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Property and Asset Manager

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Three Rivers District Council

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire United Kingdom
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
£50k - £55k Annual

Property and Asset Manager
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

About Three Rivers District:-

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the North West corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns, the largest being Rickmansworth. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

We're currently looking for a Property and Asset Manager to join our team.

The Department:-

The Property Department covers the whole range of matters that are relevant to the built environment; from development, property management, and facilities management, to office services. It is responsible for both an operational and investment estate of all property types, although with a strong weighting towards commercial property.

Recent changes in the management of the Property Department sees a future where the Department will undergo some transition to improve the way it works so that it is best placed to meet current and future challenges as well as delivering an efficient customer service and property outcomes the Council requires.

With the evolving landscape of local authority funding meaning that councils need to be more reliant on their own generated income rather than central Government funding, commerciality and a business-like approach in dealing with property and third parties is now essential to optimise property revenues for Council services.

The Role:-

This post of Property and Asset Manager is different to standard asset and property management roles, because you will be joining a department and running the asset and property management team at the start of a programme to realise significant improvements in how the team will work.

So, if you are seeking a role which can make a real impact in transforming the delivery of property and asset management, as well as managing a healthy variety of casework, then we would be keen to hear from you.

What we are looking for from our Property and Asset Manager:-

- Qualified (or very experienced) property and asset manager with commercial experience.
- Successful working history of landlord and tenant negotiations for leasing, licencing, rent reviews, dilapidations and consents.
- Experience of appointing, managing, and working with both in-house and external surveyors, solicitors and other contractors.
- Hands-on experience of service charges, including apportionment, overseeing programmes of works, setting budgets, and service charge accounts.
- Knowledge of property terriers and property data management.
- A team worker able to achieve a common goal.
- Having an eye for detail.

Other organisations may call this role Property and Asset Manager, Property Manager, Asset Manager, Property & Asset Programme Manager, Estate Manager or Commercial Property Manager.

What we offer:-

Salary range of £50,000 - £55,000, depending on experience.

We also offer an attractive benefits package of 28 days' holiday (rising to 30 days after 5 years' service), a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

So, if you'd like to join us as our Property and Asset Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Reference: 634856676