Birmingham or Worcester offices and your home location. 

The role will include a variety of office and ecology fieldwork which can require working away from home and staying overnight with expenses covered. 

The job will provide you with the opportunity to develop new survey skills, undertake protected species surveys and undertake a wide range of ecology related tasks with support from a mentor, providing you with valuable consultancy experience.   

To develop your professional career, we have a healthy training budget to actively encourage technical and personal development.

Day to day responsibilities will include

 • Support organising field surveys

• Undertaking initial desk studies – gathering, reviewing and assessing existing ecological information produced by the team

• Supporting ecological field surveys and developing in-field data collection techniques

• Undertaking protected species surveys such as newts, bat and badger surveys

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and good time management with a full driving licence and access to a car. 

In the first instance please send a CV to eva.earnshaw@harrislamb.com

The post will close when the vacancy is filled.

Agency Graduate/Chartered Surveyor

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Location: Birmingham

Salary: £ negotiable (dependant on experience) 

Harris Lamb’s Commercial & Industrial Agency team is looking for anenthusiastic Graduate/Chartered Surveyor to join its award-winning team.

The role will predominantly comprise of commercial agency work within the industrial and warehouse sector, performing a range of duties to include:

·       Industrial & Commercial Sales

·       Industrial & Commercial Lettings

·       Acquisitions

·       Development and Investment

·       Office Agency

·       Marketing

We are ideally looking for someone with experience as a graduate surveyor through to a recently qualified chartered surveyor, however encourage all applications. The applicant must have an RICS accredited degree (or be undertaking an RICS accredited course) and hold a full driving licence. If required, the applicant will be fully supported through the APC process to achieve Chartered status.

CHARTERED BUILDING SURVEYOR

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Location: Birmingham

Salary: £negotiable  dependant on experience. 

Harris Lamb’s Building Consultancy team is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Chartered Building Surveyor to join its ranks, providing support to the business’ UK client base.

The role will predominantly comprise of commercial surveying works within the industrial and retail sectors, performing a range of duties to include:

·       Dilapidations

·       Building Surveys

·       Schedule of Conditions

·       Pre-acquisition Surveys

·       Contract Administration

·       Project Management

·       Party Wall Awards

·       Reinstatement Insurance Costs Assessments.

The successful candidate will hold a full driving license and will have completed the APC pathway to achieve Chartered status.

Please submit your CVs to Gareth Booker: gareth.booker@harrislamb.com.

Seasonal Ecologist

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Location: Birmingham / Worcester / Nottingham

Salary: £20,500 – £21,500 pro-rata (6 month contract April – September)

Harris Lamb are looking for an enthusiastic seasonal ecologist to join our growing Ecology Team for the summer 2023 season.  You will work within our integrated ecology and planning team on a wide range of developments across the UK.

The role will be working with, and supporting, our team of seven ecologists from an office and home location. The role will include a variety of both office and ecology fieldwork tasks which can require working away from home and staying overnight with all expenses covered.  The job will provide you with the opportunity to develop new survey skills, undertake protected species surveys and undertake a wide range of ecology related tasks with support from a mentor, providing you with valuable consultancy experience.   To develop your professional career, we have a healthy training budget to actively encourage technical and personal development.

Responsibilities

Capabilities & Qualifications

  • Full driving licence & car
  • GIS experience
  • Ecological consultancy or wildlife survey experience

Successful candidates with the required skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package. You can expect:

  • To work in a friendly environment with excellent opportunities to learn about the property sector
  • The opportunity to work with, and help in developing our use of, new and exciting technologies in the field
  • Contributions to a pension
  • Flexible working including options for home working
  • Company-funded regular staff social events throughout the year

In the first instance please send a CV to eva.earnshaw@harrislamb.com. The post will close when the vacancy is filled.