Property Surveyor

Posted 18 days agoExpires in 1 day
£35,443 to £37,667

Salary: £35,443 to £37,667 + Benefits

Location: offices in Leeds City Centre

Full Time 35 hours per week


If you are an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional surveyor who likes to do a good job and work as part of a team with an interesting property portfolio then we would like to hear from you.   We are a flexible organisation who have an opportunity within our Property Team for a Property Surveyor.

Following the creation of the Diocese of Leeds in 2014, our team undertake all property management functions for a portfolio of circa 460 residential properties and 80 acres of land mainly used for farming and development opportunities. Individuals will be responsible for working with our Property Managers in the management of a wide-ranging portfolio of mainly residential properties across the Diocesan Area.

The Property Surveyor role will:

  • Undertake property surveys;
  • Prepare schedule of works;
  • Instruct and supervise contractors and service providers;
  • Manage and deliver planned maintenance programmes;
  • Review and process of tenant applications.
  • Ensure premises are compliant with all Health and Safety, Fire Risk Assessment and all other statutory requirements;
  • Assist in any sale, purchase or new lease situation;
  • Instruct and liaise with solicitors, agents and other consultants;

We take a team orientated approach but expect the team members to operate with a high level of autonomy and self-reliance. The successful candidates will enjoy freedom to get on with their role and work on their own initiative. The role offers the right individual the opportunity to work and develop in a progressive and ambitious organisation.

You need to:

  • be a suitably experienced and ambitious individual;
  • be capable of working on your own initiative;
  • be able to build relationships with effective communication skills;
  • have a track record in a related area of property management;
  • Qualified MRICS or working towards your qualification;

A competitive package includes a competitive salary, flexi-time scheme,  reimbursement of car and travelling expenses, an 8% non-contributory pension with an additional 5% matched contributions and 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and four customary days a year (between Christmas and New Year).

For more information on this vacancy, please contact John Knox, Head of Property on 0113 3530 213 / 07872 005311 / email:


The Diocese of Leeds came into existence at Easter 2014 following the dissolution of the former dioceses of BradfordRipon & Leeds, and Wakefield. It covers the whole of West Yorkshire, the western part of North Yorkshire, and small parts of South Yorkshire, Lancashire, and County Durham. The diocese has around 650 church buildings, housing stock of approximately 450 properties as well as glebe, farming and mineral interests. 

The following information is furnished to assist staff joining the Diocese to understand and appreciate the work content of their post and the role they are to play in the organisation.  However, it must be noted that whilst every endeavour has been made to outline all the duties and responsibilities of the post, this document does not permit every item to be specified in detail.  It must also be noted that this job description may be reviewed from time to time, in conjunction with the post holder.