Interim Head of Property


Greater London

  • Location

    Greater London

  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    05 April 2020

  • Client


Ref: GSi64613

A greater London Council are seeking an interim Head of Property to oversee the management of the Council’s property investment portfolio of over £380m of assets, currently delivering c£16m of rental income, to maximise overall returns.  This includes c£200m relating to the Business Park.  There are a number of regeneration schemes including the large scale redevelopments around city.  The appointed person will play a key role in supporting successful delivery of the scheme and will specifically advise on property related aspects.  Following the Covid-19 emergency, it is anticipated that there will be a significant number of rental reviews and property related investment decisions this role will have to decide or make recommendations on.  The appointed person will manage a small capable team, who are able to work independently.  Other duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Council’s asset management strategy.
  • Production of  management reports where required  and reporting to the Council’s senior Councillors and senior leadership team
  • To prepare rent forecasts to all the investment properties
  • To co-ordinate the annual valuations of the portfolio.
  • To co-ordinate with the finance team the annual insurance valuations.
  • Provide general viability advice

This role is inside IR35 and day rate will be dependent on experience.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details
Justine Fisher: 020 7426 3974