Principal Property Surveyor Grade 11
Umbrella rate at £22.85 per hour
Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Principal Property Surveyor (Grade 11) on a 2 month contract, with a possibility of an extension. They would like someone who has the experience and knowledge in the following:
Purpose of the role -
To assist in solving land and property related problems associated with projects undertaken by the Council, give property advice to internal clients and work with partners on the operational and surplus parts of the portfolio under One Public Estate, negotiate disposal of surplus property.
The role would focus on the delivery of the Asset Disposal Programme and in meeting wider saving and income generation targets of the team generally.
Duties and Responsibilities -
To assist in the preparation of land and property valuations for sales, purchases, leases, wayleaves and easements, asset valuation and insurance purposes.
To assist in the negotiation of sales, purchases, leases including renewals and rent reviews, wayleaves and easements.
To provide strategic property advice and support to senior officers within the council to enable the efficient and effective management of the portfolio.
To prepare sales and letting particulars as necessary, and assist in designing and implementing appropriate marketing campaigns.
To assist in the collection and analysis of evidence of property transactions.
Attending meetings of committees, sub-committees, working parties and working groups as necessary, drafting and presenting reports to these and other groups.
Contributing as appropriate to the development and implementation of corporate and/or directorate initiatives or policies.
Undertaking negotiations with partners and external organisations.
Contributing as appropriate to service transformation & improvement activities
Conducting such other work as may be assigned to him/her by the Strategic Director or Chief Officer from time to time.
To be accountable for and promote equality, diversity and community cohesion to meet Council, Directorate and Service objectives. All employees have a responsibility not only for their own behaviour, but also for others regarding equality of opportunity. Any incident must be reported.
To participate in a Performance Review and Development meeting and undertake a plan of training where necessary. Develop his/her own skills and expertise in a professional manner.
In addition to all the responsibilities listed above, all employees must be flexible in their approach and undertake other duties that are commensurate with post holder's level, wherever they may be, to achieve the objectives of the Directorate.
To represent the Council and Directorate in a professional manner meeting the Corporate and Directorate aims. To comply with Directorate and Corporate policies.
If appropriate to be responsible for the recruitment and performance management of designated teams and individuals in accordance with Corporate and Directorate aims and management style.
To comply with the council's financial regulation and standing orders
To actively promote Dudley's commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults at a level appropriate to this group.
Employees must comply with health and safety legislation and will be required to comply with the Council's Health and Safety Policies. All employees must ensure that they take reasonable care of their own health and safety as well as the health and safety of any person that is affected by their actions.
To be responsible for adhering to legislative requirements and Council Policies and Procedures including, but not exclusively health & safety, Data Protection and Internet/Email use.
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience -
- Corporate membership of the RICS in the relevant faculties
- Sufficient Post qualification experience of working in a professional property environment in similar or related areas.
Computer literate and willing to learn new systems as necessary
- Full Understanding of Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, and surrounding legislation
- Understanding and relevant practical experience of the Principles of Valuation and Estate Management & an understanding of the wider property market and how to successfully market land and buildings
- Customer focused & working closely with internal services and external partners, with well-honed communication skills to match your audience
- A knowledge of Equality & Diversity issues