We are looking to recruit a Senior Commercial Property Estates Surveyor to support the council’s extensive and diverse commercial property portfolios including commercial property investments, operational buildings, agricultural land and development/regen sites; covering all industry sectors from multi let city centre offices, high street retail and industrial warehousing to leisure, residential, health, community and 10,000 acres of farmland.
In this role you will provide strategic property advice across all council services, assisting with delivery plans that require proactive asset management of operational buildings.
The role offers a genuinely varied, interesting and diverse workload, working with colleagues and consultants to deliver effective management of the portfolios, to meet the aims of the Corporate Asset Plan and support the local economy and community.
About the role
As the successful candidate you will have experience of communicating and influencing at a senior level to manage strategically and creatively the council’s extensive commercial property portfolio, to ensure the council’s land and building assets are delivering the best outcomes for the city and its diverse residents.
There's a lot to do, and we need someone who is passionate about making change happen, is comfortable working in a complex political environment and has a proven track record of strategic property management. You will have a RICS membership and an enthusiasm for the role of property in fulfilling wider strategic aims.
If this is you then we would love to hear from you. Your application should include your cv and responses to our shortlisting questions, detailing your experience and technical expertise in commercial property asset management including disposals and acquisitions, landlord and tenant and valuation.
For further information, please contact Jessica Hamilton, Head of Estates, email@example.com
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Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
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We offer the opportunity for the suitable candidate to choose to work in a hybrid way. Your specific working arrangements will be subject to team and service working arrangements already in place alongside Government guidance. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.
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