• Location:


  • Sector:

    Built Environment & Surveying, Development Surveyor

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £50,000 Plus Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Andrew Kingsley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    07879 413 765

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Consultant:

    Andrew Kingsley

The Role & Company Profile:

Our client is a well established surveying consultancy, looking to recruit a Development Surveyor within the Development Consultancy team within either Bristol or Exeter, which is responsible for providing Land Agency and Development Consultancy, across the South West regions of the UK.

Our clients' growing Development Consultancy Team needs help with increasing workload in the East of our market area. We seek to recruit an MRICS Surveyor (Bristol or Exeter or similar) who is self-motivated and interested in developing a career in the property development sector within one
of the SW’s leading property consultancies. Day to day work is varied in both its nature and client base including viability appraisals, secured lending valuations, strategic development advice and land negotiations on behalf of clients.

Their extensive local knowledge means that we are well placed to advise at every stage of the development process and advise a wide range of clients, among them private residential and commercial developers; land owners; registered providers; banks and local authorities dealing with urban brownfield sites; rural exception sites; greenfield and urban extensions; and single-build plots, ensuring developments are deliverable.

The role will offer the right candidate an excellent career opportunity to work within a busy and successful team, combining with a network of Regional offices and specialists from all aspects of the development cycle.

Key Requirements:

Desired or preferred knowledge, skills and experience for this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Previous experience as a Development Surveyor – 2/3+ years;

  • RICS Qualified & Registered Valuer;

  • Some Commercial Property Agency experience across most sectors ideal;

  • some knowledge of the Planning system;

  • Pro-active approach to sourcing development opportunities;

  • You will have a good network of contacts and demonstrate an ability to bring new work into the business;

  • Experience of Development Appraisal Software including Argus Developer;

  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable at presenting to clients;

  • Excellent presentation & negotiation skills as a leading ambassador for the company in the region;

  • Good IT skills;

  • Viability and Appraisal experience with Excel/Prodev/Argus Developer;

  • To have a good knowledge and experience of marketing land and development schemes – to include all aspects of due diligence investigations and marketing requirements;

Remuneration includes

  • £35,000 to £50,000 + (DOE)

  • Car Allowance

  • Annual Bonus

  • Homeworking Opportunity

  • Life Assurance

  • Generous holidays

  • Pension

  • etc

This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual to join and lead within this specialist and successful team. You should be commercially focused, have an excellent track record of delivery and be happy working both independently and as part of the team.

My client offers real scope for career development for a dedicated, professional and enthusiastic individual with a strong work ethic who wants to join one of the market leaders. If you wish to apply for this position, please contact or email your CV to or call Andrew Kingsley in confidence on 07879 413 765 for further information quoting ref: AK18445.

If you have not heard within 2 days of applying unfortunately you application has not been successful on this occasion , we would like to wish you all the best with your job search!