Job details

Reference number - 2165-3182

Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Salary - £43,661 - £47,566 p.a. plus a market supplement of £7,575 p.a.

Job type/hours - Permanent - Full time

There is no closing date we will interview as we receive suitable applications


At Portsmouth City Council we're all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 8,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority's main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

We are looking for an experienced Chartered Surveyor, who is highly motivated and adept at solving complex problems, with a strong commercial focus on maximising return.

Working in a multi-disciplinary team of property professionals, you will be required to provide expertise and advice on all property development related matters working flexibly according to business needs and the diverse portfolio.

In Property Investment & Development our purpose is to maximise the Council's return by investing in, and developing out commercial real estate.

The total asset value is in the region a £1.1 billion and the commercial assets generate a net income of £15.5 million per annum.

What you'll need to succeed

Be a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS or FRICS General Practice) with a minimum of 7 years post qualification experience with excellent technical knowledge gained from your significant post qualification experience.

Have the ability to work with complex property information to identify and bring to fruition opportunities for development, disposal and or acquisition, requiring innovation, imagination and vision. Be I.T. literate and have experience of working with I.T. property systems and able to visit locations around the city and UK on a daily basis.

What you'll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you'll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. Annual leave starts at 26 days going up to 30 days and staff discounts for travel and local shops. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career.

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the "Job Profile" to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role. If you wish to send a CV, please consider a cover letter outlining why you are the perfect candidate for this position.

If you have any questions, or would like an informal discussion about the role, please call Tom Southall 023 9283 4289

We look forward to speaking with you soon.

How to apply

There are 3 ways to apply: