Investment Surveyor - Eastern Region

Job Type:Full Time


York, GB

Department Name


About Network Rail

We at Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

We're passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key.

Brief Description

Responsible for identifying and delivering investment and regeneration opportunities to create viable and profitable capital investment schemes that increase revenue to Network Rail.

This position will be focused on the Eastern Route and will be looking specifically at Kings Cross, Liverpool Street and Leeds station development opportunities.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

    Responsible for the formulation and development of the investment strategy to maximise revenue growth and in the light of changing business needs.

      Responsible for identifying and evaluating capital schemes against agreed investment strategy, business plan and defined investment criteria.

        Responsible for the preparation, submission and presentation at approval panels of detailed business case to secure authorisation in accordance with agreed process.

          Prepare as Sponsor the project remits and approve the project management strategy before works are initiated. Monitor progress throughout the programme to make certain the agreed business case benefits are delivered.

            Responsible for the management and delivery of target investment returns from capital enhancements including all necessary reporting, business planning and liaison with delivery partners

              Responsible for monitoring the management and coordination of all consents necessary to deliver the investment including in particular planning, safety, fire, asset steward and regulatory processes.

                Devise, analyse and maintain business metrics for performance of both individual investment projects and the programme and deliver on an agreed periodic basis. Responsible for the provision of quality data, records and plans following completion of projects.

                  Identify opportunities with developers, investors and occupiers of adjoining property to leverage value from comprehensive investment projects

                    Provide best practice, professional expertise and support on investment issues to all clients and sponsors and constantly seek to improve cost, programme, value and quality measures.

                      Develop and maintain strong and appropriate relationships with key internal and external stakeholders in order to promote and facilitate investment initiatives quickly and efficiently.


                        Educated to degree level or equivalent

                          MRICS or other relevant professional qualification

                            Experience of identifying, appraising or managing the delivery of capital investment projects

                              Experience of financial modelling, analysis and programme management

                                Strong interpersonal skills

                                  Excellent presentation and communication skills


                                    Commercial and or Operational railway industry experience

                                    How to apply (External)

                                    Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factors. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

                                    Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail.Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

                                    Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefitsincluding a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to £3,333 (to a maximum amount of £2,250).

                                    Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

                                    Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £51,156 - £57,551

                                    As an arm's length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.

                                    Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;

                                    §Provide eligibility to work in the UK and identity documentation

                                    §Complete a satisfactory 3 year employment history check

                                    §Complete a satisfactory unspent criminal conviction disclosure check

                                    For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks

                                    Closing date:4th June 2020, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

                                    The role can be based in York OR London, Stratford