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Principal Strategic Surveyor

ERYC Grade 14 £46,845 per annum
Type Hours
Full Time
Beverley and surrounding area
Closing date
Job closes on 7 February
Job reference
Job reference: ASST000080
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The job itself

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full time

Days of work: Monday to Friday (operate flexible working policy)

Hours per week: 37 hrs per week

Service Area: Planning and Economic Regeneration / Asset Strategy

Place of Work: Beverley

We are keen to recruit an experienced and innovative professional to join an award winning Asset Management Team.

You will play a lead role in a team responsible for forward planning, developing projects, setting asset management investments, bidding, acting as the project sponsor and allocating and monitoring the resource allocation for the Council's budget across a broad and varied land and property portfolio within the East Riding. You also will have a key role in development and shaping of property solutions to respond to post Covid changes on estate requirements.

The postholder will play a key role working within a multidisciplinary professional team across both internal clients and external organisations. You will have a high level of understanding and experience of property and buildings related matters, planning, property management, resource allocation and budget management, together with extensive financial and data analysis skills. A high level of interpersonal, management and presentation skills are also required, together with a talent for innovation. Duties include asset management, programme & project management, business case and project development, strategic planning, analysis, report writing and stakeholder management.

We seek qualified and experienced building/property professionals, preferably from an RICS background, applicants with RIBA, BIFM, CIOB or CIBSE qualifications with the appropriate experience and skills will also be considered. We are looking for someone with tenacity, drive, creativity and commercial acumen. The successful candidate should ideally also possess, strong negotiation and advocacy skills and be persuasive communicator.

In return, the Council offers benefits including flexible and home working arrangements, discounted gym membership, generous leave entitlement, payment of professional subscriptions, structured development programme and Local Government Pension Scheme.

For further details about the post please follow the link below, or to discuss in more detail contact James Timm on 01482 393920.

How to Apply

Please upload a copy of your CV (including personal statement, details of your relevant experience, employment and salary history) and ensure this demonstrates how you meet the essential criteria for the job.

Closing date: 7th February 2021

Interview date: w/c 15th February 2021

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 249.06)

Please find a link below to download important Information for applicants:

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb) 

Information for applicants – Internal (PDF file, download size 16kb)

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