Surveyor / Lease negotiator

  • Evolution
  • Competitive
Company: Evolution
Location: South Manchester
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Our client is currently recruiting for an all-round, eager to learn, surveyor who works within the commercial market.

Our client is a South Manchester based property investment company with an enviable history and have commercial property interests throughout the North West, most of which are managed in house by a young and dynamic team of professionals.

They are now looking to expand their team and require an in-house surveyor to assist the senior asset manager in the running of the portfolio.  The portfolio is mainly commercial and has a weighting towards retail and office space.

The main duties will comprise:

  • Reporting to CEO and Senior Asset Manager
  • Respond to enquiries and attend viewings
  • Dealing with all aspects of new lettings and lease renewals, from agreeing heads of terms to completing leases in conjunction with the in house solicitor
  • General market knowledge of rental income and values
  • Liaising with agents on the letting of properties and obtaining agency reports
  • Produce marketing literature
  • Assisting the asset manager with rent reviews, lease renewals and general asset management
  • Tenant liaison
  • Identify new potential acquisitions
  • Rate mitigation schemes and rate appeals
  • Deliver cost efficiency in relation to all aspects of ongoing properties and buildings
  • Maintaining and building groups of contacts within the commercial property sector
  • Liaising with the group’s in house property management team


  • Background in commercial property
  • Previous experience in the commercial property management
  • Ability to work on own initiative and unsupervised
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and tenant interfacing skills
  • IT literate
  • RICS qualified but not essential


  • Competitive salary
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Eligibility to join the company pension scheme
  • Vehicle / equivalent car allowance
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Mobile phone
  • Good prospects to progress within the business

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