Commercial agency surveyor

Description

The Business

We are a business with exciting sustainable growth plans over the next few years looking for amazing people who want to grow along with us. As a graduate at Cluttons, we have high expectations of you both in your day-to-day work and your continued professional studies. We provide full support and guidance to you, initially in becoming chartered, and then beyond as you develop your career.

We are a business that values our people. We've launched exciting people initiatives to better our people's experience and we engage with our people to listen to their needs and wants. We have adopted a hybrid working policy that gives our people the flexibility they want, and we reward and recognise them well through numerous ways including our extensive benefits package and the way we align our support to match their career goals.

Cluttons is a company with a difference, working on a solid foundation of mutual trust, we are commercially focussed, and business orientated.

We employ over 230 staff in the UK with a fast-growing presence, headquartered in London and serving a wide range of clients. We have established a strong track record and reputation as the ‘partner with a purpose’ to help each client get the most out of their property.

Through our network of offices in the UK, we offer a wide range of property services including consultancy, management, investment and commercial agency, residential sales & lettings.

The Role

Cluttons is currently recruiting a Commercial Graduate Surveyor within our Transactional and Development Advisory team. This role will be based in Oxford but will be part of the wider TDA team in London.

The individual will be required to provide general assistance to the partners predominantly within the commercial function but will also have responsibility for their own instructions and are encouraged to develop their own client base. There will be a mix of Oxford college, institutional, private and company clients. The role is primarily commercial transactional however will include occasional support for other functions.

Please note this role is to start immediately.

Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Valuing properties for marketing purposes by applying a demonstrable awareness of the local property market
  • Taking accurate measurements of sites and premises in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice
  • Preparing marketing particulars, arranging advertising as appropriate to the instruction and conducting viewings
  • Negotiating with confidence, orally and in writing, on issues such as rents and lease terms
  • Acquisition, disposal and letting of properties and sites on behalf of clients
  • Awareness and application of appropriate law for landlord and tenant negotiations
  • Business generation and cross selling of the Cluttons’ wider service lines
  • Implementing lease renewals and rent reviews
  • Assisting commercial asset portfolio valuations
  • Writing detailed reports in relation to properties for purposes such as rent reviews, investment potential, valuations
  • Strategically assessing properties for acquisitions, lettings and disposals
  • Extensive liaison with clients and their advisors (e.g. solicitors and accountants), tenants, colleagues and other third parties as appropriate.

Essential experience

  • Excellent written presentation/report writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Commercial transactional experience a benefit.
  • Familiarity with development and investment appraisal techniques advantageous.
  • Practical understanding of landlord and tenant relationships

Preferred experience

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Ability to maximise new business opportunities and cross sell service lines for the broader firm.
  • Membership of the RICS desirable but not essential.
  • Full driving licence and own transport.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Strong self starter.

Benefits

  • Hybrid working - we work in the office for 3+ days per week.
  • Holidays: 25 days increasing in line with length of service to a maximum of 30 days
  • Enhanced auto enrolment pension scheme - to help you save for the future
  • Life Assurance - to protect your loved ones should the worst happen
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loans
  • Cycle to work scheme - discounted bicycles
  • Family & wellbeing policy - to attract, retain and get the best out of a diverse team
  • Flu and Eye Care Vouchers - to keep you healthy
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 Health & Wellbeing support
  • [email protected] Remote GP app - to give you and your family access to medical experts quickly
  • Platform hosting 1000s of discounts at your favourite retailers, restaurants, supermarkets, leisure & days out venues, gyms and more
  • Plus a Flexible benefits policy that allows you to pick and choose additional benefits as below:
    • Purchasing up to 5 days additional holiday
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Discounted dental insurance
    • Discounted private medical insurance
    • Discounted travel insurance and more