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Property Management Lead

East Suffolk Council
£46,464 - £50,512 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work, delivering essential local services and making a real difference to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

We currently have an opportunity to join East Suffolk Council's Asset Management Team as a Property Management Lead.

Your role

To provide strategic leadership and day to day management of the Property Management Portfolio. To include the management of a Property Manager and Property Management Assistant within this team.

Responsible for the management of a selection of the Asset Management Investment portfolio in relation to valuations, landlord and tenant relationships, inspections, service charge budgeting and rent/debt monitoring.

Reporting to the Asset and Investment Manager, Senior Leaders and members on the performance of the portfolios.

What you will need

You will have extensive recent experience in the professional property environment and experience of operating in a local authority environment either at County, District or Unitary level. The post holder will have relevant previous post qualification experience at a senior level, minimum 5 years and have experience of lease and tenancy negotiations, rent collection and service charge budget setting. 

You will have line management experience and experience of dealing with senior personnel and council members. 

If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role, even if you don’t meet all of the essential requirements, please apply. We would appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.

Why work for us?

East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 25 days a year, increasing to 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays)
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Learning and development tailored to your role
  • A wide variety of staff support networks including access to health and wellbeing initiatives and programmes
  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services.


The majority of our teams are working in an agile way, with a mixture of home and office working, depending on individual preferences and service requirements. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements if you were successful, please contact the recruiting manager listed below. 

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

To find out more

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact David Johnson by emailing

How to apply

To apply for this role, please click the 'apply' button today, complete the online application and upload your supporting statement.

Closing date: 11.30 am, 16 July 2024.

Interview date: Week commencing 29 July 2024.

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

We hugely value our staff and know that in order for us to remain successful, it is essential for us to recognise talented employees, developing and retaining them within the organisation. We are therefore committed to investing in our staff and providing first-class support to ensure a positive culture and rewarding careers.

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