Interim Senior Development Surveyor

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Interim Senior Development Surveyor
Interim Position

S Gloucestershire RQ610961

Posted: 20th June 2022 14:07
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  • Pay Rate:

    £28.61 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • YATE,

    BS37 5AF

What's involved with this role:

Interim Senior Development Surveyor 

Job Ref: RQ610961 

Under the direct supervision of the Property Investment Manager and in consultation with the Council’s appointed agents, to identify, recommend and take forward land opportunities within South Gloucestershire to support key objectives for the area. This will involve the exploration of all forms of land interests including acquisition, options, joint ventures   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Give technical advice and guidance, support and training to colleagues to ensure that performance objectives are achieved, team work is effective, colleagues are supported the team is technically capable and technical work is carried out satisfactorily. If relevant: allocate and check the work of colleagues in same service areas. 
  • Where relevant organise and control the work and budget of teams in specialist areas, to achieve Council targets and standards and to co-ordinate the contribution of expertise. 
  • Develop innovative solutions to technical issues ensuring that appropriate solutions are proposed and successfully implemented.  Consult on issues with wider implications whilst adhering to service regulations and codes of practice. 
  • Influence and input to the preparation of plans and budgets for services, taking account of external developments and priorities.  Ensure that work is completed to set time scales. 
  • Contribute to the development of and implement and monitor policies and procedures in own specialist areas ensuring they are up to date, relevant and useful. Interpret the latest legislation, regulations and codes of practice and ensure they are applied consistently. 
  • Provide expert advice to customers and partners on major issues in own specialist areas.  Ensuring that effective customer relationships are established and maintained, advice is prompt and useful and the Council is aware of implications, risks and benefits. 
  • Preparation and presentation of reports ensuring that they are completed on time and meet Council guidelines.  Ensure a clear summary of issues and implications is produced.  Represent the Council’s and advocate the Council’s interest. 
  • Ensure compliance with Council policies, regulations and codes of practice. Enforce decisions and implement them. 
  • Contribute to identifying and securing adequate resources to support service projects. 

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

  • Degree in Estate management or equivalent, Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, General Practice Division 
  • Knowledge of the various methods of marketing, disposal and acquisition of land and buildings 
  • Knowledge of Planning procedures 
  • Post qualification experience working in a commercial organisation or local authority 
  • Ability to work on own, prioritise work and deliver projects 


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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.

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

  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 Senior Development Surveyor
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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