STRATEGIC PROPERTY ADVISOR
Senior property professional required to provide strategic property advice to Council on the optimisation of their significant property holdings.
Summary about this job
Work type: Full Time
Detail information about job STRATEGIC PROPERTY ADVISOR. Terms and conditions vacancy
- Newly created permanent strategic property optimisation role
- Advisory and project management focus
- Strategic engagement with the property sector
- Full-time, part-time, or flexible engagement
Nelson is a thriving city with wonderful weather, easy access to stunning natural environments and a long history as a hub for arts and culture. Combined with our growing economy and clever businesses this provides the perfect backdrop for our diverse community to live, work and play.
At the heart of the region, Nelson City Council is a Unitary Authority responsible for providing key infrastructure, community facilities and services, economic development and a range of regulatory functions including for land use and resource management
This is a unique opportunity for a property professional looking to make a positive contribution in this new role, providing property centric expertise and advice to Council, to successfully enable the optimisation of its diverse property holdings for the betterment of the city.
The focus of this role is to analyse the property holdings, looking for opportunities that align to Council’s strategic objectives and to diligently ‘unlock’ value within the property portfolio. The resulting benefits will include supporting the city as a thriving community and business centre, enhanced economic development, and ensuring value for ratepayers from Council property holdings.
The key responsibilities are to provide advice on Council’s property holdings including portfolio analysis, planning, proposal and business case preparation and to project manage property related projects; all requiring solid judgement and project management to achieve successful completion.
To be successful in this role you must possess significant property experience across the property life-cycle, strong project management skills, an ability to problem solve complex issues, sound judgement and have credibility with stakeholders. You will have experience with local government and understand the political environment, be a strategic thinker, collaborative and influencing in style, demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and be able to manage diverse and complex stakeholder relationships including with Council staff, Iwi, the private property sector, elected Council members and government agencies.
A tertiary qualification in a related property field (property, law, valuation, etc) is desirable along with knowledge of relevant legislation, and proven experience in property investment, funding and feasibility, acquisition and disposals, property development and regeneration, property management and portfolio optimisation.
For an articulate, motivated, and well-presented professional, this is an enviable career development and lifestyle opportunity in a fabulous location, with an attractive remuneration on offer. Nelson City Council is keen to ensure they attract the best applicants, so are flexible as to the engagement arrangement.
To register your interest in this superb opportunity, please submit your details in absolute confidence via our registration process attaching both an up-to-date CV and cover letter (in Word please). Alternatively, for a confidential conversation you can contact Amanda Scott, Consulting Director at talentnow! on 021-784483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close Friday 20th July 2018.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY CANDIDATES WITH NZ EXPERIENCE, OR EXPERIENCE IN A COMPARATIVE COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT, WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.