Mid Sussex District Council is a dynamic, forward thinking local authority in the heart of southern England. We have clear priorities, and are proud that our service provision is consistently rated highly by the local community. We are based in easily accessible Haywards Heath at the centre of the largest opportunity for development identified in the Coast 2 Capital Strategic Economic Plan and the Greater Brighton City Deal.
As well as a number of attractive rural areas Burgess Hill and East Grinstead are two of the region’s major conurbations. Current projects include major town centre revitalisation work in these areas.
We are a great employer to work for, situated in a glorious part of the country with great staff benefits to offer, including generous holiday, pension and free car parking.
ESTATES TECHNICAL OFFICER (COTD095)
Salary £26,511 pa - £28,672 pa
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Estates Technical Officer to provide support to the property part of the Estates and Facilities business unit in their day to day work, dealing with property related queries, maintenance of property related systems and provision of plans.
Working as a member of our Corporate Estates and Facilities team, you will be responsible for administering and maintaining Tech Forge (our database) and update all property management records; Updating all tenant records where tenancies and/or terms of leases change; manage the property management system diary system ensuring rent reviews and lease renewals are actioned in a timely manner, and reminding Surveyors to do so.
You will also be responsible for the timely issuing of rent invoices, reminders, chasing debts and assist in monitoring the rent arrears position on the Council’s commercial property portfolio.
The role involves extensive liaison with colleagues in other departments and external stakeholders, so excellent communication skills are essential. As well as a sound understanding of tenancy and property management, you will be expected to demonstrate significant experience service charges and invoice management. Candidates will be expected to work towards a relevant professional qualification (e.g. TechRICS, MRICS, ARLA); and further training opportunities exist for the right candidate.
If this opportunity sounds like the role for you we’d love to hear from you. If you would like any further information, or have any questions about any of the positions, you should contact Peter Stuart, Head of Corporate Resources, on 01444 477315 or via email Peter.Stuart@midsussex.gov.uk
Close Date: 12 October 2020
Interview Dates: 15 & 16 October 2020