Surveyor and Property Manager

  • Job Reference: 01863562-1
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Employer: RAF Association
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  • Location: Royal Air Forces Association
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £48,459 to £51,010
  • Bonus/Benefits: Life Insurance, Sick Pay, Generous Leave, Employee Benefits
  • Sector: Real Estate & Property, Charity
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Surveyor and Property Manager
£48459 - £51010 37.5 hours per week
Leicester based with agile working

A UK driving licence is an essential requirement

Benefits include:

  • Generous leave, life insurance and sick pay
  • 5% employer pension contribution under salary sacrifice
  • Free eye tests and a contribution towards glasses.
  • Cycle to work scheme / close to park and ride at Leicester Forest East


The RAF Association has a clear objective: to help sustain a resilient and empowered RAF community, including serving personnel, RAF veterans and their families. Through our sector leading services, we offer friendship to the isolated and lonely, sheltered housing for those who want to remain proudly independent and childcare to serving personnel on RAF stations. With thousands of members across the UK and further afield, plus hundreds of dedicated employees and volunteers, we have the network and experience needed for a personal one-to-one approach. We work together to make sure no one is ever left behind.


About the role

We are inviting applications for the role of Surveyor and Property Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a non-profit organisation where everyone plays an important part in achieving our charitable aims. In this role, the Surveyor and Property Manager acts as our principal source of professional expertise to the Association for all property related matters. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Conducting valuations of the Association’s property to conform to RICS Red Book Standards
  • Maximise rates of return and the best means of marketing properties identified for disposal
  • Maintaining an up-to-date property portfolio which includes compliance with statutory requirements,
  • Ongoing maintenance planning
  • Advising on the correct application of legislation as it relates to property, including the acquisitions and disposal of properties
  • Negotiating and drafting lease agreements

It is highly recommended that you review the full role profile which is available download on our website


About You

As you would expect, the Surveyor and Property Manager postholder will need to hold a professional chartered surveyor qualification (RICS) and have experience of leading and managing a property portfolio across a commercial environment with a diverse range of buildings. Other essential requirements include.

  • Robust knowledge of legislative requirements in relation to building management.
  • Experience in negotiating property contracts, undertaking and preparing reports on valuation of property
  • A confident and persuasive negotiator to manage difficult conversations with Clubs and Tenants
  • Leadership ability to manage a small team at Atlas House (HQ)
  • Able to attend the office in Leicester at least one day per week (Wednesdays preferred)
  • Prepared to travel to properties as required (you can plan your own schedule!)



To apply

Please take some time to visit our website to understand who we are and what we do If you want to be part of something really special then please send your CV and cover letter to

Closing Date   8am Tuesday 25 June however applicants who meet the criteria may be offered an interview ahead of the closing date so please do not delay in applying, we’d love to hear from you

The RAF Association is a Disability Confident Employer, please get in touch if you require any assistance with the application process. Applicants must have the right to work full time in the UK as we are unable to enter into sponsorship agreements.