Estates and Asset Manager
Hays is delighted to be working in partnership with Castle Point Borough Council to recruit an Estates and Asset Manager.
Castle Point Borough Council is located in South Essex, between Basildon and Southend-on-Sea. This is a critical post for the Council as you will be providing an estates management service in respect of Council owned premises and land.
Reporting to the Strategic Director (Corporate Services) and the Solicitor to the Council, you will play a lead role in ensuring that the authority has an effective Estates Management function in respect of Council owned premises. This includes estate owned directly by the Council or vacant and leased properties occupied by third parties.
You will be responsible for developing and implementing the Council’s Asset Management plan. This includes engaging with tenants throughout the lifecycle of the lease, including conducting lease renewals, valuation of premises, dilapidations and negotiating with tenants. You will also oversee the effective maintenance and repair of council occupied premises including delivering the planned maintenance programme and periodically inspecting council owned and operated assets.
To be successful for this role, you will have a building or estates related degree and have estates management experience including lettings, lease renewals and rent reviews. You should be competent managing budgets and have good knowledge of Health & Safety. Experience of managing teams is essential. Please note, occasional attendance at evening meetings will be a requirement.
In return Castle Point Borough Council are offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits package which includes flexible working arrangements with career and professional development.
For more information about the role and organisation please visit their dedicated recruitment microsite:
Or for an informal discussion please contact Laura Kittle who is the retained consultant working in partnership with Castle Point Borough Council on 01245 782130.