Careers at Arnolds Keys

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We are always on the hunt for great talent. 


If you do not see a role advertised below that fits your skill set but would like to have an informal discussion about working at Arnolds Keys then please send your CV and covering letter to Jan Hÿtch (Operations Partner): jan.hytch@arnoldskeys.com or call 01603 620551. 

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COMMERCIAL SURVEYOR


Are you a qualified Chartered Surveyor looking for your next move?

We are seeking a tenacious individual with drive, passion, expert knowledge and awareness of the local and regional property markets, and excellent communication skills. Our Commercial Department is very busy so being a team player is a must. 

The role is varied but key tasks include:

  • Undertaking property inspections and producing marketing appraisals.
  • Negotiating both leasehold and freehold deals with applicants and vendors/landlords.
  • Identifying opportunities in the market.
  • Providing an acquisition service for clients seeking a new commercial property.
  • Dealing with a wide variety of properties across a range of sectors; industrial, office, retail, investment and commercial development.
  • Undertaking Red Book Valuations
  • Undertaking professional work including rent reviews and lease renewal negotiations

We offer a competitive salary, great working environment and flexible benefits package. If this role sounds like the next career move you are after, please email Guy.Gowing@arnoldskeys.com including your CV and a brief summary of why the job interests you, or for an informal conversation, please call Guy on 01603 216804

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY MANAGER


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the commercial department and in order to service our established client base and develop the department further, we are now seeking to strengthen the team and recruit an individual who is looking to develop their career in Norfolk.

Areas of work will include

  • Maintain and enhance capital returns and value for clients
  • Ensure prompt collection of rent and turnaround to clients
  • Maintain and ensure correct service charge budgets are established
  • Ensure tenants maintain their demised areas
  • Oversee maintenance of the communal areas and plan and instigate major works
  • Oversee and monitor health and safety and fire risk requirements, landlords and tenants
  • Deal with agency and professional matters; new leases, lease renewals, rent reviews
  • Monitor and instruct accounting functions (management accounts and fee accounts)
  • Maintain good landlord and tenant relationships, explain and report clearly to both
  • Monitor and consider strategy for management of each property
  • Working within a team including a Commercial Property Accountant and Administrator

The post holder will work with the Partner and other Surveyors based in the Commercial Team in the Head Office in the centre of Norwich. The individual we are looking for will have excellent communication skills and a self-motivated approach. Experience of property management is preferred, however RICS qualification is not essential as Arnolds Keys are committed to career development and will provide training and support as needed. Most importantly, you will be comfortable working to deadlines and exhibit confidence, ambition and a natural flair for relationship building.

We offer a competitive salary, great working environment and flexible benefits package. If this role sounds like the next career move you are after, please email Guy.Gowing@arnoldskeys.com including your CV and a brief summary of why the job interests you, or for an informal conversation, please call Guy on 01603 216804

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RESIDENTIAL SURVEY & VALUATION SURVEYOR


New opportunity to join one of the East of England’s best reputed firms for residential surveys & valuations! Planned expansion of the residential professional team means we are looking for additional resource to undertake a mix of Home Buyer Reports, Mortgage Valuations and Building Surveys, depending on experience. You’ll need to be a RICS registered valuer with at least one year of post-qualification experience in residential surveying, or completing structured learning towards a professional designation.

It is important to us to be able to provide both a first class service to our clients, but also to make sure that the work/life balance is good for our colleagues, so we welcome applications from surveyors interested in both full and part time positions, as well as those seeking opportunities on a Consultancy or Flexible Hours basis.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the commercial department and in order to service our established client base and develop the department further, we are now seeking to strengthen the team and recruit an individual who is looking to develop their career in Norfolk.

As the successful candidate you will;

  • Be MRICS or AssocRics qualified (working towards MRICS)
  • Be a Registered Valuer
  • Have recent experience and be passionate about the Residential Sector
  • Have the desire to complete work to an exceptional standard in order to maintain the firm’s superior reputation
  • Be proficient in Microsoft packages to include Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Hold a valid UK Driving Licence
  • Have excellent communication skills and a self-motivated approach.

The post holder will work with the Partner in charge of the Survey & Valuation Team in the Head Office in the centre of Norwich. Arnolds Keys are committed to career development and will provide training and support as needed. Most importantly, you will be comfortable working to deadlines and exhibit confidence, ambition and a natural flair for relationship building.

We offer a competitive salary, great working environment and flexible benefits package. If this role sounds like the next career move you are after, please email Jan.Hytch@arnoldskeys.com including your CV and a brief summary of why the job interests you, or for an informal conversation, please call Jan on 01603 216821

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RESIDENTIAL SATURDAY VIEWINGS REPRESENTATIVE holt

 

We are expanding the team in our Holt office and are now in need of a Saturday Viewings Representative. The role will encompass showing interested parties around properties and answering their questions. We are looking for someone who brings warmth, humour and is a real 'people person'. This individual needs to be polite, punctual, reliable, friendly and approachable. We need someone who works well in a team and thrives in a busy environment.

Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate: the ability to deliver the highest standards of customer care, exceptional communication skills and the ability to develop a rapport with people quickly.

An interest in property is a must but full training will be given. The role is based in Holt but the properties may be further afield so a full, clean, UK diving license is essential.

We offer a competitive salary, great working environment and flexible benefits package. If you believe you are the awesome individual we are seeking then please email katie.mountain@arnoldskeys.com including your CV and a brief summary of why the job interests you, or for an informal conversation, please call Katie on 01263 512026

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CALLING ALL GRADUATE SURVEYORS...

 

Are you a GRADUATE SURVEYOR looking for your first job, or are you already employed but ready for a move?

Would you like to work with an established diverse and dynamic, multidisciplinary property consultancy? Does a career as a commercial surveyor in the County of Norfolk interest you, within one of the UK’s fastest growing regions? Then please get in touch so we can discuss how Arnolds Keys graduate programme can help you start your career and work towards your APC, in your chosen discipline.

We are seeking two tenacious individuals with drive, passion, excellent communication skills and a desire to immerse yourself in learning about the local and regional property markets. Our Commercial Department is busy and proactive, and full assistance by an experienced team of experienced Chartered Surveyors is given, so being willing to be a team player and to learn quickly is a must. 

The role is varied but you will be given the opportunity to specialise in both the professional and agency aspects of the role of the commercial surveyor, with a view to developing into your preferred pathway. This may lead towards becoming a commercial agency surveyor, or commercial valuation surveyor, but you will also have the opportunity to gain experience in our residential and rural disciplines, to provide a broad experience base which will help greatly in attaining your chartered status.

Initially, you will be trained in all aspects of:

  • Undertaking property inspections and producing marketing appraisals.
  • Negotiating both leasehold and freehold deals with applicants and vendors/landlords.
  • Identifying opportunities in the market.
  • Providing an acquisition service for clients seeking a new commercial property.
  • Dealing with a wide variety of properties across a range of sectors; industrial, office, retail, investment and commercial development.
  • Assisting in the preparation of Red Book Valuations
  • Professional work including rent reviews and lease renewal negotiations

We have a dedicated APC trained supervisor who will assist with the guidance and mentoring aspects of your two-year rotational training, provide coaching in your critical analysis, and your final assessment interview. You will be given every opportunity to build up your CPD, being both from our established internal structured training programmes, and external RICS accredited courses.

We offer a competitive salary, great working environment, a flexible benefits package, and a beautiful and affordable county in which to live and work. If this role sounds like the career move you are after, please email guy.gowing@arnoldskeys.com including your CV and a brief summary of why the job interests you, or for an informal conversation, please call Guy on 01603 216804