Strategic & Commercial Asset Manager
You will act as lead officer for Fixed Assets in the development of asset and capital strategies that seek to deliver meaningful savings to the client and improve service delivery and accessibility, bringing forward potential new projects as necessary. Using the experience gained in working in a commercial environment, you will develop, lead and take forward strategies and opportunities aimed at securing significant capital investment into the client's assets.
Main areas of responsibility are to:-
Act as the lead professional in Fixed Assets in all matters relating to capital and asset planning, estate rationalisation, asset performance, investment prioritisation, changing service needs, project feasibility studies, identifying assets for disposal or purchase. Use knowledge of external markets to identify and create commercial and project opportunities in line with clients priorities, bidding for funding, undertaking and structuring new business ventures working with colleagues and working with private sector partners including in JV or LABV arrangements, advising the Head of Fixed Assets as appropriate.
Lead and manage the Estates & Asset Management Teams to ensure effective and efficient service delivery, providing advice and support to individual team members, undertaking staff appraisals and six month reviews, organising regular team meetings, monitoring staff performance, identifying and overseeing training needs and resolving issues that arise on a day-to-day basis, applying relevant Council policies, processes and procedures as appropriate, including undertaking responsibilities in relation to cost centre management.
Enabling the Asset Management Team to meet the corporate priorities of securing savings and maximise income by improving the performance of the clients estate to reflect staff reductions, increasing staff agility and changing service requirements, developing the clients Asset Management Plan and Capital Strategy. Supporting the Estates Management Team in a management capacity, by undertaking an active asset management role, providing advice on agreements, leases, tenancies, consents and contracts and in the proactive management of the Council's estates to enhance financial performance.
Please email or call 0207 318 5871