Surveyor – Property Asset Management x 2Full Time
Salary up to £50,728 (dependent on skills and experience)
Salary Grade PO2: £37,842 to £40,728 and potential market factor supplement of up to £10k (market factor supplement is reviewed annually)
Do you get excited about optimising the use of property assets for the public good?
Do you love managing a varied property portfolio, dealing with everything from offices to industrial estates, rural to telecoms?
Do you want to be a part of a professional team, with a truly flexible working culture that supports a positive balance between work and family life?
The roleWe are looking for a Surveyor, who will support the day to day management of the Council’s commercial estate
You will be required to carry out all surveyor responsibilities within the Council’s commercial estate (land and building for occupation and investment) to meet the Strategic Asset Management Plan, corporate objectives, and, by generating income, supporting the delivery of excellent services.
You will be responsible for a specific commercial asset portfolio, or portfolios, and will assist the Senior Surveyors and the Head of Property Asset Management to create and implement asset specific strategies (retail, rural, industrial, general/other) within an overall Commercial Asset Strategy, ensuring asset optimisation, reducing expenditure, increasing income, developing and maintaining a fully occupied well balanced portfolio whilst ensuring compliance with all Council policies, procedures and legislation.
You will continually work to maximise income and reduce expenditure from the Council’s commercial property portfolio, raise standards and support excellent service delivery.
The teamSPS is a growing team of public sector property professionals, who are passionate about optimising Enfield Council's property assets to create community dividends. We have created an ambitious new Strategic Asset Management Plan for Enfield, which will deliver on the Council's broadest corporate objectives, including economic growth, diversity, sustainability, well-being and new homes. We manage all 1,100 of Enfield's non-housing assets, from our own operational accommodation, to industrial estates, retail assets and farms in the Green Belt, with a current income of c.£8M p/a from our investment estate. We act as the Council's Corporate Landlord, responsible for ensuring compliance across the portfolio. We undertake all aspects of property asset management, from leases and licences, to disposals, acquisitions, development deals and joint ventures. We are the custodians of all Enfield's Property Information and operate the Council's Asset Management System. We are also growing the Council's capacity and capability in Geographical Information Systems (mapped data). Our aim is to have a comprehensive and qualified property team, to provide Enfield Council with an exemplar professional property service.
The requirementsYou will have sound asset/estate management knowledge and proven competency at Surveyor level in commercial and/or public sector surveying across a diverse mixed-use commercial portfolio.
Experience in undertaking Landlord & Tenant matters such as lease renewals, rent reviews, estate management, valuations, acquisitions, disposals, rating as well as regeneration projects are key requirements for this role.
You will bring experience in supporting a commercial/investment portfolio whilst assisting with creating opportunities to generate growth, income and maximise commercial potential.
You should demonstrate good problem-solving skills and have experience of working with a variety of client groups collaboratively within an asset management/estate management team to deliver projects on time, within budget whilst responding positively to changing/competing demands.
SummaryIn SPS no day is the same and there are constant challenges, but we all share a vision, which is to ensure that Enfield’s property assets are made the most of, for the benefit of Enfield’s people.
This role requires that you upload your supporting statement and CV as one document. Please ensure that you address in your supporting statement how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.
Your supporting statement and CV should be uploaded as 1 document in the "CV/Work History upload" section of the online application form.
Our standard guidance through this application will state that your CV will not be visible to the manager at application stage. However, please note as the manager would like a supporting statement attached to your CV as your application to apply for this role, your CV will be visible to the manager as soon as it has been submitted. As we operate a process of name blind recruitment you do not need to include your name on your CV.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
- Flexible approach to working hours patterns, ideal for people with caring responsibilities.
- Ability to work remotely as well as in the office or on site.
- Annual upward salary increments within the stated salary scale
- An excellent pension through the (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods e.g. CIPFA and RICS.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always #Happy to Talk Flexible Working.
Closing and Interview DatesClosing Date: Midnight, 12 November 2019
Interview Date: TBC
Additional InformationIf you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley Taal Gaye on 0208 132 1043 or . A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.
If you would like to know more about the role, please email Justin Caslake at for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.