This is an opportunity to work for an ambitious local authority with a vision for improving the quality of life for everyone in the borough. At Hertsmere you’ll be working for a unique council which owns the world-famous Elstree Studios in an area rich with film, television and media connections. Located just outside of North London in southern Hertfordshire, Hertsmere benefits from both extensive greenbelt countryside and also excellent transport links to London and the Home Counties.
The senior management position of Property Services and Asset Manager is key to the successful delivery of Hertsmere’s services to customers, by ensuring the effective and efficient running of Asset and Estates management which includes the acquisition and disposal of assets, valuation of Council property and management of the Council’s property and asset portfolios to ensure quality, cost effectiveness and continuous service improvement are maintained at all times.
As the role is both strategic and operational – with duties ranging from designing policies and procedures to exploring investment opportunities, delivering capital projects and implementing the Council’s development and major building/maintenance programmes. To line manage the Asset Management team - it is essential that candidates have membership of the RICS and a relevant professional qualification along with extensive experience in surveying and property management.
The successful candidate will be a well-organised, efficient person, and highly regarded. They will be able to adjust to demands and define priorities, work rapidly and accurately and have the ability to communicate effectively with other professionals, elected members, senior managers within the Council and the general public.
The post is offered on a full time, permanent basis (36 hours per week).
Benefits include 25 – 30 days annual leave (depending on the length of Local Government Service) plus one floating day per annum, local government pension scheme, flexible working hours (including home working), free car parking, free use of leisure facilities, cycle scheme, season ticket loans and access to a large staff roof garden.
Please follow the link below to apply online, for further information on the borough and our benefits visit www.hertsmerecareers.co.uk
Closing date for applications: Midday 24 January 2022