Starting salary: £60,913
Job level: Level 6 Zone 1
Work location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 16th October 2022 at 23.59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study, and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.
In this role you will lead on the delivery of the Council’s disposal programme (surplus operational properties), maximising capital receipts and meeting targets set by Cabinet. The current land/building sales approved and in the pipeline are approximately £100m and the sales receipts part fund the Council’s capital programme and the community investment programme.
This role will include being the strategic lead in the provision of an efficient, high quality and cost-effective valuations service which conforms to best practices and complies with RICS guidelines and government legislation. You will provide strategic and operational leadership throughout the asset strategy and valuations team.
To be successfully appointed will have degree level education and be a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
You will have a strong track record in asset strategy, valuations, and property transactions, you will also have experience of managing a high performing team of specialists.
You will also have the ability to manage external contractors to ensure excellent service delivery and value for money, and sound knowledge and experience of partnership working.
You will have experience of dealing with high profile and politically sensitive issues and presenting reports to committees/boards and other stakeholders.
You will have the knowledge of legislation and regulations affecting the Council’s duties in relation to finance and property holdings.
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Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.