Rating Surveyor

Apex Property Recruitment
London or Hertfordshire - Hybrid
£40,000 - £60,000 + bens
Closing date
11 Apr 2023

Our client is a multi-service national property consultancy which operates from a number of UK offices with over 100 professionals. They provide the full range of property services and advise large corporate businesses, developers, investors, lenders, local authorities and a sizeable number of occupier types.

The role is for an ambitious Surveyor / Senior Surveyor who is looking to progress their career by joining their market leading Rating team in their London or St Albans office. You will be tasked with providing rating advice to a broad range of clients including Landlords, Occupiers and Investors over multiple asset classes i.e. Industrial, Office, Retail, Hospitality and Leisure. You will work alongside their experienced team, help develop new business, have responsibility for your own case load and support the senior team on complicated rating cases.


Key Accountabilities:

· Identify opportunities to appeal rateable values through research and networking

· Carry out site visits and property inspections

· Manage client relationships, provide clear rating advice and effectively respond to their queries

· Delivers against own fee earning target, and support the whole team to outperform all KPIs

· Drive business development, seeking new profitable opportunities with existing or new clients not just for the business rates team but for all areas 

· Works effectively with stakeholders e.g. valuation office

· Delivers all Checks, Challenges and negotiations in a clear and timely manner

· To ensure your rating knowledge is current with a commitment to attend training courses and networking events

· Engaged and effective team player, taking an active part in the business rates team and the broader team

· Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement in own skills and the processes of the team


Qualifications & Experience:

· Fully qualified surveyor (MRICS/IRRV)

· Experience of operating in a business rates position

· Good understanding of current rating practices and relevant caselaw

· Excellent negotiating and communicating skills with ability to instill confidence with clients

· Proven track record of building and developing client portfolios

· Commercially minded, astute and aware of changing markets

· Ability to work on your own initiative and contribute to the wider team

· UK Driving License

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