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Estates And Asset Manager


Property Management

Fylde Council

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Estates and Asset Manager

Location: Lytham St Annes, Lancashire
Salary: Scale PO 13-15 £40,057 - £41,967 (from 1st April 2017) plus essential car user and professional subscription

Fylde is a small progressive local authority situated on the Fylde Peninsula of the Lancashire Coastline.

With easy access to the Lake District, Liverpool and Manchester. Fylde is a vibrant place to live and work with a thriving visitor economy. We can offer a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of the residents in our local community.

This is your chance to become part of a great team, delivering great services throughout the Borough.

The Council is seeking to recruit an experienced professionally qualified Estates Surveyor, ideally with commercial estates management experience, to manage the Council's estates and asset portfolio.

Fylde Council has a small property portfolio with a variety of leases and concessions in place and an ambition to be more commercial. This portfolio includes operational property as well as a tourism-focussed coastal assets and an award winning parks and gardens service offering a variety of community facilities and attractions.

The Council are seeking to recruit a professionally qualified estates surveyor who will be responsible for the management of this portfolio. Core responsibilities will include, but not be limited to rent reviews, lettings, leases, disposals, acquisitions and general property management.

Going forward, the Council intends to develop its plans to be financially self-sufficient by 2020, part of which could include property investments.

Additional line management responsibility will include overseeing a small team delivering the portfolio's maintenance and management, the Council's engineering services and capital project delivery.

An enthusiastic approach to providing a good standard of property management and customer care is essential together with a flexible approach to work and working hours.

The ideal candidate must have good organisational and communication skills and be a member of the RICS. Along with relevant experience and good ICT, communication, negotiating and project management skills.

Experience of reporting and presenting to senior management and elected members is essential.

It is desirable to have line management training and experience.

We operate a one council, one team approach in all we do, working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers - if you share this Vision then we want to hear from you.

To have an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Darren Bell, Head of Technical Services on 01253 658465.

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 28th March 2017
Interview date: w/c 10th April 2017

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full time

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28th Mar 2017

application deadline