Head of Service - Corporate Landlord - Ref: RT67420
It’s an exciting time to join Walsall Council. Put simply we are changing how we do things. Our transformation programme PROUD is moving forward at pace, we are investing in technology and crucially we continue to invest in our greatest asset, our staff. It’s a great place to be and the opportunities are endless. If you have the ambition and talent we want to hear from you.
The newly created Corporate Landlord includes centralised Asset Management, Commissioning and Programming and Hard and Soft FM functions. The delivery model for the council will retain an in-house team sufficient to undertake property strategy, capital programme/project development and management, intelligent client supplier/contract management and performance management functions. This will be supported by appropriate new best-in-class service provider contracts. There are three senior opportunities available, including:
Head of Service – Corporate Landlord
£74,368 - £80,824 per annum
As Head of Service you will lead, manage and develop Walsall’s Corporate Landlord services, providing strong, inspirational leadership and direction for staff, facilitating a one-team culture across the organisation. You will develop effective working relationships with both internal and external partners. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring property assets are maintained and managed in accordance with corporate strategic priorities, standards, and relevant property health & safety legislation. The postholder will also be responsible for the commissioning and technical project management of major capital property/asset schemes and delivery of value for money facilities management services.
Closing date: 30th April 2021
Politically restricted post
Legislation imposes restrictions on political activity for certain local government employees. This position is designated as a politically restricted (sensitive) post as set out in Part 1 the Local Government & Housing Act 1989 and the Local Government (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990 (LGO(PR)R 1990) [SI 851] and S.30 of the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.