Technical Surveyor, Commercial Property, Freight

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:City of Bristol
Job Type:Full Time


Bristol, GB

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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

A great opportunity to join the newly created Commercial Asset Management team in the Wales and Western Region. Your role as Technical Surveyor is to provide support to the Senior Surveyor in order to maximise income generation from the portfolio and to support the growth of freight use across the region's network. The varied role will include everything from team admin, day to day tenant and property management and surveying activities.

Contribute to the management of the portfolio to include the delivery of optimal rental income, tenant credit control, the rent review process and the safety inspection programme all to a professional standard of customer service.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

    Contribute to the maximisation of the income potential of the portfolio through the rent review, lease renewal and letting processes.

      Undertake valuations, negotiations, service of notices, instructions for rent review and lease renewals for approval.Liaise with Network Rail's solicitors and external solicitors as appropriate.

        Assist in the undertaking of Network Rail's obligations as a landlord including enforcement of tenants' covenants and the inspection of all properties so as to minimise risk to Network Rail's operational infrastructure.

          Assist with the Letting Programme on the portfolio by managing the letting website and the Customer Relationship Management System.

            Assist with the management of tenant credit control, service charges and tenant issues and queries on a day-to-day basis.

              Complete required documentation in a satisfactory and timely manner.

                Provide support for administrative tasks as required / directed including the raising of Purchase Orders .


                  Educated to A level or equivalent

                    Good negotiation skills

                      Good communication skills

                        Positive and proactive team player

                          Highly organised

                            Strong attention to detail.


                              Training for TechRICS / RICS qualification

                                Evidence of Property Management experience

                                  Evidence of experience in Rental Valuations

                                    Full driving licence

                                    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: circa £25,000-£28,000

                                    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: 11th August 2020, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.