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Commercial Property Manager

  • Role: Housing and Property Commercial Property Manager
  • Salary for this post is: £46,464 - £51,515 per annum
  • Vacancy Reference: 12_24

The Role

This is a great new opportunity at Lancaster City Council, to join the integrated Asset and Compliance Team responsible for the Council’s corporate property portfolio and its housing stock.

Working closely with the Council’s wider Property Group we are looking for an experienced Commercial Property Manager to help drive forward the Council’s approach to asset and estate management.

The Asset and Compliance Team are an integral part of the Council, and are key in managing the land and property portfolio effectively and efficiently. This is a new role within the Council, reflecting our ambitious plans in managing our property portfolio.  The post holder will be expected to think outside the box and ensure property occupation is maximised to the benefit of the Council achieving corporate priorities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the Council’s strategic approach as well as day to day co-ordination and management of the teams involved and works relating to our obligations in these areas. They will ensure the estates management function meets all regulatory, good practice and legal obligations, ensuring the safety of our properties, tenants, colleagues and visitors and reporting on performance.

You will play a key role in supporting a transformation programme to enhance our asset services and encouraging and promoting a positive culture across the Council.

This role is permanent. The hours of work for this post are 37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday and you will be based at Lancaster Town Hall, with the option for hybrid working available dependant on service requirements.

The Council currently operates an excellent Flexible Working Hours Scheme which applies to this post. Subject to the needs of this business, this may allow employees to work between the hours of 6:00am-10:30pm.

About You

You will identify with our organisational values of Pride, Ownership, Working Together and Ambition.

Our Benefits

Lancaster is a great place to work, as well as being part of something special you will also benefit from:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A range of employee benefits including discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, the opportunity to purchase extra time off, as well as discounts on days out, activities and retail.

Lancaster City Council has unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing both carbon emissions and the impacts of climate change.

We are an Investor in People, Forces Friendly employer, and an Armed Forces Covenant committed organisation. We welcome applications from defence reserves and other members of our armed forces community. We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from all parts of our community.

At Lancaster City Council we aim to have a diverse workforce that is representative of the district that we serve, and provide a working environment where each employee feels able to bring their whole self to work. We welcome applications from all sections of our community and provide several supportive and inclusive workplace networks and safe spaces for employees to feel connected. Our workplace wellbeing strategy drives our commitment to staff wellbeing initiatives and ensuring that our organisation is a great place to work for all.

We are a disability confident committed employer.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to update all applicants individually. If you do not receive a response from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then your application will have unfortunately been unsuccessful in progressing to interview.

Interview date: 12 June 2024

Commercial Property Manager

Lancaster, UK
£46,464 - £51,515 per annum

Published on 15 May 2024

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