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Regional Property Surveyor

Salvation Army Trading Company
Scotland and North England
£42,000 - £47,500 DOE
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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The Vacancy

Do you want to work for a company that is different, exciting, innovative and extremely successful within the charity retail marketThe UK’s leading textile, recycling and clothing collection company, that passionately cares about its colleagues, stakeholders and the planet, whilst offering some amazing benefits such as a virtual GP service, fantastic pension scheme and a starting holiday entitlement of 26 days plus bank holidays, then read on!

We are looking for a Regional Property Surveyor (Scotland and North of England) to support the Building Services Manager in managing, developing, and providing surveying and professional property related services across the UK wide occupational property portfolio of 250 charity shops.

This role is home based with significant travel around the region, involving overnight stays. A company car or car allowance will be included in the package.

This role would suit candidates with experience in managing building maintenance, defects diagnosis and resolution, with project management experience; MRICS desirable, but not essential.

All key responsibilities and desirable skills can be found in the Job Description.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors.

Please be aware that this advert may close sooner than the closing date in extreme circumstances.

If you:

  • Enjoy building collaborative relationships
  • Have an analytical mindset with proven skills
  • Have a good attention to detail
  • Are self-motivated
  • Have an inquisitive nature and investigative skills
  • Are a good communicator, determined and able to challenge in a positive way
  • Take pride in everything that you do in order to maintain the high standards that we promise to our colleagues, stakeholders and ourselves
  • Are adaptable; able to think on your feet
  • Have a keen interest in the environment and sustainability


See what some of our colleagues say about us:

'It is great working for SATCoL as the culture of the organisation is really strong, colleagues genuinely care for each other and through our profits we are helping the wider Salvation Army. The work is often both diverse and interesting. There is always support available and other support mechanisms. The company also has long term growth potential and is expanding'. NH – CIO

'I feel extremely lucky to work for a company that truly cares about all of its colleagues and constantly go over and above to demonstrate that. SATCoL has a strong culture, with our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Equality truly embedded and evidenced in every day of our working lives'. ST – Head of HR & Training

'I love working for SATCoL and am very proud and privileged to be part of such a wonderful organisation.  My personal mission in life has always been to help others, of course my family are my priority.  I love that we can help The Salvation Army’s mission work.  The people in SATCoL are very caring, wonderful, dedicated people. Everyone I have met within the company “Care” about each other as well as the work that they do'. BF - IT Administrator




Company Benefits:

  • Annual Leave. Starting at 26 days plus bank holidays, with the ability to buy an extra week.
  • Virtual GP Service. Phone consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days and video consultations from 8am to 10 pm, 7 days a week.
  • Excellent Pension Scheme. SATCoL offer a Defined Contribution Scheme, with the company doubling your contributions, up to 6%, and giving you Life Assurance of 3 x your normal salary.
  • Company Sick Pay. This is paid from the end of your probation period and increases during your employment with us.
  • Discounts. All colleagues are entitled to a 25% discount of all original, full priced products sold by SATCoL.
  • Wellbeing Commitment. Our colleagues are our most important asset, and we are committed to the wellbeing of our teams being our single most important issue.

SATCoL offer many more fantastic benefits, please see attachment for details.

Why join Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL)?

  • Be part of a continually developing and growing company who works tirelessly to help fund The Salvation Army’s vital work with vulnerable people in the UK by raising money.
  • Work for a company that cares for its colleagues, stakeholders, community and environment and encourages reuse and recycling through over 240 charity shops and donation centres, and a network of around 8,000 clothing banks.
  • We are at the forefront of textile reuse and recycling, and we work closely with our key partners, including some of the biggest retail and online brands. With the support of the British public, we have raised over £80 million over the past 10 years to help the work of The Salvation Army.
  • We have a strong and positive culture, led by our values ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Equality’ and our core purpose of ‘enabling mission and providing resource to help the work of The Salvation Army’. We truly CARE.
  • We believe in empowering people; therefore, our roles offer lots of independence. Whether you are part of our front-line collections team or our central support function, we encourage autonomy and embrace new ideas.
  • Whatever our colleagues’ workplace aspirations, SATCoL supports them at all levels to grow and succeed, believing in internal development and promoting from within wherever possible.
  • We value every colleague, no matter what department or role you work in. Inclusivity underpins our strong team ethic and allows for collaborative working to help one another be successful.
  • We offer a wide variety of opportunities that offer a range of exciting challenges and new experiences, where no two days are the same.

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