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Date Added: Thu 04/04/2024

Acquisition Surveyor

Nationwide, BB7, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Acquisition Surveyor

Job location: Flexible working / Work from home (PLUS occasional site / office visit)

Job type: Full time, permanent

Job reference: (00)451

Telent are currently actively looking for an Acquisition Surveyor to join the Acquisition, Estates and Planning team as part of the wider Wireless division. This is mainly a remote working / work from home role, and will see you travel occasionally into a nearby office (Livingston, Warwick, Chatham) for collaborative purposes. You may also be needed to attend client site if and when required. This is a fantastic opportunity to flex your Telecoms or Utilities industry experience in a challenging yet rewarding Acquisition Surveyor role.

As an Acquisition Surveyor, you will play an important role in helping "Mobile Phone Operator" clients to improve connectivity and performance of their networks to meet the growing demands of customers by finding new mobile and telecommunications sites, upgrading existing sites and provide associated estates advice, all across the UK.

At Telent, you will have the opportunity to be a part of something bigger. To keep things moving, to connect people. It's important work that we are passionate about. Learning fast, inspiring colleagues, and making the entire organisation run smoother and better. Join us and help keep the nations critical networks connected and protected 24/7.

Acquisition Surveyor - What you'll do:

Conduct site searches that are fit for mobile and telecommunications equipment
Land ownership checks
ECC valuations
Attend client reviews and manage client reporting tools
Organise surveys, attend site meetings, liaise with colleagues, clients, and agents
Review of technical drawings
Securing consents
Negotiation of agreements
Manage a portfolio of telecom sites with Acquisition & Planning deliverables
Review legal documents and undertake land and property negotiations
Prepare town planning pre-application strategies and consultations
Prepare and submit planning applications to local planning authorities
Agreement renewals
Compile and manage programs of work and workloads
Provide project wide administrative support where and when required Acquisition Surveyor - Who you are:

The successful Acquisition Surveyor will have already come from or is coming from a Telecommunications background, ideally with a minimum of circa 2 years of (Land / Site) Acquisition Surveying experience. Other associated industries that experience will be considered from include Utilities, Gas, Electricity and or Water. The ideal Acquisition Surveyor will have a change to get involved in exciting growth plans and join a team of Telecoms specialists who offer and end-to-end service from Design to Build. Telent are also able to confidently compete with major Tier 1 suppliers. Lastly, the Acquisition Surveyor will have the opportunity to work with an FRICS accredited professional; we are able to offer a structured professional qualification programme (MRICS) if you are on your path to Chartership.

Acquisition Surveyor - Key requirements:

Compile and manage programs of works and workloads
Support training of graduates/junior members of the Acquisition teams
Ensure accurate site by site records and commentary
Delivery of client milestone KPI's
Provide team/project wide support
Support Business Development (BD) activity
Help build client relationships
Business experience and transferable skills
Possess good IT skills
Possess good interpersonal skills
Ability to work within a team and with contractors
Ability to work under pressure and achieve targets
Able to deal with continuous change
Possess a full UK driving licence
Telecoms / Telecommunications industry experience
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Property or Engineering qualifications or practical experience
An understanding of Town Planning & Highways proceduresTelent - What we offer:

A career at Telent can span sectors, roles, technologies, and customers giving you the opportunity to develop, learn new skills and make an impact. We are growing and we rely on our committed Team to deliver.

We nurture the talent that makes this happen, by our on-going commitment to creating an inclusive culture that respects and values difference, that celebrates diverse ideas. We want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work.

The additional benefits with this role:

34 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
Company matched pension scheme
A range of family friendly policies
Occupational health support and wellbeing Portal
Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward schemeAbout Telent:

Telent is a leading technology company and specialist in the design, build, support and maintenance, drawing on decades of experience in mission critical communications and technology of the UK's critical digital infrastructure. The work we do helps connect thousands of people and communities, using the best technology and innovation available. When you join us, you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact on all our futures by fulfilling your potential and delivering high performance. We work together to make everyday life work better for everyone. You'll be part of a team of more than 3,000 brilliant, dedicated people committed to getting the job done well.

Brilliance brought together.

We are guided by our values and behaviours:

Be Inclusive
Take Responsibility
Be Customer-focused
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