Apprentice Assistant Surveyor (Commercial pathway) - Hotels Team
About the Team
The team currently comprises 8 inclusive of 2 Partners, all based in the West End; as well as an Administrator. The team carry out valuations and ratings for hotels, predominantly in London and across all of the UK, including the Luxury Hotel market.
This role will entail working alongside studying, completing a BSc in Real Estate via the University College of Estate Management (UCEM) under the Apprenticeship scheme. You will be on a 5 day week contract, but one of these days will be dedicated to your studies. Rather than attending formal lectures or classes, you’ll study using UCEM’s state-of-the-art online learning environment and digital library, supported with guidance from highly experienced tutors.
Upon completion of the BSc (Hons) Real Estate Management and the structured workplace learning you will undertake the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence leading to registration with the RICS as a Chartered Surveyor under the Commerical pathway.
If you are passionate about developing a Professional career in Property, and earning while you learn, this fantastic role is for you. At the end of the programme you will be a Chartered Surveyor and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Our Apprentices are treated the same was as our Graduates to foster an open and inclusive culture. Although subject to change, our Apprentices stay in one team for the first 2.5 years, before rotating to at least 3 other teams for 6 months each. This allows the Apprentice to gain the relevant competencies required for their Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) as part of the end point assessment to becoming RICS qualified. Apprentices can only commence recording their APC from the beginning of year 3.
The role will involve working across the team assisting in all aspects of hotel valuation including report writing, inspections and measurement, valuation analysis and modelling (valuation software packages used and Excel), comparables searches and analysis,, planning and environmental investigations.
• IT skills, including high-level Microsoft Word and Excel competencies
• Organised, efficient, using initiative and working to tight deadlines
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, coupled with an eye for detail
• A commitment to excellence and developing strong client relationships
• Flexible and self-motivated with a real desire to deliver excellent customer service
• Positive attitude and willing to learn with and develop the team
Salary and benefits
• Salary: competitive based on market, professional experience and qualifications
• Performance related staff profit share scheme
• 26 days’ holiday, plus Bank Holidays and days at Christmas and New Year.
• Pension scheme membership (after initial probationary period)
• Life and Accident insurance
• Group income protection scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• Critical Illness Cover
• Wellbeing Allowance
• Access to Peppy for you and your partner
• 1 paid volunteering day per year to help give back to our local communities
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
• Interest Free Rental Deposit Loan
• Employee assistance programme
• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay after probation
Alongside our competitive compensation and benefits package we offer all our staff the ongoing opportunities to learn and develop, through in-house CPD sessions, further education support as well as internal and external training programmes. Gerald Eve encourage pro-bono work and volunteering as well as regular social and sporting activities to engage with all your colleagues.
Your progression will be supported and guided by managers and mentors using a transparent framework so you can clearly see what you need to do to get to where you want to be.
Hybrid working and core hours
Our hybrid working policy outlines staff to be in the office for 3 days per week, with 2 days working from home. In our London offices, our desk booking app allows you to plan ahead, and book your desk up to 3 weeks ahead. We also offer great flexibility around our core hours, which are from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. You can choose to start and end your day around these hours, provided you still do your 7.25 hours per day (e.g. 8.00 am – 4.30pm, 10.00 am – 6.30 pm). There is no requirement for this to be the same each day, but you are required to keep your manager informed. This position also involves out of hours working on an ‘as necessary’ basis. We are open to considering flexible working arrangements for everyone; this can be discussed during the application process or upon commencement.
The firm is an equal opportunities employer and applications from persons belonging to minority groups are encouraged.
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The terms and conditions of this appointment may be varied by the firm to meet business requirements and/or to meet changes in best practice or legal requirements.