Assistant Land Referencer

Mott MacDonald
08 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Advisory and Programme Delivery division delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity from £million's to £20bn, through the Technical disciplines of Programme Management, Project Management, Project Controls, Scheduling, Cost Management, Estimating, Infrastructure Finance, Management Consulting, Digital Consulting, Education and Healthcare Management.

Our Transportation portfolio is primarily a UK based business working in three key sectors of Rail, Highways and Aviation. We deliver programme, project and commercial management services to clients in mainland Europe, Africa, Middle East, India and Australasia and supporting other parts of the Transportation business across the globe. Our vision is to deliver major transportation projects as part of a global business and to establish our wide ranging consultancy as 'credible' and 'preferred' for our existing and new clients.

Mott MacDonald is an equal opportunities company.

We are actively seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic Graduate / Land Referencer to join our Land and Property team in Birmingham.
The focus of the role is to deliver detailed, high quality land ownership information for our clients. You will gather this information by researching Land Registry records and Ordnance Survey maps, searching databases, liaising with land owners and their agents.

- Extensive stakeholder co-ordination; including liaising with the general public, property owners, resident associations, land agents, local authorities and solicitors
- Working with our GIS & Mapping team to interpret spatial data and produce Land Ownership and Access Plans
- Assisting with the production of Standing Orders notices, access agreements and associated access plans
- Assisting with onsite land referencing and engaging with affected land owners
- Assisting with the production of the Book of Reference and associated documents
- Liaising with Local Authorities and other bodies to ascertain details of adopted highways, public rights of way
- Assisting with production of weekly and monthly reports
- Client interfacing, telephone, post and email support

Essential academic, professional qualifications and experience:

- Geography Bachelors degree or in a relevant discipline or relevant experience

Essential competencies / skills:

- Good communication skills and able to liaise at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders
- Proven ability in prioritising a busy workload with challenging deadlines
- Full clean UK driving license and a willingness to travel to land referencing locations
- Competent in Microsoft packages including MS word and Excel
- Highly motivated and conscientious
- Able to work to a high level of accuracy and attention to detail in tasks such as data capture and the production of documents
- Must be a good team worker and decision maker

Desired competencies / skills:

- Relevant work experience
- Willingness to travel
- Evidence of teamwork and collaboration
- Some basic GIS knowledge, preferably ArcGIS

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