Associate Director – Business Rates

Location London
Discipline: Industrial, Retail & Leisure, Offices
Salary: £ £50,000 - £60,000 plus car, bonus & pension

​A leading independent private practice with a well-established presence both in London and nationally are looking to recruit an experienced Rating Surveyor. The role will consist of managing caseloads on behalf of a mixture of occupier clients ranging from West End blue-chip retailers to global City office occupiers to national porfolios across all asset classes including going concern.

 

About the role:

  • Provide the delivery of business rates advice on behalf of occupiers, mainly primary and secondary including many West End-based prime retailers

  • Work towards clients’ timetables and maintain a high level of client service standards

  • Assist in developing existing and new relationships with occupiers to generate fees

  • Develop and implement a marketing plan with Directors for internal and external market place

  • Oversee ad-hoc administration services around rates payments and collection

  • Mentor junior colleagues to gain CDP for APC competencies

 

About you:

  • Outstanding negotiation skills for negotiating rating appeals with the VOA

  • Superb knowledge of case law

  • Experienced in managing large caseloads and working to tight deadlines

  • Experienced in business rates relief and administration issues

  • Demonstrable track record in meeting financial targets

  • Experienced in or at least has the potential to grow and lead a high performing team

  • A rating background from a consultancy setting or the Valuation Office Agency

  • RICS/IRRV

 

Candidates coming from within the Valuation Office Agency will be strongly considered for this role and are encouraged to apply.