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Commercial Estates Surveyor

Job Description

A client within the Public Sector based in Leicestershire is currently recruiting for a Commercial Estates Surveyor to join their team as soon as possible. The client is offering a full-time position on a permanent basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority within an asset management environment.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to actively manage the Council's built estate, seeking to challenge and redefine the existing portfolio through the valuation, disposal, acquisition, development and management of land and buildings.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Inspecting and valuing property across a broad portfolio for letting, acquisition, disposal, property management and review purposes in line with RICS professional standards.
  • Evaluating proposals for transactions or schemes for existing property or new acquisitions to redefine the portfolio.
  • Managing internal customers and tenants, dealing with day to day tenant enquiries relating to liabilities under their legal agreements such as repairs, use, service charges and rent payments.
  • Assessing and negotiating a range of property transactions.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require a RICS qualification; preferably full membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or equivalent. The client will consider candidates who are committed to achieving their APC within the next 12 months.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Significant understanding and knowledge of commercial estates management, providing professional advisory services around strategic property management across a varied commercial property portfolio
  • Substantial knowledge of acquisitions and disposal including sale, CAT (Community Asset Transfer) transfer, auction and asset reprioritisation.
  • Significant experience of commercial property management including void management and re-letting; a strong awareness of commercial market opportunities; and property marketing.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £40,221 - £43,421 per annum including other various benefits.

How to Apply

If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.

Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all construction-related vacancies across the region.

Referral Bonus

If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them. If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.