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Estates Manager

Hays Property & Surveying
England, Nottinghamshire
£250 - £400 per day
Closing date
23 Sep 2021

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Estates Manager, Local Authority, Nottinghamshire, interim

Your new company
A Local Authority based in Nottinghamshire are looking to appoint an interim Estates Manager to join their team. This requirement is to plug a permanent gap and therefore, will be the potential of a permanent opportunity once settled into the role. The position is working Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week and will have some remote working. You will provide an effective Estate Management service for the Council, with a particular emphasis on assisting in the development and implementation of their economic and community development policies and the preparation/implementation of the Corporate Asset Management Plan.

Your new role
To provide an effective Town Centre Management Service. To provide an effective Energy Management and Public Buildings Maintenance Service.

  • Provide professional and technical advice on all estates, , energy, climate change and public building maintenance matters.
  • Manage the work of the SCPG in conjunction with the CPO and the Operational CPG.
  • Achieve the efficient management of the Council's land and property assets with regard to departmental and corporate aims and objectives and to maximise and secure the income available to the authority.
  • Full management responsibilities for the staff within the Estates section to include recruitment and selection, Personal Development Reviews, Absence Management, mentoring, training and development, work allocation and any disciplinary/ performance issues that may arise..
  • Develop, prepare, maintain and implement the Council's Asset Management Plan in conjunction with the Corporate Property Group including calculation and monitoring of property related national and local performance indicators.
  • Revitalize the high streets in the borough
  • Work corporately to ensure the effective management of the Council's land and property assets and oversee the management of councils non housing tenants.
  • To continually seek and identify opportunities to maximise benefits from the councils property assets, for service provision and to increase the councils financial position, by undertaking a range of negotiations, problem resolution and provision of advice, such as land sales and acquisitions, lease renewals, covenant releases, granting of easements and development agreements.
  • Ensure that all communications, both internal and external, are dealt with promptly and in a courteous manner.
  • Prepare reports for cabinet or committee to update and inform Members of progress made, or for approval following the conclusion of negotiations. Also to attend committees and present reports where necessary.
  • Prepare, monitor and allocate all relevant property related budgets including Town Centres, Public Buildings, Energy, DDA, Asset Management and Asbestos. Monitor and maximise income streams from rented property.
  • Oversee and develop public building maintenance policy, ensuring compliance with financial regulations, health and safety, CDM, etc, including optimising the balance between use of directly employed staff and private contractors.

  • *The above job description sets out the main responsibilities of Estates Manager but should not be regarded as an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required. As duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder during the Personal Development Review process.

    What you'll need to succeed
    • MRICS qualification, Membership of RICS.
    • Previous local Government experience in an estates capacity.
    • Computer literate.
    • Knowledge of local government estates procedures.
    • Knowledge of local government economic development function.
    • Knowledge of building maintenance / structure and associated statutory and health and safety requirements.
    • Suitable for interim roles, paid via Umbrella and in Scope of IR35.

    What you'll get in return
    Fantastic opportunity to join a brilliant and forward thinking Local Authority on an interim basis. You will have full autonomy from day one in this role and the opportunity to apply for any future permanent positions internally. You will be remunerated with a good day rate and flexible/remote working.

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