Property Manager (Diocesan Surveyor)

2 days left

Wells, Somerset
£40,000 - £45,000
17 Dec 2020
17 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Property Manager (Diocesan Surveyor)

The Diocese of Bath & Wells is seeking to make the appointment of a Property Manager (Diocesan Surveyor) to its Property Services Team.

Extending across Somerset and North Devon including Bath, Wells, Exmoor, Taunton, Yeovil, Bridgwater and surrounding areas, the Diocese of Bath & Wells operates across 477 parishes. The Diocese incorporates a portfolio of over 3,000 acres of glebe land and more than 300 buildings including an investment portfolio (residential and commercial) and operational residential assets.

The Property Manager is responsible for over 250 occupied and let residential assets. The primary purpose of the role is to ensure that all operational houses, are managed effectively on behalf of occupiers in addition to maximising the missional and financial return and to inspect and schedule repair of clergy housing on a rotational five year basis (the Quinquennial surveys)

The Diocese's residential portfolio is divided into two key areas: homes of the clergy and privately let assets:

•Operational housing – circa 250 homes occupied by members of the clergy. Ensuring quinquennial inspections, planned and reactive maintenance, fit out and management of housing stock to ensure a high level of service to occupiers. 

•Let residential portfolio – circa 20 properties generating a gross income of £0.5m

Reporting to the Head of Property & Glebe Land, you will be an experienced housing professional, possessing strong contractor management skills to ensure effective service delivery and value for money. A highly customer focussed outlook is vital to success in the role, owing to regular and continued liaison with members of the clergy as a key interface of the Diocese.

The appointee will have Facilities Management responsibility for the Diocese’s Head Office - Flourish House, Wells.

It is required that the holder of the position will be RICS, MCIOB qualified or hold an equivalent professional qualification and will undertake the role of Diocesan Surveyor the role of Diocesan Surveyor which is a statutory appointment in the Diocese arising from the Repairs of Benefice Buildings Measure

The appointment offers the opportunity to have a direct impact on the lives of the clergy within the Diocese, within an organisation which supports the wider and local community.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 17th January 2021.

First stage interviews with MRG scheduled for w/c 18th & 25th January 2021.

First stage interviews with Diocese of Bath & Wells are for w/c 1st February 2021.

For more information, including a copy of the Candidate Briefing Pack, please contact our retained advisor, Stephanie Howe ( at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.

Whilst we welcome applications from people regardless of their background, we particularly encourage applications from those from ethnic minority backgrounds as they are currently under-represented within the organisation at this level.

Apply for Property Manager (Diocesan Surveyor)

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 5MB

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.