Land and Property Officer – Worcester

Location

Worcester

Salary / Pay

£35,201 – 39,813 per year

Job Type

Full time

Type of Employment

Contract

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Land and Property Officer to work for a National Utilities business based from their depot in Worcester. You will be working on a major and high profile project based in the Midlands and whilst mainly working from Worcester there will also be travel to sites in Birmingham. This is fast paced, high value project that will potentially run for 5 years or more. You will benefit from up to one salary increment a year, holiday entitlement rising to 26 days + bank holidays after 12 weeks, free parking.

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 be a self-starter, sufficiently motivated and ambitious to work on your own initiative without needing direction. Excellent communications and problem solving skills are also essential.  You will be required to visit land owners managing your time effectively dealing with customers and challenging situations.

As a Land and Property Officer your responsibilities will include;

 

  • The provision of specialist estates services – negotiating complex consents, wayleaves, easements and agreements in respect of the location of distribution assets
  • Settling significant damage claims
  • Investigating estates related matters and monitoring activities

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 easements, wayleaves, transfers and leases
  • Knowledge of the Electricity Act 1989 is desirable
  • Awareness of planning regulations
  • Valuation experience
  • Conflict resolution
  • Complaint resolution
  • Experience dealing with statutory bodies, land agents, third parties
  • Have knowledge of agriculture, to help assess land damage impact on crops etc.
  • Be familiar with operation of deeds and Wayleaves
  • Be aware on environmental legislation relating to statutory consents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a full driving license

Your normal working hours will be 08:00 – 16:0