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Assistant Rural Surveyor

Assistant Rural Surveyor

Posted 25 July by National Trust Ended

Rural Estate Management offers an exciting and diverse career path, and within the industry the role is continually evolving and developing to keep up with asset management in the countryside.

Working towards becoming a rural practice chartered surveyor, you’ll have completed a RICS accredited degree or other exempting qualification and be ready to embark on the 2 year Assessment of Professional Competence or you'll already be working through this. At the National Trust we offer a 24 month training covering a wide range of experience in estate management and fantastic support networks to set our surveyors up for their APC final assessment.

What you'll be doing

This role will work with our surveyors to provide colleagues, volunteers and tenants with the expertise needed to deliver and drive forward conservation of our land, alongside driving forward income generation for conservation. Our Estate Management professionals are at the heart of delivery the Trust’s Land, Outdoors and Nature Strategy.

A significant proportion of the role will be residential and agricultural let estate management, but with an element of commercial work, across a varied and challenging portfolio. From managing lettings to licensing activities, you’ll help colleagues to provide in-depth, up-to-the-minute advice and guidance and will build productive relationships with our tenants, and draw upon internal and external information to ensure that we’re providing the best service in the most effective way.

You'll be covering the western half of Cornwall as a result of this a full driving licence and vehicle will be essential.

For more information please read the role profile attached to this advert.

Who we're looking for

Like everyone here, you love the outdoors and you’ll love offering your expertise to help our people get the best out of their land. You’ll also need to have the following:

  • A degree in a relevant subject, you’ll be working towards RICS membership
  • Practical knowledge of land use and residential property management, environmental issues, conservation and sustainable development
  • Some experience of rural work, so you know the issues communities are facing and the challenges of living and working in the countryside
  • An up-to-date understanding of what’s happening in the wider world of rural surveying (including relevant legislation)
  • Strong negotiation skills you will be able to work alongside our tenants and build good trusted relationships

The package

Looking after you

  • Health cash plan - from as little as £3.09 per month for you and your dependents
  • Pension contribution match up to 10%
  • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
  • Discounted gym membership

Required skills

  • Negotiation
  • Property Management
  • Surveying
  • Rural Communities
  • RICS

Reference: 35716373

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