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Utilities / Rural Surveyor Associate / Associate Director

Hays Property & Surveying
England, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
£25000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Closing date
28 Nov 2022

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Capital Programme Utilities Surveyor / Rural Surveyor | Associate or Associate Director level | Peterborough

Your new company
Hays are delighted to be working with one of the leading property consultancies in the UK! There is now a very exciting opportunity for a Utilities Surveyor to join their established team. This position would suit a Senior, Associate or Associate Director level surveyor, and there are exciting career progression opportunities available to the successful candidate. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a lovely modern office in central Peterborough with the best of the best in the property industry.

Your new role
As the new Utilities / Rural Surveyor you will be responsible for the management of instructions through scheme gateways to provide the timely delivery of access to, and the purchase of, land to enable clients to deliver their capital projects. You will be managing a multi mullion pound compensation and land acquisition budget as well as resolving land access and legal issues. You will also be responsible for managing a team of 15 Land Agents. Part of your role will also be adopting new forms of technology to enhance services to clients.

Day to day you will be dealing with landowners, client contractors and clients, acting as the main point of contact between client and landowners

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful, you will ideally be a chartered surveyor with a rural background, or an experienced Wayleave Officer. You will be familiar with the Water Industries Act, land compensation values and compensation assessment principles.

You will be a good negotiator and project manager with strong communication skills, you will be able to navigate and utilise relevant IT systems and you will be able to motivate and build successful teams!

What you'll get in return
In return you will get to work for one of the best property companies in the UK and the "Number 1" employer in the property industry, you will work in lovely modern refurbished offices with coffee on tap! You will work with a lovely, friendly team and will be rewarded with a competitive salary based on your experience, a discretionary bonus and 25 days of holiday plus 8 bank holidays, home working is also embraced where convenient. In addition to this, you will have excellent opportunities to progress your career within the team.

You will also get to work in a supportive and collaborative environment, my client knows that if you provide the right environment then people are much more likely to reach their potential - and when they do, their clients also see the benefit!

What you need to do now
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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.


We share ideas, knowledge and experience across businesses and territories to deliver outstanding results and we invest heavily in equipping our staff with the specialist skills necessary to perform to the highest standards, while developing their careers.

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