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Rating Surveyor (Family feel - nice team)

Beach Baker Property Recruitment
England, Bristol
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Company Benefits + Bonus
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

Job Details

Senior Surveyor / Associate - Rating Surveyor


Beach Baker is delighted to be working with a leading property consultancy exclusively on a new and exciting opportunity within the Business Rates team based in Bristol at ideally Senior Surveyor, or Associate level.

About the firm

The firm have a long history and reputation within property and business rates advice. Their approach is progressive and trusted, working with clients regionally and nationally, adding value at every stage of the property life cycle.

The Team

Working within a wider multi-disciplinary and professional surveying team you will have the opportunity to collaboration with a diverse network of industry professionals and experts within their field.

This is a great time to be joining a company where there is a real focus on people, development and being the very best.

My client recognise that people are the most valuable resource. Without them, they couldn't deliver the exceptional levels of service and expertise.

With this in mind, they make sure they recruit, develop and retain the very best talent in the industry, and then work with them to make sure they achieve their full potential.

The team of experienced professionals, network of offices and strategic alliances enables the team to provide strategic insights and add real value.

Purpose of the role

Forming a key part of the Business Rates department and larger professional services team based in Bristol you will be predominately focused on providing expert Rating advice, which help clients save substantial sums each year on their occupied portfolios and a further sums on empty property rates.

The key element of this role is to work with existing clients advising on office, retail and industrial properties. Other more niche asset classes such as leisure, health and fitness, equine, education and telecommunications sectors will also be part of the remit.

This role will involve

Undertaking the check, challenge and appeal process with national bodies

Presenting cases at Valuation and Upper Chambers

Full rates payment and liability management service

Advising on rating for empty buildings using a variety of mitigation solutions

Acting as expert witnesses

Skills and Qualifications

Ideally MRICS qualification with experience of working within a Rating team either for a private practice or for the Valuation Office Agency.

IT literate in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

Strong organisation, prioritisation, time management and attention to detail skills.

Good communication and inter-personal skills.

Self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative, adaptable and proactive.

Good team player with a flexible approach.

The package and benefits

Competitive salary depending on experience, car allowance, 25 days annual leave, pension, private medical cover, life assurance, discretionary bonus and free parking.

How to apply

For further information, and a copy of the candidate information pack, please contact Rupert Stuart-Baker at / 07557 978 873.

Don't worry if you don't have an up-to-date CV ready, give me a call to talk through the opportunity. If this role isn't right, we may have other opportunities some of which are off market and we cannot always advertise so worth getting in touch


Beach Baker provides specialist and comprehensive recruitment services to the Real Estate industry. The work we undertake is confidential, targeted, and impactful.

Our clients are dynamic, and we reflect that in our belief in challenging the conventional ways of working. We like to solve recruitment needs quickly and we recognise the significant relationship between company’s recruitment strategies and the candidates they hire.

Beach Baker appreciates the privilege of partnering our clients as a trusted recruitment advisor. We have a passion for property and therefore building strong personal connections and business relationships over the long term is very important to us all.

Core values:

  • To provide our clients with the highest quality recruitment services delivering efficient, professional, and business minded solutions.
  • To act with integrity in all our work, placing the highest value on teamwork and partnering our clients.
  • To build a sustainable, successful firm, focused on wellbeing of our team and supporting our local communities.

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