In our newly created property structure, we are looking for an outstanding candidate to lead and manage the operational delivery of the Property and Assets service. Developing a comprehensive Asset Management Plan, this role will be key to identifying opportunities for the most effective, efficient, and commercial approach to property asset management.
Preparing high quality business cases and evaluations to inform decision-making relating to the council’s property portfolio will be essential, whilst taking full responsibility for substantial capital and revenue income and expenditure budgets.
You will be educated to degree level, have membership of a relevant professional body (ideally RICS) and substantial experience of leading a Property and Asset team with multiple sites.
You will have proven ability to deliver complex, challenging and politically sensitive change. You will have exceptionally strong interpersonal skills as the ability to develop constructive relationships with stakeholders will be essential. With the ability to influence and persuade others you will be both motivational and resilient in your leadership style.
We are looking for a personally effective, determined candidate who wants to deliver a clear vision for the Councils Property Strategy achieving excellent value for money.
The Council is an equal opportunities employer. We offer agile working, which means we don’t have a rigid work location. Our staff work from home and in the office to suit the business need. Other benefits include:
• A generous annual leave entitlement
• Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Incremental pay award (awarded annually in April after one years’ service)