Chartered Surveyor - Retail & Leisure - #59590


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Cambridge
Contract type: Full time

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Are you an experienced surveyor looking for your next career step? If so, have you considered working in the retail and leisure sector? If so, we're looking for a knowledgeable and driven employee to join our market leading retail team in Cambridge!

We’re looking to speak with candidates with 2 years post qualification experience. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to take hold of an established market aswell as being able to make their own individual impact.

Our retail and leisure team are highly experienced within the sector and offer advice to our clients on letting or selling their retail asset, refurbishment aswell as the development opportunities of the retail or leisure asset. Within Cambridge, we work with numerous Cambridge colleges on the leasing of their retail and hospitality assets in the city centre. Our successful recruit will work alongside other members of the team who manage portfolios and undertake rent reviews. Personally, you will meet with prospective tenants, leasing of units and ultimately, ensuring our clients get the maximum return on their assets.

The retail team work within our commercial division, they're well known in Cambridge and have an excellent reputation the market. It’s a buzzy environment with lots of knowledge to be shared!

We're looking for someone who has previous experience working within retail and leisure, commercial agency or investment. Ideally candidates will be RICS accredited however this isn't essential.

Main duties of the role:

  • Managing a portfolio of agency instructions mainly in the retail and leisure markets
  • Advising clients of appropriate terms for the purchase, letting and sale of properties, to ensure sites are realistically appraised and all 'angles' assessed
  • Preparing sales and marketing particulars and selecting successful purchasers/tenants
  • Collaborating with other teams across Bidwells to advise our clients on how they can develop their retail assets to ensure maximum returns
  • Building close working relationships with key clients in order to maximise opportunities for repeat work
  • Promoting Bidwell's services and winning agency instructions
  • Building detailed, expert knowledge of the retail and leisure market in the Bidwells' regions
  • Liaising with colleagues in other teams in order to share intelligence and maximise wider opportunities for projects, or the commissioning of other Bidwells' services
  • Working with colleagues in Lease Consultancy and Valuation

About you:

  • Track record of successful agency transactions
  • Confidence to deal directly with clients and manage relationships
  • Commercially focussed
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability

Ideally, we're looking for someone who has previous experience working within retail and leisure at either surveyor, associate or partner level. We know that these skills are hard to come by so we will also consider candidates from commercial agency or investment. Ideally candidates will be RICS accredited however this isn't essential.

What’s in it for you

Competitive Salary: We recognise and reward talent

Comprehensive Benefits: Including up to 8% matched pension, private medical, medicash plan, your birthday off work and lifestyle discounts and perks

Professional Development: Continuous learning, study support and promotion opportunities

Innovative Culture: Be part of a forward-thinking team at the forefront of industry trends

Family Friendly: We offer enhanced family leave policies to support individuals close to you

Work-Life Balance: We value your well-being and offer agile working to support it

Bidwells is dedicated to fostering a truly inclusive culture of belonging, where everyone can thrive and succeed as their true and authentic selves at every level. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and positively encourage applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief. Flexible working requests are considered from day one.

Agencies: Bidwells does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for related fees.

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