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Sworders – Warwickshire, Norfolk or Hertfordshire - Associate Rural Practice Chartered Surveyors

Job Description:

4 - 6 Years Post Qualified

Norfolk Office (Longlands, Holkham Hall, Wells-Next-to-the-Sea)

Warwickshire Office (Wolston Hall, Wolston)

Hertfordshire Office (Hadham Hall, nr Bishops Stortford)

Sworders are seeking Associate Surveyors with 4 – 6 years post qualification experience to join our established team, based at either our Norfolk, Warwickshire or Hertfordshire offices.

Workload will be geographically orientated toward the successful candidates’ preferred location, although there is a preference for Norfolk and Warwickshire applicants.

About Sworders

Sworders is an independent Rural Property Consultancy with over 230 years of history, offering integrated advice to the rural, residential and commercial sectors. We have offices in Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Warwickshire and Somerset.

Our clients include private land and property owners and occupiers, together with commercial institutions and charities. We have a strong reputation for delivering added value through interdisciplinary working across the planning, surveying and architectural disciplines.

Sworders’ business model enables a truly cross-disciplinary approach, with a focus on coordinated outcomes for clients. The Sworders team works closely together across offices, to share expertise and provide staff with a range of opportunities. We actively encourage staff at all levels to contribute to business management.

The Opportunity

We are looking for excellent individuals to work within our multi-disciplinary team. We have a growing workload predominantly generated by word-of-mouth recommendations. Successful candidates should be willing to be involved in a wide range of projects. Workload could include:

  • Strategic development land – development agreements and sales
  • Diversification advice
  • Acquisition, disposal and leasing of agricultural, commercial and residential property
  • Valuation, taxation and general professional advice
  • Estate management including tenancy advice, contract farming, joint ventures, agri-environment schemes
  • Compulsory purchase, compensation, telecoms and utilities installation and maintenance

Experience and Skills

We are looking for Associate level RICS qualified Rural Chartered Surveyors of between 4 - 6 years PQE. Applicants should be confident and have the knowledge required to work independently, however Sworders’ emphasis on a cross-disciplinary approach requires team minded individuals with a collaborative attitude to working across skill areas and offices. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to generate productive client relationships.

Sworders seek to cultivate a mutually supportive work environment which seeks to foster individuals’ interests, skills and experience and candidates should be willing to positively support more junior colleagues. Applicants must have a full driving licence.

Our Offices

Our Warwickshire, Norfolk and Hertfordshire offices comprise a mix of Surveyors, RTPI Planners and Architects. Our Norfolk office is situated at Longlands, on the Holkham Estate. Our Warwickshire office is at Wolston Hall, situated between Rugby and Coventry and our Hadham Hall office is just outside the market town of Bishop’s Stortford.

Terms and Conditions

Both full and part time candidates are encouraged to apply. Salary will depend on the experience of the candidate but is unlikely to be limiting for the right person. Discretionary bonus package. Sworders offers flexitime working and a generous holiday allowance. We pay professional subscriptions and fund approved CPD.

Please apply with your CV to Clare Hutchinson:

Sworders, The Gatehouse, Hadham Hall, Little Hadham, Ware, Herts SG11 2EB

01279 771188

No recruitment agents please, we would like to hear directly from candidates.

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