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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  Circa £65,000

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Land and Property Surveyor

Land and Property Surveyor


Location: HPC with some travel expected. Flexible home and office working supported.

Salary: Circa £65,000 dependent on experience, plus benefits

Pay Grade: D

Employment type: Permanent/ Full Time 

Closing date: 14th April 2023



Join EDF as a Land and Property Surveyor and you’ll join one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK.


At Hinkley Point C (HPC) we are building two new nuclear reactors, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK providing low carbon electricity for around six million homes.


As a Land and Property Surveyor, you will be responsible for land and property activities to ensure compliance and delivery of commitments with the secured land agreements. In this role you will provide advice to internal teams on property matters as we as managing consultants and other third-party organisations regarding property matters to support the ongoing delivery of the HPC Project.


You will support the Project in developing any disposal strategy and related implementation along with managing business rates and other outgoings. 


This is an excellent opportunity for you to be part of building one of the largest, most complex projects in Europe; something vital to the country’s future energy needs.



Pay, benefits and culture…


Alongside a salary circa £65,000, we offer a competitive benefits package, including a company pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus. 


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility. 


We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need. 


We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.



What you’ll be doing…


Managing the land and property portfolio to support the delivery of Hinkley Point C, including compliance with health safety and commercial objectives, ensuring alignment to the project needs and delivery timetable.  The accountabilities include:

  • Preparing, monitoring, forecasting and controlling the land budget and a risk register to identify, monitor and manage risks to the Project.
  • Managing the consultants negotiating on office and other property transactions.
  • Supporting the Planning and Executive Team on land matters, drawing in consultancy advice, and facilitating resolution of standard and non-standard issues.
  • Instructing and managing external Property Agents, Valuers, Surveyors, Land Referencers and Solicitors supporting the delivery of team objectives. Ensure that advice provided is compliant with any relevant legislation and commercially sound.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including landowners and land agents and ensure up to date record keeping, including a register of rights and schedules of property transactions.
  • Ensuring compliance with Company Governance arrangements, Health and Safety Statute.
  • Managing existing property leases and contracts to ensure compliance with terms, including liaison with other teams within the company to ensure they understand their obligations. Apply the principles of the Law and practice relating to landlord and tenant.
  • Effectively manage the disposal of land and assets in association with the finance team, including having sufficient knowledge on Landlord and Tenant Law, serving notices to break, meeting vacating obligations and also dealing with the dilapidations
  • Maintaining a register of land and property interests and share with Finance colleagues to ensure correct accounting treatments are applied.
  • Managing business rates exposure arising from property interests.
  • Supporting the project delivery by maintaining a close interface with internal peer group and ensuring cohesion and effectiveness across the project team.
  • Assisting in the discharge of relevant land obligations, ensuring submissions are: made in a timely manner to the relevant body, are well supported by accurate and quality information (with a full auditable trail) and taking account of any comments through a suitable consultation process.



Who you are…


Your background may include some of the following:

  • Degree in a relevant subject.
  • Member (or working towards membership) of RICS.
  • Experience in commercial, residential and agricultural property management.
  • Proven interpersonal skills with ability to quickly build relationships and influence.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels across the organisation.
  • Strong project management capabilities.
  • Self-starter with a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a changing market and organisational environment with ability to quickly establish networks.
  • Experience of major infrastructure planning, from a land perspective.
  • Understanding of the UK energy markets and their associated infrastructure/asset base.



Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.




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