Are you looking for a new challenge that enables you to work with a diverse range of stakeholders and enables you to make a difference through contributing towards the active asset management of the Council’s commercial property portfolio? If yes then Oxford City Council has a great opportunity available for you to join their Corporate Property Service as an Asset Management Team Leader.
As part of a team managing a diverse property portfolio including commercial and operational properties and totalling c.750 properties of which c.350 are retail, the successful candidate will have experience of working within a multi-disciplined practice, ideally with local authority knowledge and experience, and will be a strong leader who has a passion for making a difference.
This is a varied role that requires an experienced general practice RICS surveyor to lead a small team whilst contributing to property management and professional activities. The work will include rent review and lease renewal negotiations and the negotiation of licences, easements and wayleaves; and the successful candidate will have strong communication skills with a flexible and adaptable approach to driving forward service objectives.
Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi-award winning Council and in May 2017 we were re-accredited at Gold level for Champion IiP status. Our other awards include the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV) ‘Excellence in Innovation (General)’ winners 2017, Oxfordshire Environment Partnership (OEP) ‘Best Food Waste Reduction and Collection System’, and several ‘Team of the Year’ national and regional awards across our Service Areas. This builds on our previous success in achieving ‘Council of the Year’ in 2015. We are accredited with the Customer Service Excellence Quality Mark which helps us to ensure that the customer is always placed at the heart of everything we do.
With over 700 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities this is an exciting time to be working in Local Government. We focus on improving outcomes for local people and you might be surprised at the range and quality of the services we provide.
We offer a fantastic range of staff benefits that include generous holiday (from 28 days a year plus bank holidays), local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and flexible working in many roles. We offer well-defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also have an employee wellbeing programme, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.
More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements.
There are three positions available and one is specifically valuation based, focusing on the Council's annual valuation programme. Please find both job descriptions available to download on the job profile page on the Oxford City Council site.
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