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Commercial Property Portfolio Lead
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1505
  • Published: Thu 16/03/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 15/04/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Commercial Property Portfolio Lead

Starting salary: £63,268
Job level: Level 6 Zone 1
Work location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type:
Closing date: Wednesday 5th April 2023 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

In keeping with Camden’s commitment to Conscious Inclusion, we are taking positive action to improve diversity at our senior levels. One of the measures we have committed to is making sure we don’t have any All-White shortlists for roles at Level 5 and above.

The recruitment to this role will form part of that pilot, to support our desire to increase the number of staff from underrepresented groups in senior roles within the council. Please see here for further information  OR contact the resourcing team at

About us
In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study, and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The role
In this role you will be responsible for leading, directing and managing a team of specialist property surveyors in the day-to-day management of the commercial property portfolio. The commercial property portfolio comprises of properties that are surplus to operational requirements and held for income generation. The portfolio which currently generates circa £17million p.a., is made up of a variety of properties which include shops, industrial units, offices, and leisure units. The portfolio also includes telecom licences and leases.  The income generated from the portfolio goes into the funding of services for the people of Camden.

About you
We are looking for a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) who has a strong track record in commercial property asset management and strategy.

You will have experience managing a high performing team of specialists, ensuring that individual and team targets are met and continuous improvements are achieved. You will also have the ability to manage external contractors to ensure excellent service delivery and value for money.

You will have experience of dealing with high-profile and politically sensitive issues and presenting reports to boards and other stakeholders.

You will have the knowledge of legislation and regulations affecting the Council’s duties in relation to finance and property holdings.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.