Asset Manager

Ref: DJRL1037
Role: Asset Manager
Type: FTC until April 2020
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, East Midlands
Salary: Up to £47,500 + Benefits

Our client is looking to recruit a dynamic and innovative corporate Asset Manager to lead and advise as part of a new team delivering major multi £million development projects and enterprise support in Northampton.

The Asset Manager will provide a high quality and comprehensive strategic and operational commercial Asset Management service to the public body. The role will include all aspects of property valuation, property management, leasing, property review and appraisal, whether related to operational, investment or surplus property holdings.

As Asset Manager you will manage a diverse range of commercial investment property to maximise rental income and investment value. You will provide strategic support in terms of formulation and implementation of policy, working with other strategic partners as necessary. For example: HCA, DCLG, NCC, LEP’s and so on.

You will be required to drive delivery of the commercial assets work in order to maximise the benefits to the public body. You will need to lead on the valuation of the property for a wide range of purposes including: insurance, fixed asset register, feasibility studies, options appraisal, acquisition and disposal, RTB and letting purposes. You will need to undertake property reviews and evaluation work to be able to identify scope for alternatives uses of property, enhanced asset values, disposal or transfer options. You will also coordinate the disposal of surplus property to maximise the generation of capital receipts.

Part of your role will be to manage the building maintenance function to ensure adherence to statutory and regulatory frameworks.

The successful candidate will:
• Have at least 5 years relevant broad estate management experience post entry into professional membership of RICS.
• Have experience of managing a multi-disciplinary team, including professionally qualified staff.
• Have strong knowledge and experience of property valuation for wide range of purposes, strong understanding of statue and regulations related to the ownership of land and property and ability to accurately interpret complex legal documents.
• Have experience or knowledge of working within a local authority estate management role.
• Have experience of contract negotiation and management.
• Have strong problem solving and analytical skills.
• Have IT skills including knowledge of the GVAS system.

In return, our client will provide you with an excellent benefits package with a fantastic pension, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and flexible working.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: or visit us at: We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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