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Interim Estates Manager

Spencer Clarke Group
London (South), London (Greater)
£400 to £500 per day DOE
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Land, Property, Construction, Proptech
Contract Type
Commercial Property
Application Type
Quick Apply

Job Title: Interim Estates Manager

Location: South London / Hybrid

Contract: 6-months ongoing

Pay: Inside IR35 - Negotiable

A South London Council is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Interim Estates Manager.



Main Responsibilities

  • As an experienced professional in the Estate Management Team within the Resources Department the individual will contribute to the strategic management of the council’s property portfolio to ensure that the best use and income generation/cost savings opportunities are delivered. They will participate in acquisitions, disposals, including those to third party led regeneration projects and programmes, asset and general valuation work and all tenure related matters of the Council as landlord or tenant. 
  • The team is responsible for developing the corporate Asset Management Plan and implementing a programme identifying and working up opportunities that meet the council’s vision and values and deliver the required outputs. A key element will be to deliver savings towards the Croydon Challenge targets through better use of the Council’s assets.
  • The post will also require working with service areas and partner organisations to challenge their use of buildings and help develop property strategies to support their areas of responsibility which will often require management of competing demands.
  • The Estates and Asset Managers are the Council’s key commercial property advisors ensuring that all property and asset management related issues accord with the council’s strategic vision are undertaken in a professional manner, comply with all statutory and professional guidelines, and represent best consideration for the Council, whether undertaken internally  or outsourced.



  • The post holder should be able to work unsupervised and in a pressurised environment in order to meet many deadlines. The post holder should have excellent communication skills to be able to deal with both other property professionals and to be able to explain property issues to non professionals including Council members and members of the public in a non-technical manner The post holder should have appropriate interpersonal skills to manage a small professional team and management support team and to ensure that the team works well within the larger Finance and Assets Division and the Council as a whole. The post holder should have the ability to work with standard IT programmes including E Mail, Word, Excel and be able to quickly learn other specialist programmes including the Property database (Technology Forge), and  Sharepoint . The post holder should have ability to manage elements of the Property Budget in conjunction with the Councils Finance Officers and Head of Service The post holder should be able to demonstrate that they have experience in all areas of property work including Acquisitions and Disposals, Commercial Landlord and Tenant, Valuations, Rating, major planning issues etc


If you are interested in applying, please apply now with your CV and contact Chris Wilkinson at Spencer Clarke Group

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