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Land and Property Officer

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35.2k - £44.4k Annual
Land and Property Officer

£35,201 – 44,438 (Dependent on experience)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Land and Property Officer to work for a National Utilities business based from their depot in Worcester. You will be working on a major, high profile project which includes travel to sites across the East and West Midlands. This is fast paced, dynamic and high value infrastructure project that will potentially run for 5 years or more. You will benefit from up to two salary increments a year, holiday entitlement rising to 26 days + bank holidays after 12 weeks.

Our client is a well-established electrical distribution network operator with over 7 million customers throughout the UK. As a national business, they pride themselves on their first class reputation for network reliability and business efficiency, receiving the Government’s Charter Mark scheme accolade every year.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be a self-starter, sufficiently motivated and ambitious to work on your own initiative without needing direction; excellent communication and problem solving skills are also essential. You will be required to manage a portfolio of projects, provide support and guidance on project consenting requirements, undertake site meetings, secure a variety of statutory and non-statutory consents in a timely and professional manner, manage your time effectively and liaise with numerous stakeholders across each project lifecycle.

As a Land and Property Officer your responsibilities will include;

The provision of estates services – negotiating simple and complex multi-part consents, liaising with, governing bodies and securing statutory consents, arranging private land agreements (for access, surveys, work sites, etc), agreeing heads of terms, negotiating and facilitating easements, leases and transfers in respect of the placement of electrical distribution network assets (overhead, underground and plant).

Land ownership investigations

Undertake basic valuations of rural and urban land/property

Completing Schedules of Condition and site handovers

Investigating and settling damage claims

Drawing legal plans using GIS Software

Managing a portfolio of varied projects simultaneously at different stages of lifecycle

Undertaking site visits/highlighting consenting requirements and undertaking feasibility studies

Provide guidance and advice on land and property matters to other staff working on the project

Meeting landowners, land agents, engineers, ecologists and other professionals in the pursuit of obtaining security of electrical assets

Key Skills and Experience;

Utilities experience is desirable, an understanding of how overhead lines are constructed and underground cables are installed and a general appreciation of the distribution network would be highly advantageous

Knowledge of the Electricity Act 1989 is desirable

Awareness of planning permission and planning regulations (General Permitted Development Order, Section 37 consent)

Valuation experience

Conflict and complaint resolution

Experience dealing with statutory bodies, land agents, third parties

Have knowledge and experience in negotiating and settling damage claims

Be familiar with the operation of wayleaves, deeds, leases and transfers

Be aware of environmental legislation relating to statutory consents

Have a full driving license and ability to travel across the East and West Midlands for site visits

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

High level of computer literacy (Microsoft Office packages, GIS Software, Basic CAD)

Enthusiastic and adaptive to change

Creative and proactive approach to problem solving

Hours are 8am - 4pm

Reference: 210484997