Current Vacancies

Rural Surveyor - Peterborough

Job Description:

We are seeking a Surveyor working within the WOS-CAM team delivering rural land services, principally to Anglian Water in support of their capital programme delivery, which over the next 4 years will see them spend £4.7bn on their regional infrastructure in the form of new water and sewerage sites, water mains and sewers. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of land acquisitions and compensation payments relating to the capital programme.
  • Management of land input into client schemes, including overseeing external consultants, managing recommendations and controlling land compensation budgets. 
  • Undertaking direct acquisition and compensation negotiations liaising with land owners and client contractors on site.
  • Scheme gateway budgeting and costing/reporting from plan.
  • Managing and resolving land access issues, complaints and legal issues arising.
  • Directing the client and advising in terms of land status, costs, route optioneering and identifying potential issues.
  • Daily management of costs sheets, payment approval authorisation and budget micromanagement.
  • Routine contact and the making of recommendations to the client
  • Understanding of contract responsibilities, KPI’s and client reporting
  • Developing scheme reporting/budgeting and contract reporting. 
  • Business Development.  Working within the WOS-CAM team and assisting with developing new business streams for existing and future clients
  • Negotiation of rural estate management issues including leases rents and land disposals
  • Based in Savills Peterborough office but with the need to work within local client offices and travel throughout the eastern region.

Candidate Profile:

  • Having a thorough understanding of the Water Industries Act and land compensation values,
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Determination to deliver high levels of service to both clients and occupiers of the buildings
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Ability to work flexibly and as part of a team but without constant supervision, to be able to plan and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work closely with clients, land owners, consultants and other third parties
  • Maintain a professional manner at all times
  • Enthusiasm to do a high quality job at all times
  • To be customer facing and conscious of client requirements at all times
  • Chartered Rural Surveyor  with experience to suit the role
  • Knowledge of property databases / Microsoft Office
  • Car Driver.

Application Details:

Please apply via e-mail enclosing a CV and your current salary details to:

Dick Prescott

Salary details available upon application, commensurate with experience and skills.

You are also invited to complete the following: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information Form

The Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer. View our Equality and Diversity Policy.



Key contacts

Dick Prescott

Dick Prescott

Associate Director
Corporate Real Estate

Savills Peterborough