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Commercial Agency Surveyor - Oxford

Hays Building
Up to £44088.0 per annum + £44,088
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Surveyor - General practice

Job Details

Your new company
Joining Oxford City Council's Corporate Property Team is your opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a city steeped in history and innovation. You'll be at the forefront of managing and developing the city's diverse property portfolio, from historical landmarks to modern infrastructure.
HAYS are delighted to be working in partnership with the council to present an exciting new permanent opportunity for a Leasing and Lettings Surveyor.

Your new role
As am Agency Surveyor, you will be able to take advantage of an opportunity to work across a diverse portfolio of assets including 350 commercial properties and 400 other assets, including a town hall, leisure and community centres, moorings, and parks. Your role will primarily be focused on leasing transactions, undertaking direct negotiations with tenants, liaising with external leasing agents, and seeing the deal through to completion.
You will also:

  • Lead on the leasing and letting of vacant properties across the portfolio.
  • Build relationships with landowners and commercial agents helping to build the reputation of Oxford City Council.
  • Use excellent decision-making skills in order to reflect priorities (for example, financial return vs property use).

What you'll need to succeed
If you have a passion for property, an eye for detail and a drive and motivation to improve the environment, then this could be a fantastic next step for you; there is no requirement to have worked for a local authority previously or within the public sector before. You will need to hold a degree or equivalent qualification within a property related area, and ideally you will be a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a salary of up to £44,088 per annum. It's not all about the money! Oxford City Council are proud to boast a market-leading benefits package and flexible working culture to meet with your personal circumstance and to allow you to live a healthy and balanced life - please get in touch today to request a full list of benefits and a total package reward statement.

What you need to do now
Please contact us today or click 'apply now' if you are interested in applying for this position. Alternately if an initial informal and confidential conversation would be of interest in the first instance, please contact Tom Yeo; 01823 277087.
We will likely be shortlisting for this position on Friday 10th November however please apply as soon as possible if interested, as the council may look to accelerate this process based on initial response.

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