Estates Surveyor (Interim)

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Job Information

Date Posted: 30/01/2024
Closing Date: 01/03/2024
Location: Newton Abbot, Devon
Job Reference: JOB-1979
Salary: From 200 per Day

Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to fill the position of Estates Surveyor. The successful candidate will effectively manage the client’s property portfolio on a day-to-day basis and contribute to strategic asset management initiatives, including regeneration projects and portfolio reviews.


  • Organise premises letting to new tenants and re-letting to existing tenants upon lease expiry.
  • Manage general property aspects, including valuations, rent reviews, and lease renewals.
  • Negotiate with public and private sector owners and developers.
  • Coordinate the client’s development projects, ensuring targets and deadlines are met.
  • Identify assets with developmental potential, considering planning, legal, and financial implications.
  • Dispose of assets no longer needed by the authority.
  • Investigate and provide information on potential asset acquisitions and conduct feasibility studies on potential development sites.
  • Represent the client at internal and external meetings, safeguarding the client’s interests, and providing property-related advice.
  • Undertake valuations for capital accounting purposes following RICS Red Book and CIPFA requirements.


  • Professional Membership of RICS.
  • Certification: RICS Registered Valuer.
  • Demonstrable experience in property management and understanding of related laws, including Landlord and Tenant legislation.
  • Substantive experience in conducting valuations for various purposes and understanding best practice valuation procedures.
  • Experience in presenting written and verbal reports.
  • Highly developed negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Able to demonstrate effective self-management and initiative.
  • Driving Licence: Willingness to travel as per job requirements, with reasonable adjustments.

Additional information: 

Hours: 37 hours per week