Careers

Careers at Hickman Shearer

Be part of our professional and dynamic capital asset advisory team

At Hickman Shearer we nurture and develop talent, promote ethical behaviour and build team spirit and personal advancement through continued professional education and qualification.

We are currently recruiting the following roles:

Graduate Role – Capital Asset Surveyor – Thame, Oxfordshire.

Salary: competitive plus benefits.

Hickman Shearer Ltd (“HS”) is currently looking for a Graduate to join our capital asset advisory team.

In this role, you will be given the opportunity to assist and conduct a variety of projects within a wide range of industries around the globe. You will gain insight into how to market professional services to clients, build relationships and respond to client issues, whilst working closely with members of the HS team.

As a Graduate Surveyor in the valuation team you will:

  • Work closely with the leaders and management of HS
  • Travel with team members throughout the UK and internationally to inspect clients’ assets;
  • Undertake valuations of machinery and business assets across a wide range of industries;
  • Develop MS Excel based models that can be utilized to analyze the value of major capital assets;
  • Create MS PowerPoint marketing presentations and proposals to potential clients;
  • Undertake cost research;
  • Draft written reports;
  • Work closely with other members of team, including the asset management and online auctioneering department;
  • Benefit from a structured training programme; and
  • Opportunity to start a career as a chartered surveyor at a RICS regulated firm.

As part of the capital asset advisory team, the following skills will be essential:

  • You must have or expect to gain a 2:2 degree
  • Desire to work in a small business environment, where your opinion is encouraged and valued;
  • Strong commitment to professional client service excellence;
  • Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams;
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proven analytical skills and systematic problem solving;
  • Advanced experience of MS office suite of programmes; Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook;
  • Valid driving license;
  • Valid passport; and
  • UK travel will be required with occasional international travel.

The following skills will be desirable:

  • Undergraduate degree qualification in surveying or engineering will be desirable;
  • High interest in industrial processes; valuations, surveying and/or cost estimating;
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to succeed; and
  • Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions.

 

To apply, please email your current CV and cover letter to careers@hickman-shearer.co.uk

 

School leaver  Capital Asset Surveyor – Thame, Oxfordshire.

Salary: competitive plus benefits.

HS is currently looking for a trainee capital asset surveyor surveyor to join our capital asset advisory team.

In this role, you will be given the exciting opportunity to assist and conduct a variety of projects within a wide range of industries around the globe.

You will gain insight into how to market professional services to clients, build relationships and respond to client issues, whilst working closely with members of the HS team.

As a Trainee Surveyor in the valuation team you will:

  • Work closely with the leaders and management of HS to assist with the capital asset advisory team;
  • Travel with team members throughout the UK and internationally to inspect clients’ assets;
  • Undertake valuations of machinery and business assets across a wide range of industries;
  • Develop MS Excel based models that can be utilized to analyze the value of major capital assets;
  • Create MS PowerPoint marketing presentations and proposals to potential clients;
  • Undertake cost research;
  • Draft written reports;
  • Work closely with other members of team, including the asset management and online auctioneering department;
  • Benefit from a structured training programme; and
  • Opportunity to start a career as a chartered surveyor at a RICS regulated firm.

As part of the capital asset advisory team, the following skills will be essential:

  • Desire to work in a small business environment, where your opinion is encouraged and valued;
  • Strong commitment to professional client service excellence;
  • Good interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good analytical skills and systematic problem solving;
  • Experience of MS office suite of programmes; Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook;
  • Valid passport; and
  • UK travel will be required with occasional international travel.

The following skills will be desirable:

  • Interest in plant and machinery and industrial processes; design and technology, surveying and/or cost estimating;
  • A desire to understand how products are created;
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to succeed;
  • Ability to develop and present ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions

 

To apply, please email your current CV and cover letter to careers@hickman-shearer.co.uk