Our clients Farming team provide clients with a strategic business and management service for their farms and estates advising on a wide variety of issues to enable owners to manage and make the most of their land. They have a very strong client base in Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire.
An opportunity has arisen for a talented individual to join their team to provide rural consultancy and management advice to private clients across a diverse range of property portfolios. This person will have direct client contact with clients from the start, with the support of from our clients existing team.
The successful candidate will ideally be MRICS or CAAV with approximately 3 or 4 years post qualification experience, or alternatively we will consider someone with a Farm Consultant background at a similar level.
Responsibilities for either background will include:
Budgeting, and monitoring
Liaising with and overseeing farm/estate staff and contractors
Reporting to clients on practical and financial matters
General property management eg repairs, maintenance, insurance,
Managing contract farming agreements
Understanding, interpreting and communicating effects of the key rural policies eg CSS, ELM
Highlight opportunities for appropriate diversification
Ability to interpret tax system to help inform advice to clients eg capital & income taxes, VAT
If MRICS, responsibilities will also include Property management:
Involvement in planning, and largely responsible for executing estate strategies
Residential & commercial lettings, tenancies, rent reviews etc
Farm business tenancies - negotiating and drafting
Woodland management and overseeing woodland planting, management and improvement works
If farm management then responsibilities will also include working with clients, and/or contractors to:
Set cropping plans and rotations
Machinery replacements and upgrades
Recruitment and employment contracts
Basic payment scheme applications and advice
Environmental schemes – setting up and managing
What You Can Expect
You will be joining a friendly, entrepreneurial and inclusive culture. Our client is driven by their core values and aim to embody them in all they do. They aspire to be refreshingly different and achieve this through using their unique perspectives, capabilities and expertise. They are bravely ambitious by going beyond what is required of them, and are successful together; trusting one another and working collaboratively to achieve great results.
Our client recognises their employees are their most valuable asset, and their benefits scheme, employee engagement opportunities and Learning & Development offerings are their commitment to you and your career with them. They offer personal support, a competitive salary and a fantastic benefits package. If you chose to join our client or one of their subsidiaries, they will develop your strengths and fulfil your career ambitions.
Our client, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading European real estate adviser with more than 5,400 experts across 36 countries.
Our client is proud to be an inclusive employer, as recognised by their RICS Inclusive Employer status and the Stonewall Equality Index.