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Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
£39,865 - £45,156 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location:  Marischal College
Duration: Full Time, fixed term/secondment to 24 March 2023

Job Purpose:

The postholder will acquire all types of heritable property for the operational requirements of City Council services. Dispose of all types of heritable property declared surplus by the City Council through sale, lease and licence. Manage corporate projects, property projects and give property advice to Corporate Working Groups, particularly with regard to valuation and property management issues, together with instructing and directing technical and other professional colleagues in the Council and external contractors in connection with such projects and disposals. Understand the principles of good property Asset Management and the Council’s Property Asset Management Plan. Be able to give strategic and specific property advise.


Minimum Qualification(s) / Certificates / Memberships etc. required:

Educated to Degree level in a property related discipline.

A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) (General Practice).

Be a Registered valuer with the RICS or be capable of becoming a Registered Valuer.

Current UK Driving Licence


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Experience in the management of Commercial property.

Experience of managing rent reviews, lease renewals and new lettings.

Experience in the disposal and acquisition of heritable land and property.

Strong Communication skills

Experience negotiator

Understanding of the concept of Best Value.

Be able to motivate and manage a team of different professional and technical staff.

Demonstrate commercial awareness

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

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