Estates Surveyor – NGO Jobs 2021

Job Title: Estates Surveyor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: British Red Cross
Closing date: 19 Dec 2021

Estates Surveyor
Location: UK Flexible (hybrid role working between home and office)
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35
Salary: Up to £41,500 per annum (dependent on experience) plus company car (plus Inner London Weighting if applicable)
Are you a qualified MRICS Surveyor experienced in managing a diverse regional multi-site retail and commercial property portfolio?
About this opportunity

We are recruiting for 3 Estates Surveyors who will each be responsible for the direct management of one region of the British Red Cross property portfolio, instructing and managing agency surveyors and solicitors acting on all acquisitions and disposals in the region as well as negotiating all rent reviews, lease renewals and lease re-gears directly with landlords or their appointed surveyors.
Reportin g to the Head of Estates, you will be the lead contact for all Estates matters within your region, seeking to minimise costs and maximise returns across your area of the property portfolio and provide input to the property strategy process including site specific insight into the regional properties and market data.
You will lead the search for suitable properties to match any requirements agreed with UK Operations or Retail and lead the disposal of any property designated as surplus to requirements, appointing and instructing agents and solicitors and negotiating directly with landlords where appropriate, liaising with internal stakeholders throughout the process.
In this largely autonomous role, you will act as the first point of expert advice to internal and external stakeholders, for all estates related matters in respect of your regional properties, collaborating closely with the Facilities Management and Building Surveying teams who make up the wider Property Department.
This is a unique opportunity that will provide you with the autonomy to manage your own diverse portfolio of retail and commercial properties throughout your region within the world’s largest humanitarian movement.
Diversity is something we celebrate
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
This role might be for you if…
You’re an experienced, qualified Surveyor (MRICS) with demonstrable post-qualification estate management experience of a multi-site portfolio.
You have exper ience of Landlord and Tenant Law with a good working knowledge of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and the ability to directly negotiate property and lease transactions and instruct appointed solicitors on lease negotiations.
You have the ability to manage and prioritise the workload and transactions across a multi-site portfolio while negotiating with all levels of external stakeholders including landlords, professional appointed surveyors and solicitors.
You are a dynamic yet adaptable individual, with the drive and determination to maximise efficiency in your regional property portfolio.
(Please read the full Role Profile/ Job Description for more information about this vacancy including responsibilities and full person specification)
Closing date for applications is (23:59), Sunday 19th of December 2021 with interviews anticipated- to be held week commencing 3rd of January 2022 (via Zoom)
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:

  • 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Genuine investment in your development

A little bit more about us…
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country – we’re there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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