It’s exciting times at Barnsley, with the new £200 million Glassworks Development having opened recently (www.barnsleyglassworks.com) and numerous other initiatives in and around the Borough in progress or up and running.
With a land and property portfolio of c2,500 assets and a book value of £0.5 billion we’re looking for a dynamic Group Leader – Estates to join the Property and Assets Team; someone who can provide strong and dynamic leadership to a team of experienced property professionals and deliver on the Counci’ls strategic property ambitions and existing statutory duties.
As a strategic thinker who has the ability to translate vision into practice, the new postholder will look to build on existing successes whilst bringing their own ideas and style. As a RICS qualified Surveyor with ability to participate in the RICS Registered Valuation scheme they will be able to demonstrate a broad experience and understanding of land and property transactional work. S/he will also see property as an enabler of all our work to deliver homes, jobs and inclusive economic growth for all our residents and help develop strong and sustainable communities.
Although previous Local Government experience, in a similar role, would be advantageous it is not essential - we would encourage someone with a private sector background to consider the position too. We are looking for someone with strong commercial acumen who understands how our property portfolio can be managed and leveraged to create economic, social and cultural value for the Council and the borough.
If you would like to find out more, or to discuss the role in more detail don’t hesitate to contact David Sturrock our Head of Property at email@example.com