Senior rating surveyor


The Company

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.

We are a business that values our people. We've launched exciting 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. We reward and recognise our teams in numerous ways, including our extensive benefits package and our support to align their career goals with the Companies aspirations.

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 are seeking a Senior Surveyor or Associate Director to join our market leading Rating team based in London. The candidate will provide rating advice to a broad range of clients including Landlords, occupiers, investors, and developers. The candidate will ideally have prior transferable experience and will be looking to further grow and develop their career within Rating.

This is a key role and an opportunity to develop and play a major part in the expansion of the London team.

Key Responsibilities

  • To work with clients and to provide bespoke appeal and mitigation advice to a wide range of clients across a broad spectrum of properties
  • To manage and grow your own client base and to develop excellent business relationships with new and existing clients
  • To assist with and provide rating advice to occupier, developer, and landlord clients through all stages of the property cycle including challenging assessments through the CCA process, advising on empty rates, payments and other areas including completion notices.
  • To work with a wide range of clients to provide bespoke appeal and mitigation advice across a broad spectrum of properties.
  • To integrate fully in the wider business network and to develop relationships with key service lines including Agency, Investment and Development to promote the team and leverage opportunities


  • MRICS qualified with proven Rating experience
  • Experience in providing rating advice and negotiating appeals
  • Detailed knowledge of rating legislation and case law
  • Good general surveying and inspection skills
  • Be competent and experienced appearing in both the Valuation tribunal and (preferably) upper tribunal arenas
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Commercially astute with an entrepreneurial attitude to business development
  • Ability to work autonomously and co-ordinate tasks efficiently to ensure deadlines are met
  • Accurate and exceptional attention to detail
  • Pro-active and enjoys working autonomously and as part of a wider team
  • Confident and assertive where required
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Team player who works effectively with colleagues and clients
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel, MS Outlook) familiarity with Rating software


  • Hybrid working - to give you the flexibility you need
  • 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
  • Flu and eye care vouchers - to keep you healthy
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 health & wellbeing support
  • Help@Hand 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
  • Family & wellbeing policy - including enhanced maternity pay, menopause support, neurodiversity support, carer support, company sick pay and much 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 for family cover
  • Discounted critical health insurance and more