Vacancy Title
Surveyor, Student Housing
Business Unit, Department & Location
Capital Markets (Investment)
Overall Purpose of Job

The Student Housing team provides acquisition, disposal, development, consultancy and related advice on student housing property throughout the UK. We provide advice to developers, investors, lenders, operators and universities. We also support and advise our clients on feasibility reports, supply and demand studies, development appraisals, design and operational related matters. The London team work closely with our regional offices calling upon their specialist knowledge of local valuation and planning issues. Our company culture is highly professional, young, dynamic and fixated with delivering marketing solutions of the very highest standards of excellence to all of our clients.  It takes a special type of person to work in our London student housing team.  A person, who enjoys responding to challenges, is excited by meeting the toughest targets and has fun working at the leading edge.

Main Duties and Responsibilities  

We are seeking an ambitious recently qualified Surveyor/Senior Surveyor, ideally with a minimum of 6 months experience of valuation. The successful candidate will also be expected to take a strong and pro-active role in building relationships with clients. The job is to assist the Senior Director in charge, as well as operating independently providing advice to clients on student housing issues.
The key responsibilities and aspects of this role will include: ·       
Client focused role ensuring accurate and timely delivery of service. ·       
Providing Development Appraisals ·       
Providing financial reporting and budgeting for clients ·       
Research into student housing  and university data ·       
Assisting in Pitches and presentations and growth of Dept. ·       
Assisting in General commercial work ·       
Fee Billing  

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

1)     RICS Graduate
2)     PQE of at least 6 months ideally in Valuation
3)     Knowledge of Prodev and Argus Developer
4)     Excellent communication and client interfacing skills
5)     Numerate

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GVA is an equal opportunities employer