Posted 19 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
Discipline Professional & Technical
ContactHannah Harvey

Job description

Job Title: Valuer

Location: WFH and travelling to commercial units in Newcastle and working in office minimum one day per week at Castle House, Barracks Rd, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 1BL

Rate of Pay: £400 per day Umbrella or £307.69 per day PAYE

Working Hours: 37 hours Monday to Friday

Type: Long term temporary role

Opus People Solutions are working with Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council to recruit for a Valuer, to provide a professional service to ensure that the Council's commercial land and property portfolio is efficiently managed to protect the Council's capital investment, to promote employment opportunities and to generate capital and revenue surpluses.

Main Responsibilities:

1. To undertake those duties associated with an experienced, professionally qualified and registered RICS Land and Property Surveyor

  1. To undertake the end of year Asset Register valuations/reports and sign these off as a Registered Valuer.

  1. To inspect, survey, value, negotiate, report upon and conclude all cases allocated to the post holder, including acquisitions, disposals, easements, licenses, appropriations, insurance, purchase and blight notices, agricultural tenancies, telecom masts and residential feasibility studies.

4. To manage the Council's land and property portfolio to include lease renewals, rent reviews, assignments, new lettings, lease surrenders and schedule of dilapidations.

5. To set and monitor relevant targets and budgets.

6. To negotiate covenant consent cases that have inbuilt "added value".

7. To prepare cases for arbitration and attend County Court as expert witness as required.

  1. Other general valuation, commercial surveying work and miscellaneous matters including estate management.

  1. To represent the service and give property advice at internal meetings of the council and meetings with outside bodies as required.

10. To keep updated with relevant legislation, government and council policy, case law, County and local planning policy, national and local property market trends, RICS guidelines and codes of practice and CPD requirements.

11. To develop strategies and solutions for future implementation

For more information or to process your application for this role, please apply online now.