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Bidwells - Cambridge - Rural Surveyor (Surveyor/Associate)

Job Description:

£ competitive

Are you an experienced Rural Surveyor looking for your next challenge? If so, Bidwells is looking for a Rural Surveyor to join our market leading Rural Surveying team in Cambridge!

We’re looking to speak with any Qualified Rural Surveyors at Surveyor through to Associate level. The successful applicant will be a productive and profitable fee earner, specialising in areas of estate management, diversification and professional work.

The Rural team at Bidwells manages, consults, and offers strategic advice on over a million acres of farmland and estates across the country, working with some of the UK's top-performing rural businesses and landowners including Cambridge and Oxford colleges, pension funds, charities and companies.

Our Cambridge office is home to our biggest rural team across our 11 sites and is one of the largest rural teams in the UK. Within the 60 strong team there is a vast array of knowledge coming from graduates through to equity partners. We pride ourselves on the progression and development we offer our people and within Rural, this is no exception. The team specialise in estate and farm strategy and management, professional work, diversification, rural agency, and natural capital and biodiversity net gain.

What You’ll Do:

You will get the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects for some fascinating clients. You'll be involved with a wide variety of work including, but not limited to:

  • Working on Estate and Farm strategy and management e.g. whole estate strategy, preparation of tenancy agreements and budgets; inspections, analysing and processing data.
  • Professional work instructions could include diversification projects, rural planning, valuations, strategy reviews, grant sourcing, business plans, compulsory purchase/utility schemes, landlord and tenant matters, farm and rural estate agency, farmland investment and development schemes.
  • Developing and maintaining regular contact with clients to develop and sustain long term relationships.
  • Targeting new prospects and existing clients for new professional instructions.
  • Maintaining an up to date understanding of other teams and departments to support and identify new business opportunities.
  • Responsible for the profitability and management of instructions undertaken, particularly concentrating on time and efficiency of delivery of work

About you:

  • Experience in estate management and professional work
  • Numerate and competent in use of spreadsheets and other applications
  • Excellent business writing skills
  • Excellent organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise and deal with competing deadlines and workload
  • Friendly and professional approach, good networking abilities
  • Demonstrable team player
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong people skills with an ability to communicate via different mediums at all levels

Your package:

  • A fun and friendly team who support career development and collaborative working
  • A spacious, newly refurbished office in Cambridge, which embraces agile working
  • A competitive salary + bonus + car allowance/company car (role dependant)
  • Up to 8% contributory pension
  • Twenty five/Twenty eight days annual leave + your birthday off work + option to buy an additional 5 days
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible benefits scheme which include ability to buy dental care, cycle to work scheme, critical illness cover and much more
  • Ikea and Tech salary sacrifice scheme
  • Paid professional memberships

Bidwells is dedicated to fostering a truly inclusive culture of belonging, where everyone can thrive and succeed as their true and authentic selves at every level. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and positively encourage applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief. Flexible working requests are considered from day one.

Agencies: Bidwells does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for related fees.

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