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Estates Services Surveyor
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering Council
  • Reference: HAVE/22/211957
  • Published: Tue 20/09/2022, 10:51 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 27/09/2022, 10:30 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,638 - £50,700 Subject to experience
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Havering

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Estates Services Surveyor

About us

Havering has a bright future ahead! As one of London’s largest boroughs, Havering boasts attractive open spaces, fantastic schools and a thriving local economy. Underpinned by a strong corporate agenda, we’re focused on making Havering an even better place to live and work – delivering better outcomes for all.

The vision for Havering as a place to live and work is summed up by our Mission Statement: Cleaner, Safer, Prouder - Together. This reflects how our priorities align with the things that matter most to our residents, and recognises the importance of working collaboratively with the community to achieve these aims.

Our vision sets out the Council’s ambitions for the Borough, focusing on four fundamentals: economic growth, investment in infrastructure, improving our neighbourhoods and helping people achieve. The vision is about embracing the best of what Havering has to offer, focusing on: Communities, Places, Opportunities and Connections.

 About the role

 Havering’s commercial property portfolio is wide and varied that include retail shops, community halls, leisure and sports facilities, parks, allotments, telecoms, nurseries, agricultural and operational properties etc. These properties not only provide vital services to the local community but also a valuable income revenue stream that helps fund critical services to its residents.

These properties are managed internally by the Property Services team who have a vacancy for a Senior Surveyor who will provide a wide range of estate management services to the team that will include rent reviews, lease renewals, licence applications, marketing and letting of vacant property, property handback, schedule of conditions, dilapidations, lease enforcement, void and debt management etc. Critically, there will be a strong emphasis on property valuation and the production of clear, concise and robust valuation reports, primarily focussing on the retail portfolio but with a view to taking on work from other property assets

About you

Ideally you will have 2 years RICS post qualification experience or have extensive experience in the commercial property field. Excellent working knowledge of Landlord and Tenant legislation, working knowledge of Health and Safety issues, and a good understanding of building structures would also be an advantage.  

To be able to adapt, develop and maintain constructive relationships at all levels both internally, our customers and cabinet members .

You should be able to think innovatively when complex issues arise and identify solutions when advice is not readily available

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this vacancy in more detail then please contact Joe O'Dea on 07828 520598 or email