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Senior Surveyor/Associate Director - Residential Development Viability

Varnom Ross
London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £65k + bonuses, healthcare and extensive additional perks
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

Job Details

My client, a nationwide multi-disciplinary property consultancy who have exciting sustainable growth plans are seeking a Senior Surveyor/Associate to join their Professional Services team working on 3 streams of work: Asset Valuation, Viability & Loan Security.
The successful candidate will be working as part of the wider Valuation team that provides a wide range of services for a variety of clients, including Funds, Banks, Corporates, the public sector and HNWIs. The work is interesting and covers a wide range, from commercial, leisure and residential to investment, owner-occupied and development properties. All valuation work is partner-led and supported by dedicated experienced, highly ethical individuals underpinned with the most up-to-date market knowledge and market insight.
My client’s experienced team will provide you with a well-established platform from which to grow your own professional network, technical expertise, market knowledge and career with each day bringing interesting challenges, whilst working in a friendly and welcoming environment.  They strongly believe in the team ethos which exists in the Valuation Teams. The individual will be expected to work with and support colleagues, as well being prepared to engage in social events and team building. 

The Role
To collaborate directly with one of the Partners and the broader team in the expansion of a burgeoning set of new services, which includes:
• Financial Viability Assessments – serving clients such as Public Authorities and Developers
• Asset valuations for public sector entities for accounting purposes – catering to Local Authorities and other public bodies
• Valuations for secured lending related to development sites and mixed-use properties.

About You

• MRICS/Registered Valuer
• Proactively identifies and converts business opportunities for the Valuations team
• Demonstrates a track record of successful cross-selling
• Maintains active communication with clients and stakeholders to stay abreast of market changes and identify new prospects
• Participates in events to enhance the business unit and company's visibility among clients and professional organisations
• Capable of leading the valuation of portfolios with direct reporting to clients
• Exhibits high-quality presentation skills, effectively conveying information both orally and in written reports
• Possesses the ability to reach firm and justifiable conclusions on values for work conducted independently or by the team
• Works autonomously with minimal peer review
• Inspires and challenges the team to strive for excellence and innovative solutions
• Motivates the team to generate results-oriented solutions, maintaining a focus on outcomes
• Manages multiple instructions efficiently and effectively
• Achieves fee income in line with the responsibilities of the role
• Holds a valid driving license


Essential experience

• Demonstrated extensive experience in conducting valuation work
• Proven track record in valuing a diverse range of commercial properties across multiple sectors, including the ability to value mixed-use properties (e.g., retail with residential above)
• Direct reporting experience to clients with a history of achieving high client satisfaction
• Proficient in major valuation software packages, including Argus Enterprise, Argus Developer, and KEL Sigma & Developer
• Experience in managing or mentoring junior team members
• Established track record as an active contributor to new business development
• Thorough understanding of current RICS Valuation - Professional Standards and financial reporting standards for UK GAAP and IFRS for valuations
• Background in working within a multi-disciplinary business


Additionally, my client adopts a hybrid working policy that gives their staff the flexibility they need, and they reward and recognise them well through numerous ways including their extensive benefits package and bonuses.


Please give me a call to discuss (Sam) 07917 042 950.

I am a specialist General Practice recruiter with over 8 years’ experience in the industry. If this role isn’t for you but you’d like to discuss your options, I’d love to hear from you.


Varnom Ross is a specialist recruitment agency based in Central London, matching property professionals with private and public sector clients across the UK’s commercial marketplace.

Company info
+44 20 3745 7074
International House
24 Holborn Viaduct
United Kingdom

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