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National Trust - Winchester - Rural Surveyor

Job Added: 16 April 2018

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National Trust

£31,671 pa


Job description:

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Ref: IRC63759

Are you motivated by the challenges of a diverse land and property management role in a range of historic environments? Can you complement our skilled team of rural surveyors delivering first class consultancy to support the sustainable management of historic landscapes in a rapidly changing environment? Do you relish the idea of working with a top-class team of conservation and heritage professionals and a wide range of tenants and stakeholders who are all working together to look after our special places for ever, and to share them with everyone? Are you seeking a role which combines all of this with flexibility, family-friendly working and a balanced approach to career and life?

We are looking for a qualified rural practice chartered surveyor with the ability to bring an innovative, client focussed and entrepreneurial approach and excellent technical skills together with a real passion for joined up asset management.

You will be working throughout across the south-east of England and will have the choice of being based at any of our four consultancy hubs; Scotney Castle in Kent, Wisley in Surrey, Saunderton in Buckinghamshire or Micheldever in Hampshire where you will work alongside a range of professionals providing specialist services to our properties. Equally this role will provide able opportunity to get out to the special places that we look after and to work with our teams based on properties and directly with our tenants.

What it's like to work here
The National Trust Consultancy is the home to specialists in every field of our work. A national consultancy, where resources are shared across disciplines and boundaries, it’s proving to be a great repository of skills, talent and experience. The diversity and quality of expertise within the Consultancy will enable our properties and places to benefit from an extraordinary range of creative and innovative thinking, as well as deep expertise in all matters relating to our twin purpose of caring for the nation’s heritage and landscapes, and making these accessible to all.

Your time will be split between the office (your choice of Micheldever, Saunderton, Wisley or Scotney Castle) and NT properties across the London South East region

What you'll be doing
As part of this team, you will provide insightful advice, excellent client care and superlative stakeholder management to help our properties achieve sustainable, forward thinking approaches to managing and conserving our assets. You will bring a range of skills, and an ability to learn and share to ensure we safeguard and effectively manage our built assets and interests in land. You will be involved in delivering a range of work, which on a day to day basis might include residential and commercial lettings; agricultural tenancies; management of grants, HLS and BPS; woodland management; access rights and boundary disputes; management of restrictive covenants; valuations; and occasional acquisitions and disposals. Most importantly, we need you to be an effective and convincing champion of best practice who brings new thinking and novel approaches to whatever work you turn your hand to.

Who we're looking for
In order to be successful in this role you will have:
•Practical knowledge and experience of rural land and property management, including agriculture, conservation, residential, commercial and public amenity
•Up to date understanding of the current issues within the rural sector
•Appreciation for the need for innovative solutions
•Confidence interpreting legal documentation and a variety of data sources and using your findings to influence colleagues
•Analytical, methodical and organised approach to your work and time management
•Excellent people skills, adept at listening, building trust or negotiating, you make things happen and get things done
•You will be a qualified member of RICS or CAAV
A driving licence is essential. Your time will be split between the office (your choice of Micheldever, Saunderton, Wisley or Scotney Castle) and NT properties across the London South East region

The package
Looking after you
•Health cash plan – from as little as £2.81 per month for you and your dependents
•Pension contribution match up to 10%
•EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
•Discounted gym membership

Looking after your career
•Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
•Develop your skills with an internal secondment
•Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
•Income protection due to illness

Unique to Us
•Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
•Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
•20% off in our retail and catering outlets
•Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking

Closing Date: 11 May 2018

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