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Company: Stockport Council

Location: Hybrid: Stockport Civic Complex & remote working

Salary: £48,474 - £54,986

Telephone: 07815997564

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Strategic Lead for Asset Management

Stockport Council Logo

Company: Stockport Council

Salary: £48,474 - £54,986

Telephone: 07815997564

£48,474 – £54,986
37 hours, Full-Time
Hybrid: Stockport Civic Complex & remote working

Application Deadline: 31 May 2024
Shortlisting Date: w/c 3 June 2024
Interview Date: w/c 10 June 2024
Interview Type: Face to Face (MS Teams call available by prior agreement)

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of Stockport Council and how it interacts with its residents through neighbourhood engagement and the built environment. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership of the Council’s Development and Investment Estate with focus on developing the assets held in the portfolio and delivering excellent outcomes for our stakeholders.

The estate covers a wide range of assets including Stockport Exchange, Merseyway Shopping centre and Aurora Industrial Estate.

This will include the development and execution of asset plans, development of capital schemes and management of external consultants supporting the investment estate.

You will form part of the leadership group of the Estates and Asset Management team within the Place Directorate who are responsible for the councils land and property assets and capital delivery program

About You

You will be an ambitious property professional looking to take the career to the next stage. Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual with focus on problem solving who is keen to embrace the challenge of driving forward our estate with a key customer focus.

You will be capable of manging a complex set of priorities and working hard to deliver the best possible outcomes whilst managing our resources and ensuring Stockport has a safe and compliant estate.

About Us

As a service we are responsible for the Councils land and property assets and the delivery of major capital projects. We are a diverse team of property professionals of all levels who are focused on delivering exceptional results for the Borough and our stakeholders.

We work closely with the wider Place directorate and the wider council colleagues beyond. Our role is to act as key enablers to support the Councils priorities and support the One Stockport Plan.

We are a welcoming and inclusive team and would welcome an informal conversation with anyone interested in the role.

At Stockport Council we are one ambitious team on a mission to create opportunities for everyone who lives, works and spends time in the borough. Working at Stockport Council means contributing to one of the most thriving towns in the North. We’re keen to recruit people with the right values and behaviours that can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do.

We are proud to be recognised under the Good Employment Charter as an organisation committed to the wellbeing of our colleagues. As members of the charter, we have been recognised as a great place to work for all colleagues and pledge to pay the real living wage, engage staff in key decisions and endorse fair and flexible working conditions.

How to apply

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role and would like to be considered, please click here to apply.

If you would like to find out more about the role please contact James Kington via email or call on 07815997564 for an informal discussion about the role.

Stockport Council holds a Visa sponsorship licence but this can only be used for certain roles and this campaign does not qualify.

Additional information

Stockport Council is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce culture – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities to join our workforce.

We want our employees to have a good work life balance and in many job roles we can offer a range of flexible/hybrid working arrangements. We also have inclusive employment policies and staff engagement forums to support our diverse workforce.  We will listen to, learn from, and develop our workforce.

Please note that we have made a commitment to improve the employment opportunities for people with disabilities, care leavers and ex-military personnel. As part of the Guaranteed Assessment Scheme you will therefore be guaranteed an interview if you meet both the criteria for the scheme and the essential job role criteria.

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