Chartered Surveyor

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    Property & Surveying

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    James Walker

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months plus

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Chartered Surveyor (Property Management): 6mth + cont. to £40.0/hr. (Umbrella) - Manchester 
Key Skills: Property Strategy Manager / Chartered Surveyor/ Estate Management.  

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced Chartered Surveyor / Property professional to join Manchester City Council on an Interim Basis to manage the manage the Property Strategy Team for an initial period of 6 months.

Manchester City Council has c350 operational properties that it occupies to provide services to residents, ranging from offices, libraries and leisure centres to depots, community centres and park buildings.

The Corporate Estates and Facilities Service is responsible for the management of the operational estate and delivery of all estates and facilities related services.

The service works alongside other Council teams, including the Development and Investment Team, who manage the Investment Estate (i.e. the Council’s commercial property interests), oversee the development of council land and buildings across the city, and manage the contract with Jacobs, who deliver a range of property services on behalf of the Council.

The service includes: a, Property Strategy Team, who act as the main day to day contacts for Council services in relation to operational property, carries out property management activity, supports community asset transfers, and deals with operational land issues etc.
The role of Property Strategy Manager is a busy operational role providing support to Council departments to meet their operational property needs.

The candidate: 
You will be a Chartered Surveyor / Property Manager with experience of landlord and tenant matters, including negotiating leases, licenses and other property transactions.
In addition, the post holder will need to demonstrate knowledge/experience of the following:

  • Working at a management level in a large and complex organisation managing property issues, people, budgets and projects.
  • Building strong relationships with stakeholders, including officers, elected members and the voluntary/community sector to ensure their property needs are understood and met
  • Leading a team to drive forward changes to the estate, including resolving day to day operational property management issues, and responding to stakeholder enquires
  • Commissioning property and construction related services
  • A proactive problem solver

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
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