Rural Surveyor

Job title : Rural Surveyor
Location : Perth
Contact name : Sasha O'Neill

Job Title – Rural Surveyor

Hours – Full time, permanent

Location – Perth

Salary – Up to £50k DOE plus car allowance up to £6.5k


We are delighted to be working with our client who specialises in independent asset management and consultancy services, specifically in the forestry and woodland management sector.

Due to continued expansion our client is looking for a Rural Surveyor to work alongside their existing team based in Scotland, this role will focus on strategic rural business management and natural capital performance and enhancement.

In this role, you will cover a wide range of work including:

  • The holistic management of diverse rural property businesses
  • Land use strategy
  • A need to balance economic and environmental outcomes
  • Position clients businesses to respond to challenges posed by the land reform agenda

The successful candidate will have an enthusiasm for progression and change, and create momentum within our clients businesses to adapt to an evolving set of objectives.

The position would suit a surveyor with between three and seven years’ experience post qualification, who is looking to contribute to the sector’s move toward environmental sustainability, who is able to work with autonomy and seeks career progression

Key Responsibilities:

  • The ongoing management and optimisation of privately owned rural businesses with a remit to identify new opportunities for diversification and growth
  • Working with the Natural Capital team to assess the condition and potential of our clients natural assets and developing management plans to enhance them
  • Responsibility for diverse rural property portfolios; including agricultural, residential and commercial property as well as mineral and sporting rights
  • Contributing in developing the business through networking to build up close relationships with existing and new clients and their professional advisors

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Chartered RICS member
  • Be able to demonstrate emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate effectively, being articulate both orally and in writing to colleagues and clients
  • Preparation of cash flow and P&L budgets, and the monitoring of clients income and expenditure against targets
  • The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure deadlines are met
  • A proactive approach to work and a willingness to get involved in departmental policy and strategy by putting forward ideas
  • A willingness to undertake business development on behalf of the department, the office and the company and raise the companies profile besides their personal profile outside the company
  • The ability to learn new skills and working methods and to be adaptable to change
  • Experience in a similar role is essential
  • Full driving licence and own car


  • A salary of up to £50,000 DOE
  • A car allowance up to £6,500
  • Generous pension contributions
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Electrical car Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Share scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing


Interested? Apply today!