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Estates Manager
  • Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Reference: ED/22/221083
  • Published: Tue 29/11/2022, 14:56 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/12/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £65,172 per year (this includes a market supplement of £19,230)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tunbridge Wells - Town Hall, Kent

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Estates Manager

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is seeking an Estates Manager to deliver professional advice and recommendations to Senior Management and members for the effective management of the property asset portfolio.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a senior property or estates management role, working across a complex property portfolio at a comparable organisation. A highly commercial approach teamed with an understanding of the overall ambitions of the organisation and strong stakeholder engagement skills are vital to success in the role.

The Estates Manager is responsible for the day-to-day and strategic asset management set out in the Asset Management Plan, maximising the operational and financial returns of the property asset portfolio. You will provide guidance and support for Estates team, lead and direct contractors and consultants on projects and asset rationalisation.

With a full working knowledge of Landlord and Tenant and property legislation and associated principles of common law you will provide property advice to the Tunbridge Wells Property Holdings Company.  

The Job Description and Personal Specification provide more information about the role. However, for an informal chat about the opportunity, please get in contact with David Candlin, Head of Economic Development & Property by email:

Please note this is a politically restricted post.  

Additional benefits for this post include 26 days annual leave (increasing to 29 days after 5 years continuous Local Government service), plus an additional day in December.  Membership of the Local Government (CARE – Career Average (Revalued Earnings) Pension Scheme, as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development.

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