Land and Property Information Manager

Full Time, Permanent

£38,748 - £47,282 per annum, inclusive of local weighting allowance

About Three Rivers District Council:

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the
M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns.
The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner
Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood, is a short drive away.

At a glance
• 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt.
• 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
• Very low crime rate
• The district ranks highly for business registrations and start ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average

The Role:

Three Rivers District Council has an opportunity for a Land and Property Information Manager to take the lead role in the Land and Property Information team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced candidate to take the lead on delivering a range of statutory and non-statutory Council services covering Local Land Charges, Street Naming and Numbering, Community Infrastructure Levy and the Corporate Land and Property Gazetteer. The role also includes responsibility for financial monitoring of S106 Legal Agreements and the administration of Assets of Community Value. This role is also first point of contact for the Office of National Statistics for CENSUS.

With management responsibilities for a small team of Officers, the successful candidate would lead on the full delivery of the above services. These services cover a wide corporate remit, and the successful candidate needs to demonstrate high quality and effective communication and organisation skills to support their liaison with other Council departments, external customers and statutory undertakers.

With provision of the Local Land Charges function, it is essential the candidate has knowledge of and experience in this area and can provide this service within current legislative requirements. The ability to use your own initiative and be comfortable adapting your skills to other work areas is key.

The varied role has a number of competing priorities, so any candidate needs to be confident in managing their own and others workloads to ensure a high quality level of service provision.

The Land and Property Information Team sits within the Regulatory Services department, in a Local Authority which prides itself in developing and supporting staff.

Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate will have 3 years minimum experience in a Local land Charges environment handling Local Land Charges and associated services. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to lead, manage and successfully deliver services and projects.

Strong verbal and written skills with excellent attention to detail are essential. The candidate must be able to demonstrate their ability and initiative to handle a diverse and competing workload and work to tight deadlines.

Excellent interpersonal skills will be necessary as the position will involve liaising and negotiating with a range of stakeholders including the public, external agents and organisations, Council Members and other Council departments.

What we Offer:

The salary range for the role is £38,748 - £47,282 per annum, inclusive of local weighting allowance. Access to your own transport is desirable for site visits.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days (if applicable), a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Closing Date: Monday 3 April 2023

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Julie Scott, Senior Land and Property Information Officer (T:) 01923 776611 (E:)

Please Apply here.