Development Surveyor required to join expanding multi-disciplinary, regional development
advisory and agency team.
& Parker’s National Development & Planning Team
& Parker advises clients across the UK on development opportunities, whether
they are public or private, house builder or developer. Our team of planning
and development experts cover the main regions in the country where there is
forecast housing growth, including the South East, South West, Midlands, North,
East Anglia and Scotland working closely with Valuation, Residential/New Homes,
Rural and Commercial business lines.
expertise lies in creating value through the planning and development process.
Our dedicated teams promote clients' land through the planning system and deal
with site-specific planning applications, while our development teams advise
landowners on options, promotion agreements and joint ventures. Our thorough knowledge
of the market ensures that we are able to advise on the optimum solution for
promoting our clients' landholdings to achieve the best price on sale.
role offers a relatively rare opportunity to combine strategic planning,
development consultancy, valuation and agency skills, primarily in the
residential and mixed use sectors including:
promoting land in conjunction with planning team through the strategic planning
process on behalf of landowners, house builders, promoters and investors,
securing allocations, in-principle and detailed consents, negotiating Section
75 agreements, dealing with planning and legal appeals and other dispute
promoting potential development land to house builders, developers and
promoters and/or negotiating to acquire development rights from landowners,
advising on sale or purchase structures including option and promotion
agreement, off-market and open market sales campaigns, negotiating commercial terms
and supporting solicitors through to legal conclusion;
working alongside specialist independent consultants to provide development
consultancy and valuation advice in connection with monitoring, price notices
and dispute resolution processes in relation to greenfield land values, standard
and abnormal development costs, infrastructure and planning gain costs.
role will be based in the Perth Office but will likely require travel primarily
within Central and East Scotland with scope to “hot desk” in other Strutt &
Parker/BNP Paribas Real Estate Offices.
principal focus will be Central and Eastern Scotland however for the right
client or opportunity, we will work in other areas within Scotland and the
North of England.
Purpose & Objectives of the Position
candidate will take on a pipeline of development agreements and sale campaigns,
working closely with the Head of Office and Head of Planning to ensure full
continuity of service and advice to clients.
candidate will seek to maintain and develop a pipeline of advisory and agency
instructions, working closely with the rural, commercial, planning, valuation, residential
agency and building surveying teams to optimise new business and cross-selling
candidate will require strong communication and business development skills, an
aspiration to develop their own reputation and profile and that of the team and
the ability to gain the respect of client and their advisors by consistently
providing insightful, innovative and highly professional advice and support.
Skills & Qualifications
Professionally qualified MRICS/MRTPI and previous post-qualified experience
Excellent research and analytical skills
Excellent IT skills including use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and
Detailed knowledge of Scottish and Local Planning Policy;
Extensive knowledge of the Scottish residential development market;
Good contacts and relationships with national and regional house builders,
promoters and investors active in the Scottish market.
High quality consultancy skills including report and proposal writing,
presentations and general communication;
Confident written and verbal communicator, able to present ideas and
recommendations to clients clearly and effectively at a high level;
Personal motivation to develop individual and team profile and reputation in
the marketplace for providing the highest quality of advice.
BNP Paribas Real Estate is proud to be an inclusive employer, as recognised by our RICS Inclusive Employer status and the Stonewall Equality Index.