Alder King is an award winning practice of Property and Planning Consultants with a reputation for delivering excellence and adding value. Our aim is to attract and retain high quality staff, all of whom must be committed to delivering the best possible advice, service, support and client care.
We operate in all sectors of commercial property, land and planning consultancy throughout our seven regional offices, providing a variety of relevant experience for Graduates working towards their APC.
Graduates are provided with a Structured Training Agreement for their Continuing Professional Development and work alongside Partners and other professional staff to achieve the relevant knowledge and experience.
We offer competitive salaries, a range of employee benefits, a supportive working environment and a desire to develop our staff, all of whom are at the core of our ongoing success.
Our Commitment to You
“Graduates are the future of our business and at Alder King we are committed to offering Graduates every opportunity to develop.
Alder King’s Graduate Personal Development Programme includes a comprehensive training schedule, Graduate mentoring with regular reviews and thorough preparation towards APC. Our excellent pass rate is a reflection of our on-going commitment and we constantly review and develop our approach to Graduates to ensure future success and to meet the requirements of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.”
Lynn Guest, Managing Partner
Opportunities at Alder King
Alder King has in place a system of Graduate Mentoring and review to ensure Graduates have the best possible chance of passing the APC at the first attempt. At Alder King Graduates have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to our business ensuring a great start to their career.
Although we do not exercise a formalised rotation programme, Graduates are given the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of different specialist areas, in order to gain relevant experience.
Training & Development
At Alder King we recognise the importance of Continuing Professional Development and each year a comprehensive in-house training programme is organised.
Every surveyor also has the opportunity to improve personal skills and a Personal Skills Development Programme is in place, covering areas such as Presentation, Meeting Room and Negotiation Skills, as well as Personal Effectiveness and Networking Programmes.
As part of our Graduate Mentoring Programme you will have six monthly personal development reviews. You will also have the benefit of regular liaison with an RICS Regional Training Advisor through the RICS Structured Training Agreement and regular reviews with a Supervising Officer and Counsellor.
- Competitive Salary, reviewed every 6 months
- Bonus Scheme
- Matched Contribution Pension Scheme
- Financial Assistance with additional external APC Training
- APC enrolment fee
- Study Leave
- Death in Service Benefit
- Registration and RICS/RTPI Annual Subscription
- Annual Holiday Entitlement of 31 days, including Statutory Bank Holidays
- Professional Subscriptions for other relevant Professional organisations
At Alder King we are delighted that we traditionally achieve a pass rate above the UK average. In addition to this success we are also delighted to retain the majority of our graduates post-qualification.
The Social Scene
Of course it’s not all work at Alder King as we play as hard as we work. Our Social Committee arrange a variety of events throughout the year, including sporting events, themed Dinners, Treasure Hunt, Pub Quiz etc, which together with the Alder King Staff Conference and Summer and Christmas Party encourages everyone to mix in a social environment.
We have an Alder King five-a-side football and softball team and participate in Golf, Rugby and other events challenging ourselves, our clients and our competitors.
If you would like to commence your career with this highly successful Partnership, please send your curriculum vitae with covering letter to:
15 Pembroke Road
Bristol BS8 3BA
Alder King is an equal opportunities employer.