Interim Estates Surveyor – Surveying/Asset Management

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Interim Estates Surveyor - Surveying/Asset Management
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00060130

Posted: 2nd August 2022 08:54
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £450 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 6 months

  • Nottingham
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Interim Estates Surveyor - Surveying/Asset Management - Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00060130
Pay Rate: Up to £450 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Nottingham or Bristol – hybrid working – at the moment in the office 2 days a week.

This role is to support the strategic management of accommodation across circa 600 properties located throughout the UK to meet the business needs and aspirations of the organisation. The post holder will help deliver the programme of strategic asset management for the portfolio ensuring the estate meets property legislation and statute and is managed effectively to maximise occupation, best practice, value for money and financial efficiency.

The Post holder will represent the Corporate Estate Management Team in all property related matters including but not limited to rates, disposals, acquisitions, landlord and tenant and contract management of agents.

The post holder will provide expert property advice and support to Property Investment Team, TFM team, Site Transition and Rationalisation Team and Operational and Enforcement colleagues.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide strategic advice, management, support and vision on the utilisation, development, and day to day estate management of the portfolio.
  • Responsible for and contribute to and implement the estates transformation and asset management plan within agreed timescales ensuring that a coordinated and consistent approach is taken.
  • Represent the team as landlord or tenant in all matters associated with its commercial land and property assets including negotiations of new leases, lease renewals, rent reviews, legal and property disputes and valuation disputes.
  • Be responsible for the acquisition of land and buildings to achieve the strategic objectives of the organisation. Drive out the most cost effective and efficient deal on acquisition.
  • Manage property disposals whether freehold or leasehold, optimising capital receipts within an agreed time frame. Influence and agree closure strategy with
    Operational and Enforcement delivery teams.
  • Provide valuation/appraisals, business cases and reports for all purposes.
  • Provide professional advice as necessary to internal stakeholders and externally where appropriate. Agree strategy with Operational and Enforcement Managers and gain Board approval (as necessary).
  • Undertake acquisition of land and buildings to achieve objectives of the team and asset management plan.
  • Identify underperforming assets and assess opportunity costs to optimise use of property.
  • Responsibility for ensuring occupation costs are minimised through regular review and management of all rating liability, material changes and appeals through management of contractors providing this service to the team.
  • Where necessary procure and manage external property resources and consultants including estates and legal providers to support the work of the team and monitor performance and budget.
  • Assist in the monitoring of performance and KPI’s for all property related contracts.
  • Represent the Agency internally and externally, where requested/required as subject matter expert providing expert advice, support guidance and vision to reach solutions beneficial to the Agency
  • Review, maintain and disseminate awareness of property and relevant estate management and works legislation, case law and statutory requirements.
    • Support the Head of Corporate Estates; drafting and providing high level briefing papers on Corporate Estate
  • Management matters, preparing business cases and papers for submission to Boards and Directors, updating trackers and schedules used for reporting purposes and tracking project progress.
    • Prepare draft responses for clearance to PQ’s, FOIs and Corporate Correspondence.
  • Execute management responsibilities effectively and in line with all policies and processes; working with, leading and acting as a role model for team members and colleagues in line with all values.
  • Work in collaboration with other managers across all functions for the good of the team and to create a high performing and well respected Agency.

Key Requirements:

  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chattered Surveyors - MRICS
  • Experience of working in a professional property function.
  • Detailed property management experience and knowledge of property legislation and estate management including landlord and tenant, acquisitions, disposals, lease renewals, rent reviews, break opportunities and terminations.
  • Proven budget and contract management skills; financial and property related.
  • Hold full current UK driving licence

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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