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12 months ago
Capita PLC
Location: Salford
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Surveying Jobs
Senior Property Surveyor (MRICS)


The Company

Urban Vision is a Joint Venture Partnership between Capita, Salford City Council and Galliford Try. We are based in Swinton, within the Salford district of Greater Manchester employing approximately 360 staff in a wide range of integrated professional support services solutions. Capabilities include a full range of property surveying and management disciplines, full design and cost control services, extensive highways and civil engineering design capability plus town planning, development control and policy services.

Urban Vision forms a subsidiary of Capita Plc which is the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

Our key client is Salford City Council although we have expanded our client base to a number of other clients and commissions both within the North West and nationally.

The Role

The Property Services Team delivers a property advice service to a range of clients including Salford City Council, Bolton Council, Greater Manchester Police, ForViva and Salix Homes. We are looking for an enthusiastic surveyor to join our team potentially undertaking a range of different work areas including:-

To carry out acquisitions and disposals of a range of property types and locations.

To investigate, evaluate and advise on property related operational requirements for clients including Property Review, Asset Management and Accommodation Utilisation.

To prepare and review development appraisals and viability assessments.

To carry out Landlord and Tenant work on a variety of properties.

To carry out valuations for a variety of purposes in accordance with the RICS Red Book.

Provide asset management and valuation support to our surveying teams in accordance with professional standards and best practice.

To manage property on behalf of clients in a professional and commercially enterprising manner.

To liaise with tenants/occupiers, landowners, other professionals including solicitors and members of the public in explaining and delivering a property service on behalf of our clients

To maintain accurate property data records

To assist in identifying and investigating new work opportunities to grow the business

As a Property professional, you will have:-

Essential Criteria

Professional qualifications – a degree in a property or related discipline, and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Experience of working in a property office environment.

Experience of working to Quality Assurance Procedures / Business Management Systems

Good communication skills and the ability to work in a busy environment as a member of a team with a positive, enthusiastic attitude to work.

Able to present written and verbal reports to clients.

Knowledge of the key issues and processes relating to property management and valuation

Detailed knowledge of Landlord and Tenant Issues and Case Law.

Experience of using a wide range of valuations methods and purposes

Experience of property marketing.

Capable of interpreting Leases, deeds and other Property Agreements

Strong prioritisation and time management skills, & able to meet deadlines.

Computer literate with an understanding of valuation, GIS and asset management databases

The ability to exercise own initiative, and to demonstrate a self-motivated and confident approach to personal development

Positive and proactive approach to business development and growth

Valid driving licence and the availability of a car

Desirable Criteria

Experience of operating in a Public Sector Property Services and/or political environment.

Broad general knowledge of Salford and the surrounding areas’ property market.

Eligible for the RICS Valuer Registration Scheme.

What’s in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren’t optional extras: they’re how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you a company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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