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Development Surveyor

An interesting property development opportunity has arisen to work in Bristol City Council on a 12 month fixed term maternity cover contract supporting the housing delivery team in promoting and delivering significant housing developments throughout the city. You’ll manage housing proposals on council owned land from outright disposal through to procuring developers using a number of delivery routes.

You will be able to appraise land for acquisition and disposal for development in either the public or private sector with a knowledge and understanding of the relationship between capital and revenue costs. You will be an experienced negotiator with a knowledge of effective written, oral and interpersonal skills.

You will report to the Property Development Manager and the Head of Housing Delivery.

It is an exciting role to meet the Council's ambition to deliver affordable and market housing in Bristol.

You will be a Chartered Surveyor (RICS) with a good level of post qualification expertise in housing and commercial property development.

A demonstrable track record of managing and delivering housing development projects in the public or private sector.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

If you have any further queries after reading the job advert along with the attached Job Description and Person Specification, then please contact Miles Reynolds at

Closing date: 14 March 2021

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community.

Development Surveyor

Bristol City Council
Bristol, UK
£39,880 - £42,821

Published on 19 Feb 2021