Senior Surveyor - Asset Management (Meridian Water/Regen)
Salary: £46,791 to £59,850
Do you get excited about optimising the use of property assets for the public good?
Do you want to work on one of London’s most ambitious and exciting Regeneration projects?
Are you up for the challenge of managing a complex and transformational commercial/industrial Regeneration asset portfolio?
Do you want to be a part of a professional team, with a truly flexible working culture that supports a positive balance between work and family life?
Meridian Water is the Council’s £6billion Regeneration Programme that will deliver over 10,000 new homes and thousands of new jobs to Enfield, in an extensive 52 hectares regeneration site adjacent to the Lee Valley Regeneration Park.
You will play a pivotal role in managing a diverse mixed-use commercial portfolio, working with a variety of client groups.
We are looking for an experienced Property Asset Manager, who will manage and carry out as required all commercial property transactions but with a particular focus on the Meridian Water project.
You will act as the key link between Strategic Property Services (SPS) and the Meridian Water Regeneration team with responsibility for managing the relationship between the teams. You will provide and/or co-ordinate all professional property related services to ensure effective and innovative approaches to problems that arise from a large-scale regeneration project are put in place whilst ensuring compliance with all Council policies, procedures and legislation.
You will continually work to maximise income and reduce expenditure from the Council’s commercial property portfolio, raise standards and support excellent service delivery.
Strategic Property Services is a growing team of public sector property professionals, who are passionate about optimising Enfield Council's property assets to create community dividends. We have created an ambitious new Strategic Asset Management Plan for Enfield, which will deliver on the Council's broadest corporate objectives, including economic growth, diversity, sustainability, well-being and new homes. We manage all 1,100 of Enfield's non-housing assets, from our own operational accommodation, to industrial estates, retail assets and farms in the Green Belt, with a current income of c.£8M p/a from our investment estate. We act as the Council's Corporate Landlord, responsible for ensuring compliance across the portfolio. We undertake all aspects of property asset management, from leases and licences, to disposals, acquisitions, development deals and joint ventures. We are the custodians of all Enfield's Property Information and operate the Council's Asset Management System. We are also growing the Council's capacity and capability in Geographical Information Systems (mapped data). Our aim is to have a comprehensive and qualified property team, to provide Enfield Council with an exemplar professional property service.
You will be an experienced Asset Manager/Landlord & Tenant Surveyor with extensive asset/estate management knowledge with proven competency in all aspects of commercial management.
You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing local government in relation to asset management.
You must have a proven ability to generate new income opportunities as well as the ability to reduce expenditure whilst delivering projects on time and within budget.
The role will also require you to manage internal staff as well as external providers of professional services within an asset management/estate management team
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
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley Taal Gaye on 0208 132 1043 or Oley.firstname.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 Justin Caslake at Justin.email@example.com for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.