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Principle Estates Surveyor

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  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

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Principle Estates Surveyor

Job Role
Principal to lead the Team within a Professional Area for the company.

Team leader:

Lead the Estates Team, supporting the Business; Team and colleagues to achieve required outputs and to maximize potential
Manage the Team effectively with adherence to commercial performance and resource management via productivity and time methods
Support the Associate and the Directorship team, link effectively and proactively with other teams within
Work flexibly to support delivery across the service and business
Participate as a member of the team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the professional area of responsibility; and the collective Professional Services of the business
Work proactively and flexibly to support delivery across the professional services, with a commercial and solution focused mindset
Take ownership for own personal development

Customer service:

Deliver great customer service to all existing and potential clients with a primary focus on ensuring commercial performance/ behaviour
Liaise with clients and other parties
Work collaboratively with professionals within the companies and third parties
Provide an efficient; effective and business-like point of contact - adhering to the companies visions and values
Deliver a consistent and professional level of client service always to Clients, with a commercial focus and understanding regarding the company
Excellence in advice towards design and property professional matters across all areas of the company.
Ensure a proactive and solution focused culture

Business strategy:

Lead and support the strategy for the Professional Area
Support the development of the Service Plan for the professional area of the company
Cultivate new clients and retain existing clients
Responsibility with the Associate for recruitment to professional area
Responsible for the resource Management of the team

Business delivery:

Authority for matters associated to professional areas
Develop; deliver and innovate our professional services in the defined area and across the company
Lead on improving productivity; efficiency and connectivity in professional areas (project; programme; sectors and clients)
Lead on communication matters with clients and third parties
Ensure projects are completed to budget; quality requirements; outputs and time, aligning with Exceptional Service principles
Preparation of professional information associated to professional area
Solution focus relating to Design and Property constraining factors
Resolution Management of matters associated to project and business issues
Administration of projects/ cases and contracts

Communicate effectively:

Create a positive and professional impression of the company
Deal with all contacts professionally, in a timely and proactive manner
Communicate with colleagues efficiently and respectfully

BIM roles and responsibilities:

Ensuring Asset Information requirements and/or MIDP requirements set out
Enable integration and co-ordination of information within information
Enable reliable information exchange through a common data environment
Configure information for project outputs
Assure delivery of information exchanges
Confirm supplier's ability to deliver information requirements
Co-ordinated delivery of all design information
Manage information development and information approvals
Confirm Design Deliverables

What you need to know:

Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability liaise effectively to support the delivery of professional services; business development and conflict resolution
You will be a highly experienced professional with strong organisational and interpersonal skills
You will hold an HND/ Degree in a Design and Property profession
You will be a professionally chartered or hold relevant experience in a Design and Property Profession
You will be a member of a relevant professional body (desirable)
You will have management experience and be able to demonstrate leadership competencies
You will be able to work effectively under pressure, demonstrating the ability and desire to go the 'extra mile'
Good problem-solving skills
A comprehensive knowledge of Design and Property legislation
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Proficient in design and property specialist packages
Strong experience of managing Design and Property projects; and teams across a multiple client base/ sectors and contracts
Client account and relationship management experience

Measures of success:

Feedback from colleagues and clients
Contribution to professional service at an operational and strategic level
Team performance
Professional service improvements
Accuracy and timeliness of support
Efficiency and productivity
Professional service delivered within fee proposal and agreed targets
Professional services delivered to agreed Service Plan
Service delivery performance indicators
Associate and Director feedback

How you act:

Team worker - You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
Service deliverer - You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
Customer focused - you put the customer first
Shows initiative - you come up with ways of improving how we do things
Well organised - you prioritise your work to get things done.
Willing to learn - you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
Flexible attitude - you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service