Commercial and Development
Asset Management Surveyor (P1045)
(Full-time 37 hours)
Inclusive Salary from £39,516 Up To £43,447 per year (plus car allowance)
Plus up to 18.5% employer pension contribution
Closing date for applications: 26/11/2021
Interviews are scheduled for w/c: 29/11/2021
St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short it is a great place to live and work.
The purpose of this role is to assist with the Council’s asset management function within Estates Services.
To support the Asset Manager on operational and community property asset use and optimisation, devolution of assets to bodies such as local Parish Councils, transfer of assets and community asset matters as well as repurposing and regeneration projects and support on procuring portfolio-wide Red Book valuations and Reinstatement Cost Assessments.
To lead and deliver on specific priority projects and business objectives within the asset management function and to act in a support capacity for priority projects in the wider service, where required.
In addition to the asset management aspects of the role (approx. 80%) the role holder will provide a general estates surveying function (approximately 20%), in conjunction with the other surveyors and officers within Estate Services; thus providing a flexible resource pool in order to respond to demands and provide high levels of customer service.
The post would suit an experienced RICS qualified surveyor with asset management experience within a local authority setting. The recruitment process will be looking for candidates to demonstrate a track record of proving effective expert support, advice and input to a range of cases. The successful candidate will have experience of financial management as well as procurement and contract management.
Please refer to the job description for a detailed person specification.
We offer a competitive package which also includes up to 29.5 days annual leave, pension scheme, reimbursement of professional fees, access to parking, training and development opportunities, flexible working options (including homeworking), leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits.
This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Tom Hardy, Estates Services Manager on Tom.Hardy@stalbans.gov.uk