Estate And Facilities Manager

  • £47,844 to £51,720 plus lease car or lease car subsidy of £3,050 pa
  • Ashford, Kent
  • Ashford Borough Council

Ashford Borough Council is not just any local authority. We think commercially, we are entrepreneurial, we think creatively and do things differently. The Corporate Property and Projects team is driving forward this agenda not just within the council and borough, but countywide and organisations from further afield are taking note of the innovative approach we have adopted.

The council is actively looking at the management of land, securing and maintaining important assets and enabling the delivery of major regeneration projects in the borough. By doing so it is making Ashford a vibrant and thriving borough, as well as securing new funding streams to enable us to enhance our services and manage funding reductions from government.

The role will encompass the management of the Council’s commercial, industrial and other non-residential properties and holdings. Overseeing a portfolio of transactional challenges on matters relating to the acquisition, disposal and valuation of properties, including commercial landlord and tenant issues. Management of the Estates and in-house Facilities teams.

You will need to agree new and renewal leases, as well as rent reviews. To provide a professional valuation and estate management service to the Council in connection with its land and property holdings. Monitoring tenancy agreements. Making sure the property is being used appropriately and properties are well maintained and provide adequate returns on investment. You will have a Sound knowledge of landlord and tenant negotiations and an understanding of landlord & tenant law.

Applicants will have Considerable estate management experience. With good business and commercial acumen. You will hold a Professional qualification with a relevant degree qualification, minimum level 6 qualification, within estates management, property or surveying background. You will be a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or equivalent membership of a chartered property related recognised professional institute.

For an informal discussion please contact Dan Stone on 01233 330305.

Closing date: 02.01.2020

To apply please visit the jobs page of our website and complete an online application form at

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