GROWTH DIRECTORATE / STRATEGIC PROPERTY SERVICE
HEAD OF ASSET STRATEGY
Permanent, Full time
Grade M – SCP 52 £61,177 – SCP 55 £67,514
The role will be flexibly worked from home but will necessarily require attendance at site locations across the Borough, and also occasionally out of Ashton Old Library, Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne.
Tameside Borough Council is embarking on a programme of radical change to meet the challenges of modern local government, public service reform and integrated health/social care. Fast paced improvement across the Council and the Tameside and Glossop CCG is being driven by a highly motivated, integrated leadership team, who are pushing the boundaries to dramatically change culture, modernise services and identify innovative ways to manage service demand.
Our recently appointed Assistant Director of Strategic Property and the Director of Growth have undertaken a review of the directorate’s services and are restructuring to align all council property related functions and integrate with CCG property management.
Reporting to the Assistant Director Strategic Property you will line manage the Councils/CCG Strategic Asset Management Team.
You will lead on the development and delivery of a pipeline of property reviews and surplus asset disposals.
You will lead on providing property support to Tameside and Glossop CCG.
You will lead on the development and delivery of the Strategic Asset Management Plan.
You will provide Project Management support to drive review and change across Strategic Property and the wider Growth Directorate.
Provide a lead for high level valuation, management and negotiation for the acquisition, review and disposal of all types of land and property.
You will manage a team of professional staff and consultants, undertaking developing plans and appraisals on a regular basis and identifying training needs in accordance with the service.
As a member of the Strategic Property Service Leadership Team and the Growth Directorate’s wider Management Team you will play a key role in the delivery of Council and Growth Directorate priorities, transformation of our property functions, integrate existing services and build new teams. You will lead the implementation of a Strategic Asset Management Plan and delivery of all the Council’s and CCG’s projects and programmes.
You will work with a wide range of partners and stakeholders, including Schools, Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, to get optimum results for Tameside and Glossop.
An accredited professional, with significant experience in Asset Strategy and project delivery in an equivalent public sector organisation, you will be able to work at pace with enthusiasm and drive and be able to engage with and influence a range of partners at all levels.
A virtual open day will be held on the morning of the 29 January 2021 when you can meet on a 121 basis with Paul Smith, Assistant Director Strategic Property. To book a time please email the post title and the 30 minute slot you would like, to Paul.Smith@tameside.gov.uk
There are further opportunities with Tameside Council advertised on https://www.greater.jobs/towns-organisations/tameside
This post is subject to a DBS disclosure.
This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English in the person specification.
Ref No: DPT227
Closing date for applications: 23:59 3rd February 2021
Dates for assessment/interview will be February 2021
Tameside is an equal opportunity employer.
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