Property & Housing Assets
Head of Property & Asset Management
Salary in range £64,779 - £69,364 pay award pending
Join Great Yarmouth and Deliver the Borough’s Ambitious Growth Plans
Great Yarmouth Borough Council has secured significant funding to deliver its ambitious capital programme and is leading on a number of exciting mixed-use multiple tenure regeneration projects, including North Quay Riverside Gateway linking the railway station to the town centre, the redevelopment of the Market Place including the town centre library and Learning Hub, the reimagining of The Winter Gardens, and a pipeline of other housing, town centre and seafront regeneration projects.
We are looking for an ambitious, motivated, and dynamic individual to lead the commercial, operational asset management, and facilities management teams and help deliver our ambitious programme of work.
Responsible for increasing investment portfolio values, generating revenues, maintaining our estate, and investing proactively in the borough’s future, Property Services are crucial in delivering one of the Council’s key services. Building strong relationships across all our customers and stakeholders, whether they are private, public, voluntary or community and leading in the delivery of the council’s exciting investment agenda.
This role will have responsibility for a varied commercial and residential portfolio of projects and your knowledge and experience must include direct accountability for managing a diverse commercial and operational portfolio of assets including facilities management. You will need an ability to process complex information, deliver against competing deadlines, communicate amongst many internal and external stakeholders, as well as influencing, persuasion and negotiation skills. As well as leading the team, this role will also include developing property management and compliance reporting IT systems, preparing asset management plans, planned maintenance programmes aligned to annual budgeting.
Reporting to the Executive Director Property & Housing Assets, we will offer you a varied and challenging role with opportunities for professional development. If you are as ambitious as we are, you enjoy a challenge and you are looking to further your career in a dynamic environment, apply now and become part of an exciting team driving Great Yarmouth forward.
The is a key role in delivering the Council’s Corporate Plan and the economic regeneration of the Borough.
What you will get in return
The Council recognises that our employees are our most important asset, and we are aware that the quality and commitment of our employees is crucial to our success.
We offer the following benefits:
- A supportive culture and concern for the wellbeing of all colleagues
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- 31 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 33 after 5 years completed service
- 2 days additional leave at Christmas
- Agile Working
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Discounted gym membership
- Staff shopping discount scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Relocation Package
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Iain Robertson, Major Projects & Development Director 01493 846239 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to apply
You can apply online at gybc.engageats.co.uk. Please note that CVs are not accepted.
As part of your application please include the following in your supporting information:
- Why you are attracted to the role
- How you meet the requirements of the role using the job description/person specification
The council operates an equal opportunities policy, and we welcome applications from all parts of the community.
Closing date: 01 October 2023
Interviews: 11 & 12 October 2023