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Property and Development Project Specialist

Salary: £31,895 - £35,336

Job Type: Permanent

Hours 37

Closing Date:

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Property and Development Project Specialist to join us. Apply now and become a valued member of the Commercial Property, Land and Development team, helping South Somerset to be a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.

 What we’re looking for…

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic individual who wishes to expand their experience and develop into a role working as part of an experienced team of property professionals.

Reporting to the Commercial Property, Land and Development Manager you will have drive and ambition together with varied property, economic development and business expertise, encompassing acquisitions and disposals, development, investment and regeneration.  This is both a professional and creative role, requiring innovation and imagination in the use, development, assembly and management of a suitable portfolio of assets.

Property management, investment and regeneration projects will be pivotal to meeting the Council’s future ambitions including financial management, income generation, regeneration and housing development.

What you can expect from us…

  • We will help you develop your career by providing development and support whatever your level of experience
  • An opportunity to be part of ‘one team’ coming together to develop even better ways of working
  • A flexible approach to working arrangements to help you achieve a greater work/life balance
  • A generous annual leave entitlement and the ability to purchase further leave
  • A significant employer contribution towards your LPGS defined benefit scheme pension pot
  • Gym membership discount across Freedom Leisure sites
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and Wellbeing initiatives and support
  • Training and professional development opportunities

Please contact Robert Orrett, Commercial Property, Land and Development Manager on 01935 462075 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail or if you require any assistance to apply.

In the application please give details of any conflict of interest that could impact either the recruitment process or your employment with South Somerset.

We promote and value diversity in the workplace and welcome diverse applicants. We are committed to applying our equal opportunities policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. Shortlisting, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, or pregnancy or maternity. 

We treat personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with our data protection policy/policy on processing special category personal data and criminal records. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is provided in our privacy notice.

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