Head of Estates and Valuation

  • Job Reference: LG3
  • Date Posted: 12 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £500 Per Day
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Head of Estates and Valuation
Location: London
Length: 3 Months potentially ongoing
Status: Inside IR35

A local council is seeking a Head of Estates and Valuation to plan, develop and deliver an expert professional service and ensure that the professional standards are delivered

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the estates and valuation team in the delivery of corporate landlord services ensuring that they are delivered to  high professional standard
  • Collaborate with all Corporate Directors in order to develop an understanding of Asset management in all areas of the Council Estate Management plans
  • To be the council’s lead professional Valuation and property management representative
  • Ensure that the council complies with its obligations to obtain best consideration in line with Section 123 of the Local Government Act 1972
  • Establish and develop a structure of consulting with key stakeholders including members and service leads
  • Lead Senior CPO Surveyors team, Right to Buy team and the Estates Valuation team
  • Manage the external contractor who are responsible for leases and rent reviews


  • Substantial knowledge and experience of managing asset management teams in a complex corporate or public service environment
  • Experienced in managing a property portfolio and dealing with rent reviews, lease renewals, valuations, acquisitions and disposals of property 
  • Robust experience of relationship management, including working with providers to deliver improvements
  • Ability to manage, interpret and present large amounts of performance and other data
  • Member or Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and ideally a registered Valuer

If you have experience to match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Jagdish Bal or Tom Rees on 020 7557 7667 and email you CV to localgovernment@venngroup.com

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