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Asset Manager

  • Job reference: JAMC605
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in South Essex is looking for an Asset Strategy Manager to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate will have a full relevant qualification in Building/Construction/Management, experience in a similar Asset Management role and ideally experience working within a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for the strategic planning of valuable assets within the context of the client's 30-year Business Plan, together with the detailed planning of a 5 year Rolling Revenue & Capital Programme.

Additional responsibilities will include;

In particular, this post is responsible for planning all housing stock cyclical, programmed and improvement programmes, together with individual projects, from a thorough analysis of stock condition data and taking account of available resources.
To prepare Asset Management Strategies for the short, medium and long term, together with associated strategies concerned with Affordable Warmth, Carbon Reduction and Sustainability.
To lead, manage and motivate the Asset Management Team to deliver an effective, innovative and quality asset management service to all stakeholders and customers.
To be a member of the Property Services Management Team with the responsibility of delivering the Council's strategic asset management function.
To be responsible for the collection and provision of accurate and up to date stock condition and asset data that will inform the planning of maintenance and improvement programmes.
To be responsible for addressing and proposing solutions to specific issues that arise from the Council's substantial non-traditional and hybrid-built housing stock.
To be responsible for undertaking Options Appraisals and Feasibility Studies on dwellings, and groups of dwellings, considered potentially unviable in accordance with the Council's Viability Model, plus associated land.
To be responsible for researching, developing and implementing supply chain policy for Council contracts.
To be responsible for ensuring effective policies and management systems are in place in relation to asbestos, legionella, gas safety and fire safety, together with the management of consultants in relation to asbestos, legionella, gas safety and fire safety in line with the Council's Standing Orders, Financial Regulations, policies, procedures and budgets.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering £28 p/hr - £32 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (approx. £690 - £770 p/week after deductions) for the duration of the role.
So if this position sounds of interest and you meet the criteria outlined above, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at SC Construction on 01772 208967.