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So that we can concentrate on providing the world-class service that we’ve become renowned for, we need to make sure that our estate is maintained and developed to the highest standards. From weather radar stations to our HQ office, we have over 500 sites across the UK. It’s highly important to our continued success that our property assets are managed effectively in order to maintain our operational capability.
By joining our team as an Estates Assistant, you’ll play a key part in ensuring that our property portfolio continues to support the Met Office requirements. Day-to-day, you’ll arrange the renewal of leases and contracts for our properties; as well as rent reviews; planning matters and the assessment of the on-going suitability and capability of sites – all in an efficient manner. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop their career as a professional Estates Assistant as you’ll actively help to manage a diverse profile of properties for a world-leading organisation.
You’ve experience of multi-site property management and a relevant estate management qualification as well. And, as a proven multi-tasker, you’re used to managing a number of competing priorities. You’re an excellent communicator and skilled negotiator, comfortable dealing with people at all levels. Confident and proactive, you work well as part of a team but you’re also happy to manage your own workload. In short, you’ll enjoy the challenge of ensuring that our property assets facilitate and maximise the efficiency of our globally-recognised work.
About the Met Office
Beyond weather. That's the best way to describe our work here at the Met Office. With some 1,800 people across 60 sites around the globe, we provide world-leading weather and climate services in the UK and overseas. Today, our products and services meet the needs of many different customers – from the general public, government and schools, through broadcasters and new media, to civil aviation and businesses in every sector imaginable. Everything we do, every area of our work, has a real impact on people’s lives and lifestyles.
Along with a competitive salary, you can look forward to a bonus scheme, Civil Service pension and 25 days’ holiday, plus excellent learning and development opportunities.
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Closing date: 16 November 2012