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Land and Property Asset Surveyor

Land and Property Asset Surveyor
Hours of Work: 36.5 per week
Salary: £37,024-£41,671 per annum + exclusive benefits
Closes: 29th August 2021
Location: 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham, B19 3SD

We are looking for a Land and Property Asset Surveyor to join our Asset Management Team (part of our Housing and Regeneration directorate) and take responsibility for the provision and coordination of an effective asset and property management service.

The role reports to our Head of Strategic Assets and ensures that all external property services in relation to corporate land and property are managed effectively and secure value for money.

What will you be doing?

, Advise on strategy for land and property to support Asset Management objectives
, Give and procure advice on lettings, land and property strategy
, Commission regular site visits, inspections, and appropriate maintenance works for non-operational assets to ensure that any risks are mitigated, including adverse possession claims
, Negotiate optimal suitable terms in respect of leases, licenses, sales, acquisitions, easements, options, break clauses, and other land and property related matters in relation to land and property
, Gather accurate asset information about WMCA's land and property portfolio, and ensure that good records are kept
, Undertake and ensure all residential lettings are completed effectively and efficiently
, Minimise the impact of environmental performance on any tenancies, providing support and advice to improve ratings to mitigate any risk
, Prepare/approve notices required in relation to land and property matters to derive maximum benefit from the property portfolio including rent review notices, service charges, and termination notices
, Be the point of contact for contract management and liaison with the panel of professional property advisors (surveyors, valuers, consultants, agents, and letting agents) to reduce the amount of empty property and maximise on income streams from new tenants
, Undertake regular reviews rates and rents concentrating on continuous improvement and optimisation
, Manage current tenancy arrangements, particularly at 16 Summer Lane, Bus Stations, and Bromsgrove Rail Station

About you

Our ideal candidate will have an appropriate professional qualification (RICS) and have demonstrable experience in dealing with land and valuation matters in relation to capital projects, including knowledge of compulsory purchase and compensation, conveyancing and landlord and tenant procedures and the management of land and property, business rates and be able to carry out site investigations where required.

Knowledge of the legal regime and the financial arena in which the WMCA operates would be a very real advantage.

About the team

The Strategic Asset Management Team is a corporate resource to the West Midlands Combined Authority, providing strategic and professional facility and asset management advice as well as managing all maintenance work to the head office at 16 Summer Lane, including development of a workspace and accommodation programme.

We provide a land surveying resource that deals with all our existing properties rents, rates, and renewals.

We also support with strategic advice for acquisitions, commissioning external advice where necessary.

As a team, we also maintain the asset information for the organisation through various means including an asset management system that assists us in maintaining our assets both reactively and in line with regulatory compliance.

About us

Our role in the West Midlands has never been more important and in these extraordinary times we've shown we can step forward, speak up for our region, and bring people together.

Everything we do is focused on making life better for people in the West Midlands - that's our reason for being here and it drives every move we make.

We lead and support others to deliver our shared future vision for the region - a happier, healthier, better-connected place to live and work.

We fully believe that we are only as great as the people who work for us and are committed to providing a positive, healthy and inclusive working environment where our people feel valued and respected.

We are a “Leaders in Diversity” accredited organisation, are in the Inclusive Top 50 Employers List, and are one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women.

Our employees feel they can make a difference and are excited by the growth and the potential to shape the future.

As we undergo a period of significant change, our employees are engaging with what is going on and we are encouraging a culture where people feel they can contribute towards improvements.

We're ambitious, forward-thinking, and determined to find better ways of working, always leading the way in what we do.

We trust and support each other to get the job done and encourage creativity, originality, and curiosity from those who work with us.

We're committed to creating an accessible and diverse workplace, one that nurtures an inclusive environment where our people can be themselves.

If your values align with ours and you're committed to working towards creating a future we can all be proud of, we want to hear from you.

Please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our online application site.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £37024.00 - £41671.00 per annum + + exclusive benefits
  • Location:
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Property
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Tel: 02392 387722
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  • Posted: 2021-08-20 13:15:03 -

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