Contract Length: 6 months
Location: Worthing (home based with 1 day approx. per week at sites around south coast)
IR35: In scope
Pay Rate to Candidate: £300 Umbrella / £256.63 PAYE per day
• Must be chartered in general practice surveying with a RICS accredited degree
• Able to work independently
• Experienced in land management
• Experience with project work
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to provide professional Estates expertise across all aspects of the Environment Agency’s business. You will be involved in a wide variety of surveying work, keeping your days varied and interesting while building your knowledge and experience.
You will be the surveying expert working collaboratively within project teams helping deliver an ambitious programme of capital flood defence works investing £5.2 billion nationwide better protecting 336,000 households from flood risk (2021-27). You’ll be involved at all stages of project delivery from feasibility through to completion.
Your surveying expertise will also be applied to managing a diverse land and property portfolio, including property management, valuation and dealing with landlord and tenant issues. As a confident negotiator, you will also represent our interests externally with a broad customer and client base in Estate management.
With an up-to-date knowledge of current legislation and best practice, you’ll provide strong technical guidance and support to other members of your team on surveying matters. You will also be supported to develop both personally and professionally.
Experience working as a Surveyor in a professional estates service, you'll hold an appropriate RICS qualification (MRICS/FRICS) from relevant sector Pathways e.g. Land and Resources, Commercial or Rural. You'll be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in one or more of these areas:
• Good understanding of planning, property and compensation legislation and compulsory purchase procedures.
• Provide advice on land and compensation matters to minimise project risk and compensation liabilities. Negotiating access to land, securing appropriate interests and settling compensation claims.
• Manage diverse land and property portfolio including property management, valuation and landlord and tenant issues to ensure sustainable land use.
• Knowledge of current legislation and best practice, enabling you to provide specialist advice.
• Confident communicator, able to engage professionally, efficiently and effectively with internal and external customers.
• Well-developed negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
A full and valid driving licence is essential.
Experience working as a Surveyor in a professional estates service, you'll hold an appropriate RICS qualification (MRICS/FRICS) from relevant sector Pathways e.g. Land and Resources, Commercial or Rural.