15 May 2020
We are seeking an interim Head of Operational Property to lead and implement a new Operational Assets Strategy to ensure the Council’s operational estate is financially viable, resilient, fit for purpose and able to deliver excellent services. The aim is to consolidate and invest in strategic hubs, whilst releasing surplus buildings for income production. You will act as the Council’s official Corporate Landlord. You will lead on, and implement, the Corporate Landlord Policy and manage and monitor statutory compliance across the operational estate. This is a transformational asset management role, with the opportunity to create a new way of working for the Council, in line with CIPFA best practice guidance.
You will be MRICS qualified and a collaborative leader to our newly formed Operational Property team. You will play a pivotal role as the Corporate Landlord for all other Service areas in the Council; your relationships with other Heads of Service across the authority being key to successful delivery. You’ll also need to be organised, excellent at managing compliance and risk and able to keep a tight control over budget expenditure.
This role will be for 3-6 months inside IR35 and day rate will be dependent on experience.
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.