Careers

Over the years we have built a strong team of hard working, creative and passionate people. We hope to make the job as enjoyable as possible while welcoming the challenge of helping our clients deliver their infrastructure projects.  

Our team take a flexible and modern approach to work and enjoy supporting a variety of clients to help decarbonize the electricity supply.  

Current Vacancies

Our Purpose

Blackhall & Powis assemble the land and rights in land needed for the energy transition.

Supporting our clients to deliver infrastructure projects to decarbonise the economy by getting them the right land at the right time for the right price.

We provide property services for energy, utilities and infrastructure projects and are regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.


Our Approach

Holistic land assembly is at the core of our approach. We assess the entire property requirement for a project and select the best people in our team to navigate individual transactions within agreed project management parameters.

We will develop a fully costed land assembly strategy to suit our customers project governance systems and manage landowner relationships from project inception through project development, refinement, construction, commissioning, operations, and maintenance.

We manage our work processes using robust project management tools but understand the importance of respect as a guiding principle in all of our dealings and negotiations and as the anchor of our client and landowner relationships.


What We Need

We are looking to recruit Land Managers to work as part of our team assembling land and rights in land for green infrastructure projects the length and breadth of the UK.


The Role

You will work as part of a team engaging and negotiating with landowners and other stakeholders to secure property and other rights in, over and under land in Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland.


The Person

You will have a degree level education or equivalent. Your degree or other qualifications may be RICS accredited but this is not a pre-requisite. Ideally you will have a background in acquiring land rights for utilities and/or other acquiring authorities, a knowledge of the acts and legislation that underpin the acquisition of appropriate land rights and be able to provide case studies to support your successes. You need to enjoy engaging with people face to face, over video-conferencing and the phone. You should be able to plan your own work whilst contributing positively to the overall goals of the team.


The Remuneration Package

  • Salary dependant on experience
  • Pension contributions matched up to 7%
  • Electric vehicle allowance
  • Private medical cover
  • Life assurance scheme


Training & Education

Where applicable you will be fully supported and mentored throughout your RICS Assessment of Competence.

Should you wish to study on access courses with a view to sitting your RICS APC the firm will support you in that aim.


Working Pattern

Full Time (37hrs per week) fully flexible working pattern


Applications & Questions

To info@blackhallpowis.com

Our Purpose

Blackhall & Powis assemble the land and rights in land needed for the energy transition.

Supporting our clients to deliver infrastructure projects to decarbonise the economy by getting them the right land at the right time for the right price.

We provide property services for energy, utilities and infrastructure projects and are regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.


Our Approach

Holistic land assembly is at the core of our approach. We assess the entire property requirement for a project and select the best people in our team to navigate individual transactions within agreed project management parameters.

We will develop a fully costed land assembly strategy to suit our customers project governance systems and manage landowner relationships from project inception through project development, refinement, construction, commissioning, operations, and maintenance.

We manage our work processes using robust project management tools but understand the importance of respect as a guiding principle in all of our dealings and negotiations and as the anchor of our client and landowner relationships.


What We Need

We are looking to recruit Assistant Land Managers to work as part of our team assembling land and rights in land for green infrastructure projects the length and breadth of the UK.


The Role

You will work as part of a team engaging and negotiating with landowners and other stakeholders to secure property and other rights in, over and under land in Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland.


The Person

You will have a degree level education or equivalent. Your degree or other qualifications may be RICS accredited but this is not a pre-requisite. You need to enjoy engaging with people face to face, over video-conferencing and the phone. You should be able to plan your own work whilst contributing positively to the overall goals of the team.


The Remuneration Package

  • Salary dependant on experience
  • Pension contributions matched up to 7%
  • Electric vehicle allowance
  • Private medical cover
  • Life assurance scheme


Training & Education

You will join our Infrastructure Property Boot Camp programme and be schooled in the land assembly regimes for all main infrastructure categories.

Where applicable you will be fully supported and mentored throughout your RICS Assessment of Competence.

Should you wish to study on access courses with a view to sitting your RICS APC the firm will support you in that aim.


Working Pattern

Full Time (37hrs per week) fully flexible working pattern


Applications & Questions

To info@blackhallpowis.com

Finance Administrator

Location: Glasgow, with occasional travel to Inverness office

Salary: £24,000 – £29,000 dependant on experience

Pension contributions matched to 7%

Private medical cover

Life assurance


Job Brief

We are looking for a detail-oriented financial administrator to optimize our financial management procedures. You will be contributing to financial planning, preparing financial reports, and implementing best practices in financial administration.

To ensure success as a financial administrator, you should possess extensive knowledge of accounting principles and experience in a similar role. You will work collaboratively with others in the team and across the business, providing support and guidance as required, always putting the customer at the forefront of everything you do. Ultimately, you will help us manage and allocate our resources effectively.

Responsibilities

  • Liaising with clients, contacts, suppliers etc and building relationships, including issuing statements, invoices and client account requests. First point of contact for customers’ finance teams
  • Contribute to payroll process, including notifying accountants of hours, overtime, sickness, leave, etc. Payroll function is outsourced to accountants.
  • Contractors/Subcontractors – Ensuring that they send in their invoices on a month to month basis. From these, transfer the information onto Xero, allocate their cost to the project and add their time on Xero.
  • Dealing with payables and receivables. Liaising with accountants and FD, on a weekly basis. Running various reports as and when required. Ensuring all invoices are logged on Xero and against a project if applicable.
  • Setting up new projects and tasks on Xero and keeping up to date
  • Banking, allocating funds etc. Transfer VAT amounts from current account to Tax account.
  • Bank reconciliation and checking information for VAT returns.
  • Client invoices issued on a monthly basis, including allocation of time and expenses and internal review before issue
  • Client Account Payment requests and authorisations – ensuring that client statements are kept up to date. When a request for payment comes in, create a payment authorization request, to include details of expenditure. Update the statement and send along with invoice/licence etc and associated evidence. Confirm authorisation before payment can then be processed.
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Debtor Management
  • Maintaining rolling weekly cashflow model, and ensuring any associated funding requirements are managed
  • Any other ad-hoc finance / admin duties
  • Help manage the office environment, including managing schedules and meeting room bookings for appointments
  • Take clear messages and communicate effectively with customers, clients, team members, and management
  • Develop and maintain administrative processes
  • Keep an organised file system

Requirements and Skills

  • Proven work experience as a Finance Administrator, Finance Assistant or similar role
  • A minimum of 2 years experience as a financial administrator, or similar.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software, preferably Xero
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and charts and using financial Excel functions)
  • Able to quickly learn and adapt to new software and processes, work well under pressure and meet all deadlines
  • Good understanding of bookkeeping procedures and financial controls
  • Time-management and organization skills, and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Always keeps the highest standards of compliance and confidentiality
  • Great collaboration, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • A good team player, but able to work independently when required and sometimes to tight deadlines


Applications & Questions

To info@blackhallpowis.com