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Howkins & Harrison LLP - Based in Rugby - Recently Qualified Rural Chartered Surveyor

Job Description:

The Company:

We are an established firm of property advisers committed to helping our clients in the residential, commercial and rural property sectors. With a regional network of offices, we provide a comprehensive service which encompasses the Midlands region as well residential sales agency which is enhanced through our involvement with ‘The London Office’.

As a member of our rural team, you will be involved in a wide variety of work overseen by experienced members of staff which will involve advising clients ranging from individual property owners and buyers to national developers and investors looking to maximise their property portfolios.

Employment Requirements and Location:

We have an immediate requirement for a recently qualified rural chartered surveyor at our Rugby office to take on a wide variety of work (not limited to but including) valuations, agency, and general professional work.

Whilst your work will be based in Rugby, the area we cover encompasses the whole of the Midlands region.


We will aim to offer an attractive package that will include annual salary, holiday entitlement, expenses, full CPD support and company pension scheme.

Job Description:

The type of work will be varied and be dependent on your unique skills, but examples of the work undertaken by the successful candidates would be as follows:

  • Property Agency – marketing reports, take ons, advertising, negotiations, sales chasing.
  • Valuations - Red Book valuations of a variety of property.
  • RPA – dealing with BPS applications, CSS and other grant applications
  • Management - dealing with the management of land held under FBTs and GK agreements as well as Contract Farming arrangements.
  • Planning – assistance with the submission of planning applications.
  • Development – assistance with development option and promotion agreements
  • Dispersal Sales – we hold regular Farm Dispersal Auction Sales, Collective Sales and Fodder Sales and your involvement will be required.

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will be personable with good communication skills, enthusiastic and motivated, commercially focused, a good negotiator and able to work to achieve high professional standards for both clients and colleagues.

Our existing team of surveyors will offer full support where needed but candidates will be expected to work using their initiative both on their own and as part of a team.

As your career progresses, so will the responsibility for clients and the type of work carried out, outside work you should be willing to embrace the local area and are encouraged to get involved in activities outside work which involve you in the local community.


Candidates should be MRICS qualified whilst fellowship of the CAAV is encouraged but not essential.

You should be confident and have a desire to develop new business and client base over time as well as being commercially aware.

Contact Information:

If you wish to discuss these roles, please contact in confidence:

Tim Howard – 01788 564680.

Please email your CV and covering letter outlining your current remuneration and notice period as well as your salary expectation to or send it by post to:

HR (FAO: Sally Finney)

Howkins & Harrison LLP, 7-11 Albert Street, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 2RX

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