Associate Partner


An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive Surveyor to join our Leeds Infrastructures team as an Associate Partner. The successful individual will help provide property services including temporary access, acquisition, CPO, compensation and valuation advice to Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects including Rail, Road, Energy and Transport. The experienced Surveyor will also be key to assist in leading, developing and delivering 'best in class' strategic and tactical advice to clients in the infrastructure sector.

Our Leeds offices is in a fantastic central location, just a short walk from the main train station which is ideal for anyone looking to stay in the heart of the city. We offer a competitive market salary, flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances and welcome applications from those seeking flexible working arrangements.


Infrastructures & Energy|Surveying
Contract Type
Working Hours
Full Time


  • Assist in the delivery of major Infrastructure projects for National Bodies and Corporate investors.
  • Delivery of valuation reports in accordance with client instructions and RICS Valuation Standards.
  • Develop and undertake new business/relationship opportunities and drive forward initiatives in the local area
  • Source sites for Infrastructure developments
  • Undertake option and lease negotiations, valuations and general professional negotiations
  • Feasibility and development appraisals
  • Site brokerage and at all times ensuring that high quality standards of service level and professional behaviour are adhered to
  • Negotiation of disturbance claims following works.
  • Consents for access across third party land for works.
  • Assist in the management and guidance of all activities undertaken in the area.
  • Provide specialist advice in respect of statutory and sectorial process changes
  • The negotiation and management of lease events and asset acquisition and disposals.
  • Identification and optimisation of opportunities and the mitigation of risks and liabilities.
  • Implementing new policies and procedures to increase productivity and efficiency
  • Leading on opportunities through to acquisition, including detailed due diligence, the  negotiation of transfer agreements, and project management of capital works where necessary
  • Effective team working in light and heavy matrix scenarios moving between the client and Carter Jonas’s offices and teams.
  • An active role in the continuous development of efficient, ‘best practice’ internal systems and processes, optimising IT and other resources.
  • Implementation of policy as required and ensuring legal compliance on all work carried out.
  • Management of surveyors working across the team
  • Mentoring and coaching junior members of the team through their professional development

This job description is not exhaustive and the jobholder may be required to undertake additional duties from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the department.


You will be a RICS qualified surveyor with at least four year post qualification experience, ideally in a Rural or Infrastructures surveying role. You will have a strong understanding of a rural practice with demonstrable cross sector property experience, with excellent knowledge and awareness of the local market. Ideally you will have gained experience of Compulsory Purchase/Compensation and have a proven track record in delivering and managing multiple projects.

A full job description can be provided on request to the recruitment team.


  • Approachable – we treat every relationship with respect, integrity & warmth
  • Effective – we do what we say we will, we do it well & we’re accountable
  • Ambitious – we are ambitious for our clients and our firm

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