Head of Asset Management
Directorate: City Development
Service Area: Asset Management
Job Title: Head of Asset Management
Grade & Salary: DIR60% - £65,518 to £72,070
Leeds is an economic powerhouse and it is the second largest local authority in the UK by population. It has the UK’s largest financial and professional services hub outside of London. Leeds has four universities and several colleges, a fast growing digital sector, and is a leading retail, cultural and leisure destination. In recent years, high profile developments have been completed such as First Direct Arena, Trinity Shopping Centre and the opening of the largest John Lewis store outside of London. We are now planning for the arrival of HS2 and the delivery of an ambitious housing growth targets in our Core Strategy.
We are seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Head of Asset Management. In this exciting and challenging role you will have the responsibility for the proactive management of Leeds City Council’s estate and play a significant role in contributing to the growth of the city. You will lead the reshaping of our estate to enable the delivery of services to communities, support economic growth, optimise occupancy efficiencies, improve the financial performance of our property investment portfolio, and to deliver asset rationalisation and a major programme of disposals.
You will take a strategic role on the One Public Estate Programme and be responsible for liaising with the Cabinet Office.
We want someone with a passion for the continued development of Leeds, with an excellent understanding of property you will have a track record for gaining trust and respect from colleagues, stakeholders and partners in order to be able to deliver in this challenging role.
For further questions about this role and/or if you would like an informal conversation first, please contact Angela Barnicle, Chief Officer Asset Management and Regeneration on 0113 37 80864