JOB TITLE: Acquisitions Surveyor


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Manchester
Job Reference : 8568 Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Contract Posted : 28/05/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £24000 per annum + pro rata
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

We are currently looking to recruit an Acquisitions Surveyor working on a 6 month fixed term contract offering 24k per annum (pro rata) + 10% transport. This role is for a self-driven surveyor with a proven track record within the student accommodation sector, or able to transfer good skills from other property sectors, and had great commercial awareness and good IT skills. Candidates wishing to apply should have a first class degree in estate management or a similarly relevant course.


Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit an Acquisitions Surveyor working on a 6 month fixed term contract offering 24k per annum (pro rata) + 10% transport. This role is for a self-driven surveyor with a proven track record within the student accommodation sector, or able to transfer good skills from other property sectors, and had great commercial awareness and good IT skills. Candidates wishing to apply should have a first class degree in estate management or a similarly relevant course.


Key Tasks:

1.Working with the Acquisitions team on a number of tasks to be defined on weekly/monthly basis.
2.Site Management:
a.Liasing with Operations of all ongoing acquisitions with particular regard to services and securing efficient handover
3.Management of Acquisition Issues:
As we buy bigger and more complex sites, there is a growing number of management tasks that require monitoring /coordination during the transition from purchase to handover to Operations team. This include
*rent reviews,
*lease re-gear or overage opportunities,
*site redevelopment - Planning Applications/ regeneration tasks,
*Preparation of reports or discussion papers to Stakeholders etc

4.ERP Project

*Use of Navision immediately for areas such as issue collection etc. and, thereafter, on-going use of Navision as primary system.
*Data migration collection & organisation
oIdentification of data we need to carry across.
oIdentification of what is data and what are only documents or both.
oFormulation of a plan (in conjunction with project team) for the transfer of that data into the live system.
oGather the data into relevant format for ERP system.
oTesting of data migration into live system.
oLoading & verification of data into live system (in conjunction with project team).
*To Be Process Mapping
oIdentifying how processes will change and mapping them out.
*Training of internal and/or external users
oMainly external users in the case of Acquisitions & Project Management as the number of internal users is small.
*Unit testing of individual processes
oIdentification of individual transactions to be tested.
oTesting those processes.
*Integration testing of process flows
oIdentification of process flows to be tested
oTesting those process flows.
Skills
*Customer focused
*A solid understanding of residential asset management process & relevant statutory regulations
*A desirable experience with students accommodation sector
*Strong numeracy skills and the ability to review business performance in line with budgetary control
*Strong IT skills and any experience of software installation or change control would be an advantage
*Member of RICS or other related institutions

Attributes
*Strong communicator with the ability to influence or inspire
*Motivated and target orientated
*Well organised with the ability to prioritise effectively
*A team player
*Good IT skills and ability to work off site
Positive attitude and ability to work with little supervision

Bluefire Consulting is an employment agency working on behalf of our client.


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