Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and we seek to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making.
We are seeking a talented individual to fulfil the role of Estates Surveyor within the Commercial Estates Team. You will have an Estates related degree and be working towards Chartered Surveyor status or newly qualified and have experience of dealing with commercial property assets, which may include lettings, rent reviews, lease renewals, day to day Landlord and Tenant management and property management.
This role will manage a diverse workload of land ownership, property and lease matters and build strong relationships with our tenants, suppliers and stakeholders, providing general advice and guidance relating to legislation, policy and procedures. Working collaboratively within a small professional team, you will have the flexibility to adapt to a fast paced and changing workload and an eye for detail to ensure our Asset Plan and budget are delivered and opportunities are followed through to successful conclusion.
You will provide input to continuously improve service delivery within the wider Property team and to other Council service teams. In return we can offer a diverse workload and professional support towards gaining your Chartered Surveyor qualifications or if newly qualified the opportunity to handle a broad workload of property matters and grow your experience within a team which has a wealth of experience.
We need someone who is conscientious, self-motivated and has a depth of experience and good knowledge of commercial property leasing, property ownership legislation, contracts and current codes of practice.
If you have the knowledge, skills and experience that can bring innovation and creativity to this exciting role we would love to hear from you.
In return, we can offer flexible working options, such as hybrid working, condensed hours, flexitime accruing up to two additional days per month leave and are open to considering other working patterns to attract exceptional candidates.
A full job description along with details of how to apply can be downloaded from our website at https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/
Should you have any additional questions regarding submitting an application, please contact our Recruitment team firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 16th August at midday and interviews will be held Tuesday 23rd August 2022
Please note that the official closing date is as above and will be the correct date. Some third party websites may have different dates so please always refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.
This role can be undertaken on a flexible basis which will include working from home, but candidates should be within commutable distance of our offices in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire or able to undertake property inspections and attend meetings on a regular basis as required to undertake the role.
We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
At HDC we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to bring diversity of thought and make our organisation more innovative. We are a supportive employer enabling our staff to work in an environment that produces high standards of work in an employee led environment. This role will require daily calls and contact with customers and business tenants within usual trading hours. We also offer a highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme and provide an array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing as well as generous holiday entitlement dependent upon length of service.
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued; there is equality of opportunity and all areas of the community we serve are represented. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.
Our benefits include:
- A highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme Pension
- An array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing such as Mental Health First Aiders and access to our Employee Assistance Programme which includes financial guidance, wellbeing support and family counselling, amongst other services.
- Generous holiday entitlement dependent upon length of service
- Heavily discounted gym membership at our One Leisure Centres and Training Shed One Leisure
- Tailored learning and development on an individual basis including access to Bookboon which has over 1500 resources dedicated to development
- Career progression opportunities including apprenticeships of all levels
- Enhanced policies in many areas
- Flexi time & hybrid working (role permitting)
- Cycle to work scheme
- Occupational Health Programme
- Digital Parking Permit
- Long Service Award
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.