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May 15, 2018

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Liaison Officers

Are you an excellent communicator? Do you enjoy being outdoors?

We have an exciting opportunity to play a key part in a high profile national infrastructure project, providing engagement with farmers and landowners. The successful candidate will provide updates on proposed works and assisting farmers with any practical issues the project may bring. The role will be fast moving and exciting with a wide variety of problem solving required to bring solutions to engineers and landowners.

Both permanent and temporary contracts available.

Summary of role:

The role presents an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to be part of the team providing landowner liaison on the HS2 project between London and Leamington Spa.

Key responsibilities will involve day to day engagement with landowners/farmers and property owners along the route of the project. You need to be a confident “people person” with a desire to assist and help these parties. An understanding of rural ways of living and a basic agricultural knowledge is important. Previous experience on construction projects would be an advantage. You must also have your own car.

Who we are:

Dalcour Maclaren is one of the leading firms of Chartered Surveyors specialising in providing professional advice to the utility and infrastructure sectors. Our core expertise lies in national cross-country projects, referencing land, project management, acquisitions, route feasibility, Compulsory Purchase & negotiation of compensation claims, all delivered to a wide range of blue chip clients.

Successful candidates can expect a high degree of client and landowner interaction & must have a proactive approach towards project delivery.

What your role would involve:

  • Working with a team to support the HS2 project
  • Establishing and maintaining close and effective relationships with clients, contractors and landowners
  • Notifying and engaging with affected parties of planned works
  • Being the first point of contact for affected parties and contractors on issues arising from works
  • Producing photographic records of condition of land prior to entry
  • Reporting on reinstatement requirements
  • Providing client updates through the use of web based interactive mapping software
  • Attendance of meetings on site and at client offices

What behaviours & skills are required for the role:

Behaviours

  • Reliable
  • Positive
  • Trustworthy
  • Conscientious
  • Punctual
  • Personable
  • Presentable

Skills

  • Strong Communicator
  • Team Player
  • Knowledge of Agriculture
  • Basic IT competence
  • Systematic
  • Problem Solver
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Health & Safety Awareness

What Dalcour Maclaren can offer you:

  • An opportunity to join a forward thinking and expanding company.
  • Working in a friendly, professional environment with like-minded individuals.
  • Involvement with a high profile national infrastructure project.

Location:

  • 1 Staplehurst Farm, Weston on the Green, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 3QU
  • Client Offices in Aylesbury and central Birmingham

Please send your CV and a covering letter to Mrs Nicola Putt at 1 Staplehurst Farm, Weston on the Green, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX25 3QU or email hr@dalcourmaclaren.com


 



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