The Strategic Asset and Facilities Management Service (SAFM) is responsible for the council's property estate. This includes all aspects of property management including acquisition and sale of land and buildings, letting, capital works, maintenance, compliance and facilities management.
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The estates team as well as being responsible for a significant operational estate of offices, depots and community based service buildings, is also responsible for the effective management of a 5,000 acre rural estate as well as a diverse investment estate with a combined gross rent roll of circa GBP2.5m.
About the role
As an Estates Surveyor you will directly deliver estate management functions across a wide range of property assets, including the Council operational portfolio and assist with shaping and delivering the Council's efficiency savings across the Council's wider portfolio including disposal of surplus assets. You will be an integral part of the team and wider service by providing coaching and supervision support to other team members and provide technical input into a range of property related matters. You will have a dedicated caseload across a wide range of estate management tasks that will include internal service engagement, landlord and tenant work, disposals and due diligence assessments across the operational estate.
You will hold a degree in estate management and be professionally qualified, either as a recently qualified member of the RICS or have a number of years' experience. You will have excellent interpersonal, planning and organisational skills and be able to prioritise your workload, having a natural eye for detail to spot commercial opportunities to either increase income or reduce cost.
Experience of project working, including within a multi-disciplinary team and the ability to communicate complicated issues to a wide variety of team members, customers and stakeholders is essential.
Part time hours or job share may be considered.