Interim Development Surveyor – Strategic Development

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Interim Development Surveyor – Strategic Development
Interim Position

MCC 0006 3A5D / 1

Posted: 27th July 2022 08:36
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £222.00 per day PAYE, depending on experience TBC

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 8-9 months

  • Manchester,

    M60 2LA

What's involved with this role:

Interim Development Surveyor – Strategic Development

Job Ref: MCC 0006 3A5D / 1

 Note: the pay rate is provisional only and the ad will be amended with the confirmed rate, once received.

To support the Senior Development Surveyors and Principal Development Surveyors in the development and management of the City’s investment estate and non-operational property portfolio. The post holder will need to be able to effectively balance the objectives of securing income and best value for the Council while supporting the growth and place making agenda. The role presents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work on key development and regeneration projects. Candidates will have the technical knowledge and experience to deliver quality outputs, in a timely manner and with a high level of service.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in providing a comprehensive and responsive property and development service within the City by providing development and property advice, support and input to regeneration and development proposals.
  • Assist in the delivery and project management of regeneration projects having particular regard to joint venture working.
  • Manage a caseload in a productive and cost effective manner adhering to City Council systems and financial regulations.
  • Direct, co-ordinate and monitor the work of consultants.
  • Advise senior officers, members and other stakeholders on the feasibility and viability of development and property matters.
  • Undertake development appraisals and to analyse, report and review the development appraisals of other organisations and their consultants.
  • Site assembly and acquisition to facilitate development of all land and premises or property rights required in connection with City Council property.
  • Undertake commercial and residential valuations in accordance with professional and corporate guidelines and ensure compliance with the City Council’s statutory obligations in matters concerning the valuation of interest in land.
  • Work with and advise colleagues in the Corporate Estates team in order to make best use of the Council’s operational and non-operational estate, including the rationalisation and disposal of land and property.
  • Prepare and submit papers and act as expert witness for the Council at enquires, tribunals and hearings or any other similar proceedings where appropriate.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A qualified chartered surveyor with 2 years post qualification development experience or a surveyor who is eligible to undertake or is in the process of undertaking their APC for the RICS and has extensive and relevant experience.
  • Track record of successful delivery in a property environment.
  • Experience of managing contracts particularly within a property environment.
  • Experience in undertaking valuation, development and regeneration proposals and demonstrable evidence of delivering successful outcomes.
  • Experience of the successful delivery of development and regeneration projects.


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Proven knowledge and experience in complex valuation and development appraisals.
  • Possess commercial acumen, negotiating and influencing skills within a property environment.
  • Proven leadership qualities, providing the ability to help forge and manage complex public and private partnerships.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of the Manchester Property Market and the role the City Council plays in regeneration.
  • Ability to influence other partners and organisations, building positive working relationships.
  • Excellent analytical skills to support problem solving of a highly complex nature and deliver practical solutions.


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, 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. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


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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Interim Development Surveyor – Strategic Development
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