Rural Practice or Utilities Surveyor

Thetford; East Anglia

Job Type

Full Time / Permanent


U&I Surveying

Take charge of your career and join an ambitious, people-focused organisation who strive to deliver the very best service to their clients. We have an opportunity for someone ready to contribute to realising our exciting company targets.

Dalcour Maclaren are looking for a rural surveyor to join and develop a buzzing team already delivering results for water clients across East Anglia.


The role

You will take a leading role engaging with clients and external stakeholders alongside a strong established team. Providing detailed advice on technically challenging rural and agricultural topics whilst also developing commercial and project management skills that come with a career in the growing utilities and infrastructure sector.


  • Providing private land advice on major projects including agricultural systems, land drainage, commodity prices and compensation. Considering linear route feasibility alongside agricultural land use. Purchase and sale of land to facilitate the client’s new development.

  • Stakeholder management with relationship building with client personnel, internal and external stakeholders, consultants, landowners and occupiers, holding professional conversations, managing expectations and discussing feedback to improve the level of service provided.

  • Deliver a range of tasks and/or schemes, using initiative and a proactive approach ensuring deadlines and objectives are met, taking pride and ownership.

  • Helping to support and develop graduates, and other members of staff when required, engaging in regular progress review and feedback meetings and delegating tasks effectively.

  • Share own experience to support the development of people in the wider organisation whilst maintaining and improving your knowledge and skills through specialist CPD.

  • Participate in and support company groups, initiatives, events and social activities and embrace DM’s values, engendering a positive attitude within the workplace.

You can expect to build relationships with colleagues across the wider business to build on the foundations of your career and become a key part of a growing organisation. All while being supported along the way to develop the role into your own!



You will be perfect for these roles if you…

  • Have an interest in the rural or agricultural sector and enjoy engaging with stakeholders.

  • Want to develop your commercial management skills.

  • Are a team player with can-do attitude and an interest in developing others around you.

  • Have an RICS or CAAV qualification or be qualified by experience

  • Are ready to explore new ideas and take on a challenging rewarding role!


What’s in it for you?

  • In addition to the competitive salary & pension, we offer:

  • Generous annual bonus scheme

  • The Flexible Advantage Policy – allowing you to strike the work/life balance

  • Vitality Health Membership (Benefits include access to discounted insurances, gym & fitness discounts, travel and wellness benefits)

  • 25 days annual holiday plus 1 day to celebrate your birthday

  • Professional subscriptions paid for and access to the DM Training Academy to support your continuing professional development

  • Regular One Team socials, building our team and celebrating our achievements

  • Emphasis on social and community life including staff gifts, long service awards and time for you to give back to our communities and raise money for good causes

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Strong team ethos including regular one to ones, open door policy and value placed on social relationships in the workplace


You will be based at our purpose-built rural office location at Kilverstone Park, Thetford.


If this sounds like the role for you then apply today!


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Dalcour Maclaren is committed to equal opportunities for all.

Dalcour Maclaren considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation List. Therefore, Dalcour Maclaren will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.