Associate Director - Estate Management and Valuation

  • Job Reference: DC/8712
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Exeter
  • Salary: £55,344 to £78,698
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Dan Cole

Job Description

Associate Director - Estate Management and Valuation

Salary: £55,344 to £78,698, depending on experience and qualifications

Beach Baker are proud to be working alongside South West Norse, part of the award-winning Norse Group.

South West Norse are a property consultancy renowned for providing top-tier estate management and valuation services to local authorities and public sector organisations across the South West Peninsula.

They are currently seeking a full-time, permanent Associate Director of Estate Management and Valuation to join their team. This role offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive rewards package including pension and private healthcare options, and additional benefits such as a cycle to work scheme.

The Role:

As the Associate Director of Estate Management and Valuation, you will:

  • Lead and manage a team of 10, consisting of 9 professional surveyors and 1 graduate surveyor.
  • Handle a broad range of General Practice (GP) Estate Management tasks including Landlord & Tenant (L&T) matters, asset valuation, leasing, disposals, and compulsory purchase orders (CPO).
  • Support senior management in overseeing property and professional technical staff.
  • Assist the Director of Estates and Valuation with marketing, business development, and the preparation of tenders and fee proposals.
  • Provide inspirational leadership and ensure effective day-to-day management and robust performance of the team.

About You:

We are looking for a motivated and inspirational General Practice Surveyor with significant experience in estate management and valuation, ideally within the private or public sector. You should have a proven track record in team leadership and management.


  • Professional Chartered Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
  • Ideally, a RICS Registered Valuer with experience in delivering Local Authority Asset Valuations in accordance with RICS, CIPFA, and IFRS standards.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Law of Compulsory Purchase, the Land Compensation Act, and land acquisition through negotiation or compulsory purchase.
  • Excellent team leadership and management skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to engage and negotiate at all levels.

Why Join?

Modern Working Practices: Enjoy the flexibility of working some days from home and adjusting your schedule for personal commitments.

Prime Location: The modern, open-plan office is conveniently located on the outskirts of Exeter with easy access from the M5.

Professional Growth: Be part of a dynamic team with a strong and varied forward order book, supported by national capability and local delivery.


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • RICS and RICS Registered Valuers fees paid
  • Fully supported and funded CPD requirements
  • Sickness and pension schemes
  • Private healthcare options
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements (ideally 2-3 days in the office)

If you are driven by excellence and eager to contribute to a forward-thinking consultancy, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to become a part of our successful team at South West Norse.

How to apply
If you wish to apply or would like more information, please contact Dan Cole at or 07443 880 834

All third party and direct applications will be forwarded to Beach Baker Recruitment for review.