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Lead Estates Surveyor - Projects
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/63605/28815
  • Published: Wed 09/11/2022, 15:28 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 01/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £62,363 - £70,414 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate

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Lead Estates Surveyor - Projects

The starting salary for this role is £62,363 per annum for working 36 hours per week. 

Surrey County Council (SCC) is currently undergoing a transformation, and this is a chance for you to be a part of that journey.

With a portfolio of over 1500 properties, SCC delivers a vast range of services to the residents of Surrey, ranging from Surrey Fire and Rescue Services to the provision of care for the elderly, those with mental health issues, or young people who have had difficult starts in life. SCC has a large rural and countryside estate including farm and country parks as well as the Basingstoke canal, a significant office portfolio, highways maintenance, waste and recycling facilities, and a huge educational estate that is committed to providing lifelong learning for children and adults. In addition, the council has a portfolio of investment and let properties and a pipeline of disposal activity for those properties that are surplus to operational requirements and no longer of use to the council. In short, a substantial estate that is both varied and complex.

Within the Land and Property Service it is the job of the Estates Team, alongside our colleagues in Strategy and Planning, Facilities Management and Capital Delivery, to work with all the individual Services' teams and ensure that we deliver an estate that is ‘fit for purpose’ for their needs, the best possible value for money, and is in line with our environmental targets such as net carbon zero.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of that Estates Team as the Lead Estates Surveyor - Projects, providing strategic advice to the business on the portfolio to shape the future of the estate, working on projects, acquisitions and disposals as well as being involved in the day-to-day operation of the estate. This will also include looking at commercial opportunities that may arise around investing in Surrey to help promote regeneration and growth.

It is a busy environment but a rewarding one – you will lead and assist on key strategic projects that will help improve the lives of the residents of Surrey, whether children, adults with mental health difficulties, or older people.

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 01/12/2022 with interviews to follow. 

Contact Details

For an informal discussion, please contact Colin via email at

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.