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Vacancy Details

Strategic Head of Property & Commercial

Sevenoaks District Council
Up to £84,000
Council Offices, Argyle Road
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/10/2019 at 09:00 AM
Sevenoaks District Council

Creative, adventurous, risk-taker…

… you will provide the Council with the commercial and property market acumen it needs to deliver a growing portfolio of investments in the property market and increased income to support the growth of Council services.

Reporting to the Chief Executive you will seek opportunities for inward investment and for us to invest in property for commercial and social benefit, as well as advising us on where we could adopt a commercial approach to other areas of the Council's business.

You'll be highly adept at creating strong and effective networks at local, regional and national level. As well as being an excellent negotiator, you'll have a proven track record in identifying projects that have been delivered to improve local places and investment opportunities which generate sustainable income through resilient property portfolios.

Making sure the Council gains maximum benefit for the District from section 106 and CIL contributions, you will also identify opportunities for and advice to the Council's wholly owned companies, Quercus 7 and Quercus Housing.

Being financially self-sufficient means we have built the platform for you to help us realise our ambitions.

With a reward package of up to £84k and the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the Sevenoaks District we can't wait to see what you can offer.

For an informal discussion about this role please do contact Mandy Rodgers, PA to the Chief Executive on 01732 227298 who would be pleased to arrange for you to speak with Pav Ramewal, Chief Executive.

Interview Date - Friday 1st November 2019  

Equal Opportunities

Sevenoaks – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Sevenoaks District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below). If this is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team by either emailing recruitment@sevenoaks.gov.uk or contacting us on 01732 227383 to discuss how we can assist you in applying. For any technical queries regarding the application form, please contact the JGP Support Team on 0207 427 8250 or by email - Support@jobsgopublic.com.

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