Landlord and Tenant Surveyor
We have just been instructed on a new temporary assignment for a Landlord and Tenant Surveyor. The client, a local authority council based in West London are looking for an experienced surveyor with knowledge of a commercial portfolio.
Main Purpose of the Job
To act on behalf of the Council’s commercial portfolio team and undertake lease renewals, lease surrenders and rent reviews
Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. Negotiate on all rent reviews, lease renewals and licences as required and take appropriate action to minimise rent arrears
2. Negotiate terms for the use, lettings, acquisition and disposal of Council land and property, when required
3. Identify opportunities to increase rental income of the commercial portfolio
4. Provide valuation and property management advice on all types of land and property, when required
5. Liaise with, and instruction of, other professionals on property issues
6. Prepare Delegated Authority Decision, Key Decision and Cabinet Reports for Director for Property, Cabinet Member for Housing and Property and Cabinet approval on any aspect of valuation and estate management as required
7. Assist Commercial Property Team members as required
8. Seek to minimise the financial effect of any leasehold properties taken by the Council
9. Assist in the maintenance of all property records
10. Represent the Director for Property at internal and external meetings
11. Appoint and monitor work of external consultants on more specialist property issues
12. Act as Expert Witness to the Council in any property related Court hearing or Arbitration case as required
13. Answer enquiries from Members and the public as required, within the appropriate time-scales
14. Undertake any other duty or responsibility that may be delegated by the Commercial Property Manager or Director for Property as required
15. To ensure that all cases meet the various performance indicators set by Central Government and any other local PIs
16. Undertake all work in accordance with Council policy and in accordance with best practice of the profession, where appropriate ensuring compliance with the RICS Practice Statements and Guidance Notes
Health and Safety Responsibilities
Take care of your own health and safety and that of people who may be affected by what you do (or do not do).
Co-operate with others on health and safety, and do not interfere with, or misuse, anything provided for your health, safety and welfare.
All staff are expected to carry out their job in compliance with the Council’s Constitution. This means being familiar with the policies and procedures relevant to the job and asking for information and advice if you are unsure of the correct course of action.The Council’s Constitution is published on the Internet.
The duties and responsibilities outlined in this job profile are indicative of the role, however they are not exhaustive and may be subject to change. In addition, you will be required to undertake other reasonable duties as directed by your manager.
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