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Development/Valuation Surveyor

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Job Description

Company Info
Our clients are one of the UK’s top 25 property consultancies, working with clients locally, regionally
and nationally, adding value at every stage of the property life cycle.
With a focus on client’s trust, they developed a way of working that includes high-level partner
involvement, multi-disciplinary team approach. Their proactive collaboration, diverse networks and
relationships along with their discipline, sector and geographical expertise attracts client’s right across
the spectrum. From institutional investors and government agencies through to planning authorities
and developers. Businesses large and small depend on their broad range of property and planning
expertise to inform their property decisions.
Their team of experienced professionals, network of offices and strategic alliances ensure in-depth
market knowledge and a truly national perspective that their customers rely upon. They provide
strategic insights and add real value into new planning, development and investment opportunities, to
manage nationwide portfolios and to advise start-up businesses taking their very first commercial
Job Purpose
To act as a Surveyor within the Professional department covering Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.
The successful candidate will be chartered and a Registered Valuer with the RICS, required to
undertake valuation work for private clients and lending institutions ranging from the valuation of
commercial premises (industrial, office, retail premises and land) to residential development
In addition, the role will involve the preparation and negotiation of Financial Viability Assessments for
a range of private clients adopting the methodology set out in Planning Policy and Guidance provided
by the RICS.
Employment Details
 Full time, permanent role
 Normal working hours will be from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Friday with an hour for
lunch each day normally 1 pm – 2 pm.
 There is the opportunity to vary start and finish times by half an hour at the beginning and end
of the day, the full details of which will be provided on the commencement of employment
Position summary

Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to:
 To provide Red Book valuation advice to private clients and lending institutions
 To prepare and submit Financial Viability Assessments to accompany planning applications
 To negotiate FVA’s to a successful outcome and where necessary argue the position at
Planning Appeals
 To provide fee quotes, manage a range of clients, and take responsibility for the delivery of
work in a timely manner
 Maintain and develop existing client relationships, both internal and external
 Identify opportunities for business development
 Work with other internal departments to enhance revenue streams

Candidate Requirements:
We are looking for someone who:
 Excellent Client Care and Service Delivery
 Excellent report writing skills
 IT literate in MS Word, Excel and Outlook as a minimum
 Experience with development and valuation software including ARGUS and KEL
 A highly motivated commercial approach, astute and market aware
 Strong research and analytical skills
 Strong organisation, prioritisation, time management and attention to detail skills
 Good communication and inter-personal skills
 Self-starter with ability to work on own initiative
 Adaptable and proactive
 Receptive to change
 Ability to work under pressure
 Good team player
 Flexible approach
 Full driving licence


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