Graduate Estates Surveyor
Main Purpose of Role
Play a role in implementing Wireless Infrastructure Group’s (WIG) Estates policies and strategy to develop the estate and meet group objectives.
Manage a caseload of estates projects and transactions including lease renewals, rent reviews, assignments, freehold purchases, leasehold consents, wayleaves, and notices to quit.
Manage a range of property management matters including property disputes & litigation, title issues, rent management, compulsory purchase orders, site access facilitation, health & safety defects, and landlord queries across WIG’s 2,200 site portfolio.
Manage suppliers, provide instructions to agents and solicitors, attend programme review meetings and ensure deliverables are achieved in a timely fashion and to necessary quality standards.
To provide a trusted interface with other areas of the business including network services, finance, site access, site maintenance, health & safety and legal. Provide support to customer delivery teams by providing advice on a variety of property agreements and the nature of any consents that may be required.
Maintain estates management records utilising WIG’s property management database and directories.
Follow WIG’s Graduate Training Programme over a 24-month period in order to sit the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and become a Chartered Surveyor. WIG will agree the preferred pathway with the Graduate and assist in the selection of optional competencies. WIG and the Graduate will enter into a Structured Training Agreement and the APC candidate will be assigned a Supervisor and Counsellor who will meet monthly to monitor progress against the Training Programme.
Under supervision, manage your own caseload of estates projects within negotiation paraments, securing best value for the business. Prepare business cases to support estates transactions. Achieve project deliverables within timescales defined by the relevant workstream programme.
Undertake property management duties across the WIG estate in the UK and Republic of Ireland, handling matters throughout the lifecycle of WIG’s property assets, in line with estates management policies. Ensure WIG meets its contractual and statutory obligations to key stakeholders including landlords, neighbours, customers and local authorities. Manage site level risks and issues such that WIG’s site portfolio always remains open for business. Work with colleagues to ensure WIG provide a safe working environment for site attendees.
Act as key point of contact with partners and suppliers, holding them to account for delivering against service levels and programme timescales. Undertake regular review meetings facilitating resolution of any issues or blockers and providing any necessary guidance.
Maintain strong and constructive relationships with WIG’s landlords, neighbours and local communities in order that WIG can execute its business model of developing our site infrastructure and maximising usage of the portfolio.
Engage positively with WIG’s customers maintaining and enhancing our reputation for delivery and flexibility with key contacts.
Manage external supplier relationships to deliver estates transactions to service levels and in line with commercial objectives.
Play your part in ensuring the estates team are regarded as trusted advisors to other departments within the group.
Compliance & Security
To support and contribute actively to health and safety, environmental, business continuity and information security arrangements that meets our business obligations
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