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Property Portfolio Lead - West

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/20075/29702
  • Published: Thu 19/01/2023, 15:04 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 03/02/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,282 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

The starting salary for this role is £36,282 per annum, based on working 36-hours per week.

We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join our team who look after our property portfolio.

Our team are the interface between the Land and Property team within Surrey County Council and our station commanders and crews in dealing with property defects, routine maintenance and design on new redevelopments.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual who has comprehensive facilities management or property experience, knows how to problem solve and has great stakeholder management skills.

About the Service

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service has the responsibility of protecting over one million people who live in the 650 square miles of Surrey. The Service employs just under 700 people across the County in a variety of roles. Comprising both uniformed personnel and support staff, they all share one vision: With you, making Surrey safer. We do this by:

  • Serving the needs of our community.
  • Flexibly responding to a constantly changing environment.
  • Recognising and embedding diversity in everything we do.
  • Solving challenges through intelligence driven collaboration, innovation and improvement.

The values below will be crucial in delivering our corporate strategy and are what we draw on to make a difference for Surrey residents. We expect all our staff to embody these values.

  • Fairness and Respect: We embrace diversity and promote a culture of inclusivity.
  • Responsibility: We are answerable for our decisions and actions.
  • Professionalism: We will always be the best we can be.
  • Honesty and integrity: We are truthful and trustworthy. We do the right

About the Role

As the Property Portfolio Lead – West, a number of stations will fall within your remit and you will be the interface between SCC Land and Property, who own the buildings, and the crews who live and work within the stations.

The workload is varied and interesting with a number of major projects to maintain interest and keep you challenged.

The role is based in Reigate but will necessitate travel around the county. Driving licence is essential. A fleet vehicle will be available for use.

About You

You will be able to work under pressure in a fast-changing environment as well as having a positive and flexible attitude to all aspects of your work.

You will be able to work equally well as part of a team or on your own and be able to manage your own workload effectively.

To be considered for interview, your application and cover letter will clearly evidence the following (please address these criteria in your supporting statement):

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Managing and engaging stakeholders
  • Prior and or current experience working in a similar setting 
  • Ability to grasp new technology fast

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Karen Telfer at Karen.Telfer@surreycc.gov.uk

Applications close at 17.00 on Friday 3rd February 2023.

Interviews will be held on either 15th or 17th February with a decision expected shortly afterwards.

We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit.


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County 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. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/20075/29702
  • Published: Thu 19/01/2023, 15:04 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 03/02/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,282 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

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