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Robertson House, Whitefriars Crescent, Perth, PH2 0LG
£53,306.16 - £58,303.01 per year
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Full Time
37 hours per week
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Job Description

Tayside Valuation Joint Board has an exciting opportunity for someone to manage a professional and technical team of valuation staff within our West Division. You will be based at Robertson House, Whitefriars Crescent, Perth and will work full time (37 hours per week).


You will be a Fellow or Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with highly developed literacy and numeracy skills and educated to degree standard. You will have considerable experience of valuation for non-domestic rating and council tax, experience in the preparation of cases for Valuation Appeal Committee hearings and acting as an expert witness before a Valuation Appeal Committee. You will also have experience of managing staff, the development & implementation of corporate policies and procedures and providing instruction and training to staff.


As a Principal Valuer you will be responsible for supporting an Assistant Assessor in the management of one of the Board’s two Divisional Offices. You will ensure that the relevant statutory functions relating to valuation for non-domestic rating and council tax are carried out timeously and effectively. As directed by the Assistant Assessor you will manage and control staff within the Division in accordance with the policies laid down by the Board. You will contribute to the work of the Board’s Management Team to develop and implement policies and procedures, to undertake performance monitoring and management, corporate governance, and to contribute to delivering the Board’s strategic aims.

The Individual

You will have considerable experience of valuation for Rating and Council Tax, and extensive experience of valuation methods and practices. You will be a highly skilled communicator, of a high standard of professional integrity and be able to act on your own initiative. You will be self-disciplined and able to work to strict deadlines whilst maintaining calmness under pressure and responding positively to criticism. You will have proven leadership skills and ability to motivate staff at all levels, to manage conflict, to delegate effectively and to manage change. You will have a high degree of political sensitivity and be able to relate appropriately to Elected Members, other Council Officers, external organisations and individuals. As this post requires a Basic Disclosure, a satisfactory response from Disclosure Scotland is necessary.

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