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Rural Graduate Programme Melton Mowbray 2024

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Our rural graduate programme based across the UK in our Rural offices, will give you exposure, experience, training and support so that, whatever skills and perspectives you bring, you’ll build on your potential. Our programme is designed to provide you with everything you need to confidently launch a career in the rural property industry. Following the Rural APC pathway, you will experience an unparalleled breadth of opportunities and explore a diverse range of projects. You’ll get exposure to an extended portfolio of clients, tenants and properties and we will help you discover where your strengths and interests are best placed:

What you'll do

Your programme will include assisting in managing estates on behalf of private and institutional landowners.

  • Agricultural management (In hand farming, Contract and share farming agreements, Subsidy claims, environmental grants)
  • Compulsory purchase
  • Estate management (LL&T, rent reviews, repairs, new lettings, H&S etc)
  • Land purchasing
  • Land sales
  • Professional land agency (planning and development, Environmental off-setting, strategic reviews, tenancy surrender and regrants)
  • Valuation

You will join the firm in September 2024, with the aim of completing the graduate scheme and qualifying as a surveyor in November 2026 (RICS Autumn Sitting). If you do not have a RICS accredited degree, you will complete the RICS accredited MSC alongside your work. You will join the firm in September 2023, with the aim of completing the graduate scheme and qualifying as a surveyor in March 2027 (RICS Spring Sitting)

You will need

  • An undergraduate degree in any subject
  • Good knowledge of the countryside and ideally some farm based experience
  • Experience within the rural and land based sector preferred but not essential

Eligibility criteria

  • Do you have min C/4 and above in GCSE Maths & English language?    

  • 1 A levels / or equivalent e.g Scottish Highers, baccalaureate
  • 2.1 degree or higher (actual or predicted)
  • Do you have the unrestricted right to live and work in the UK without sponsorship
DEADLINE 22nd November 2023