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

Job Description:

1 – 3 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 recently qualified Rural Surveyors to join our established surveying team, based at either our Norfolk, Hertfordshire or Warwickshire offices.

Workload will be geographically orientated toward the successful candidates’ preferred locations, although there is a particular preference for Norfolk and Hertfordshire 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 a coordinated outcomes for clients. The Sworders team also works closely together across offices, to share expertise and provide staff with a range of opportunities, particularly for junior team members. 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 range of projects, including:

  • Diversification advice
  • Acquisition, disposal and leasing of agricultural, commercial and residential property
  • Strategic development land – development agreements and sales
  • 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 RICS qualified Rural Chartered Surveyors with between 1 – 3 years PQE. The successful candidates will work with experienced staff to develop and build expertise, knowledge and independence. We are looking for individuals who can show initiative and also adopt a team minded and collaborative approach in their work, given our cross disciplinary emphasis. Candidates should be able demonstrate the qualities necessary to develop productive client relationships.

Sworders seek to cultivate a mutually supportive work environment which seeks to foster individuals’ interests, skills and experience.

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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