Warwickshire Property and Development Group (WPDG) is a company limited by shares wholly owned by Warwickshire County Council (WCC). WPDG has been established to deliver high quality sustainable developments and drive forward housing, economic development and regeneration across Warwickshire, to provide
WCC with a long-term income stream to reinvest in Council services.
The Group has responsibility to manage a diverse Council property portfolio of circa 600 assets comprising farms and smallholdings, country parks, schools, public buildings, industrial and commercial lets. The post holder will have a crucial role in supporting the delivery of the estate management functions to ensure best value for the Council.
About the role
Working collaboratively across the WPDG team and reporting to the Head of Assets, the post holder will support the Asset Management Team on various property matters but a key focus will include the statutory smallholdings estate extending to circa 5,000 acres. This estate comprises a mix of 45 equipped smallholdings, bare land holdings, retirement cottage, fishing agreements, allotments, woodland and conservation land. Providing a rental income over £1M, these properties are managed through 100 lettings comprising Farm Business Tenancies (FBTs), AHA tenancies, commercial leases, licences, residential lets, and internal agreements.
We are looking for a person who has some experience in rural matters to assist with that core activity but also is interested in supporting the wider portfolio.
This is a great opportunity to join a team of experienced surveyors working on a range of activities across the county.
In-house training and guidance will be provided as well as the opportunity to undertake qualification and training courses to move up to the next level with the full support of the organisation.
If you are excited to join WPDG and help shape the future of Warwickshire, then please read the full job description for further information about the role.
For further information about the role please contact Carol Drake-Lee via firstname.lastname@example.org
For full Job Description and Person Specification click link here.
Closing date: 27th November 2023
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