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Land Agent

Perth and Kinross
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Closing date
28 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Land Surveying
Application Type
Quick Apply

Job Details

Our Rural Surveying Practice client is seeking an experienced Land Agent with a background in the utilities sector. This role is integral to their Perth-based operations and offers excellent progression opportunities based on performance.


What you will get in your new role

  • A starting salary of £25,000 to £30,000 depending on experience
  • 30 days of annual leave, plus your birthday off!
  • Car allowance
  • Consistent career development support
  • Endless promotion opportunities
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible working
  • Remote/hybrid working options
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Health and wellness scheme for you and your immediate family


Your new employer

Working for a dynamic Land and Property Services company, your hard work and dedication will be recognised and rewarded. The company places high value on its employees, regularly organising team events to encourage strong internal relationships and meet colleagues from other locations across the nation. Their ability to provide customised solutions that meet the unique requirements of their clients is a source of great pride for them, which should resonate with your own values.


Responsibilities within your new role

The primary duties as a Land Agent include overseeing land referencing for both pipeline and utilities projects, engaging with landowners to secure project access, and negotiating compensation claims. The responsibilities also extend to managing acquisitions, utility-related work, and CPO processes, particularly in the context of rural and utility clients. The role involves negotiating various land transactions such as sales, purchases, compensation claims, and the creation of servitudes/wayleaves, along with maintaining detailed records of landowner issues for effective communication with project teams.


Your personality, experience and qualifications

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within the utilities sector, excellent negotiation skills, and strong attention to detail. We encourage MRICS-qualified candidates to apply, with a preference for those holding a Registered Valuer designation. You should have the capability to acquire knowledge and provide guidance on emerging property trends, along with excellent task management skills. A full driving license is essential for the role.


Apply now!

Please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV, by clicking the Apply button. This position is only available to applicants who have immediate Right to Work in the UK and you will be required to provide evidence of such upon request. Also required are up-to-date contact details for at least 2 references.

Stafffinders are operating as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for temporary positions.​


Established in 1971, Stafffinders is the original family-run Scottish recruitment agency, working from our offices based in Paisley and Edinburgh. We have been appointed by many national and international companies to manage the Scottish element of their UK-wide recruitment, and a large percentage of our business is derived from referrals and repeat clients.

With over 52 years in business, we pride ourselves on being specialists in the Property and Surveying sector, and we have developed an extensive network of clients and candidates over the years. We understand the unique requirements of the industry and work tirelessly to provide tailored solutions to meet the needs of our clients.

We offer a wide range of recruitment services to both employers and job seekers. Our services include permanent recruitment, temporary staffing, contract placements, executive search, and talent management. We work with candidates at all levels, from entry-level to executive positions, whether you are a trainee surveyor looking for your first role in a company that is going to incubate your talents or a seasoned professional looking for the next challenge, we have both the network and knowledge to find the right role for you. Being a Scottish business and having local knowledge of the property and surveying labour market provides valuable insight into local salary rates and skill availability.

Our team of experienced recruiters are passionate about the Property and Surveying sector, and we are committed to staying up to date with the latest industry trends and regulations. As a family business, we have a strong focus on building long-term relationships with our clients and candidates. We believe that this is only possible through a combination of industry expertise, exceptional customer service, and a personal touch.

Company info
0131 225 6898
16 Rutland Square
City of Edinburgh
United Kingdom

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