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Property and Asset Manager

The Role: Property & Asset Manager

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000

Three Rivers District Council is an ambitious and innovative local public sector organisation. Located in Rickmansworth, South Hertfordshire, we are just a train ride from central London and just inside the M25. 

With a population of 86,000, our district combines the best of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a thriving urban landscape with award-winning leisure facilities and great access to London Underground and Overground Stations. 

We are now seeking a Property and Asset Manager to join our team. 

The Benefits

  • 28 days’ holiday rising with service, in addition to Bank Holidays
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted leisure centre membership
  • Employee volunteering schemes
  • Access to discounted activities and days out

This is the ideal role for someone from a commercial property background to support property activities within our progressive council. 

Three Rivers is one of the great UK success stories at local government level. We’ve got high employment, great industry and a number of exciting projects in the pipeline to help rejuvenate our town centres. 

You’ll be playing a vital role in maintaining our profitability as a council and ensuring we provide outstanding property and asset management services. 

Your Role 
As our Property and Asset Manager, you will be tasked with overseeing our Asset and Property Management Team operating within the Property Department. 

Having transferred all our residential properties to a housing association several years ago, we focus on commercial properties for our management activities. 

This is an exciting time to join our team as we embark on a programme to make significant improvements to the way we work and manage properties and assets. 

About You 
To be considered as our Property and Asset Manager, you will need: 

  • To be an experienced property and asset manager
  • Significant experience of working with a commercial property folio
  • A successful working history of landlord and tenant negotiations
  • Experience of appointing, managing, and working with both in-house and external surveyors, solicitors and other contractors
  • Hands-on experience of service charges, including apportionment, overseeing programmes of works, setting budgets, and service charge accounts
  • Knowledge of property terriers and property data management

Ideally, you will be Associate RICS or MRICS qualified, but this is by no means essential. 

Other organisations may call this role Property and Asset Manager, Property Manager, Asset Manager, Property & Asset Programme Manager, Estate Manager or Commercial Property Manager. 

Closing Date:
15 February 2019

How to apply:-

CV's should be emailed to the Shared HR Service for Watford Borough and Three Rivers District Council jobs@watford.gov.uk or returned to Human Resources at Watford Town Hall.

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Strongly committed to equality of opportunity in employment and in service. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

A basic DBS / Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for this post

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to inform all applicants as to whether or not they have been shortlisted. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.