Surveyor Apprenticeship

Recruiter
CVS (Commercial Valuers & Surveyors) Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
24,000 plus bonus
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking to kick start your career in the commercial property sector? If so CVS are offering a unique and exceptional opportunity suitable for recent graduates and people keen on a change of career.

CVS are the UK's leading business rent and rates reduction specialist. CVS has been providing property advice to occupiers of commercial premises for over 17 years. Our national network of Chartered Surveyors have a dedication to reducing business rates and negotiating favorable lease terms on commercial premises across the UK. Our highly qualified Rating Surveyors have been providing expert advice to our clients for over 17 years, delivering savings of over £700 million.

As a Rating Surveyor you will manage a case load and your role will involve inspection of commercial properties, investigating potential savings for our clients and negotiating with the Valuation Office Agency to reduce our clients' rates liability.

TRAINEE SURVEYOR PROGRAMME

When you join CVS you will be embarking on an exciting graduate role in the Specialist Trainee Surveyor programme based at our Manchester office.

There is an intensive 11 week training programme covering key skills and practices such as property inspection, negotiation and how to conduct a business rates appeal. The programme has been carefully designed to provide Trainees with all the practical and theoretical knowledge to become an effective Rating Surveyor. The 11 week intensive training will be based in London and will start on May 2nd 2017 so you must be able to commit to the full 11 weeks (no holiday entitlement).

Full support will be provided and Trainees will be surrounded by experienced, Rating Surveyors to aid their development and learning during the programme.

COMPLETING THE PROGRAMME

Upon successful completion of the programme, Trainee Surveyors will be assigned to a surveying region and will begin inspecting commercial properties, and after 6 months will begin working on small number of cases with the support of a Mentor, ongoing training and development will be continued.

SKILLED AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

- A strong academic background, ideally educated to degree level but will consider excellent A-Level grades (or equivalent)
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong negotiating skills
- Excellent team player and contributor
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
- The ability to develop and maintain professional relationships
- A strong commercial awareness

In addition we are looking for candidates who are ambitious, results driven, tenacious, hard-working and committed.

APPLICANTS MUST HOLD A FULL UK DRIVING LICENCE

BENEFITS

- £24,000 basic salary plus bonus
- Car allowance and bonus scheme upon successful completion of the programme
- Fast track and progressive career development