Assistant Director, Property

Website Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Council

With a new ambitious four-year corporate plan, it’s an exciting time to work in property at the Royal Borough of Kingston. This new high profile role is fundamental to delivering an ambitious and transformal agenda that will positively impact on outcomes for our residents and businesses who need our support the most, by providing new 21st century homes, high quality commercial premises and the right infrastructure.

As a major landowner in the borough of circa £1 billion of strategic property portfolio, you will play a central and transformational role in delivering outstanding property services and world class building projects to meet key ambitions that will help both drive income, social value and meet the organisation’s environmental sustainability targets of being carbon zero by 2030.

We are looking for you to build an excellent Property Service, that will encourage and deliver innovation through commercial acumen and expertise needed to maximise value from our portfolio to bring about positive outcomes for our residents and the Kingston economy as a whole.

You will be politically astute, comfortable working with the senior leadership team and able to build high levels of credibility and impact quickly across the council, while working successfully with key external partners and stakeholders including residents, businesses, communities, organisations and other public services. You can constructively build and manage teams to ensure it embeds a positive and motivated culture that inspires the confidence and develops the skills in others around you.

For an informal chat about the role, contact Nazeya Hussain, Director of Growth at

Closing Date – Sunday 22nd December 2019  
Technical Interview Date – Week commencing 13th January 2020
Final Panel Interview Date – Week commencing 20th January 2020

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