Area Estates Manager

Waltham Forest, London (Greater) (GB)
£48,495 - £51,453 p.a.
15 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018
Contract Type

Head of Estates and Valuation

Salary: PO8 £48,495 - £51,453 p.a.

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is committed to Creating Futures, our new Corporate Strategy. This provides a fresh focus and a clear sense of direction. We are fiercely ambitious and strive continuously to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London.

Effective Property and Asset Management is a key enabler of change and critical to the success of the council achieving our corporate strategy. We have restructured our service, so it is positioned for the future. We work collaboratively with all stakeholders, both across the council and externally, in driving change and making service improvements.

We are recruiting forward-thinking and innovative professionals who’ll place Property and Asset Management at the heart of the council’s broader organisational change agenda. 

About you

As a chartered surveyor, educated to degree standard or equivalent, you will be experienced in carrying out valuations, including statutory valuations and undertaking acquisitions. This will include the development of appraisals techniques.

You’ll need experience of managing a mixed and varied case load of conflicting priorities, responding effectively to the needs of all customers.

Previous management experience would be helpful, however we are more than happy to consider those seeking to step up into a management role. The important thing is your ability to lead, motivate and develop those around you.

About us

Over the past few years, Waltham Forest has changed drastically. Good schools, great parks, excellent culture facilities, mass regeneration and budding community entrepreneurship are making it a place that people want to call home.

Waltham Forest as a council has also changed, and despite the challenges of austerity, the organisation has seen its highest ever levels of resident satisfaction. As funding reductions continue, Waltham Forest is creating a council for the future.

Waltham Forest Council is an employer of choice. We offer a huge range of benefits to make working with us more than worthwhile. These include flexible working options, plus learning and development opportunities which will offer the chance to progress your career further. In addition, we offer some serious financial benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme whereby the council pays more than double the employee’s contribution towards a pension payable on retirement. 

Application arrangements

We wish to make the application process as straightforward as possible and we just ask that you complete our online application form providing furtherinformation against just a couple of specific questions.  You are also welcome to attach your CV to further support your application.

For informal enquiries, please contact Eleanor Clarke, Rosemeena Khankhara or Sue Wait at Jobsgopublic SmartSearch, our retained consultants, on 020 7427 8255 or email or

Please note, if you haven't completed your application through the official SmartSearch channel your application unfortunately we will not be able to process your application.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday, 9th July

Longlisting and telephone interviews by Jobsgopublic SmartSearch during which you may be invited to undertake a 30 minute telephone interview: w/c 9th July

You will be notified if invited to interview: Friday, 20th July

Interviews: w/c 30th July (date TBC)

Please apply online by clicking on the link below

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