Head Of Commercial Estate

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Head Of Commercial Estate
WALTHAMSTOW, LONDON
Interim Position

Walthamstow RQ732049

Posted: 15th November 2022 09:58
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  • Pay Rate:

    £263.01 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • WALTHAMSTOW, LONDON,

    E17 4JF

What's involved with this role:

Head Of Commercial Estate   

Reference no: Walthamstow RQ732049   

Pay rate £263.01 per day PAYE   

With a focus on ensuring the optimum use and management of the Council’s commercial estate, maximising financial and social returns, to lead the Commercial Estates Service for the Council. To provide leadership, operational management and financial control for the planning, delivery and commercial management of the Council’s Commercial Estate portfolio, and leading on a proactive approach to asset management 

Key responsibilities: 

 

  • Lead and manage the Commercial Estates team in the asset management of The Council’s Commercial Portfolio, including responsibility for all asset management casework, lettings and disposals 
  • To be responsible for delivering relevant aspects of the Council’s Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP) and ensure the Commercial Estate is used to deliver on Corporate objectives 
  • Lead and manage a team of property professionals 
  • To be the Council’s lead professional Valuation and property management representative (exercising constitutional delegated powers) in ensuring the Council complies with its obligations to obtain best consideration in line with Section 123 of the Local Government Act 1972 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Relevant degree and / or full membership of the RICS or equivalent 
  • Full member of the RICS or equivalent 
  • An excellent understanding of good practice in valuation and asset management 
  • Substantial experience of leading and managing asset management teams in a complex corporate or public service environment 
  • Substantial experience of asset management of commercial investment portfolios, valuation practice and methodology 
  • Substantial experience of relationship management, including providing robust challenge and working with providers to deliver improvements 
  • Experience of developing and implementing workplace strategies 
  • Excellent leadership and management skills with a track record in developing staff and improving performance 
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills 
  • Ability to manage, interpret and present large amounts of performance and other data, highlighting key messages trends and risks 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 

 

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 

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Head Of Commercial Estate
Client Category: Local Authority

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Head Of Commercial Estate
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