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Location: Bury

Company: Bury Council

Salary: Grade 12 (£31,584 - £33,579)

Closing date: 05th Mar 2020

DepartmentBusiness Growth and Infrastructure – Property and Asset Management

Hours: 37 hours per week (flexible working scheme in operation)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Bury Council’s Property and Asset Management section for an enthusiastic general practice Surveyor to join the team.

The successful candidate will undertake an interesting, varied and challenging workload including property portfolio management, acquisition and disposals of land and buildings, valuations for a variety of purposes including Right to Buys the provision of property advice to a range of ‘client’ departments within the Council and assisting with taking forward a range of development and regeneration opportunities in the borough.

You will be RICS qualified and will need to be a team worker, willing to operate both under instruction and using your own initiative.

If you think this opportunity may be for you then we look forward to receiving your application.

The Interviews will be held on the 11-12 March 2020

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Job Description

Person Specification

Application (through the Greater Jobs website)

Contact Name: Kausar Thorp, Bury Council

Contact Details:, 0161 253 5976

Principal Urban Surveyor

Location: Cambridge, moving to Alconbury in 2021

Company: Cambridgeshire County Council

Salary: Starting salary £37,693 - £39,631

Closing date: 24th Feb 2020

A vacancy has arisen for a proactive property professional with a “can do attitude”.

Our team of 16 in the Cambridge office handle an interesting and varied caseload across a varied operational property portfolio comprising over 750 assets with a combined value of £0.9bn. The portfolio offers the chance to be involved in exciting and innovative projects ensuring the best management of existing property assets to support service provision, driving efficiencies and providing opportunities for capital and revenue returns.

We are looking for a Principal Surveyor to work in a team of 4 general practice/commercial surveyors dealing with sales, acquisitions, valuations and landlord and tenant work.

You should be a qualified property professional with experience in the public or private sectors and have a strong commercial focus. The job is interesting, challenging and offers considerable autonomy, responsibility and opportunities for career development and progression.

In return we offer flexible working arrangements to help manage work-life balance, generous holiday allowances and personal benefits including options for healthcare, childcare vouchers, gym membership discounts, training and an excellent index-linked, defined benefit pension scheme including life assurance benefits.

We welcome applications from those returning to work or considering part time work.

Starting salary will be in the range £37,693 - £39,631.  The job is based in Cambridge but will be relocating to Alconbury in 2021. You will benefit from generous annual holidays, an excellent pension scheme, flexible working, family friendly policies and plenty of opportunities for training and career progression.

Contact details

Apply online at or contact John Macmillan (01223 699092) for an informal discussion. Applications close on Monday 24 February.


Head of Strategic Asset Management

Location: Salford

Company: Salford City Council

Salary: Band F £64,522 - £69,145

Closing date: 20th Feb 2020

We are looking to appoint a dynamic senior leader to direct and drive the strategic management of the council’s property portfolio and the management of the Council’s investment and non-operational asset properties.

This is an excellent opportunity to shape the direction and effectiveness of the council’s strategic asset management plan; ensure we leverage our assets; provide robust integrated public services, working closely with Greater Manchester Combined Authority and a wide range of other public/ private sector partners to determine and deliver the best use of Council assets and the delivery of public sector services to best support ongoing change within the City and the needs of its citizens.

You will have extensive knowledge and experience and a demonstrable track record in dealing with complex strategic property portfolios and issues and the ability to maximise funding opportunities to assist in the delivery of the Councils objectives. You will be an excellent and proactive leader with demonstrable people management skills with the ability to think strategically and act practically and effectively with a wide range of stakeholders both internally and externally.  

Leading Salford
At Salford we are committed to supporting our leaders to grow and from day one we’ll support you to succeed as a Salford leader through ongoing learning and development. This will include some core #LeadingSalford development and an immediate opportunity to gain a relevant leadership qualification.

About your benefits
You will be welcomed into a friendly environment and have the opportunity to work and grow in a values based organisation where people are at the heart of everything we do. We promote a positive permission culture, empowering you to make a difference. Your opinions matter to us and you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel, pension and salary sacrifice schemes.  In addition to this we offer a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs. 

You will, ideally, be technically qualified to degree level and be professionally qualified from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS- General Practice Division) or equivalent with an extensive practical application of knowledge post professional qualification.  

Supporting documents

Role Profile.docx
Working for Salford.pdf


If you want to discuss or have any questions please contact  0161-790-3050  

CV’s should be submitted to  


Senior Estates Surveyors

Location: Rochdale

Company: Rochdale Borough Council

Salary: £41,675 - £45,559

Closing date: 08th Mar 2020

An opportunity has arisen to join Rochdale Borough Council’s expanding property services team.

Based in the award-winning Number One Riverside building, the role presents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate, as the property team continues to play a major role in the regeneration of the borough and income generation through the council’s asset strategy.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate experience of property disposals, acquisitions by agreement and CPO, and landlord and tenant negotiations.

Ref: RO-36168

For more information and to apply online visit:



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