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Asset Development Officer

  • Job reference: JAMC562
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Facilities Managers, Project Managers, Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in Cambridgeshire is looking for an Asset Development Officer to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have experience developing and managing assets (particularly public realm), a full relevant qualification (asset management, surveying, property related) and ideally experience working within a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to support the planning, management and development of high quality public realm assets. This will include parks, open spaces, river moorings, and associated facilities, balancing the requirement to manage assets sustainably, meet the needs of the community and maximise financial returns to the client.

The main duties associated with this role are as follows;

Let and manage external contracts and associated consultancy activities in accordance with agreed specification and procurement policy procedure.
To be the lead contact for the management of events and activities on parks and open space, encouraging new business, issuing permissions and licences and for checking conformation with licence terms and conditions.
To manage the river moorings on parks and open space, using approved policy, acting as a point of contact for moorings licence holders, and stakeholders.
Support managers in the day-to-day operational management of Streets and Open Spaces, as a high performing, value for money, customer focused frontline service.
Administer and support the efficient and effective use of corporate and operational management systems to drive continuous service improvement.
Provide specialist project support throughout the investigation, approvals, design, consultation and implementation stages of a range of projects.
Assist with the review, development and adoption of service management systems and to use these systems to generate management reports as required.
Assist the Senior Asset Development Officer with the development of strategy and policy relating to events moorings and the public realm asset.
To lead on the delivery of a broad, balanced and culturally diverse annual events programme in accordance with the Events Capacity Framework and associated policy including planning, design, management and supervision of internal and external event providers.

The client is looking to appoint quickly to this position, as such are offering £20p/hr Umbrella Ltd - £23p/hr Umbrella Ltd for the duration of this role. So if this sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.