Senior Valuer

Posted 01 September 2021
Salary£300 per day + negotiable DOE
LocationSutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, England
Job type Contract
DisciplineTechnical & Engineering
ReferenceSenior Valuer
Contact NameChris Wilkinson

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are currently recruiting for a Senior Valuer to work in the Sutton area.

A local authority based in Sutton have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Valuer to join their team.

Purpose of the role:

Provide professional valuation and estates management services as necessary for operational, portfolio and surplus property, in particular but not limited to lease renewals, rent reviews, marketing, grant of leases and tenancies, freehold or leasehold disposals, non-domestic rating, asset valuation, fire insurance, development, planning applications and policy, acquisition including compulsory purchase, statutory transfers including Right to Buy, compensation and adverse possession.

Accountabilities:

  • Recruit, manage, supervise, monitor and motivate staff of both professionally qualified and trainee status including the progression of staff to professional qualification and deputise where required for senior staff.
  • Prepare written reports and communications for effective delivery of team services in appropriate media.
  • Provide timely and relevant advice and responses to queries verbally and/or in writing to Council members, officers, external bodies/partners and members of the public.
  • Represent the Council in meetings, arbitrations, legal proceedings and Inquiries with relation to delivery of team services.
  • Negotiate and liaise as required to deliver team services with internal and external colleagues, members of the public, Councillors, partners, suppliers, consultants, statutory bodies, local authorities and government departments and agencies.
  • Ensure the maintenance and development of records and computerised systems to facilitate delivery of team services.
  • Procure, commission, manage and liaise with external consultants and service providers for delivery of team services where required.
  • Contribute to delivery of performance targets and maintenance of necessary professional standards, keeping informed of new developments including case law and legislative frameworks to comply with statute and the Council constitution.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of business planning, systems and service delivery planning as required for the team and the department.
  • Carry out any other duties within the general scope of the post as required by senior staff

Candidate requirements:

  • MRICS or FRICS qualified in commercial property, valuation or residential property with minimum two years’ relevant post qualification experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legal and guidance framework relevant to the post
  • Good understanding of local government and the issues facing local authorities relevant to the post and ability to operate in a politically sensitive environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in all relevant levels and environments
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to function and contribute well as part of a team
  • Ability to manage, lead, supervise, guide and motivate staff
  • Ability to prepare accurate valuations, reports and briefings to deadlines
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of project management and ability to operate as part of a project team or lead small projects
  • Ability to handle and prioritise a varied and demanding workload and contribute to section priorities and targets in line with relevant quality and regulatory standards
  • IT skills in office and relevant specialist software
  • Commitment to continued professional development and learning

If you’re interested in the role and would like to apply, please email your up to date CV to cw@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk or call Chris on 01772 954 200