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Cambridgeshire County Council - Cambridge - Rural Practice Surveyor

Job Added: 25 June 2020

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Cambridgeshire County Council

£38,447- £40,424


Job description:

Cambridgeshire is an exciting place to live and work, being at the forefront of economic growth in the UK on the back of the science and technology industry and the expanding University.

An experienced rural surveyor is required to help manage Cambridgeshire County Council’s 33,000 acre rural estate, the largest of its kind in England and Wales with over 200 rural businesses and close to a £5m rent roll.

The job is interesting and challenging and offers considerable autonomy and responsibility working as part of a team of 5.

The team delivers day to day management alongside a multi-disciplinary commercial team, who together manage the Council’s strategic property assets. The work will include managing revenue and expenditure budgets, rent reviews, letting farms, strategic reviews, sales, environmental projects, capital investment, such as new farm buildings, house extensions and renewable energy and liaising with tenants, elected Members and the public .

The ideal candidates will have a degree level education in a relevant land use discipline and will be a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and preferably a Fellow of the Association of Agricultural Valuers. You should have several years of professional experience in the public or private sectors of the property industry, a commercial focus and good knowledge of agricultural law and rural estate management practices.

Starting salary will be in the range £38,447- £40,424. The job is based in Cambridge but will be relocating to Alconbury in 2021. You will benefit from generous annual holidays, an excellent pension scheme, flexible working, family friendly policies and plenty of opportunities for training and career progression.

Applications close at noon on 15 July and interviews will take place from 22 July. Contact John Macmillan (01223 699092) for an informal discussion.


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