£350/day ltd (Inside IR35)
4 Month + Contract
We are currently looking for a Chartered Surveyor to join our rail client based in Birmingham. You will be working in the property services team - access and acquisitions team - looking after specific customers in the rail. Securing access agreements to progress enhancements or maintenance works.
*To deliver a professional property service, completing property transactions including acquisitions, disposals and lettings and providing property advice to support delivery of a safe, efficient, reliable and sustainable rail service.
*To optimise performance of land and property in order to increase Property's financial contribution to the company's rail operations and to improve service to its customers.
*Acquisitions, compensation claims, leases, surrenders, complex lettings, sale and temporary use of operational land. Be responsive to the needs of the business in delivering a range of property services.
*Operating Environment - Take responsibility for managing projects and programmes to an agreed budget. Manage portfolio to property service to maximum efficiency, delivering business objectives in terms of cost savings, income generation, Asset management.
*Resource Management - To develop and maintain close and effective working relationships with internal colleagues to enable efficient and effective delivery.
*Service - To deliver a professional service to all internal clients and external customers, outperforming service targets, and develop strong working relationships with all key stakeholders. Instruct and manage relationships with external agents and solicitors to deliver optimum value commercial agreements.
*Leadership - To provide the business with technical leadership on the range of property issues.
*Strategy and process - To identify and implement changes required to support delivery of Property Services overall strategy. Assist in the delivery of the strategy for the client group
*Safety - to implement property solutions in support of delivery of a safe working environment and a safe rail system
*Sustainability - to make sustainability a key element of all activities being delivered
*Financial - to increase Property's contribution to the cost of the company's rail operations specifically through delivery of the client requirement and also through identifying opportunities for implementation in other parts of the Property function and wider company. Identify and exploit opportunities for cost savings, income generation and capital growth.
*Authority / Decision Making - Take responsibility for providing property solutions, and a range of property transactions including (but not exclusively) acquisitions, leases, surrenders, re-grants to maximise benefit to Network Rail on land utilisation issues.
*Project / Programme Management - Provide the client group and colleagues with consistent and professional advice in determining the most effective approach to project property requirements.
*Educated to degree level or equivalent
*Good communication and influencing skills
*Proven negotiation skills
*Proven experience of managing a range of property transactions
*Good presentation skills
*General practice surveying
*Stakeholder and customer experience
*Understanding of compulsory purchase issues
*Understanding of the rail industry and rail legislation
We have a fair and comprehensive selection procedure. It is our policy that there should be equal opportunity for and no discrimination against applicants on the grounds of gender, race, religion or belief, nationality, colour, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marriage and civil partnership, union or non-union membership, socio-economic background or being a part-time or fixed term worker.