We are hiring am ambitious newly qualified rural surveyor to join our rural division in Oxford. Our dedicated team of rural surveyors provide advice to landowners and farmers on unlocking the value of their assets, diversification, change of land use, rural management, leveraging Natural Capital and bio-diversity opportunities, along with valuing rural assets all over the UK.

This is a varied and interesting role requiring project and business management skills with hands-on delivery to provide property services including valuation advice to clients, other professional advisors and stakeholders. If not currently RICS qualified working within a two year structured RICS graduate training programme to achieve completion of the APC will be actively supported. Clients are at the heart of what we do, so ensuring you develop and maintain strong relationships with our clients is essential, this includes attending client meetings and preparing communications and reports.

We offer a highly competitive salary package which includes a fantastic benefits package including a variety of flexible benefits allowing you to choose those that suit your personal circumstances including purchasing additional leave, health cash plans, cycle to work scheme and so on! 

Main duties

  • Day to day professional advice to a mixed portfolio of management and consultancy clients.  
  • Supporting Partners deliver valuations of high value farms, estates, country houses and portfolio of properties throughout England. 
  • Being responsible and a first point of contact for a number of existing clients. Managing those clients to service existing and future professional needs. Consistently providing sound and reasoned advice.
  • In addition to delivering valuations the portfolio of work will include management of rural estates and property portfolios, providing strategic advice to farm and estate clients, drafting agreements, doing deals, generally dealing with a wide range of jobs centred around providing property advice to our clients.
  • Working with the Partners to expand the team by identifying and developing viable fee earning opportunities.
  • Working closely with other specialist teams including planning and development, valuation, energy and infrastructure, agency and natural capital to deliver and develop new fee opportunities from existing and new clients.
  • Actively assist in the development and implementation of efficient, ‘best practice’ internal systems and processes optimising IT and other resources.
  • Implement policy as required and ensure legal, professional, and corporate compliance on all work carried out.
  • Assisting with pitch reporting and presentations.

This job description is not exhaustive and the jobholder may be required to undertake additional duties from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the office.

What will it take to be successful?

We are looking for a forward thinking newly qualified surveyor with a can-do attitude, you will have the ability to manage multiple project and deal with a variety of work. You will ideally be part way or near completion of your APC, with a desire to grow in your career. You will also have experience within a Rural practice gained through work experience or placements. It is essential that you have or working towards gaining a full UK driving license. We are open to applicants from experienced graduates or new qualified chartered surveyors looking for the next steps in their career.

We offer a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, flexible benefits, referral schemes and generous annual leave.

As an equal opportunity employer, with the Investors in People Gold accreditation, we are dedicated to driving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Learning and development is important to us; we encourage everyone to continue developing to optimise their performance and fulfil their potential. We have an agile flexible working policy; many of our team work flexibly, we would be happy to talk to you about how this could work for you. We enjoy what we do, and we do it well, which is why 80% of our business comes from repeat clients.

About us

Since 1855, Carter Jonas has grown to be one of the largest and most respected property consultancies in the UK with a network of 34 offices across England and Wales, employing more than 1,000 partners and employees.

Our tailored service and Simply Better Advice have enabled us to forge lasting, intelligent and trusting partnerships with our clients. These long-standing relationships are our most important and most closely protected asset. From private landowners to local authorities, pension funds to farmers – our universe of client experience is among the most varied in UK property.

We employ the very best people. We are a place where people want to work, and our culture is both collaborative and business minded. We have experts in every field who deliver long term advice that enhances our clients’ future prosperity.

Ahead of the curve, we are pioneering in the use of technology within the property industry, making Carter Jonas a hugely exciting place to work.

Our values

  • Approachable – We treat every relationship with respect, integrity, and warmth
  • Effective – We do what we say we will, we do it well and we are accountable
  • Ambitious – We are ambitious for our clients and for our firm

We look to recruit individuals who represent our core values, but who can also demonstrate the six Carter Jonas competencies that are the foundation of our career pathways. These competencies will aide their personal development in the business, and comprise of:

  • Communication - Ensures effective, clear, and relevant communications in support of business objectives
  • People - Demonstrates leadership in conduct and effectively manages and develops people to optimise performance through others
  • Business Development & Client Care - Ensures effective communication to facilitate excellent client care and collaboration and pursuing opportunities for increased business and profit mindful of the Firm’s heritage and values
  • Use of Technology - Modern, Agile, Digital Employee
  • Teamwork - Recognises the importance of working with others, to collaborate and co-operate to achieve business
  • Personal Effectiveness & Productivity - Engage, promote, and adhere to compliance requirements including all internal processes and procedures which manage risk and enhance productivity.