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Strategic Property Lead

Cornwall Council
Truro, Cornwall
£52,614 - £63,280
Closing date
14 May 2021

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Strategic Property Lead

Ref: 210000LT
Location: Truro, Cornwall
Salary: £52,614 - £63,280

Cornwall Council is looking for a new Strategic Property Lead to manage its Operational, Non-Operational Portfolios, Valuations and Data Systems Teams. As a key member of the Senior Management Team of a newly re-structured Property Services, you will be responsible for the activities of the of the teams managing the end to end aspects of the Council property portfolio, comprising of bespoke and long term uses such as farms, schools and other assets like, road verges, retaining walls and coastal defences or beaches, as well as for service delivery and operational administration.

The Council is undertaking a town-based review of its assets, ensuring that all estates initiatives are joined-up and communities are placed at the centre of key decisions, whilst it centralises the management of its own estate and associated budgets. You will be working with the Head of Property to deliver on these ambitious plans to transform the management of the Council’s assets to support corporate objectives, plus delivering improved social/economic outcomes for the towns, residents and communities of Cornwall. 

We are looking for a talented, ambitious and dedicated individual whose management skills, values, tenacity and drive is as important as professional background. You will have significant experience in the delivery of both commercial and operational property portfolios, with a passion to make a difference.

You will be able to demonstrate innovation and a dynamic approach, as well as the ability to manage and inspire a diverse team of professional surveyors, along with building and sustaining good working relationships with external suppliers, communities and multiple stakeholders in a fast-moving political environment.

In return, we offer a range of excellent benefits including final salary pension and flexible working arrangements, a supportive and empowering working environment and the opportunity to live and work in one of most beautiful parts of the UK.

Fairness and inclusion are at the heart of our vision for Cornwall.  In order to best serve our communities, we are striving to achieve a diverse workforce that is inclusive of all backgrounds, cultures and identities; e.g. race, disability, sex, gender, age, religion and sexual orientation. We are an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, and we will assess applicants on their merits. 

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and following safer recruitment principles to help make sure our staff and volunteers are suitable to work with children, young people and adults at risk. It’s a vital part of creating a safe and positive environment and making a commitment to keeping all service users safe from harm.

Whilst the location/work-base for this role has been specified, the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working means that the role may require you to also work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.

Please view the role profile. Your application will need to demonstrate how you meet the required criteria. Please ensure you answer all of the pre-screening questions in full, within the application form.

Closing Date: 14th May 2021

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