Development Surveyor

Borough, Ashton Old Library, Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne
SCP 44 £47,916 – SCP 47  £51,803
23 Dec 2020
24 Jan 2021
DPT 204
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

Growth Directorate

Strategic Property Service

Development Surveyor

36 Hrs – Permanent

Grade K: SCP 44 £47,916 – SCP 47  £51,803

The role will be flexibly worked from home but will necessarily require attendance at site locations across the Borough, and also occasionally out of Ashton Old Library, Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne.

Tameside Borough Council is embarking on a programme of radical change to meet the challenges of modern local government, public service reform and integrated health/social care. Fast paced improvement across the Council and the Tameside and Glossop CCG is being driven by a highly motivated, integrated leadership team, who are pushing the boundaries to dramatically change culture, modernise services and identify innovative ways to manage service demand.

Our recently appointed Assistant Director of Strategic Property and the Director of Growth have undertaken a review of the directorate’s services and are restructuring services  to respond to the agreed priorities placed upon us .  

Reporting to the Head of Asset Strategy you will be a core part of the Council’s Strategic Property Service.

You will deliver an effective development service for the Council, ensuring that the Council makes best use of its portfolio, reviewing all its land and property holdings to identify the most advantageous opportunities, disposing of surplus assets and working across the directorate to deliver major developments.

As a member of the Strategic Asset Management Team and the wider Strategic Property Team you will play a key role in the delivery of Council and Growth Directorate priorities, transformation of our functions, integrate existing services and build new delivery methods.  You will support the implementation of a Strategic Asset Management Plan and delivery of all the Council’s projects and programmes.

You will work with a wide range of partners and stakeholders, including Schools, Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, to achieve optimum results.

With your advanced theoretical, practical and procedural  knowledge and experience in relation to the whole of the development process you should have  experience in successful property negotiations, you will be able to work at pace with enthusiasm engaging with and influencing stakeholders .

A virtual open day will be held 18 January 2021 when you can meet on a 121 basis with Mathew Chetwynd Head of Assert Strategy/ Estates Business Manager. To book a time please email the post title and the 30 minute slot you would like, to

There are further opportunities with Tameside Council advertised on

Ref No: DPT 204

Closing date for applications: 23:59 24 January 2021

Dates for assessment/interview will be February 2021

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Tameside is an equal opportunity employer.

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