General Practice Surveyor

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: MAR20217791

Job details


Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£32,233 - £35,744 Per Annum

Closing date

22 April 2021

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

The Property and Investment Team sits within the Council’s Regeneration Directorate and manages and maintains the authority’s multi-million pound property portfolio. The team also provides professional general practice property expertise to the authorities’ regeneration and capital projects. The authority has a broad and varied portfolio of property assets across the UK. This includes assets in all the major property sectors, industrial (multi-let and single-let), retail, offices, leisure (hotels and golf courses), agricultural and alternatives (which includes a continental ferry port).

Working in a multi-disciplinary team of property professionals, you will be required to provide expertise and advice on all property development related matters working flexibly according to business needs and the diverse portfolio. You will assist with the delivery of the Council’s regeneration plans, identify opportunities for development, and undertake options appraisals for development, disposal and or acquisitions. You will be undertaking valuations and appraisals on a case by case basis and will negotiate disposals and acquisitions in support of Council strategies. You will provide professional services under contract for other authorities and seek to maximise revenue and capital income generation. you will do commercial landlord and tenant work and assist with any compulsory purchase requirements.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will need to be a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS or FRICS General Practice) with experience. You will have knowledge and ideally experience of property investment and development matters with a common-sense approach to property matters and the acquisition and disposal process. You will have the ability to work with property information to identify and bring to fruition opportunities for development, disposal and or acquisition. You will have experience of undertaking Red Book valuations on a variety of property types including development appraisals and a desire to develop your skills and a strong business approach to providing professional property services. You will be I.T. literate and have experience of working with I.T. property systems, including Argus developer. You will be able to visit locations around the city and UK on a daily basis.


What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role. Please address the requirements listed on the job profile in the personal statement section of your application.

We look forward to speaking with you soon.

There is no set closing date for this post, suitable candidates will be called for interview as they apply.