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Strategic Asset ManagerRef: RMBC/17/00538

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Regeneration & Environment
Planning, Regeneration & Transport
Based at:  Riverside House
Salary details: £41,025 to £43,821 
Job details: 37 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 23 June 2017
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With the formation of a new Strategic Asset Management team, within the Asset Management Service, we are looking for an outstanding Strategic Asset Manager to enable an innovative organisation wide property management programme that will transform the Councils use of property assets in support of the Councils Property Asset Policy Principles:-

  • Property Policy Principle 1: Enabling delivery of the Council’s services and priorities.
  • Property Policy Principle 2: Supporting Economic Growth and Housing Growth.
  • Property Policy Principle 3: Maximising the opportunities that are available through the ‘whole public estate’.
  • Property Policy Principle 4: Developing Income from commercial/non-operational activities.
  • Property Policy Principle 5: Maximising the range of benefits through the commissioning of property projects and property services.

This is an exciting time to join the Council to make a real difference; working in the Asset Management Service and working with all Directorates and public and third sector partners. The new Strategic Asset Management Team has been designed to enable an organisation wide change in the way assets are used to deliver the Council’s priorities.

We’re seeking a property leader who can meet the challenge, through sustainable innovative and creative ways of working whilst having a passion for service excellence, in order to create an outstanding strategic property service that supports not only the Council and wider public sector services, but integrates asset management into support and enablement of the people, businesses and communities of Rotherham. You must have extensive previous experience of property management and development, including qualified Membership of the RICS with significant post-qualification experience. You will work closely with the different Directorates, within a Corporate Landlord model, you will oversee the (none education) Asset Management Policy, Strategy and programme delivery. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a brand new team that will play a key role in defining, developing and implementing a transformational programme of property change. 

The recruitment process will comprise of a formal interview, details of which will be confirmed at a later date.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Paul Smith, Head of Asset Management at RMBC on 01709 254061

Applications from Women, people from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities and Disabled People are welcomed as under-representation currently exists at this level within the organisation. Section 159 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

In order to support the Council’s requirement to save a further £41 million from its budget, by collective agreement, from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2020 there is a temporary 1.15% pay reduction from the advertised substantive salary quoted, which will be spread out by means of a weekly/monthly deduction (dependent on pay frequency) from each pay period over the full financial year. In recognition of implementing this temporary measure three additional day’s leave (pro rata for part time workers and new starters in year) will be granted.

This post will have access to the Public Services Network, if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at the Basic level (unspent criminal convictions). Further information can be found at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

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