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Head of Estates and Asset Management – Bromley – London

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Job Category: Construction Property
Job Type: Contract Temporary
Job Location: BR1 Bromley Greater London
Reference: SW261023
Salary: £525 per day

iPeople SC Solutions is currently recruiting for Head of Estates and Asset Management for our client based in Bromley and surrounding areas.

The successful post holder will lead the Estates and Assets Team, with responsibility for estate management, namely valuations, acquisitions, disposals and property development in respect of the Council’s operational property as well as its investment property portfolio, in accordance with regulatory and statutory requirements.

This post is required to work successfully with the Head of Facilities Management and the Head of Capital Projects, as well as the Assistant Director of Property to ensure the effective running of the Strategic Property service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be the Council’s principal officer in the delivery of estate management, acquisitions, disposals, and property development, providing expert advice, leadership and guidance.
  • To ensure that the Council’s property portfolio is managed efficiently in accordance with regulatory and statutory requirements.
  • To lead the Estates and Assets Management team by delivering a comprehensive commercial property management function in respect of the Council’s diverse property portfolio (approx. 2000 Assets) and to contribute to the delivery and management of those estate management activities.
  • To build relationships with other Council teams and key partners across the borough, ensuring that the postholder has a borough wide understanding of the Council’s role and services.
  • To undertake client and tenant communication/consultation, property management and to undertake professional activities including rent review and lease renewal negotiations, acquisitions, disposals, the preparation of valuations and marketing of vacant property, RICS Red Book, and as required providing advice regarding rating and CPO as appropriate.
  • Act as the organisational lead on managing the Council’s Asset Valuation process, liaising closely with the Capital Accountancy team and Internal and External Auditors. Ensure that asset valuations are prepared to specification ensuring compliance with statutory regulations and requirements.
  • To actively address the de-carbonisation of the public estate.
  • To monitor and address the health, safety and wellbeing of staff, and service users, in relation to estate management, as well as tenants ensuring a high standard of communication and service.
  • To establish and implement appropriate commercial strategies and improvement programmes for the Council’s commercial property and other let portfolios, including compliance with H & S and other statutory requirements and in accordance with agreed leases.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • In depth knowledge of estates and asset management.
  • In depth knowledge of health and safety legislation and buildings statutory compliance.
  • Knowledge of residential portfolio management.
  • Knowledge of building materials and construction risks to consider when acquiring property.
  • Knowledge of contractual arrangements and effective document management systems.
  • Knowledge of the Corporate Landlord system and approach.

Working Hours: 40 hours, Monday – Friday 

If you are interested in this position, please apply with your CV.

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