Interim Senior Asset Management Surveyor

  • £350 - £500 Per Day
  • Freelance
  • London, UK
  • 17050

Senior Asset Management Surveyor – Interim

Public Sector – Greater London Local Authority

  • Six-month initial interim contract 
  • Flexi working pattern 2/3 split – 5 days per week
  • PAYE: £350 – £400
  • UMB: £500 – £550 per day
  • Reasonable expenses paid

About the client 

On behalf of our client, a greater London local authority, MRG Interim Executives are currently recruiting for an Interim Senior Asset Management Surveyor take on a 6-month contract. This role will oversee a large portfolio of leased properties as well as a small investment portfolio. This role will be responsible for the L&T, lease management and a the creation of an asset management strategy.


As the Interim Senior Asset Management Surveyor, you will work with the Property Director and wider internal team. Direct responsibilities include: 

  • Management of the entire portfolio properties across the council

  • Where appropriate, directly negotiate leases, rent reviews and lease re-gears to enhance commercial value and landlord and tenant relations.  

  • Assume responsibility for the execution of individual asset level and venture level business plans including monitoring performance against budgets, income and cost control, project timetables and exit strategies.  

  • Prepare internal quarterly valuation reports and develop and maintain financial projection models in Excel.  

  • Financially appraise and monitor all capital expenditure programs with tenant retention, competitive positioning, marketing and asset re-positioning as a top priority.  

  • Develop and establish high-quality commercial relationships with direct tenants, joint venture partners, external service providers and professional teams.  

  • Ensure that all other stakeholders, including any banking partners, are effectively and professionally communicated with and managed.  

  • Select, instruct and manage all third-party service providers, to ensure consistency in approach, leveraging specialist skills and achieving efficiency cost savings.  

  • Where appropriate, institute monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements for all external advisors to ensure full transparency and accountability by all related counterparties.  

  • Take ownership of asset management reports to stakeholders and present asset management performance reviews on a regular basis with the team. 

Candidate Requirements 

As an experienced chartered surveyor, you will meet the following requirements 

  • At least 8-12 years of property and asset management experience  

  • Demonstrable hands-on asset management experience across public sector estates and property portfolios.  

  • Strong leasing experience 

  • Track record of undertaking repositioning, redevelopment and refurbishment of assets and portfolios  

  • Hands-on asset management experience across direct real estate and operating partners, ideally with value-add and income producing assets  

What you’ll get in return 

In return, you will be offered the opportunity to take on an exciting, client-side role that you can truly make your own, working on a diverse property portfolio. You will also be offered a competitive daily rate. This role is filling a substantive post and falls inside IR35 regulations. 

What to do now 

For a confidential discussion, please contact the retained recruitment advisor handling this assignment – Stephanie Howe ( of The Management Recruitment Group on 07932 717 431.  

Applications should consist of a CV and a supporting statement. 

Campaign Timeline 

This is an urgent post and is open until filled. 

Equality & Diversity Statement 

MRG Interim Executives shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidate/temporary worker is submitted for a vacancy or assignment, or in any terms of employment or terms of engagement for temporary workers. MRG Interim Executives will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with the candidate’s merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required by the particular vacancy. 

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