Surrey Heath Borough Council is a major investor and property owner within the borough.
The Council’s property holdings enable it to control and develop important facilities and services for the benefit of its residents and businesses. The Council’s investments also provide an important source of income as a means to support its activities, duties and services.
The Council has extensive property ownerships across the borough, but with a strong concentration in its principal town, Camberley. This includes the main retail centre, The Square.
A property asset manager is required to support the Council’s asset management activities across the borough, but with primary focus on its retail holdings in the town centre.
In conjunction with the Council’s appointed managing agents, the purpose of the role is to:
- Provide effective management within the Council’s property, asset and estates function to secure value for money and outcomes that help deliver the Council’s corporate objectives, high performance and cost effective service.
- To manage such other areas that may be allocated from time to time.
- Contribute to the continued development of the Council’s positive and high performing staff culture.
- To establish all aspects of investment strategy and to keep it updated
- Take responsibility for implementation of this strategy and for all asset and property management duties.
- To oversee investment performance
- To provide regular reporting on performance
- To establish and maintain appropriate governance channels with the Council’s managing agent.
- Continuously optimise the portfolio to improve efficiency, quality, service and value.
The role will sit within an established Investment and Development team. The team’s responsibilities include investment management, regeneration schemes and related property services within the Council. Although the role will be primarily focused on retail holdings, the successful candidate will be expected to take on miscellaneous asset management duties within the broader portfolio and to make a highly positive contribution to the team and its broader duties.
A generous benefits package includes; a minimum of 25 days’ annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme; free parking;
For an informal discussion, please contact Stephen Wilkinson, Head of Investment and Development on 01276 707596, Stephen.Wilkinson@surreyheath.gov.uk
Closing date: Sunday 26th September 2021
Interview dates: Stage 1 - To be Confirmed
Stage 2 – To be Confirmed
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
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How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.
All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.
For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.
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