Assistant Rural Surveyor – Belmont Tower, Belfast

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent, Temporary part-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1371822

 Job Description

Rural Estate Management offers an exciting and diverse career path, and within the industry the role is continually evolving and developing to keep up with asset management in the countryside.

Summary

Part time, fixed term contract (28/02/2021) – £13,596pa

Rural Estate Management offers an exciting and diverse career path, and within the industry the role is continually evolving and developing to keep up with asset management in the countryside.

Working towards becoming a rural practice chartered surveyor, you’ll have completed a RICS accredited degree or other exempting qualification and be ready to embark on the 2 year Assessment of Professional Competence or you’ll already be working through this. At the National Trust we offer a training covering a wide range of experience in estate management and fantastic support networks to set our surveyors up for their APC final assessment.

What it’s like to work here

The National Trust owns and operates a fascinating and varied portfolio of properties and estates. Being based primarily at our regional offices in Belmont Tower in Belfast, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved with issues relating to all our properties across Northern Ireland, from the splendour and magnificence of the Mount Stewart and Castle Ward estates, the scenic beauty of the North Coast and the unique landscapes of Fermanagh. We can offer an exciting role where you can make a real difference working alongside a dedicated team of multi-disciplinary consultants.

What you’ll be doing

This role will work with our surveyors to provide colleagues, volunteers and tenants with the expertise needed to deliver and drive forward conservation of our land, alongside driving forward income generation for conservation. Our Estate Management professionals are at the heart of delivery the Trust’s Land, Outdoors and Nature Strategy.

A significant proportion of the role will be residential and agricultural let estate management, but with an element of commercial work, across a varied and challenging portfolio. From managing lettings to licensing activities, you’ll help colleagues to provide in-depth, up-to-the-minute advice and guidance and will build productive relationships with our tenants, and draw upon internal and external information to ensure that we’re providing the best service in the most effective way.

Who we’re looking for

Like everyone here, you love the outdoors and you’ll love offering your expertise to help our people get the best out of their land. You’ll also need to have the following:

  • A degree in a relevant subject
  • Practical knowledge of land use and residential property management, environmental issues, conservation and sustainable development
  • Some experience of rural work, so you know the issues communities are facing and the challenges of living and working in the countryside
  • An up-to-date understanding of what’s happening in the wider world of rural surveying (including relevant legislation)
  • Strong negotiation skills you will be able to work alongside our tenants and build good trusted relationships

The package

Looking after you

  • Health cash plan – from as little as £3.09 per month for you and your dependents
  • Pension contribution match up to 10%
  • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
  • Discounted gym membership at over 100 leisure facilities across the country

Looking after your career

  • Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
  • Develop your skills with an internal secondment
  • Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
  • Income protection due to illness

Unique to Us

  • Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
  • Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • 20% off in our Retail and Food & Beverage outlets
  • Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking

We do not accept CVs or covering letters for Northern Ireland vacancies. Please fill out the online application form on the National Trust Jobs website.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applicants regardless of religious beliefs, political opinion, race, sex, marital status, age or disability.