Property and Projects Manager

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Civic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore, WR10 1PT
£41,881 - £45,859
09 Jun 2021
27 Jun 2021
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Wychavon District Council is a great place to work, with high levels of resident satisfaction and motivated staff who enjoy working with us. Located in South Worcestershire the district boasts a beautiful natural environment, a rich heritage and plenty to do and see. Wychavon district is also ranked as second best rural place to live in the UK.

We pride ourselves on being a progressive organisation who spends time and energy on what we know matters to our residents and communities – things like creating jobs, keeping the streets clean, helping people feel safe and preventing homelessness.

Our staff are at the heart of what we do, and as a result we are always looking to recruit, develop and retain the very best talent we can find.  That's why, as well as a satisfying job, we offer a range of attractive benefits, such as flexible working arrangements, generous holiday entitlements, a pension scheme, plenty of opportunities for personal development, and discounted gym membership.

We share a Chief Executive and a joint senior management team with Malvern Hills District Council.  Whilst they retain their own political structures and distinct identities, the joint management structure allows us to maximise the opportunity to deliver a wide range of good value services to our customers and communities, and operate and develop shared services and partnership arrangements with each other and with other councils.

Property and Projects Manager
£41,881 - £45,859 per annum
37 hours per week 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the leadership and development of a diverse property function including   property/estate management, the operation of the Councils CCTV function, capital project management, corporate Health and Safety and insurance.

The Council has a strong track record of delivering innovative capital projects including building a Hospital and GP practice in Pershore, building two Waitrose Supermarkets and  renewing and extending leisure centres in Evesham and Droitwich. A significant part of this role is to utilise and manage the in-house resources to deliver the next round of schemes and to identify new opportunities which enhance the Councils portfolio.

The post-holder will need to demonstrate commitment to delivering the Council's values of great customer service, openness and accountability, innovation and improvement and fairness and respect


In addition, this role requires the successful candidate to be responsible for championing and demonstrating the Council’s Leadership Behaviour Framework by leading, inspiring, communicating, collaborating and empowering self and others.

As Property and Projects Manager you will need a proven track record of managing and developing property and handling large-scale projects. While full membership of RICS is desirable you may have other property related professional qualifications and background which may allow you to demonstrate suitability for this role.

Commercial acumen and problem solving ability is essential for this role as you will need to guide and support the team in dealing with complex and demanding challenges, be commercially savvy and a keen interest in seeking opportunities to expand and develop our property assets.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven track record of property management and development
  • Experience of managing diverse teams through effective leadership
  • Good understanding of property legislation
  • Experience of managing complex projects
  • Preparing and presenting reports
  • Strong budget management skills
  • Substantial experience of property management
  • Involvement with Senior Councillors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Innovative and forward thinking

To discuss the post or for further information, please call Tim Deakin on  01386 565227 or email

Closing date: Sunday 27 June 2021


Interview date: Wednesday 7 July 2021

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