Macdonald & Company have been instructed by a top tier Property Consultancy, on a Lease Exit Surveyor role, based in the West End.Working with mainly blue chip clients and organisations, this Lease Exit team is a market leader and win large mandates and major projects. Main responsibilities
Lease Exit has been identified as an area for strategic growth. The role will include the following; however, the team is multidisciplinary and therefore it is not necessary for applicants to have experience in all of these areas but need to come from either a General Practice or Building Surveying backgroud and you can find your own focus:
Analysis of leases, licences to alter and other contractual documentsAppreciation of building specifications and plansUnderstanding tenant fit-out works and reinstatementDilapidations liability assessment and budgetingUnderstanding and operation of break clauses and compliance with covenantsWriting reports and executive summariesNegotiation of lease exit transactions, break clause, surrenders and dilapidations settlementsMeeting and presenting to clientsBuilding relationships with clients and colleaguesAssisting with the preparation of proposals to win future work, presenting to potential clientsWorking with other Gerald Eve teams to deliver client solutions and to help generate new business opportunitiesProviding CPD to clients and colleaguesProperty inspectionsOption appraisal and adviceStrategic lease exit planning and the general application of Landlord & Tenant lawValuation aspects of lease-end matters - Section 18 (damage to reversion) appraisalsLease surrender premium calculationsPreparing appraisals and cashflows
Key Attributes and qualifications
MRICS qualification (Commercial Surveying) with 6-24 months post-qualification experience.Direct experience with lease exit matters, or transferable skills and experience.Given the growth of this specialism and critical point in the real estate market cycle, the successful candidate needs to be ambitious.A real interest in physical assets and buildings.Direct experience in lease exit matters, dilapidations, Section 18 valuation, lease advisory or in complementary areas (management, valuation, agency, corporate real estate for example).An awareness of the property market and an understanding of what influences the value of assetsAn enquiring mind - someone who looks beyond the obvious to come up with a solution that suits the client's best interests.A willingness to innovate.Demonstrable aptitude for negotiations, concise accurate advice and client relationship building.A desire to reach the forefront of your chosen field and work within a stimulating and challenging environment, with a focus on team-work and outstanding client service
A very competitive salary is on offer along with a good benefits package, to find out more, please apply!