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Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£45,677 - £49,929 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Service: Commercial Services
Closing date: Friday 12th November 2021

Are you ready for a new and varied role?

Argyll & Bute Council are seeking to employ a highly motivated person to lead their Property Design Team and manage a diverse range of professional disciplines, projects and clients. Our preferred candidate would have a base at one of our principal offices in Kilmory (Lochgilphead) or Dunoon but working flexibly (including home working) and managing teams across different locations will be part of the role. The successful candidate should have a grounding as a property professional (architect, engineer, surveyor, planner, project manager etc) but will also have a strong customer focus and should be able to apply logical, analytical and problem solving techniques to deliver efficient solutions and effective decisions. They will develop, manage and deliver efficient and effective Capital Programmes, projects and team design solutions across the Council, ensuring best value is delivered to service users for both capital and revenue maintenance projects. The successful candidate should also be able to show ability and experience in staff management in order to effectively control and ensure the productivity of the Property Design Team.

The post holder is required to travel effectively and efficiently throughout Argyll and Bute and beyond to meet the needs of the service.

This is a permanent post, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Applicants should note that:-

This post is not suitable for job share.

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.

This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with children and adults.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Craig Houston, Property Services Manager, 01369 708569.

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CV’s, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy.

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