Property Surveyor - (Graduate/mid or Senior level)

Property Surveyor - (Graduate/mid or Senior level)

Property Surveyor - (Graduate/mid or Senior level)

Job Overview

Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
Date Posted
1 year ago
Sophy Martin
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Job Description

Are you a senior property surveyor looking for a new challenge, or perhaps a graduate looking to take their first step on the career ladder? At Capita we have an exciting opportunity for a surveyor role, open to any level of experience.

You would be joining an established Property team that carries out private and public sector work – our principal client being North Tyneside Council.

We support the local authority on the delivery of its Ambition for North Tyneside regeneration strategy and other key strategic projects, as well as manage its operational and commercial estate.

But we’re also working to establish ourselves as a leading consultancy in the North East region, backed by the scale of Capita and its other property businesses across the country.

Reporting to the Principal Estates Surveyor, the post holder, based on their level of experience, will be responsible for delivering a range of property services, including regeneration projects, CPOs, valuations, lettings and marketing, landlord and tenant, acquisitions, disposals, and property management.

You will have excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and determination.

In return, we can offer excellent prospects – more than half of our team have been promoted from their original roles and we can offer plenty of opportunities to progress your professional learning too.

What you will be doing:

  • Delivery of statutory Asset Valuations for Accounting purposes.

  • Leading multi-disciplinary project teams and providing strategic property advice on high level projects.

  • Provide a professional property service in relation to the management, acquisition and disposal of property and property related interests to the core client and additional external clients

  • Maximising the performance of the Client’s core operational and Non-operational portfolios

  • Undertaking negotiations with public and private sector owners and developers.

  • Providing Landlord and Tenant advice on a range of property types.

  • Undertaking land and property valuations and disposals for a wide range of purposes.

  • Ensuring the delivery of Key Performance Indicators

  • Writing and presenting reports, and attending key client meetings including Cabinet and Strategic Property Group as required.

  • Complying with Capita and the Council’s strategies, policies, standing orders and financial regulations.

  • Assisting in the production and delivery of bids for non-core work.

  • Any other duties appropriate to this job outline.

What we’re looking for:

  • Professional qualifications – a degree in a property or related discipline, and/or a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

  • Able to present written and verbal reports to clients.

  • Strong prioritisation and time management skills, & able to meet deadlines.

  • Computer literate with an understanding of valuation, GIS and asset management databases where appropriate

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work in a busy environment as a member of a team with a positive, enthusiastic attitude to work.

  • The ability to exercise own initiative, and to demonstrate a self-motivated and confident approach to personal development

  • Confidence in client-facing situations, able to influence and convince, and develop new business opportunities.

  • Must possess a full driving licence


  • Experience of working in a property office environment.

  • Experience of delivering strategic land disposals and high profile regeneration projects.

  • Knowledge of the CPO process.

  • Experience of the key issues and processes relating to property management and valuation

  • Ability to survey land and property and to produce accurate plans

  • Knowledge of Landlord and Tenant Issues and Case Law.

  • Knowledge/experience of using a wide range of valuations methods and purposes

  • Experience of property marketing.

  • Capable of interpreting Leases, deeds and other Property Agreements

  • Experience of operating in a Public Sector Property Services environment.

  • Experience of the CPO process on a range of property types and scenarios.

  • Eligible for the RICS Valuer Registration Scheme.

About Local Government Services

At Government Services, we’re transforming the way governments and local councils serve the public. We’re using technology, innovation and domain knowledge to improve services and deliver savings. Our teams are answering 30,000 emergency service calls every day and our Ultra Low Emissions Zone is helping Londoners breath cleaner air. Join us and discover better as you keep the country running smoothly.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic Salary

  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave

  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice

  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more

  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology

  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. If you have any questions you’d like to ask before applying, you can contact Charlotte Barnett @

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job ID: 4147

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