Development Surveyor – RICS Qualified

We are a successful and expanding Planning and Development consultancy based in Kent. Established for over 30 years, we have a varied client and project base from all sectors of the construction industry including education, housing, leisure, commercial and transport.

We are currently looking for a Development Surveyor to join our growing team based in Sidcup.


A planning and development surveyor investigates plans and manages proposals to either build new developments or organise the regeneration of existing sites.

Qualifications & Experience

  • RICS preferred
  • 1-2 years post Graduate experience that relates to the job specification in a Development, Consultant or Agency type role
  • Good all round development technical knowledge and skill

Work Specification

  • Managing or taking a lead role in projects, from the earliest planning stages through to completion
  • Identifying new opportunities by conducting research and networking
  • Interpreting data from various source
  • Drawing up, presenting and negotiating competitive proposals
  • Ability to undertake development feasibility studies and financial appraisals
  • Ability to manage specialist sub-consultants and design teams
  • Advising clients on the availability of finance and the feasibility of planning permission
  • Preparing and presenting applications for planning permission
  • Ensuring compliance with planning regulations
  • Communicating and negotiating effectively with colleagues, clients and financial stakeholders
  • Responding quickly to changes in market conditions, clients requirements and government policies
  • Assessing land and property use requirements, including transport and infrastructure

Personal Specification

  • A positive working attitude with good communication skills and flexibility in a dynamic role within a small team reporting directly to a Director.
  • Must be able to show initiative, imagination, lateral thinking and willingness to work autonomously if required.
  • Confident presentation delivery skills and ability to lead meetings is an important skill.


To apply, please forward your CV together with salary requirement and availability to