Commercial Property Surveyor (RICS)

Job Category: Technical & Professional
Reference HQ00022720
Contract Type Temporary
Duration 3 months
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37 per week
Rate Contact us, Please provide excepted pay for this post.

About the job:

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Commercial Property RICS Surveyor to complete a temporary assignment for a period of three months. The right candidate will provide an effective, professional and timely estates management service supporting the property services team with landlord and tenant work. It would be ideal if you are a member of RICS with at least three years senior surveying experience in the public sector.

This position offers a remote working with an option to come into the office when required, the location of the office is in Corby. You must hold a full current UK driving license or equivalent.

  • To assist with the day to day estates management of the Council’s property portfolio.
  • To carry out, review and recommend lease renewals, licences, rent reviews, lease assignments and other general estate management services as directed.  To complete delegated authority forms for recommendation to senior management.
  • Following approval of delegated authority to instruct legal and liaise with legal to successful completion of contracts.
  • To assist with the annual asset valuation programme by gathering and supplying information for valuers, site visits, photos measurements and other valuation related work to support the team in the work programme.
  • Tenant liaison including site inspections, taking photos and measurements as necessary.
  • To support the Trainee Estates Surveyor providing advice on landlord and tenant matters.
  • To prepare Reports for the Corporate Asset Manager in relation to the forward plan and CLT meetings.
  • To be knowledgeable in the use of electronic estate management and asset planning systems.
  • To support the Commercial Property Manager and administration staff of the Property Services in the provision of quality professional advice in managing and developing the Councils property assets.
  • To carry out other duties as required commensurate with the grading of the post.

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