Senior Chartered Development Surveyor - Exeter

  • Job Reference: DC/8711
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Exeter
  • Salary: £38,119 to £56,563
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Dan Cole

Job Description

Senior Chartered Development Surveyor

Salary: £38,119.27 - £56,563.96, depending on experience

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

The Norse Group are a national property consultancy known for delivering high-profile and inspiring professional property services to a diverse range of public and private sector clients.

South West Norse currently seeking a Senior Chartered Development Surveyor to join their team ideally on a full-time, permanent basis. Part -time may be considered for the right candidate. This role involves adding value to client assets by identifying and securing planning consents for development.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Senior Chartered Development Surveyor, your main duties will include:

  • Identifying, promoting, and delivering the development potential of surplus and potentially surplus assets, adding significant value before sale to generate essential capital receipts.
  • Taking a hands-on approach to leading public consultation exercises, drafting planning applications, design and access statements, feasibility reports, and viability appraisals.
  • Representing clients at planning committee meetings and appeals, and negotiating and agreeing S.106 Agreements.
  • Being actively involved in all aspects of the development process, not just project management and coordination.

Ideal Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in a similar role, supported by:

  • At least 5 years of post-qualification experience (PQE) as a Development Surveyor.
  • Professional Chartered Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and a bachelor's degree or equivalent in a Real Estates discipline.
  • Experience in planning and development surveying, with a strong background in producing viability appraisals.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant planning legislation and familiarity with the Local Plans for the region.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to engage and negotiate with all levels of internal and external parties.
  • The ability to work independently with minimal support, as well as collaboratively within a large multi-disciplinary team.
  • A full UK Driving Licence to meet the travel requirements of the role.

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • RICS fees paid
  • Fully supported and funded CPD requirements
  • Sickness and pension schemes
  • Free parking at the office
  • Agile and flexible working arrangements

If you are an experienced Development Surveyor looking to make a significant impact within a forward-thinking consultancy, we would love to hear from you.

How to apply
If you wish to apply or would like more information, please contact Dan Cole at dan.cole@beachbaker.co.uk or 07443 880 834

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