Senior Asset Manager

Salary Band 10 (£43,309 - £46,801)

Full Time – 37 hours
2 year fixed term contract

Eastleigh Borough Council is an ambitious council which is prepared to invest in its staff and has an excellent track record of making things happen. If you want to really make a difference and develop your career we are a great choice for you.   Investing in e-government is a priority and we now provide many services online. With just under 500 employees at various sites, we are committed to providing high standards of service to support around 122,000 residents and a diverse range of businesses with many pioneering initiatives.

As part of our continued growth, Eastleigh Borough Council are now seeking a Senior Asset Manager on a 2 year contract on a full time basis, in order to provide a commercially focussed asset management service across our £230M plus investment and operational property portfolio. Our investment property portfolio is attractive and diverse, encompassing an array of property types from leisure facilities, such as the distinguished Ageas Bowl, through to multi-let offices, retail sites and industrial estates.

This investment portfolio plays an integral part in generating an income for the Council, which in turn is invested back into services, and will require you to provide support across a number of property related accountabilities to ensure strategic corporate objectives are met.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Undertaking all aspects of property asset management in order to maximise value and income
  • Lettings
  • Lease renewals
  • Rent reviews
  • Preparing service charge budgets and reconciliations
  • Negotiation of licences
  • Investment acquisitions and disposal
  • Providing specialist property advice and input to Council projects

In order to succeed as the Senior Asset Manager, you will have considerable, proven experience within an asset or estate management role.  A good working knowledge of property management is essential and the successful candidate will hold a property related degree and full membership of the RICS (MRICS/FRICS).

If you are excited by this opportunity and feel you have the skills, experience and attitude we are looking for we would love to hear from you. At Eastleigh, we are committed to supporting and developing all our staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable. We offer a good range of benefits and facilities and support our staff in maintaining a good work life balance through our innovative flexi time system.

We also have an excellent package of benefits including:

  • 27-30 days annual leave dependant on service
  • Flexible working arrangements and ability to accrue up to 2 days additional leave per month
  • Defined Benefit Pension Scheme
  • Places Leisure, Eastleigh – 30% off Full Membership
  • Confidential Employee Advice and Support Programme
  • Car and Season Ticket loans
  • Excellent working environment
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Good work life balance

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Liz Suatt on 023 8068 3856 or Sharon Bishop on 023 8068 8249.

To apply, please send your application form and CV to

Closing date:           30 September 2020
Interview date:        To be confirmed