West Berkshire Council

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Property Asset Officer

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £39,186 to £45,411 per annum (Grade J)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/07/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you an experienced Property Asset Officer looking for a new challenge within a dynamic and forward-thinking local authority?

West Berkshire Council is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Finance and Property Service as a Property Asset Officer.

As a Property Asset Officer, you will play a key role in the management and maintenance of the Council's property portfolio.

Reporting to the Service Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking property inspections, surveys, and valuations
  • Managing lease agreements and property transactions
  • Providing expert advice on property-related matters
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and regulations
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to deliver effective property solutions

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in property asset management
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation and regulations
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • The ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
  • A professional qualification in a relevant field (e.g., RICS) is desirable but not essential

This role is fixed term until 31st December 2025  – Funding limited project

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 29 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Richard Turner, Service Manager, on 01635 503653 or email Richard.Turner@westberks.gov.uk.

Join us at West Berkshire Council and contribute to making a positive difference in our local community. Apply now to be part of our dedicated team of professionals.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.

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