Apprentice Surveyor

Savills (UK) Ltd
14 Merchants Place, Merchant Gate, York, YO1 9TU
£17,000.00 annually
21 May 2019
20 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Savills work for a range of Institutional clients, large country estates, private individuals, banks and other financial institutions as well as operators within the UK minerals sector and waste management sector. The work involves a broad range of property advice within these specialist sectors of industry including the management of estates on behalf of clients, carrying out rent reviews and preparing valuation advice.

An opportunity exists for an apprentice to work on large estate management contracts throughout the UK. The individual would need to develop an in-depth understanding of the mineral and waste management businesses and assist the team with all aspects of their work, helping them to maintain their market leading position.

Day to day work would include:
  • Assisting with estate management instructions,
  • Collecting market data for valuation reports,
  • Assisting on pitches and presentations
  • Generally working with the team to continue the profitable development of the department.
  • The teams work involves time spent out of the office visiting clients and sites.

The long term potential is for that individual to become a Chartered Minerals Surveyor themselves, having developed their skills working within a market leading team. The individual would be client facing over time and therefore communication and interpersonal skills are very important. An outgoing, sociable and presentable individual is required. They need to be proactive and confident.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication and organisational skills are vital to succeed as an apprentice. You will need the ability to manage a varied workload working as part of a team while also having plenty of your own initiative, and be passionate about delivering the best service possible for your team. Attention to detail is really important too.
  • Word and Excel skills
  • Good written reporting, presentation and numerical skills are essential
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Excellent attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Able to work individually or as part of a team
  • Punctual, reliable, keen and enthusiastic
  • Thirst for knowledge and self motivated
  • Full clean driving licence (due to the nature of the role)

Desired qualifications

We welcome applications from 18 years upwards but all applicants will be considered on merit.

You should have the equivalent of 3 A-Levels (96 UCAS points - GCSE English and maths at Grade C or above is a mandatory requirement) and may not apply if you already have a degree.

Must be eligible to live, work and remain in England, within 1 hour's commute of the office you are applying to.

Future prospects

Gain Chartered Surveyor Status.

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