Role details

Strategic Asset Manager (Interim)

London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Are you looking to grow your career in a dynamic role?
  • A team expanding, needing the right person to take them forward

About Our Client

Our client is a major London Borough that provides a range of accommodation and corporate services to its residents. Following a strategic review of the business, our client is recruiting key positions within the property and asset management departments

Job Description

The Strategic Asset Manager will:

  • Lead on the negotiation of rent reviews and lease renewals on behalf of the Council, both in its capacity as a Landlord and Tenant
  • Ensure best value is achieved in property transactions in line with Council and Government policy
  • Provide advice on property matters including property ownership and leasehold obligations to tenants, customers, colleagues and clients
  • Advise on existing property assets, acquisitions, disposals, settling rent reviews and lease renewals and agreeing new lettings
  • Instruct internal and external solicitors, surveyors and other professional advisers under the guidance of the Senior Estates Surveyor
  • Provide professional advice to members, the Asset Management Working Group, Asset Management Board, Senior Management and officers of the Council and to the general public. Provide an estates focal point for external bodies.
  • Work to the agreed standards for approving valuations within the team and where appropriate ensure compliance with the RICS appraisal and valuation manual.

The Successful Applicant

In order to be successful for the role you must describe the following:

  • Extensive Estate management knowledge
  • Knowledge of best practice in asset and estate management in the public sector.
  • An understanding of the major challenges and opportunities facing local government in relation to asset and estate management
  • Knowledge of legislative and regulatory framework within which local government operates with particular regard to property issues
  • Must be a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Experience of working in an asset management or estate management team.
  • Experience of writing reports which are clear and accessible to a variety of audiences
  • Experience of building and maintaining positive working relationships both within the organization and with external bodies
  • Experience of managing external providers of professional services, on a partnership basis.
  • Experience of financial management, budget monitoring and control
  • Must have good working knowledge of IT systems, including MS Office, MS Project and dedicated Asset Management programs. RICS qualified

What's on Offer

Initial contract of three months with the view to extend based on performance.

Competitive day rate between £350 - £400

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