About this job
The postholders will be responsible for day to day management of UNISON’s freehold and leasehold regional property portfolio.
The role reports to the UNISON National Property Manager and entails organisation and management of planned and preventative maintenance, oversight of regional health and safety arrangements including fire risk assessments, portable appliance testing, fixed wire testing, air and water monitoring and all other aspects of building management in line with our statutory obligations.
The post holders manage office relocation and refurbishment projects and will deal with rents, rates, service charges and other associated costs and will liaise with specialist property service providers (surveyors, solicitors, project managers, valuers etc) working on behalf of UNISON.
The ideal candidates should have a minimum of five years’ knowledge and experience of property management, including experience of managing projects, and a RICS /BIFM or similar qualification.
We will also consider candidates who are studying towards, or are prepared to commit to studying for, a suitable qualification, including recent graduates or students in their final year of a Civil Engineering, Construction or Property Management degree or appropriate allied discipline.
How to apply
Please send a copy of the completed application form along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring form to McDonald, Shauna S.McDonald@unison.co.uk and quoting the correct reference number.
UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with over 1.3 million members working in the public sector, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ approximately 1,200 staff, with around 370 at our national centre in Euston in central London and the remainder in our 12 regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.
UNISON is a dynamic, progressive union, committed to equality. We encourage men and women of all ages, Black and minority ethnic groups, disabled people, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to work with us.