Head of Service - Asset Management

Posted 25 November 2021
SalaryNeogtiable to market rates
Job type Contract
DisciplineInterim & Executive
Contact NameJoe O’halloran

Job description

If you’re searching for a rewarding and fulfilling career opportunity, look no further.

Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside a Local Authority in Greater manchester to appoint an Interim Head of Service - Asset Management on a 6-month contract.

As a successful Head of Service, your duties will be:

  • Manage and implement the Council’s Strategic Asset Management Plan
  • Where necessary, provide technical advice to Place Development colleagues involved in delivering major redevelopment schemes across the Borough
  • Formulate strategic recommendations concerning the opportunities for developing and/or maximising the use of council property assets.
  • Provide or procure valuation advice for high value commercial transactions and negotiate terms of complex Lease and/or Development Agreements
  • Apply risk management and whole life costing concepts in the assessment and appraisal of opportunities
  • Develop and implement departmental Service Improvement Action Plans relating to the Asset Management and Estates function, as required.

To be considered, you will have the following knowledge/experience:

  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), or similar qualification in Property Development/Estates Management/Valuation/Asset Management with proven post qualification experience
  • A formal management qualification or other systematic management development incorporating leadership, time management and goal setting
  • Proven experience at middle or senior management level
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Professional competence in the acquisition of land by agreement and compulsory purchase and the sale of public land and property, valuation of assets, strategic asset management and ownership within a Local Authority, or other significant organisation, identifying development potential and opportunities within a large and varied Corporate Property Portfolio


What’s on offer

  • Salary: Negotiable to market rates
  • Contract type: 6 Months
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 37 hrs
  • Location: Hybrid Working (3 days in the office in Bolton, WFH the rest of the time)

How to apply

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Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

•             Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities

•             Market leading referrals of up to £500

•             Post Placement Aftercare

•             Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers