Regional Lead Land Consents Surveyor – Scotland


Job Description

Role Overview

There is an exciting opportunity for an experienced land consents surveyor to join the Savills UK Infrastructure business to lead and further develop our team within Scotland. Your focus will be on identifying business development opportunities and growing and leading a successful team within the region. You will hold extensive experience of land consents, acquisitions and compensation claims working with clients across sectors with proven and recent experience in a management role.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead and enhance the Scottish delivery team according to business targets, developing strong working relationships with partners and identifying business development opportunities (both internally and externally). • Support all aspects of Infrastructure and Utilities Land Consents delivery ranging from small scale negotiations to large scale utilities projects in rural and city locations within Scotland.• Act as a Subject Matter Expert/Senior Advisor across the region for all team members• Ensure effective client and stakeholder communications• Work collaboratively with other Savills teams (e.g. Land Referencing, Major Projects) to ensure deliverables are achieved• Manage financial performance and reporting within the region for all clients• Report and analyse the regional team’s progress to Infrastructure business Board, which you will be a member of. • As part of this role, you are also expected identify business development opportunities (both internally and externally).

Key Skills

• Experience in managing and growing teams (line management, recruitment, training, implementation of best practices).• A demonstrable track record in the successful development and implementation of consents within the infrastructure industry• A detailed understanding of land access processes and legislative requirements• A good understanding of landowner compensation claims • Have good knowledge of agriculture and rural affairs• Awareness of necessary IT systems and GIS• Relevant qualification (AssocRICS, MRICS, APM, etc.)• A high level of diligence and attention to detail• Ability to work efficiently within a multidisciplinary integrated delivery team.

Team Overview

The Infrastructure Projects team is a single department covering the whole of the UK. It consists of over 60 staff located throughout the country at entry level to those with over 30 years’ experience.

We specialise in Infrastructure and Utilities clients and projects and are passionate about the high levels of service and collaborative working with our clients.

Management Responsibilities

1. Set clear objectives and mange performance accordingly2. Conduct regular 121’s and appraisals3. Provide equal opportunities to all, supporting career development4. Role model professional behaviours5. Deliver exceptional recruitment experiences, in line with company strategy

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