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Canal House, 1 Applecross Street, G4 9SP
£35,000 - £40,000 per year dependent on experience
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per day
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Scottish Canals is an innovative, forward-thinking organisation dedicated to safeguarding a crucial part of Scotland's heritage whilst stimulating business growth, job creation and income generation by helping to create stronger communities, attract new customers and income and working with and through empowered and motivated people.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Estates Surveyor/Property Manager to join our small but dynamic team. You will support in the day-to-day asset management of Scottish Canals' varied portfolio across the canal network.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Assisting in the management of all leases, third party trading agreements, ground leases, surface water discharge agreements and any other commercial contracts relating to our property assets.
  • Undertaking commercial negotiations, including property acquisitions and disposals, marketing, lease negotiations, rent reviews, rating, insurance and dilapidations.
  • Acting as the principal contact and property manager for our Residential Portfolio, you will deal with new lettings, co-ordinating repairs and carrying out regular property inspections of tenanted and vacant properties
  • Liaising with stakeholders and externals consultants in a professional manner
  • Responding to general property enquiries, providing a high level of customer service
  • Creating plans and examining title ownership
  • General Administration duties including upkeep of the property database, invoicing, and debt management in line with departmental budgets and processes
  • Supporting the Third Party Works process, negotiating and documenting appropriate Licences or agreements
  • Assisting in the day to day leasing and property management of third party properties

Skills and experience required:

  • Degree educated in relevant discipline
  • This post may suit nearly qualified or soon to be qualified candidates
  • Membership of RICS is desirable or the ability to demonstrate relevant property management experience.
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage a diverse workload and prioritise tasks
  • Able to work to targets and deadlines
  • Current UK driving licence essential

This is a permanent post based in Glasgow with a blended working model to ensure a flexible work/life balance and will require regular travel to other locations.

Scottish Canals offers flexible working, a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days per annum rising to 39 after 5 years’ service (inc. public holidays), enhanced company sick pay and contributory pension scheme with an up to 10% matched employer contribution.

Salary range £35,00 – £40,000 dependent upon experience.