Assistant Director Corporate Asset Management
£450-600p/d Umbrella Rate (Inside IR35)
3 Months Initially (with view for extension)
Islington - flexi working
What will you do?
·To create and maintain an Asset Management Strategy for the portfolio including specific asset management plans for all key buildings and classes of property.
·To act on behalf of the Council as lead advisor regarding all non-social housing property and asset management issues in respect of both council owned land and buildings and other related property matters impacting the borough
·To ensure the Councils property portfolio is compliant and utilised to the best possible advantage, maximising the rental income and capital receipts, minimising liabilities, and optimising use in accordance with the Council's policies and wider strategic needs and ambitions.
·On behalf of the Council lead on all commercial property matters including lettings, lease restructures, debt management, rent reviews, lease renewals, licence renewals and all other landlord and tenant negotiations.
·Leading on the statutory requirements in respect of Right to Buy, Statutory Lease Extensions, Enfranchisement, and other residential related professional property matters.
·Leading on the delivery of professional advice in respect of all aspects of service delivery across the full range of use types including supporting colleagues in Housing, New Homes Delivery, Planning and Finance.
·Ensuring the delivery of the annual portfolio valuations required for accounting purposes.
·Prepare capital and revenue estimates for acquisition, disposal, and leasing of all types of Council owned property.
What do you need?
To be successful in your application for this role you will need to demonstrate the following on application and through the interview process:
·Able to attend public meetings, local neighbourhood forums, working parties and other meetings as directed by the Director New Homes and Corporate Landlord Service including, as necessary out of hours meetings.
·Experience working in housing for a local authority or other social housing provider is essential.
·Experience in managing a large team.
What to do next?
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a growing local authority. To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV.
To understand more about the role a JD is available upon request.