The art of the perfect fit

Head of Department, Auction House

Posted: 01.05.2024
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client is seeking a highly experienced Auctioneer & Valuer – preferably RICS or NAVA qualified, or on the qualification route – to join their Auction House. The successful candidate will join a highly respected and long-standing core team of professionals who are all members of RICS, NAVA, or SOFAA, and will act as a Head of Department with duties that include supporting and training new team members.


  • Client valuations in-house and when visiting properties
  • Professional written valuations, cataloguing of items and the creation of condition reports
  • Auctioneering, both from the rostrum and online
  • Dealing with clients pre- and post-sale
  • Department management
  • Training members of staff
  • Business getting


  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Substantial experience valuing, cataloguing & auctioneering is essential
  • Microsoft office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong client skills
  • A full and clean driving license is essential
  • RICS or NAVA qualification, or studying towards, is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred