Job Description

Purpose of the Role

Provide valuation services across the Retail sector with a focus on going concern convenience, roadside retail (petrol stations), garden centres and other trading assets valued having regard to trading potential. You will be a key member of the Christie & Co valuation team of experts and be expected to network with banks, investors, accountants, and operators.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compliance with RICS rules and regulations and company policies
  • Build internal and external relationships
  • Develop your external network of key contacts, including operators, solicitor, accountants and other professional bodies
  • Generate business using email, telephone, individual initiatives and other marketing
  • Maintain awareness of market activity
  • Responding efficiently and effectively to direct enquiries from prospective clients
  • Surveying and valuing properties and trading businesses to determine value
  • Preparing and delivering detailed reports
  • Working to and achieving targets
  • Cross-selling Group companies
  • Using and diligently maintaining the Christie & Co CRM database of contacts, properties and projects

Working Relationships and Contacts

You will work alongside our lead surveyor and agents who form a national team of specialist retail experts. You will report to the Managing Director, whilst retaining a good level of autonomy. Our brand, company reputation and market knowledge will help you to open doors and become a trusted advisor for clients to rely upon with confidence. You will also work closely with Christie Group company colleagues to cross-sell and gain business.

General Responsibilities

  • To be a good ambassador for the company
  • Manage your diary effectively
  • Be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the Health & Safety At Work Act (1974) and relevant EC directives;
  • To work in accordance with the Data Protection Act
  • Adhere to all other company policies and procedures
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected

Person Specification

Skills and Experience

• Relevant qualification / RICS Chartered Status -Essential

• A minimum of one to two years post-qualification experience -Ideally

• Application of appropriate valuation techniques - Essential

• Thorough approach to valuations - Essential

• Report preparation - Essential

• Understanding Accounts and Leases - Ideally

• Exceptional negotiation and communication skills - Essential

• Very strong IT skills with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office - Essential

• Knowledge of trade sector and current market trends - Ideally

• Knowledge of relevant legislation - Ideally

Personal Characteristics

  • Professional with high standards
  • Able to develop strong working relationships;
  • Sales and service oriented;
  • Communication skills, listening carefully and giving feedback;
  • Numerate with strong analytical skills;
  • Meticulous and methodical in approach;
  • Self-motivated and able to use initiative;
  • Driven and energetic;
  • Honest and trustworthy;
  • Team player;
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Calm, considered approach when handling diverse demands;
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines;
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.

What can we offer?

  • Competitive Salary+ Car Allowance+ Commission
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Opportunity for progression and growth within the company
  • Gain/ improve skills within a commercial property company

If you would like to apply for this position and learn more, please email your CV to: