Our client is an established and well-respected national property consultancy, covering all the key property sector disciplines, offering expert property advice for occupiers and owners of residential, retail, leisure and commercial property, throughout the UK.
They are an independent consultancy with a partnership culture that puts its’ clients first and provides market-leading advice and transaction support to investors, corporates and homeowners for their personal and business property needs. All this is backed-up with industry-leading technology and market research.
The client’s Residential Development Department comprises of specialist Land Agency, Consultancy and Valuations teams that work alongside each other to provide clients with a seamless service.
The Central Land Residential Development team has a vacancy for an Associate, to carry out both Land Agency and Consultancy advice. Working alongside the Department Head and the team, you will be managing your own clients and workload as well as assisting with other transactions where required.
Main Responsibilities include:
Fee Income & Business Generation
To obtain instructions on suitable opportunities/business in sufficient quantity to satisfy business requirements (including site finding)
Pitch writing and attendance
Selling development opportunities for clients and managing the sales process throughout including report and appraisal writing, running tenders, finalising Heads of Terms and guiding sales through the legal process
To liaise with and work closely with other departments, in particular the New Homes Team to support them and feed their hopper
Appropriate use of social media
To foster the professional image of the department and the firm, at all times
To ensure the efficient administration on all relevant Quality Assurance procedures
Knowledge of the development process and correct advice given
To be responsible for implementing all aspects of the office/department and its administration to established standards, as laid down centrally or by the Partner in charge
Maintain confidentiality in respect of all work undertaken by the department and to be aware of what is likely to be sensitive information
To observe the terms of the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 and follow the regulations and guidelines laid down within internal procedures, at all times.
Attend events to promote the department and firm amongst clients and professional organisations
Where relevant to act in the capacity of a No 2 responsible to and in support of the Partner in charge in all aspects of the management and running of the office or department
Deputise for as long as is appropriate and as agreed by a senior Partner, for the Partner in his/her absence
To accept responsibility for any aspect of the office/department and delegated tasks as decided by the Partner in charge
Professional Experience & Personal Skills Profile
5+ years relevant experience i.e Residential Development, Planning, Land Manager, Development Surveyor, Chartered Surveyor
Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain client relationships
Hard-working, ambitious, committed and gregarious
To absorb all aspects of information technology systems particular to the office/department including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Argus & LandInsight and have an understanding of their broader applications and availability
to £55,000 per annum (D.O.E.)
Generous Car allowance
Other excellent benefits that you would expect from a market leading consultancy
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.