Salary: Starting from £43,966 to £47,075 p.a.
Grade: Grade 9
Hours: 37 hours per week
Place of work: Worthing Town Hall
Closing date: 18th August 2020
Adur and Worthing Councils are seeking a Principal Surveyor to join the estates team. The role within the team will be to work and oversee a varied and historical portfolio with a mix of retail, commercial, leisure and agricultural along with community assets and operational buildings, leading on advice to services and the council to ensure the delivery of the asset management plan.
As a principal surveyor, you will be responsible for overseeing the property portfolio and processes, ensuring effective management of the buildings and land as part of a wider team. You will be expected to provide excellent advice to support the council's major projects as well as lead on key property initiatives delivering the outputs of the Asset Management Plan. You will provide support to other members of the team as well as managing your own workload and consultants to deliver a first class property service to the council. This role requires an experienced surveyor who is able to review the current portfolio and to instigate new processes, seeking to drive value from the estate.
The key responsibilities of the Property Management Surveyor are the following
- Support and lead on Major Project support, providing technical property and strategy advice; support with overseeing the full development process reviewing development plans/ appraisals
- Various Landlord and Tenant Matters, including management, acquisition, disposal and rent reviews/lease renewals
- Support council services in their review of assets, providing challenge and advice to meet the objectives of the councils’ asset management plan
- Budget management, capital works programming, MEES
- Identify opportunities and deliver disposals of redundant properties and land and to add value/increase revenue from the estate
- Skilled property professional with a track record of commercial property management
- Good knowledge and understanding of UK property law and regulations and their practical application, including landlord/tenant & health & safety
- You will be MRICS or FRICS qualified
- Excellent communication skills, first rate negotiation skills and ideally you will be able to demonstrate working with a range of professionals and communities.
- Ideally have experience of working within a local government or similar
What we can offer you
- A competitive salary
- Local government pension
- Generous annual leave as well as bank and public holidays.
- Employee assistance programme
- Various offers for staff including leisure and theatre discounts.
- Ongoing personal development