Interim Asset Manager - West Midlands

Posted 6 days ago by Park Avenue Recruitment
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A Local Authority in Staffordshire are looking for an experienced Service Manager to join their Assets team.

The role:

The role will involve the management of a team of technical and surveying staff to provide a comprehensive property management service for all aspects of the Council’s varied asset portfolio. Your main responsiblities will involve:

  • Ensuring that agreed programmes of works for cyclical maintenance
  • Improvement and/or repair contracts are delivered efficiently, effectively and economically
  • Technical advice is provided to internal and external clients
  • Contracts are procured and managed effectively
  • The commercial property portfolio is effectively managed with appropriate valuation, purchase, sale, lease and management information and advice provided as required
  • Effective relationships with building managers and project officers are built and working arrangements maintained with all clients to ensure that quality technical and asset management services are provided in a professional, customer focussed manner.

About you:

  • Educated to degree level in Building Surveying or equivalent relevant subject (Architecture, Quantity Surveying) with significant (at least 6 years) post qualification experience and/or qualified membership of either the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); the Chartered Institute Of Building (CIOB) or any other equivalent professional membership
  • NEBOSH qualification or equivalen
  • High level of experience of contributing towards formulation, implementation and delivery of investment programmes.
  • High level of experience in delivering and managing multi disciplinary and commercial contracted programmes.
  • Sound technical knowledge of Fire Safety, Asbestos, Building Services including Gas, Mechanical & Electrical services.
  • At least 6 years experience of general building surveying duties and public sector projects
  • Experience of managing a team and/or people in a similar environment, able to manage , motivate and develop staff in a logical, controlled and timely manner.
  • Experience of liaising directly with clients and stakeholders
  • Experience of managing contractor performance
  • Experience of planning and managing budgets
  • Experience of report writing and making recommendations to senior managers

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