Residential Valuation Surveyor (MRICS/FRICS)
Do you want to work with a well-established, successful and forward thinking company?, whom are indeed keen to speak with an articulate and intelligent valuation surveyor to be based at their North West Kent office joining the Professional Department?
If you answered yes, please read on to learn a little bit more about the criteria set for this role.
To be in the running of being successfully appointed to this role you will be:
A Chartered Surveyor (MRICS / FRICS) and a RICS Registered Valuer and be able to show you have extensive survey and valuation knowledge within the residential sector.
You will be analytical and perceptive with excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, have the ability to work in a professional, courteous and respectful manner.
You will need to be able to work without supervision, but will be team oriented and show flexibility, commitment and be commercially aware.
You will hold a clean, full UK driving licence and be able to provide your own or have every day access to a vehicle (with business insurance) for this role.
A solid working knowledge of Quest Xit2, Microsoft Office packages including Word, Outlook and Excel is essential.
The ethos of the company is to provide a thorough and professional service and therefore the role is not target driven and pressurised in the same way as many of their competitors.
The Role – To act on behalf of the company, Allied Surveyors and their clients undertaking a variety of residential surveys and valuation work to the highest standard and adhering to current legislation and best practice.
Main Duties - Valuation/Surveys
Preparing accurate property valuations and providing condition assessments for a wide range of residential property types, principally for secured lending purposes, by applying expert knowledge and awareness of building defects and the local property market
Undertaking accurate and thorough inspections/surveys buildings
Preparing reports (in some cases detailed reports) on residential property for purposes such as mortgage valuations, building surveys, homebuyers reports and expert witness cases
Using online databases and applications for receiving instructions, submitting reports and obtaining information relevant to survey and valuation work, such as comparable evidence
Recording full and detailed inspection notes on file and ensuring files are maintained in accordance with the company’s internal procedures
Up-to-date knowledge of:
Red Book RICS Valuation maintaining professional standards and complying with its mandatory rules, best practice guidance and related commentary for undertaking asset valuations.
Current RICS legislation.
Current relevant legislation.
Code of Measuring Practice.
Health and Safety regulations and requirements.
House in Multiple Occupation legislation.
Client specific requirements and standards as published in their terms of engagement.
Other Cool Additions to note...
Business Mileage: 45p per mile
Health Care: Health care is free after one year’s service although you can self-fund for the first year.
Car Parking: Paid car parking is included in this role at a local car park.
Cash Plan: Money back on glasses, dental care, complimentary therapies, physiotherapy, osteopath and counselling free after one years’ service although you can self-fund for the first year.
Childcare vouchers: Voucher scheme
Employee Assistance Program:
The Company funds the EAP through Health Assured and covers all staff. This offers free access to a 24 hour helpline with experts covering counselling, family matters, legal, financial, insurance claims, consumer issues, childcare issues, work and housing issues.
Holidays: The Company’s holiday year runs from 1st July to 30th June each year. Holiday allowance subject to package.
Learning and Development Programme
There is a Learning and Development Programme in place and it is designed to help you settle into your new role and ensure that appropriate training is given. This programme includes a series of one to one meetings with your line manager and department director.
Long Service Award: After ten years an additional day’s holiday rising after 15 years to two additional days and then rising after 20 years’ service to three additional days per annum.
Pension: The Company has a pension scheme in place with Aviva.
Sports & Social Committee:
Various subsidised events including restaurant visits, a ball, trips to local attractions as well as a fully funded Christmas dinner. Sporting events include cricket challenges against other companies and the occasional 5 a side football match. Charity fund raising events take place such as a bake off, raffles, soup kitchen, dress down days and cycle challenges.
Subscription: Payment of all relevant professional membership fees upon agreement with your director.
If you'd like to be considered for this opportunity, please feel free to get in touch or send your CV the email attached.