Land and Property Surveyor

Hays Property & Surveying
England, South Yorkshire
Closing date
24 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Asset & Facilities Management
Chartered Surveyor
Business Type
Public Sector
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Land and Property Surveyor

As a Land and Property surveyor you will work as part of the land and property team and support the delivery of the organisation's vision for growth through its land and property holdings. This role is for a 6 month contract

You will Support delivery of the organisations disposal programme by bringing a caseload of sites to market, advising on all property related matters associated with disposal including:

  • Appraising developments sites, advising on development briefs, planning matters and marketing of properties
  • Identifying and implementing disposal strategies for a range of sites including sales by auction, private treaty, tender, development agreement etc and residential sales under the Right to Buy legislation
  • Identifying and managing site investment and enhancement opportunities to realise added value
  • Preparing viability assessments, development appraisals and investment valuations
  • Negotiating with clients and private sector developers to secure disposal
  • Evaluating, developing, and implementing procurement and delivery options, including special purpose delivery vehicles, Joint Venture Companies, development finance and funding options, such as use of PFI's and public sector funding and finance

You will Negotiate acquisition of target sites to support the organisations economic and housing growth ambitions including:

  • Identifying suitable sites for acquisition
  • Identifying and implementing acquisition strategies for target sites (including acquisition by Agreement or Compulsory Purchase and associated Compensation Claims)
  • Preparing business cases, development appraisals and investment valuations
  • Evaluating procurement and delivery options, including development finance and funding options
  • Working closely with others involved in the acquisition process including planning and legal services, Housing and economic development teams, elected members, other public sector bodies and private sector owners and their agents to secure a successful outcome
  • Negotiating with landowners to secure acquisition of target sites
  • To identify development opportunities and undertake feasibility studies and provide advice on planning issues linked to the economic growth of the area. Contribute to the Performance Management requirements on property matters through assisting in the collection, interpretation, and reporting of Performance Indicators.

You will Take an active role in developing and implementing projects in line with the Organisations project management framework, policies and procedures utilising project management principles to ensure effective delivery of service priorities and objectives, identifying key milestones and monitoring progress to ensure that work is delivered to agreed time, cost, and quality indicators. You will also Carry out valuations, including those for the Asset Register, in accordance with RICS Appraisal and Valuation (red book) standard.
About You

  • Have a degree qualification or equivalent experience in property
  • Be a member of the RICS (MRICS or FRICS)
  • Proven experience in leading and managing large scale development and property related projects
  • Proven track record of managing and
  • A minimum 5 years professional experience in land and property development and/or regeneration within a complex organisation dealing with a wide variety of both internal and external stake holders

What you will get in return

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working environment

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Hays Property & Surveying

Hays Property & Surveying is the UK’s leading specialist property and surveying recruitment consultancy. We specialise In recruiting professionals across all disciplines, including: quantity surveying, general practice, building surveying and project management. Using our unrivalled database of specialist candidates, our expert consultants provide high quality match making, connecting the right people with the right jobs.


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Tel : 0207 259 8811

Address : 23 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W ONT.

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