Head of Operational Property
Salary : £58,134 to £75,231
Do you get excited about optimising the use of property assets for the public good?
Do you love managing a varied property portfolio, dealing with everything from offices to libraries, allotments to depots?
Do you want to play a part in building a professional team, with a truly flexible working culture that supports a positive balance between work and family life?
Your task will be to lead and implement a new Operational Assets Strategy to ensure the Council’s operational estate is financially viable, resilient, fit for purpose and able to deliver excellent services. The aim is to consolidate and invest in strategic hubs, whilst releasing surplus buildings for income production.
You will act as the Council’s official Corporate Landlord. You will lead on, and implement, the Corporate Landlord Policy and manage and monitor statutory compliance across the operational estate. This is a transformational asset management role, with the opportunity to create a new way of working for the Council, in line with CIPFA best practice guidance.
You will be MRICS qualified and a collaborative leader to our newly formed Operational Property team. You will play a pivotal role as the Corporate Landlord for all other Service areas in the Council; your relationships with other Heads of Service across the authority being key to successful delivery. You’ll also need to be organised, excellent at managing compliance and risk and able to keep a tight control over budget expenditure.
In Strategic Property Services, no day is the same and there are constant challenges, but we all share a vision, which is to ensure that Enfield’s property assets are made the most of, for the benefit of Enfield’s people.
This role requires that you upload your supporting statement and CV as one document. Please ensure that you address in your supporting statement how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.
Your supporting statement and CV should be uploaded as 1 document in the "CV/Work History upload" section of the online application form.
Our standard guidance through this application will state that your CV will not be visible to the manager at application stage. However, please note as the manager would like a supporting statement attached to your CV as your application to apply for this role, your CV will be visible to the manager as soon as it has been submitted. As we operate a process of name blind recruitment you do not need to include your name on your CV.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
Flexible approach to working hours patterns, ideal for people with caring responsibilities.
Ability to work remotely as well as in the office or on site.
Annual upward salary increments within the stated salary scale
An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods e.g. CIPFA and RICS.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always #Happy to Talk Flexible Working.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: Midnight, 12 November 2019
Interview Date: 18 November 2019 and 21 November 2019
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley Taal Gaye on 020 8132 1043 or Oley.Taalfirstname.lastname@example.org. A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.
If you would like to know more about the role, please email Jessie Lea Head of Strategic Property Service at Jessie.email@example.com for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.