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Senior Estates Surveyor

UCL is seeking to appoint to the post of Senior Estates Surveyor to play a key role in the delivery of an estate portfolio that will support world-class research, teaching and enterprise.

UCL is one of the world’s leading multi-disciplinary universities. We operate in a global context and are committed to excellence, innovation and the promotion of global understanding in all our activities: research, teaching, learning, enterprise and community engagement.

UCL’s estate is unique, rich in history, at the heart of London and diverse in use. Our 270 buildings are predominately located in Bloomsbury in Central London but with a number of specialist satellite sites beyond that. The scale, variety and complexity of the estate is unparalleled within the sector.  To support the delivery of UCL’s 20-year strategy, UCL2034, are delivering a £1.8bn capital investment programme to develop a truly inspiring estate for our students, staff, visitors and partners.  This includes the development of UCL East, our new campus at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which will offer world class research, teaching and living accommodation within the largest cultural and educational development in Europe.

Reporting to the Director of Property and Asset Management, the Senior Estates Surveyor with take a lead role in the asset management of UCL’s estate portfolio and will undertake a broad range of activities including acquisitions and disposals, lease renewals and administration, rent reviews and development appraisals.

A Chartered Surveyor, the successful candidate will have proven experience of estates management across a large scale and diverse estate portfolio.  You will have demonstrable experience of lease renewals, rent reviews and other estate and planning related matters.  Knowledge and experience of the Central London property market would be advantageous.

It is vital that the postholder has have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills coupled with the ability to work in a collaborative manner with a multitude of stakeholder groups whilst achieving results.  We are also seeking an individual with strong analytical skills, a high level of commercial acumen and a considered mindset.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to develop their career in a client-side general practice surveying role on one of London’s most diverse and large-scale estate portfolios.

The role is offered on a 12-month fixed term contract basis.  The role attracts a competitive salary and excellent benefits including 41 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and closure days), a generous pension scheme, personal and professional development support and health and wellbeing benefits.  Further information on the details of the benefits of working at UCL can be found at

For a confidential discussion and/or the Candidate Briefing Pack please contact our advisor Stephanie Howe ( at MRG on 0203 962 9900.  Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Senior Estates Surveyor

Bloomsbury in Central London
Senior Manager
£57,342 to £62,346 plus excellent benefits

Published on 22 Jul 2021

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