Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Senior Valuer


Job Description:

Senior Valuer needed in Swindon, £25ph PAYE - Reference: RQ1276357

1. Provide Professional advice, input and management of the residential (excluding Client
housing), retail, commercial and industrial property and in particular the management of
District and Local Shopping Centres.
2. Manage staff working to the postholder through procedural control including key result areas
and development and staff appraisal techniques. Allocate cases, and give guidance,
supervise, direct as well as ensure completion of assigned cases. Assess/identify, monitor
and supervise the professional training needs of the staff working to the postholder.
3. Ensure that valuation work undertaken by staff working to the postholder is in accordance with
the Statutory Code and CIPFA and RICS Practice Statements and Guidance Notes and is in
compliance with the Client's standing orders, financial regulations, codes and practices as
well as the Division's office procedures and ISO Quality Standards and statements.
4. Assess and undertake the leasing and renewal of leases of primarily retail, commercial,
industrial and non-operational property.
5. Undertake valuations for rent review. Analyse market evidence, initiate, negotiate and
implement rent reviews in order to maximise the Client’s rental income. Prepare and
represent the Client in cases for third party determination by an independent Expert or
Arbitrator primarily in respect of rent reviews and lease renewals. Where required represent
the Client acting as a professional Expert Witness in court cases.
6. Provide strategic development advice and guidance primarily through multi-disciplinary
working parties for residential, retail, commercial and industrial schemes, to further the
objectives of the Property Services business plan, asset management plan and capital
7. Maximise opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Client’s property
portfolio including negotiating the disposal of land/property interests (both long leasehold and
freehold) for development purposes by tender and private treaty, including where appropriate
detailed joint venture initiatives with the private sector.
8. Preparation of development briefs, interviewing/selection of developers for disposal of land
and property and preparation of capital, rental and development estimates and feasibility
9. Inspect properties and prepare valuations under Right to Buy Legislation, for Mortgages and
land and property for public sector/housing schemes. Assess the value of the Client’s
commercial assets within a given portfolio, to determine their Asset Value.
10. Acquisition of primarily urban property under compulsory purchase powers and by
agreement, including (where necessary) preparation and presentation of the Client's case in
the event of dispute for determination by the Lands Tribunal.


This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


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