Senior Estate Surveyor

Job Ref: 61959
Sector: Construction Property
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 13 January 2020
  • Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK WD6 1WA Borehamwood Hertfordshire GBR WD6 1WA
  • £40 per Hour
  • Craig McIntyre
  • 020 3096 0484

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Role: Senior Estate Surveyor

Location: Hertfordshire

Contract: Up to 6 months (Possibly going permanent for right person)

Hours: Flexible - Monday to Friday


  • Under the general supervision of the Property Services Manager to manage the Estates Section of the Engineering and Asset Management Unit.
  • To deal with acquisition and disposal of land and buildings, to carry out valuations of Council properties, carry out development appraisals, day to day management non-operational properties and give professional advice to Council Members and Officers on all matters related to the Estate

Main Duties

  • To assist in the effective management of the Council's property portfolio in accordance with the Asset Management Plan.
  • To conduct negotiations for the acquisition of land and buildings for all Council purposes.
  • To investigate and appraise development potential, value and negotiate the disposal of land and buildings surplus to Council requirements.
  • To negotiate for rent reviews and lease renewals, to give advice on assignments and other requests for landlord's consent and to deal with letting of non-operational Council properties
  • To assist in maintaining a property management database.
  • To instruct the Head of Legal Services of terms negotiated for preparation of new leases or variation of existing leases and external legal advice as required
  • To carry out day to day management of all types of Council property.
  • To carry out valuations of Council owned properties for various purposes.
  • To negotiate terms and charges with statutory undertakers for easements, wayleaves, licenses, etc. in respect of Council land.
  • To advise other Units of the Council and Council Members when required, on all valuation and property management matters.
  • To prepare reports for Committees and Panels together with attendance at such meetings as required.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Corporate Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or equivalent
  • Experience in property valuation
  • Extensive experience of estates management (min 5yrs post qualification)
  • Experience of staff management
  • Knowledge of relevant up to date legislation
  • Knowledge of Political and Democratic context in which the Council operates.
  • Knowledge of the Borough of Hertsmere.
  • Knowledge of planning policies for Hertfordshire

Other Requirements

Driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Able to undertake unaccompanied site visits, requiring the ability to:

  • Travel independently
  • Make visual site assessments
  • Understand and minimize the risks of lone working
  • Access a range of sites presenting various types of land and structures

Able to attend occasional evening and weekend meetings.

Presents a neat and tidy appearance.

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