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Davies & Co recognise that its staff are its greatest asset. The firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages its staff to have the experience and qualifications to give clients the highest possible service and care. By encouraging staff, we are focused on allowing careers to progress forward.


Davies & Co encourage graduate entrants. Applicants are asked to forward a CV together with a covering letter during their final year at college or university to


Davies & Co has offered several internships and we welcome enquiries from students or young people seeking experience in Property, Business, Planning or Energy.

Apprenticeship Schemes

Davies & Co offer apprenticeship schemes to find out more visit


Davies & Co are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated team members. If you believe you have the relevant experience and would like to be considered, please e-mail your CV to the contact detailed in the vacancy description.

Apprentice Vacancy

Do you have ambition and drive and want to get your career going?

Do you want to gain hands on experience by joining a well-established and respected Chartered Rural Surveying practice with a difference?

We are seeking an enthusiastic apprentice. You will learn and gain experience in valuation and management of rural land and property, researching information, property searches, data inputting, communication skills and other general office duties.

A well-established practice of Rural Property Consultants, Valuers and Lettings Agents, based in Kettering, Northamptonshire. We provide a professional advice service tailored to Landowners, Farmers and Investors in the East Midlands and throughout the UK.

What we are looking for:

  • You will need to be IT literate and have knowledge of using Microsoft Word, Excel and the internet.
  • You will have an excellent, polite and professional telephone manner together with communication skills and be able to talk to people on all levels.
  • To be a great team player but also have the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • You will need to be presentable, reliable and flexible with working hours.

What we ask of you:

  • To have (or predicted to have) at least grades D/E in Maths and English at GCSE or equivalent level.
  • Commit to undergoing apprenticeship of training.
  • Be keen to learn and have the ambition to develop your career.
  • Hours of work are  9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

For further information please contact Barry Davies: 07850 555026 and/or email your CV to

For further information about Apprenticeship Schemes and to apply please visit

Rural Chartered Surveyor Vacancy - northamptonshire based

Job Description

Davies & Co. is a well-established Rural Diversification and Planning consultancy practice providing specialist advice in respect of planning applications, (for Leisure and Commercial diversification), appeals and expert witness work across, covering a very diverse range of enterprises and locations.

Davies & Co. also undertake feasibility studies, grant applications, valuations for funding, and Rating Appeals relating to Commercial and Leisure businesses.

An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Chartered Surveyor (graduate with experience would be considered) to assist in a wide range of professional work. The successful candidate can expect rapid career progression if they deliver success and business growth.

The ability to communicate and all levels, be a team player, full driving licence and car owner and possess excellent IT skills. Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is also required, to take over existing workload currently in place and develop new business and be capable of acting on their own initiative.

For further information or for a private and confidential discussion please contact Barry Davies on 07850 555026 or e-mail: with your CV/application. Commensurate salary package including bonus scheme.



Job Description:

Davies & Co. is a well-established single office, independent firm of Chartered Surveyors, specialising in rural leisure and tourism, planning and development consultancy advice.

We are seeking to appoint a newly qualified MRICS rural practice surveyor to assist in all areas of work specific to planning and development, rating, rural diversification. In particular the person will be involved in the following work:

Site visits and client liaison

Project management in relation to engagement with other consultants; ecology, transportation, environmental, etc.

Preparation of Planning Application documentation forms and drawings

Submitting and monitoring closely Planning Applications and appeals.

Assisting in the preparation of planning appraisals and appeal documents including review of relevant planning policy

The person appointed must be committed, self-motivated, disciplined and enthusiastic, being able to work unpressured to tight deadlines. Also hold a full driving licence and possess excellent IT skills.

With responsibility for an existing work load for a diverse client based, with the ambition to grow and develop their own relationship and network, to obtain their own instructions, helping drive the ongoing success of the business.

Good negotiation and inter-personnel skills are essential.

This important role offers great prospects of genuine long-term future opportunities for career progression with a competitive salary depending on experience with bonus and allowances.

For more information and informal discussion contact Barry Davies 07850 555026 or

Please note that all enquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence.



Property Management & Rural Surveying Apprentice

Company Name:

Davies & Co

What the company does:

We are a team of Chartered Surveyors with a difference. In addition to conventional services such as property and land sales and lettings, we specialise in advising clients on all aspects of farm and rural diversification, for example to generate income from the growing tourism and leisure market. We offer advice on all relevant issues including attraction planning, land valuation, business rates, feasibility studies, grant applications, strategic planning enquiries, site promotions and development appraisals.



Main Tasks:

You will earn and gain experience in property management, investment negotiation, researching information to property searches and data inputting.

You will also be assisting the Chartered Surveyor in a wide range of mostly agricultural and commercial surveying work, which will involve visiting farm properties in Northamptonshire and surrounding counties.  You will be measuring buildings and land, helping to gather property information and to produce plans for buildings.  You will be expected to take on more responsibility once you are fully trained.

Time will be spent out of the office on-site, wellies required!

Key Skills:

IT literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Great team player but also have the ability to work on your own initiative

Polite telephone manner

Good English language and spelling skills

Personal Qualities:

Enthusiastic, presentable, reliable and flexible

Keen to learn and have the ambition to develop your career


A minimum of Grade 3 or above/equivalent in Maths and English

In House Training:

Full in-house and ongoing support and training.

College Training:

Level 3 Apprenticeship – Business Administrator

Functional Skills (if applicable)

Future Prospects:

Potential for a full time position once the apprenticeship is complete and progression within the company


£6.00 per hour

Working Hours:

40 hours per week

9am – 5pm Monday – Friday

Please contact: -

Louise Broderick

Business Development Executive

Northampton College Business Centre

R042, Oak Building

Booth Lane



07595 206 627

01604 736 559