Occupied Estates Surveyor - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

CV34 6DA
United Kingdom

What you'll get

A competitive salary between £46,000 – £58,000 – dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus of up to 15% of your salary for stretch performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

About us

We are National Grid, and we are at the heart of energy. From heating homes to making sure businesses fire on all cylinders, we’re using our engineering excellence to connect people and the planet. We’re also looking to the future – innovating, inventing, and transforming – to make possible the energy systems of tomorrow. And that’s why there’s never been a more exciting time to join us and help us to make a difference to people’s lives every day.

About the role

Reporting into the Service Experience & Business Delivery Manager, the Occupied Estate Surveyor is responsible for formulating and driving a medium to long-term Workplace Services strategy that efficiently delivers the accommodation requirements of National Grid while ensuring best value and high levels of customer satisfaction.

  • Manage the Workplace Services estates plan and planning process, ensuring that short, medium and long-term plans are created and implemented that reflect and flow from the overarching Workplace Services strategy.
  • Lead on the acquisition and divestment of premises – both freehold and leasehold – for and by National Grid businesses in-line with the estates plan and Workplace Services strategy, ensuring maximum return / minimum spend for National Grid.  
  • Manage the ongoing lease obligations of the occupied estate, delivering property accommodation solutions in the best interests of the regulated entities.

About you

  • Extensive knowledge of Corporate Real Estate and land management,
  • Experience and knowledge of Property valuation.
  • Knowledge of Landlord and Tennant law.
  • Knowledge Local authority planning requirements.
  • Substantial track record of successfully developing high-quality property strategies and plans for a large, complex organisation often with competing needs.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering continuous improvement within a property management environment to support best value and fit for purpose solutions for customers
  • A good understanding of the wider National Grid business and the ability to develop and influence a key network of influential stakeholders. 
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to communicate and influence across a range of levels throughout Workplace Services and across the wider National Grid teams with the ability to build networks both internally and externally.
  • Excellent experience at working collaboratively across regional and virtual teams in a highly-regulated environment to build and maintain strong working relationships.
  • Degree-level education and/or professional qualification in relevant subjects (property management or surveying) and member of a related professional membership (RICS)

Who are we

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

Closing date

The closing date for this vacancy is 31st January 2019. However, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.