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Job Locations UK-Crawley
We are currently looking for candidates who have experience in land and property to join a dynamic team. Not one day will be the same, you will not be constrained to the office or home every day as you will be out onsite meeting clients and landowners. You will receive a competitive salary, benefits and opportunities for career development.   - There will be a wide variety of tasks supporting the delivery of national infrastructure and utilities contracts including road, rail, and utilities, with the opportunity to progress to a Project Manager level. - The culture is encouraging and supportive and if you thrive on working in a team environment to problem solve, these are the roles for you. - The interaction with clients and landowners along with the wide variety of work will motivate and provide real job satisfaction.   Responsibilities: - Fee Earner – maximise fee income - Client Manager - develop client management - Ensure delivery of service - To manage the utilisation of time for team benefit. Maximising efficiency and optimising the profitability of work for the team - To deliver agreed budgets and targets - To deal with clients to a high standard whilst achieving job profitability - Negotiate compensation in accordance with clients instructions - Procurement of new work instructions wherever possible - Assist in the delivery of agreed targets and be responsible for managing own performance - To attend training sessions and team meetings - To provide support to other offices as directed   Qualifications:   Formal qualification to a level that is accredited by the RICS and/or qualified as a Technical or Member of the RICS otherwise working towards membership is preferred. - The candidate should be able to demonstrate at least 2 years’ experience in undertaking Land Rights related work within the Utility Sectors. - A good working knowledge of IT is essential, in particular a familiarity with and understanding of the Microsoft Office packages and preferably good keyboard skills. - Self-starter with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues and clients - The ability to work in an organised and methodical fashion, with a high level of attention to detail - The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met - A willingness to be part of a team and to interact with other professional staff - The ability to learn new skills and working methods and be adaptable to change - The ability to accept responsibility and, within parameters defined by the immediate performance manager, work on their own initiative - A willingness to undertake business development - A proactive approach to work - Clean and full driving licence
ID
2024-1499
Job Locations UK
Bruton Knowles require an individual with CIPFA Asset Valuation experience to be a key member of our national Valuations Faculty in the Public Sector Valuation team. We have recently been awarded additional public sector instructions throughout the UK and have an increasing workload from our established client base.   Your main remit will be the delivery of valuations for our Public Sector clients in accordance with CIPFA, IVS and RICS guidelines.   The position will be home based with access to our UK office network when required.   Responsibilities - Undertake asset valuations in accordance with CIPFA, IFRS and RICS. - Delivery of asset valuation programmes in line with quality standards, targets, and budgetary control. - Ensure that client KPI’s are exceeded.   Requirements - Team player keen to be involved with all types of property and professional work. - Ability to provide support and training to trainee/graduates within the team. - Pro-active attitude with good interpersonal and communication skills. - High level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind. - Good time management skills, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. - The ability to produce clear and concise written reports and recommendations. - Proficient in MS Office along with a willingness to learn new bespoke software relevant to the position. - Support delivery of the existing and new contracts, along with the team’s business plans to set targets. - Ability to travel to undertake inspections as and when required.   Qualifications - Be a RICS Registered Valuer with circa 2 years post qualification experience, ideally with Public Sector Asset Valuation experience. - Knowledge of IFRS16 and componentisation would be beneficial. - Experience of undertaking all valuation basis required such as Existing Use Valuations, Depreciated Replacement Cost, Fair Value, Existing Use Valuations – Social Housing etc. in accordance with CIPFA Code, IFRS and RICS. - Undertaken the CIPFA Certificate in Asset Valuations would be beneficial, but not essential. - Knowledge of IFRS16 and componentisation would be beneficial, but not essential.   Who are Bruton Knowles Limited? Bruton Knowles Limited is a Chartered Surveying practice who provide a comprehensive range of surveying and property services. Our geographic reach covers the whole of England, Wales, and Scotland with clients in utilities and infrastructure, valuation, commercial, planning and development and rural.   We've taken on new, innovative ways of working to deliver our services and we've created a new strategy to target key areas of growth for the business, resulting in the launch our new Utilities and Infrastructure team, our new National Valuation Team and further development for our Rural team whilst bolstering our activity in commercial, planning and development.   Why join us? We're not a giant corporation with faceless, nameless individuals, neither are we a small firm offering little scope for advancement. Our company is of a size to offer stability along with agility and dynamism, career progression, openness, self-empowerment, and versatility. You'll be valued as an individual, supported and mentored by the best in the field whatever your experience level.   With opportunities in multiple areas including utilities and infrastructure, valuation, commercial, rural, in both the private and public sector you will be working on projects for prestigious clients from individuals to large national organisations.
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2024-1498
Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Gloucester
The purpose of the job is to act as a Client Accountant for the Property Management team to ensure that all required services provided in the office are carried out in a timely and accurate manner.   The job will require someone with experience of working within a finance team in a property management company. A knowledge of Tramps or similar property management accounting package (eg. Yardi, Propman etc.) would be an advantage.   An understanding of client accounting requirements to support a commercial property management team, and intermediate skills in MS Excel would also be an advantage.   Responsibilities:   • Receipt processing. • Assisting with banking cash & cheques received. • Checking of creditor invoices. • Dealing with invoices and supplier queries. • Completing with weekly payment runs. • Producing client statements & ad-hoc reports. • Raising charges & processing ad-hoc charges (insurance, utilities and repairs). • Raising tenant & internal invoices. • Maintaining client, tenant and creditor records. • Checking and running VAT returns for clients and submitting to HMRC via MTO. • Assisting with answering incoming calls. • Ad-hoc duties as required within the Property Management team. Qualifications:   Ideally AAT qualified level 3 or above or studying towards. Similar qualifications will be considered.   • Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with both colleagues and clients • The ability to work in an organised and methodical fashion, with a high level of attention to detail • The ability to manage time effectively and prioritise tasks to ensure that deadlines are met • Reliable and committed • The ability to learn new skills and working methods, and to be adaptable to change • A proactive approach to work • Able to work with colleagues within an existing team
ID
2023-1497
Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Gloucester
The purpose of the job is to be a key member of the Commercial Team, as Site management of newly built industrial units in Gloucestershire.   Responsibilities   - Supporting the team in providing a high-quality property management service to new clients coming into the site. - Providing an effective general property management service, including (without limitation): - Property database maintenance including proactive marketing, where required - Viewings of units with potential tenants - Administration - Health and Safety compliance - Site maintenance - Developing good professional relationships with the client and their tenants, ensuring that recipients of our services receive a great customer experience. - Supporting the Commercial Team to implement efficient processes and ensure best practice. - Preparing reports and attending meetings with the client and team, leading updates on projects being undertaken by you. Person Specification BK is seeking a highly motivated individual that has a flair for providing an outstanding level of service. The opportunity will suit a candidate with a strong work ethic and a desire to work in a role that will ensure no two days are ever the same.   Qualifications   - Team player, keen to be involved with all types of property and professional work. - Pro-active attitude with good interpersonal and communication skills. - High level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind. - Good time management skills, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. - Good presentation skills. - Clean driving licence and access to a car. - Property management experience or management level experience. - Negotiation skills.
ID
2023-1496
Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Gloucester
We are currently recruiting an Associate Building Surveyor to assist the whole spectrum of building consultancy services to a varied range of commercial clients across the Gloucestershire region. Bruton Knowles offer a genuine hybrid working environment and home working is available wit.   Main Responsibilities   The role will be to assist in the promotion and development of the Building Consultancy Team, whilst supporting the activities of the Gloucester team and wider Firm, in achieving targeted fee income.   The key responsibility is to establish strong relationships with our existing Client base whilst delivering exceptional services and grow the business by developing new Client instructions.   Duties include: - Preparing specifications, tendering and providing contract administration services. - Requisite statutory approval applications. - Project monitoring services on behalf of lenders for various construction projects. - Preparing feasibility studies and sketch scheme designs for a wide variety of building types. - Preparing Planned Preventative Maintenance Schedules. - Preparing and negotiating schedules of dilapidations. - Preparing schedules of condition. - Preparing Party Wall etc. Act 1996 notices and agreeing Awards. - Professional work as designated according to experience. - Providing support for more junior members of the team.   Person Specification   A confident and pro-active team member who is happy to work on their own initiative and accept responsibility to develop new and existing client relationships. You will be able to manage time effectively and prioritise tasks to ensure deadlines are met.   You will have good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. With a high level of attention to detail you will have the ability to produce clear and concise reports and recommendations,   Qualifications & Experience:   The job will require someone who is a qualified Member of RICS (MRICS) with 5 years PQE and the following attributes:   - Pre-acquisition Building Surveys and Schedules of Condition. - A good working knowledge of IT is essential, in particular a familiarity with Microsoft Office packages. - Experience of CAD is preferable. - Planning and Building Regulation application familiarity. - Experience in the design and refurbishment of buildings and administration of Building Contracts. - Defect Analysis - Identifying & analysing building pathology, preparing technical reports. - Dilapidation claim experience with ability to read and understand lease covenants. - Party Wall etc. Act 1996 experience. - Reinstatement costs assessments. - Experience in health and safety procedures, CDM and DDA.
ID
2023-1495
Job Locations UK-Avon-Bristol
The purpose of the job is to undertake Compensation and Compulsory Purchase work and in particular delivery of contract work to Transport and Utility clients in a reliable and cost efficient manner, including Nationally Significant Infrastructure projects as well as other major and minor gas, water, electricity, road (national and local authority) and rail jobs, ensuring appropriate fee income to the business.   To organise project surveyors and referencers to ensure successful delivery of major and minor projects to a wide range of clients across the transportation and utility sectors. To develop work from new and existing sector client contacts, in association with other Team colleagues and BK Offices regionally. Main Responsibilities - Fee Earner – maximise fee income. - Client Manager - develop client management. - Ensure delivery of service. - To manage the utilisation of time for the team’s benefit.  Maximising efficiency and optimising the profitability of work for the team. - To deliver agreed budgets and targets. - To deal with clients to a higher standard whilst retaining job profitability. - Negotiate compensation in accordance with clients instructions. - Procurement of new work instructions wherever possible. - Assist in the delivery of agreed budgets and be responsible for managing own performance whilst exceeding in core technical skills. - To attend training sessions and team meetings. - To provide support to other offices as directed. - Undertake CPO and compensation advice within BK.   Person Specification The job will require someone who has knowledge our market sector and is at a senior level and either at Associate level or wishing to progress to this level. Qualifications: The job will require someone who has undertaken a formal qualification to degree level that is accredited by the RICS and will be qualified as a Member of the RICS. Essential Criteria: - Self-starter with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues and clients. - The ability to work in an organised and methodical fashion, with a high level of attention to detail. - The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. - A willingness to be part of a team and to interact with other professional staff. - The ability to learn new skills and working methods and be adaptable to change. - The ability to accept responsibility and, within parameters defined by the immediate performance manager, work on their own initiative. - A willingness to undertake business development. - A proactive approach to work. - The ability to produce clear and concise written reports and recommendations. - Ideally a minimum of 2 years PQE. - A good working knowledge of IT is essential, in particular a familiarity with and understanding of the Microsoft Office packages and preferably good keyboard skills. - A full driving licence is essential.
ID
2023-1492
Job Locations UK-Carmarthen
The purpose of the job is to undertake Compensation and Compulsory Purchase work and in particular delivery of contract work to Transport and Utility clients in a reliable and cost efficient manner, including Nationally Significant Infrastructure projects as well as other major and minor gas, water, electricity, road (national and local authority) and rail jobs, ensuring appropriate fee income to the business.   To organise project surveyors and referencers to ensure successful delivery of major and minor projects to a wide range of clients across the transportation and utility sectors. To develop work from new and existing sector client contacts, in association with other Team colleagues and BK Offices regionally. Main Responsibilities - Fee Earner – maximise fee income. - Client Manager - develop client management. - Ensure delivery of service. - To manage the utilisation of time for the team’s benefit.  Maximising efficiency and optimising the profitability of work for the team. - To deliver agreed budgets and targets. - To deal with clients to a higher standard whilst retaining job profitability. - Negotiate compensation in accordance with clients instructions. - Procurement of new work instructions wherever possible. - Assist in the delivery of agreed budgets and be responsible for managing own performance whilst exceeding in core technical skills. - To attend training sessions and team meetings. - To provide support to other offices as directed. - Undertake CPO and compensation advice within BK.   Person Specification The job will require someone who has knowledge our market sector and is at a senior level and either at Associate level or wishing to progress to this level. Qualifications: The job will require someone who has undertaken a formal qualification to degree level that is accredited by the RICS and will be qualified as a Member of the RICS. Essential Criteria: - Self-starter with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues and clients. - The ability to work in an organised and methodical fashion, with a high level of attention to detail. - The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. - A willingness to be part of a team and to interact with other professional staff. - The ability to learn new skills and working methods and be adaptable to change. - The ability to accept responsibility and, within parameters defined by the immediate performance manager, work on their own initiative. - A willingness to undertake business development. - A proactive approach to work. - The ability to produce clear and concise written reports and recommendations. - Ideally a minimum of 2 years PQE. - A good working knowledge of IT is essential, in particular a familiarity with and understanding of the Microsoft Office packages and preferably good keyboard skills. - A full driving licence is essential.
ID
2023-1491
Job Locations UK-Manchester
Valuation Surveyor   Bruton Knowles is an independently owned Chartered Surveying practice who provide a comprehensive range of surveying and property services. Our geographic reach covers the whole of the UK.   Our National Valuation Team was launched in July 2020 and has gone from strength to strength. The new, innovative ways of working to deliver our services has resulted in significant growth for the business.   We are looking for applications from Chartered Surveyors who are Registered Valuers to carry out Red Book valuations. Depending on skills and experience positions can be secured from individuals recently chartered to senior appointments. Experience in the trade related valuation sector would also be considered. Remote working is available for all positions.     Person Specification The opportunity will suit a candidate looking to focus on professional valuation work and will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to become involved in all stages of complex portfolio valuations. Experience in the trade related valuation sector would also be considered.   Qualifications:   - Ideally 2 years PQE valuation experience. More recently qualified Registered Valuers will be considered. - Keen to be part of a successful and well organised national team with the ability to be self-motivated and with a drive to succeed. - A good working knowledge of IT. - Ability to travel throughout the region. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - High level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind. - Good time management skills, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. - The ability to produce clear and concise written reports and recommendations.
ID
2023-1485
Job Locations UK-Glasgow
Valuation Surveyor   Bruton Knowles Limited is an independently owned Chartered Surveying practice who provide a comprehensive range of surveying and property services. Our geographic reach covers the whole of the UK.   Our National Valuation Team was launched in July 2020 and has gone from strength to strength. The new, innovative ways of working to deliver our services has resulted in significant growth for the business.   We are looking for applications from Chartered Surveyors who are Registered Valuers to carry out Red Book valuations. Depending on skills and experience positions can be secured from individuals recently chartered to senior appointments. Experience in the trade related valuation sector would also be considered. Remote working is available for all positions.     Person Specification The opportunity will suit a candidate looking to focus on professional valuation work and will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to become involved in all stages of complex portfolio valuations. Experience in the trade related valuation sector would also be considered.   Qualifications:   - Ideally 2 years PQE valuation experience. More recently qualified Registered Valuers will be considered. - Keen to be part of a successful and well organised national team with the ability to be self-motivated and with a drive to succeed. - A good working knowledge of IT. - Ability to travel throughout the region. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - High level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind. - Good time management skills, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. - The ability to produce clear and concise written reports and recommendations.
ID
2023-1482
Job Locations UK-Birmingham
Valuation Surveyor   Bruton Knowles is an independently owned Chartered Surveying practice who provide a comprehensive range of surveying and property services. Our geographic reach covers the whole of the UK.   Our National Valuation Team was launched in July 2020 and has gone from strength to strength. The new, innovative ways of working to deliver our services has resulted in significant growth for the business.   We are looking for applications from Chartered Surveyors who are Registered Valuers to carry out Red Book valuations. Depending on skills and experience positions can be secured from individuals recently chartered to senior appointments. Experience in the trade related valuation sector would also be considered. Remote working is available for all positions.     Person Specification The opportunity will suit a candidate looking to focus on professional valuation work and will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to become involved in all stages of complex portfolio valuations. Experience in the trade related valuation sector would also be considered.   Qualifications:   - Ideally 2 years PQE valuation experience. More recently qualified Registered Valuers will be considered. - Keen to be part of a successful and well organised national team with the ability to be self-motivated and with a drive to succeed. - A good working knowledge of IT. - Ability to travel throughout the region. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - High level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind. - Good time management skills, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. - The ability to produce clear and concise written reports and recommendations.
ID
2023-1481