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Commercial Surveyor
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF43909

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 04/04/2023

Job live date: 08/03/2023

Salary: £44,414 to £54,421 per annum

Employment type: PM-Other Related

Department: Estates

Division: Property Services

Hours Per Week:: 1.0FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Property Services team is seeking a Commercial Surveyor to work in our busy team. This varied role will be key in assisting the team to manage the university’s investment property portfolio.

The portfolio includes: c. 300 residential lettings, commercial lettings (including offices, retail, industrial, storage, leisure, agriculture and telecoms towers),  and 1,000+ acres of land with an asset value in excess of £150 million.

The Commercial Surveyor will be responsible for providing commercial oversight of the investment property portfolio. This includes proactive asset and property management, for example:

  • Development and implementation of the commercial strategy
  • Marketing, negotiation and letting of properties
  • Management of lease events (rent reviews, lease renewals etc)
  • Management of service charge budgets
  • Related commercial property management tasks

Please see the link to the Job Description and Specification below.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Corporate Property & Asset Management Surveyor

Contact role:

Director of Property Services

Contact name:

Edmund Smith

Contact name:

Andrew Fraser

Contact phone:

07872 419 517

Contact phone:

07975 762 195

Contact email:

Contact email:


Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and champions LGBT+ equality. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


The closing date for this job has now passed.


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