SENIOR CONSULTANT (SURVEYOR)
Candidate Information Pack
The Management Recruitment Group have been mandated by BBP Regeneration - a boutique consultancy advising public and also private sector businesses and bodies on all elements of urban regeneration, to recruit a Senior Consultant (Surveyor). With the majority of work coming through public-sector related channels, BBP have played pivotal roles in breathing new life in to otherwise forgotten British towns and cities. This has given the business a unique feel of “social purpose.” We are looking to recruit someone who is driven by seeing and being a part of change - enjoying the challenges and perks of working with a smaller organisation. On offer is a competitive salary of up to £60k, performance-related bonuses plus the usual benefits and the chance to work under a genuine, supportive manager that will guide you through promotion targets and on to more senior roles within the business. The business expects people to take ownership and accountability and in return, they are very accommodating in terms of being able to work flexibly, realising that we all have lives outside work. 02
St James (Dover DC) BBP Regeneration provided a range of development consultancy services to Dover District Council. The St James’s area of Dover has been promoted as an extension to Dover’s town centre with opportunities for substantial retail, leisure and housing uses. Initially, we were engaged to assess viability, resulting in an ongoing appointment to advise on planning briefs, preparation of a prospectus and marketing of the opportunity, selecting a development partner, negotiating terms and providing continued support through planning, land assembly and legal processes and ongoing critical friend support to the Council. Our work helped secure over £7 million of funding support to acquire third party property interests and select a development partner. The £50 million scheme has been completed and was pre-sold as an investment to Legal and General. Anchor tenants include M&S, Next and Cine UK.
Rainham Housing Zone (LB Havering) We were appointed by the London Borough Havering, to support the masterplan and delivery of the Rainham and Beam Park Housing Zone through undertaking viability testing and preparing an infrastructure delivery model for 3,500 homes. Our analysis led to some significant changes to the form of development being proposed, particularly on those areas with the highest abnormal costs to help reduce the viability gap. This has enabled the Council to promote a market led delivery strategy, supported by public sector intervention focussed on strategic infrastructure delivery and land assembly. 04
Job Title: Senior Consultant (Surveyor) Location: London Overall purpose of Job: To provide consultancy services on behalf of BBP Regeneration. Role Description: You will be responsible for managing and delivering on client briefs, ensuring that client requirements are met within the budgetary and programme constraints agreed with the client and Partners. You will be responsible for managing BBP staff and external consultants and will also contribute to projects as a team member under the management of other staff. You should be able to demonstrate experience and expertise across a range of tasks and specialisms. Responsible to: Company Partners and Project Directors, an Appointed Line Manager Responsible for managing: any staff for whom you are acting as Line Manager.
Core Professional Requirements 1. Undertake, manage and assist with complex development appraisals 2. Undertake and manage property market and related socio-economic research 3. Undertake and manage feasibility studies for commercial, residential and other projects e.g. enterprise/innovation centres 4. Prepare formal reports providing property advice to clients. 5. Managing and directing projects within the clients programme, budgetary and quality constraints. 6. Input into the company’s business plan, marketing strategy and business development activity. 08
Key Duties • To undertake research thoroughly and accurately. To manage the production of research and ensure that research produced by those team members for whom you have direct responsibility is also thorough and accurate. • To prepare documents (reports, letters, terms and so on) in a concise and logical manner, both when creating and revising letters and documents, accurately reflecting the client’s instructions and protecting the client’s position. • To anticipate the requirements of a particular matter and plan resources and take action accordingly. • To ascertain the objectives and requirements of clients at the outset of each matter / instruction. • To achieve the client’s objectives in a cost-effective manner within the ambit of the firm’s proce- dures, maintaining high professional and ethical standards at all times, communicating any risks to the achievement of these responsibilities to the Partners in a timeous manner. • Manage existing and new client requirements. Help to develop working relationships with clients. • Assist in business generation. • Helping to identify new work opportunities through published sources and contacts networks. Draw up, present and negotiate competitive proposals and bid for new work; • Using strong management and entrepreneurial skills to ensure the business runs successfully for both the client and the company’s profits; • Taking instructions from clients and interpreting their requirements. • Establishing project teams and agreeing resource plans with the project manager and/or director. • Preparing core project management documents including briefs, programmes and risk registers. • Take and maintain accurate minutes of meetings, file notes, etc. and undertake administration following office standards, protocols and procedures.
• Financial analysis and reporting (including budget preparation, cash flows). • Attend all required team, project and business meetings. • Lead on business development tasks which have been allocated to you and contribute actively to business development task which you are required to support. • Undertake a minimum of 48 hours CPD per annum. Prepare a CPD plan and register CPD attended. People Skills • To develop effective negotiating skills in order to achieve the client’s objectives. • To communicate clearly at all levels. • To work on own initiative where appropriate, whilst keeping partner / team leader informed of developments and seeking input where required. • To adapt skills to changing business requirements and undertake training as necessary. • To work as a team with others and form good working relationships with colleagues at all levels. • Provide meticulous attention to detail. • Demonstrate lateral and creative thinking. Must show a strong skill base related to professional competencies, RICS professional competencies or other similar competencies, and demonstrate development and strengthening of these skills beyond traditional surveying duties. 10
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