Graduate Estates Surveyor - Exeter


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NPS South West deliver a multi-disciplined approach to a range of construction, rural and estates services to a multitude of clients. As part of an award winning, national consultancy, NPS South West operate across Estates Management & Valuation, multiple surveying disciplines and project management services.

To support the continued growth of our Estates and Asset Management portfolio, we have an excellent development opportunity for a Graduate Estates Surveyor to join our Exeter based team. In this role, you will contribute towards the delivery of Estate Management and Valuation services to meet prescribed targets, in accordance with all relevant policies, standards and legislation.

This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate, as we will provide the opportunity to work in a commercially focused and professional estates team where you will have on-going support as you develop. Your role will assist multiple different business areas, including;

  • Property management including for example the management of industrial units.
  • Agreeing dilapidations claims.
  • Providing advice on business rates and rating appeals.
  • Carrying out annual Asset valuations.
  • The acquisition of land and property by agreement.
  • The acquisition of land and property using Compulsory Purchase Orders.
  • The disposal of surplus land and property.
  • Advising the Council on its let property
  • by negotiating terms and conditions for the grant and renewal of leases and licences
  • together with implementing rent reviews on existing agreements

Our Ideal Candidate:

As a graduate opportunity, the most important thing is your desire and aptitude to develop a career within an estates management discipline. This should be combined with;

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent HNC / HND / NVQ) in an estates related discipline.
  • Professional membership (or be working towards / prepared to work towards) of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
  • Knowledge of legislation regarding landlord & tenant and compulsory purchase & compensation.
  • Experience within a previous role or work placement would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined team.

Our offer

All of our employees benefit from a culture of encouraging professional development, and this can be tailored to all levels of experience. Alongside this, you will be enrolled into our Company Pension Scheme and Bupa Health Cash Plan combined with 25 days annual leave (excl. bank holidays) and access to a number of group wide benefits. 

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.