Apprentice Surveyor - Property Management (Birmingham) SAVILLS (UK) LIMITED

The Birmingham office provides a full range of service delivery from across Savills many service skill lines. The Property Management team is the largest within the office made up for 40 team members. The team includes estates and facilities surveyors together with accounts provision.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work in our Property Management team, based in our Birmingham office.  The successful candidate will develop skills working closely with the team to assist on a wide range of tasks. 

Day to day work would include:

  • To provide timely and appropriate tenancy reports to Surveyors / Clients as and when requested
  • Assist in undertaking team / departmental compliance and due diligence tasks
  • Develop experience in reviewing property related documentation such as leases
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets in Excel
  • Interaction with occupiers and landlords which may include accompanied site visits
  • Assist surveyors to regularly review and approve lease related charges and payments
  • Prepare workflow instructions for new clients, properties, leases & ongoing amendments to tenancies. This entails extracting information from Leases or other legal documents
  • To ensure that the respective accounts systems are up to date, hold the correct tenant information, all relevant invoices / credits have been raised
  • Assist surveyors and central credit control teams to chase all debts owed to clients on their managed portfolios and ensure that all money received is allocated properly
  • Assist surveyors and analysts to ensure service charge deadlines are met and in line with RICS code of practice

The training you will be getting

5 year training programme (Level 6 Apprenticeship), which includes a part time undergraduate degree (4 years) and an APC training programme (2 years, enrolled in year 4 of the undergraduate degree) leading to become a Chartered Surveyor with an RICS qualification.

On the job training is provided to ensure all the required knowledge and experience is obtained throughout the apprenticeship to qualify successfully.

Apprentices will be required to complete a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited BSc/BSc(Honours) or (where the apprentice already holds a Level 6 degree and subject to an assessment of prior learning) an RICS accredited Post Graduate Diploma or MSc that states it is linked to this apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After you complete your apprenticeship you will continue your career with Savills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Word and Excel skills, Written skills, Punctual and reliable, Keen and enthusiastic, Thirst for knowledge, Self-motivation


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Founded in the UK in 1855, Savills is one of the world's leading property agents. Our experience and expertise spans the globe, with 600 offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Our scale gives us wide-ranging specialist and local knowledge, and we take pride in providing best-in-class advice as we help individuals, businesses and institutions make better property decisions.




55 Colmore Row

B3 2AA


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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Chartered surveyor (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Applications will open on the 5th of February 2024. The application process will include: an application form, personality profile, assessment centre and face to face Interview.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Mar 2024