It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation.
Our Values are:
About the team we are recruiting to
The Commercial Property Management are a small dedicated team of Surveyors and Property Managers who manage Coventry City Council’s large mixed-use commercial property portfolio which consists of approximately 1400 units of varying office space, retail, industrial and leisure generating a rental income of approximately £14m per annum.
What is the job role?
We are looking for a Property Manager to join our team. The team provide an effective day to day property management service for the commercial portfolio with the objective of prudent spend on the fabric of the commercial estate which will include enforcing relevant lease and statutory obligations.
- You will be the first point of contact for tenants’ queries and repair requests ensuring they are carried out swiftly and to a high standard.
- You will be required to carry out regular inspections and arrange works on both a reactive and pro-active basis paying particular importance to Health & Safety.
- You will also get involved with small works projects as part of the planned preventative maintenance programme to maintain and prolong the life of the buildings alongside the Building Surveying Team
This post has a career pathway for when a Property Manager gains the relevant qualifications to become an Area Surveyor.
Who are we looking for?
If you are a natural self-starter, with attention to detail and a can-do attitude, this is an opportunity you will not want to miss.
You will have substantial experience in and a good working knowledge of day to day property management with the ability to successfully complete works within the remits of the departments and Council’s own policies and procedures.
You will have a working knowledge of project management tools and an understanding of general Health & Safety, Fire and CDM regulations.
In addition, you should have excellent communication skills, work on your own initiative whilst being a team player with the ability to meet deadlines.
In return we can offer you an exciting, full time, 2-year fixed term contract.
For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'
Interview date(s): Friday 2nd July
Introduction to Coventry City Council
Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!
There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.
We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.
As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.
Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;
- Flexible working arrangements
- Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
- Pay progression through multiple increments
- Outstanding local government pension scheme
- Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
- Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
- Vibrant employee networks
For full details on the application process please read the attached document labelled Coventry CC Application process.
Coventry City Council