Land Rights/Wayleave Officers

3 days left

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25 Jul 2019
22 Aug 2019
Bruton Knowles
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description:

A leading firm of property consultants are currently seeking Land Rights/Wayleave Officers, to be based in their Manchester or Leeds office.

The purpose of the job is to undertake the Acquisition of Land/Rights in Land and carry out Compensation work, delivering services to Transport and Utility clients, including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects as well as other major and minor transport, gas, water and electricity schemes, ensuring appropriate fee income to the business.

Projects to be undertaken will range in locations across the North of England.

Whether qualified of unqualified, from a rural or a commercial background, candidates will have experience in land referencing, negotiating land rights and dealing with compensation claims.


Formal qualification to a level that is accredited by the RICS and/or qualified as a Technical or Member of the RICS otherwise working towards membership is preferred.

Essential Criteria: 
  • The candidate should be able to demonstrate at least 2 years’ experience in undertaking Land Rights related work within the Utility Sectors.
  • A good working knowledge of IT is essential, in particular a familiarity with and understanding of the Microsoft Office packages and preferably good keyboard skills.
  • Self-starter with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues and clients
  • The ability to work in an organised and methodical fashion, with a high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met
  • A willingness to be part of a team and to interact with other professional staff
  • The ability to learn new skills and working methods and be adaptable to change
  • The ability to accept responsibility and, within parameters defined by the immediate performance manager, work on their own initiative
  • A willingness to undertake business development
  • A proactive approach to work
  • Clean and full driving licence
  • Fee Earner – maximise fee income
  • Client Manager - develop client management
  • Ensure delivery of service
  • To manage the utilisation of time for team benefit. Maximising efficiency and optimising the profitability of work for the team
  • To deliver agreed budgets and targets
  • To deal with clients to a high standard whilst achieving job profitability
  • Negotiate compensation in accordance with clients instructions
  • Procurement of new work instructions wherever possible
  • Assist in the delivery of agreed targets and be responsible for managing own performance
  • To attend training sessions and team meetings
  • To provide support to other offices as directed
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