Property Asset Principal – Property Review (x2)

Lancashire County Council
Preston, Lancashire
£44,624 to £48,684
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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We are currently recruiting…

A creative and skilled Property Asset Principal to work within the Property Review and Performance Team in Asset Management at Lancashire County Council.

Immerse yourself in our varied and exciting property portfolio and become one of our outstanding Property Asset Principals. Your abundance of experience and knowledge in the industry will permit you to breeze into this role effortlessly and allow you to make your mark straight away. You will be involved with the strategic review od our property portfolio which will include issues ranging from estates and financial areas to design, project and programme management. We want a professional who really knows the finer details of the strategic property requirements of Local Government and be able to hit the ground running. Your experience will also extend to working in a political environment, coupled with substantial understanding of how public services operate. Are you a strategic thinker who can inspire clients and colleagues alike? 

What we are looking for…

Challenge – you will need to take everything in your stride identifying the key priorities and scheduling your workload accordingly – we want you to lead the way, engaging and inspiring in every aspect of your work, being the driving force of projects across the council – your superior organisational and negotiation skills will be sure to make a memorable first impression, managing expectations and challenging internal and external stakeholders – your confidence will need to radiate in your meetings, not being afraid to question and challenge set ideas and ways of thinking to ensure the best outcome

Inspirational, Resilient and Strategic – you will need to adapt to various changes that arise and be resilient, putting your change management skills into full swing – managing your small team you will encourage them to follow your way of working with enthusiasm and attention to detail – we need you to have flawless communication skills being able to articulate yourself effectively with senior managers, in order to demonstrate your extensive knowledge and understanding of strategic premises issues – you will be able to be firm but fair in your decision making, showing your passion and drive for achieving the best possible results

Innovative – your innovative flair will ensure ultimate success for the council, putting your background and understanding of property portfolios to good use – you will be tackling various issues on a daily basis and will need to adapt in our changing environment, putting methods in place to resolve and develop our extensive range of areas – problem solving is a key element to accomplishing the desired results, so thinking critically and swiftly must be one of your strengths – your skills and substantial contribution to our organisation will enable us to continue on our journey for significant development and change – join us and make a remarkable difference to the public sector's property projects!

Why join us…

Benefits: There's fabulous flexibility and the opportunity to create the work life balance you'll love with up to 31 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 2 additional days at Christmas and then an additional 20 days that can be purchased too – we have a generous local government pension with shared AVC's available then a benefits package which has everything from dog care to day care, holidays at home or abroad, long service awards, Medicash, support groups, cycle to work schemes and eye tests plus much more

Development: you'll get support and development along the journey – there will be time for supportive reflection and supervision for yourself, opportunities for personal/professional qualifications and development, multidisciplinary initiatives, mentoring, the opportunity to make a difference, feel valued and achieve the job satisfaction you've always wanted plus all the benefits of working with Lancashire County Council

Inclusivity: we don't have a "one size fits all" idealism, we embrace diversity and that includes around personal and family requirements so appreciate that you'll want to be working from home when you can, your hours may vary or change and for us – delivering successful outcomes is more important than watching the clock

How to apply…

Please feel free to contact us for an initial informal and confidential chat:

Emma Pearse on 01772 533230 

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