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2024 Savills Sandwich Placement - Surveying (Property Management)

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1mo ago

🚀 Placement Program

Newcastle +1

🤑 £23.5K
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Placement Program

Construction & Surveying•Newcastle, Leeds


  • This is a temporary position based in the Leeds office in the Property Management Division requiring high levels of self-motivation and drive to build up detailed property knowledge and good contacts. Commitment to the team and dedication to learning a full range of knowledge and skills in the Property Management division is essential.


  • How you’ll make an impact:
  • High attention to detail, well organised and a proactive approach
  • Ability to Listen to others and Collaborate effectively
  • Strong verbal, numerical and report writing skills
  • Ability to challenge in a positive way
  • A team player with leadership potential
  • Strategic approach to problem solving
  • Ability to empower those around them
  • Highly motivated
  • Computer literate

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying


  • Under supervision where necessary:
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism when dealing with clients and colleagues
  • Reading and reviewing lease documentation
  • Carry out regular property inspections
  • Work with surveyors and regional facilities managers to ensure that properties are well maintained at all times
  • Instructing contractors as required
  • Collating reports for clients
  • Deal with enquiries from tenants, clients, solicitors, local authorities and others
  • Assist with portfolio mobilisation, property set up and handover of properties
  • Maintain property records and prepare change notes via Workflow system
  • Liaise with the property accounts team over any property queries where necessary
  • Invoice approval and ensure correct coding of expenditure in line with budgets
  • Review arrears reports and liaise with surveyor and credit controllers
  • Working with the Surveyor, draft review and approve service charge budgets including reporting to tenants and responding to queries
  • Review service charge cash flow and budget regularly with the RFM and site teams
  • Working with the Surveyor to review Service Charges and manage the year end process, including reporting
  • Maintain the Operation Reporting System (“Compass”), updating as required including photographs, surveyor allocations, new property set up.
  • Drafting and issuing documentation i.e. contracts, pro formas, licences, rent review memos, funding requests etc
  • Reactive property management work
  • Undertake specific projects as required by line manager
  • In addition to the tasks described above, the job holder may be required to carry out other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time
  • The Savills Sandwich Placement Programme provides students the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of the industry, market and Savills teams and clients, contributing towards your APC experience (if studying a cognate degree)


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Newcastle, Leeds


23500 GBP


  • 1 Year Contract
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Sports activities (Hockey, Netball, Skiing, Rugby, Football, Cricket, Badminton & Squash)
  • Employee Assistance Programme – A 24 hour service available to all staff and completely confidential