Property Asset Principal – Performance and Information

Lancashire County Council
Preston, Lancashire / Remote
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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A creative and skilled Property Asset Principal to work within the Property Review Team in Asset Management at Lancashire County Council.

Immerse yourself in our varied and exciting property portfolio and become one of our outstanding Property Asset Principals. Your abundance of experience and knowledge in the industry will permit you to breeze into this role effortlessly and allow you to make your mark straight away. You will lead your team with finesse, guiding them to gather, manage and manipulate data related to our premises accurately, illustrating the portfolio. It is vital that your decision making, and critical thinking is first class, ensuring the desired results are reached in a timely manner. We want a professional who not only understands strategic property requirements of Local Government, but also has excellent knowledge of the requirements for, and limitations of, the county council's premises information. Your experience will also extend to working in a political environment, coupled with an understanding of how public services operate.

What we are looking for…

Inspirational – you will need to take everything in your stride identifying the key priorities and scheduling your workload accordingly – we want you to lead the way, engaging and inspiring in every aspect of your work, guiding and managing your multi-disciplinary team effectively – you will encourage and support tasks such as self-assessment benchmarking of the council's premises data, presenting findings constructively – this will contribute towards the strategic planning of our property portfolio – by being adaptable and resilient you will be able to adjust to changes with ease, modifying your strategy to reach the necessary goal – your attention to detail will allow you to make sense of complicated data, translating complex details into straightforward information that is easy to understand

Resilient and Strategic – your strong leadership will empower your team, motivating them to follow your way of working with enthusiasm and a positive attitude – we need you to have flawless communication skills being able to articulate yourself effectively with senior managers and members both in person or through your presentation of premises data, which will support and enable decision making – your previous experience will mean you are highly skilled in critical analysis, being able to problem solve creatively – you will have already had success in managing complex issues and requirements and be able to display your passion and drive for achieving the best possible results

Innovative – your innovative flair will ensure ultimate success for the council, putting your background and understanding the complexity of such a wide-ranging property portfolio and associated data to good use – you will be tackling various issues on a daily basis and will need to adapt in our changing environment, putting methods in place to develop our reporting and monitoring processes, as well as supporting property reviews – your skills and substantial contribution to our organisation will enable us to continue on our journey for significant development and change – join us and make a remarkable difference to the public sector's property projects!

Why join us…

Benefits: There's fabulous flexibility and the opportunity to create the work life balance you'll love with up to 31 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 2 additional days at Christmas and then an additional 20 days that can be purchased too – we have a generous local government pension with shared AVC's available then a benefits package which has everything from dog care to day care, holidays at home or abroad, long service awards, Medicash, support groups, cycle to work schemes and eye tests plus much more

Development: you'll get support and development along the journey – there will be time for supportive reflection and supervision for yourself, opportunities for personal/professional qualifications and development, multidisciplinary initiatives, mentoring, the opportunity to make a difference, feel valued and achieve the job satisfaction you've always wanted plus all the benefits of working with Lancashire County Council

Inclusivity: we don't have a "one size fits all" idealism, we embrace diversity and that includes around personal and family requirements so appreciate that you'll want to be working from home when you can, your hours may vary or change and for us – delivering successful outcomes is more important than watching the clock

How to apply…

Please feel free to contact us for an initial informal and confidential chat:

Emma Pearse

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