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Surveyor - Valuation - Leeds / Full time


Competitive + Bonus

Leeds, North East



About the Team:
Asset Services is one of CBRE’s key service lines.  Led by Richard Williams, the business formerly known as Property & Asset Management currently employs circa 754 people within the UK.

They enable their clients to focus on their core business by managing their real estate with total efficiency and with the aim of maximising its value.  Their investment in both people and technology has created a state-of-the-art property management service, ironing out inefficiencies and adding value.

The Leeds Asset Services team covers the Yorkshire and North East region of England and are responsible for managing property owned by a number of key clients, including CBRE Global Investors, Harbert, MEPC, Kennedy Wilson, and numerous locally based clients.  The team is friendly, social and dynamic and offers the following opportunities:
• Interesting and varied work across all asset classes
• Client facing role with opportunities to grow instructions and lead client relationships
• Structured training and career progression
• Opportunities to become involved on asset management work
• Great internal support network
The team comprises of six fee earners and has ambitious plans to grow the team through existing and new clients. We currently have a vacancy for a Surveyor to work on a number of existing instructions.
Key Responsibilities
• Manage the transition of client/properties in and out of CBRE management
• Responsibility for compliance relating to sites under their control, taking action or escalating any issues relating to non-compliance
•Property inspections
•Responsibility for taking the appropriate action in response to any legal notice received in relation to a managed property
•Responsibility for preparing data for client meetings
•Attending client meetings, ensure recording of minutes and carrying out of actions arising
•Reading of leases and ensuring accurate data is maintained on the property management system
• Ensure rent demands are raised accurately and on time
• Provide recommendations to clients to recover rent and other sums due under the lease terms
• Ensure client reports are prepared to the correct specifications and issued to clients in accordance with agreed timescales, subject to approval by line manager
• Ensure all tenant application fee invoices are raised and paid promptly
• Work with the on-site facilities teams to review and obtain approval of service charge budgets
• Review service charge cash flows and budgets subject to client requirements
• Approve service charge year end reconciliations in accordance with RICS guidelines / client instruction
• Identify and progress opportunities for cross-selling activities
• Responsibility for arranging and chairing occupier meetings and occupier liaison  as required
• Ensure recording of minutes of occupier meetings and 1-2-1 meetings are completed  and all actions arising from the meeting are dealt with
• Take appropriate action for all forthcoming lease diary events
• Identify opportunities for providing additional services to clients and provide appropriate recommendations.
• Review tenant applications and prepare client recommendations
• Be fully conversant with, and adhere to, the rules and procedures contained in the Company’s FCA Insurance Business Compliance Manual
• Explore opportunities for new business generation and be an efficient presenter
Key Skills/Knowledge

• Ideally RICS qualified although property management experience is considered more important
• At least 1-2 years’ work property management in the UK market
• Constantly updating knowledge of legislation relating to property management
• Able to build and maintain client relationships and internal relationships with other service lines
• Use and grow knowledge of law relating to property management in order to make recommendations to the client
• Understand and grow knowledge of the clients’ investment objectives
• Be able to recognise opportunities for selling additional services to clients, including cross-selling
• Able to build and maintain tenant / customer relationships
• Be able to apply legal principles of tenant applications for consent and the processes to be followed
• Apply the principles of service charge management to ensure compliance with all regulatory and procedural requirements including the terms of the lease
• Understand  credit control methods
• Able to use IT software such as Word, Excel and other databases
• Understand and use industry / CBRE specific IT applications
• Able to contribute to team and department business plans
• Able to work as part of a team, supporting other team members and recognising the work of others
• Build and maintain relationships with other parts of the wider CBRE service lines
Person Specification
• Good interpersonal skills
• Ability to prioritise and co-ordinate tasks efficiently ensuring all deadlines are met
• Maintains a positive attitude towards routine tasks
• Accurate and exceptional attention to detail
• Pro-active and enjoys working autonomously and as part of a wider team
• Confident and assertive where required
• Sociable and outgoing
• Flexible approach to work
• Understands and appreciates the importance of using discretion

• Team player who deals effectively with colleagues and clients

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