Lease Advisory Surveyor - Up to Associate Director

  • Job Reference: DC/8675
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Exeter
  • Salary: £38,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Dan Cole

Job Description

Lease Advisory Surveyor (Up to Associate Director)

Purpose of the Role

Are you eager to advance your career in Lease Advisory services? This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic team as a Lease Advisory Surveyor.

In this role, you'll focus on negotiating rent reviews, lease renewals, lease regears, and providing strategic advice. Based in Exeter, you'll primarily serve clients in Devon and Cornwall, with some national responsibilities for specific retained clients. This role covers a variety of property types, including offices, industrial, and retail spaces, offering you a broad scope of experience.


  • Client Reporting & Negotiation: Handle rent reviews, lease renewals, and lease re-gears, reporting back to clients.
  • Business Development Support: Assist in the team's growth and revenue objectives.
  • Client Collaboration: Work closely with the team and clients to ensure consistent, high-quality advice.
  • Integration: Engage with the broader network and other business lines.
  • Lease Analysis: Read and summarize leases, inspect and measure premises.
  • Evidence Collection: Collate comparable evidence for use in negotiations.
  • Report Preparation: Prepare pre-negotiation lease renewal and rent review reports for clients.
  • Negotiation: Negotiate with landlords and their agents, preparing settlement reports and Heads of Terms.
  • Legal Coordination: Instruct solicitors as needed throughout the legal process.
  • Third-Party Reports: Prepare reports for third-party referrals.
  • Senior Assistance: Assist senior colleagues with instructions as necessary.
  • Pitch Preparation: Help prepare pitches for business development.

General Duties

  • Uphold Firm Values: Maintain the company's values in all internal and external interactions.
  • Networking: Actively attend networking events to grow the company's client contacts and generate growth.
  • Working Group Participation: Engage in the internal Lease Advisory Working Group bi-monthly.
  • High-Quality Work: Consistently produce high-quality work that meets or exceeds client expectations, collaborating with third parties as necessary.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Share knowledge with colleagues and support their development.

Qualities and Qualifications

  • RICS Qualification: Hold an RICS qualification with 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Motivated & Commercial Approach: Be highly motivated with a commercial mindset, able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Research & Analytical Skills: Demonstrate strong research, analytical, and reporting skills.
  • Resilience & Time Management: Show resilience under pressure, excellent prioritization, time management, negotiation, and organizational skills.
  • Communication Skills: Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, delivering information clearly and succinctly.
  • Proactive Attitude: Be proactive, adaptable to change, and maintain a positive, professional demeanor.
  • IT Proficiency: Be fluent with Microsoft Office and other relevant IT packages.
  • Driving Licence: Hold a clean driving license.

This role is perfect for a driven individual looking to make a significant impact in Lease Advisory services. If you meet the above qualifications and are ready to take on new challenges, we encourage you to apply.