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Service Manager Asset Strategy

Leicester City Council
City Hall, Leicester
£48,878 - £52,518 per year + Significant Benefits
Closing date
25 Sep 2022
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Join our team and you’ll play a key role in developing and regenerating a major UK city. It’s about shaping Leicester’s future – helping the city to grow and succeed by planning, leading and delivering a range of projects.

Managing your £120m (and growing) portfolio you’ll cover a broad range of property involving valuations, acquisitions, disposals and commercial real estate management.  With ambitious plans to sustainably grow its commercial real estate portfolio over the next five years. And, a commitment to more investment. You’ll find lots more opportunities to increase your skills and knowledge, as you help us create a city to be proud of.

The sheer variety of our work means you’ll find plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth. Not to mention all the support you need to build a rewarding career in a forward-looking city where you can see the positive impact of your work every day.

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance.  Working at home and in city hall as you wish. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including discounts on gym membership , city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.

What you’ll be doing

Managing the Council’s growing property investment fund  for corporate estat). You’ll be the key service lead within the corporate estate team. A small but focussed team who cover valuation and estates management.

Working closely with key stakeholders by effectively communicating and undertaking the management and valuation services for the commercial investment portfolio both with internal and external clients. You’ll consult and engage with Service users and members of the public as well as with other LCC Departments. Being responsible for communicating to the City Mayor and the Executive, on Commercial property and asset management, local investment, and economic growth.  

What you’ll need

With excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills. You’ll use your In depth knowledge of industry best practices to deliver service standards.

As a leader at the council, you’ll help us to navigate a variety of complex challenges to meet the needs of the people of Leicester and your teams. That means using your leadership skills to develop your teams, balance public need and political expectations and deliver real value for the city.

Join us

We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That’s why we’ve designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We’ll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible.

For an informal discussion about this please contact Rachel Heggs on


Total benefit value includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement £71,611

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