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Robinson & Hall - Bedford - Graduate/Assistant Rural Practice Surveyor

Job Added: 17 April 2019

To apply:

Main Contact:
Stephen Home


01234 362911 or 07740 486960

Robinson & Hall

£22,000 to £25,000 depending on experience


Job description:

Company overview:

Robinson & Hall, Land and Property Professionals, is a leading regional firm of chartered surveyors, auctioneers, planners and estate agents. Founded in 1882, we have developed into a modern multi-disciplinary practice offering a comprehensive range of services, including residential and commercial sales and lettings, auctions, rural property & business, planning & development, renewable energy and architecture & building surveying.

Job description:

To assist and support the land agency team in providing advice to farmers and landowners on a broad range of rural property matters but principally estate management. 

Key responsibilities:

  • To assist the land agency team in providing general rural property and business advice and information to farmers and landowners to include:
    • Estate management including woodland management, estate maintenance, agricultural and business tenancies, water and sporting rights, rights of way, environmental and conservation matters.
    • Landlord and tenant matters including lettings, renewals and rent reviews.
    • Preparation of valuations of rural land and property, crops, machinery and livestock for lending and tax purposes.
    • Grant schemes including Basic Payment Scheme forms, subsidies and grants for clients.
    • Advice on compensation for compulsory purchase, wayleaves and easements.
  • To build and maintain good relationships with clients and the rural community and to be well informed on all issues affecting the countryside.
  • To assist, when required, with the promotion and marketing of the firm through attendance at events and seminars, and preparation of publicity material.


We are looking for either a graduate looking to start their APC training or someone part way through their APC with the ability to take early responsibility for a range of jobs within our Rural Property and Business team. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have an interest in and knowledge of rural affairs and agriculture
  • Have an RICS Accredited Degree – Rural Practice specialisation
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Have good levels of numeracy and literacy
  • Be proficient with the use of Microsoft Office packages
  • Be able to deal with a range of problems and challenges
  • Have good personal skills and be able to deal with people at all levels
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and take responsibility whilst working within parameters
  • Have excellent attention to detail and a desire to strive for excellence
  • Have a flexible approach to working and learning and be willing to work outside normal office hours when required

For a confidential discussion please ring Stephen Home BSc FRICS FAAV on 01234 362911 or 07740 486960 or email your CV and covering letter to

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