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Property Surveyor

Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£40,808 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

Job summary

Are you a member of the RICS and looking for your next challenge?

Do you thrive when covering a broad range of surveying specialities as part of your role?

If so, Driving & Vehicle Standards Agency have the role for you!

Job description

We are looking for a Property Surveyor to join our team to deliver the programme of strategic asset management for the portfolio ensuring the estates meets property legislation and statute and is managed effectively to maximise occupation, best practice, value for money and financial efficiency.

You will be called upon to support the team in all property related matters including disposals, acquisitions and landlord tenant matters and contract management of agents acting on DVSA’s behalf.

The role is based in either Nottingham or Bristol. The successful candidate will need to travel to estates locations at various points when required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide strategic advice, management, support and vision on the utilisation, development, and day to day estate management of the portfolio.
  • Represent the DVSA as landlord or tenant in all matters associated with its commercial land and property assets including negotiations of new leases, lease renewals, rent reviews, legal and property disputes and valuation disputes.
  • Undertake acquisition of land and buildings to achieve objectives of the DVSA and asset management plan.
  • Manage property disposals whether freehold or leasehold, optimising capital receipts within an agreed time frame. Influence and agree closure strategy with Operational and Enforcement delivery teams.
  • Provide valuation/appraisals, business cases and reports for all purposes.

Additional Information

There may be occasional UK travel required with this role.

This role can be based in Nottingham, Bristol. Your presence at one of these locations will form part of the working arrangements agreed with you. We operate a hybrid working model giving you greater flexibility about where and when you work. Our expectation is that you will spend a minimum 60% of your time at your base location. Visits to other DVSA sites or work locations count towards this.

Please take note that DVSA does not hold a UK Visa & Immigration (UKVI) Skilled Worker License sponsor and are unable to sponsor any individuals for Skilled Worker Sponsorship.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

The Civil Service also offers a Redeployment Interview Scheme to civil servants who are at risk of redundancy, and who meet the minimum requirements for the advertised vacancy.

This vacancy is part of the Great Place to Work for Veterans initiative.

The Civil Service welcomes applications from people who have recently left prison or have an unspent conviction.

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