• Senior Rural Surveyor – Rural Planning and Diversification Cambridge
  • Bidwells in Cambridge, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Job Advert

Are you a Rural Surveyor looking for a new opportunity? If so, we're looking for a Senior Surveyor to join our Rural Diversification and Planning team!

The successful applicant will be a productive and profitable fee earner, specialising in the area of Rural Diversification and Planning aswell as private estates and client work.

The Rural team at Bidwells manages, consults, and offers strategic advice on over a million acres of farmland and estates across the country, working with some of the UK's top-performing rural businesses and landowners including Cambridge and Oxford colleges, pension funds, charities and companies.

Within the diversification team, you will support our clients in exploring and gaining, the best return on their assets. This could be through obtaining planning permission for the development of farm buildings and land as well as the change of building use. The team also regularly perform estate strategy reviews and partner with private clients... colleges, institutions and councils on such duties.

Our Cambridge office is home to our biggest rural team across our 11 sites and is one of the largest rural teams in the UK. Within the 60 strong team there is a vast array of knowledge coming from graduates through to equity partners. We pride ourselves on the progression and development we offer our people and within Rural, this is no exception. The team specialise in estate and farm strategy and management, professional work, diversification, rural agency, and natural capital and biodiversity net gain.

What You’ll Do:

You will get the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects for some fascinating clients.
• You'll be primarily involved with Rural Diversification and Planning projects, with the opportunity to be the job lead on projects
• You could also be involved with
• Other types of professional work instructions including, valuations, strategy reviews, grant sourcing, business plans, compulsory purchase/utility schemes, landlord and tenant matters, farm and rural estate agency, farmland investment and development schemes
• Working on Estate and Farm strategy and management e.g. whole estate strategy, preparation of tenancy agreements and budgets; inspections, analysing and processing data.
• Developing and maintaining regular contact with clients to develop and sustain long term relationships.
• Targeting new prospects and existing clients for new professional instructions.
• Maintaining an up to date understanding of other teams and departments to support and identify new business opportunities.
• Responsible for the profitability and management of instructions undertaken, particularly concentrating on time and efficiency of delivery of work

About you:
• Experience in Rural Diversification and Planning
• Numerate and competent in use of spreadsheets and other applications
• Excellent business writing skills
• Excellent organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise and deal with competing deadlines and workload
• Friendly and professional approach, good networking abilities
• Demonstrable team player
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Strong people skills with an ability to communicate via different mediums at all levels

What’s in it for you

Competitive Salary: We recognise and reward talent

Comprehensive Benefits: Including up to 8% matched pension, private medical, medicash plan, your birthday off work and lifestyle discounts and perks

Professional Development: Continuous learning, study support and promotion opportunities

Innovative Culture: Be part of a forward-thinking team at the forefront of industry trends

Family Friendly: We offer enhanced family leave policies to support individuals close to you

Work-Life Balance: We value your well-being and offer agile working to support it

Bidwells is dedicated to fostering a truly inclusive culture of belonging, where everyone can thrive and succeed as their true and authentic selves at every level. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and positively encourage applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief. Flexible working requests are considered from day one.

Agencies: Bidwells does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for related fees
Cambridge UK


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