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Senior Property Services Manager

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£78,163 to £88,884 a year Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
To assist the Head of Property Management with the financial, legal and marketing aspects of the Trust's strategic property management function and to lead on specific projects, proposals and initiatives.

The responsibilities of the Strategy Directorate include the work of the Property Team. The team are responsible asset management of the Trust's estate, property contract matters, space utilisation and space management (but not Facilities Management, which is the responsibility of the Trust's Estates & Facilities Management Directorate).

Candidates will have experience in the field of property asset management, commercial agency, landlord and tenant matters, project management and/or estate management.

They will have proven experience in the purchase, sale, leasing and letting of commercial property.

Main duties of the job

The duties of the role require supporting the Head of Property Management with asset managing a large modernising NHS property portfolio and advising on property contract matters. Duties include:
  • Delivery of disposals and acquisitions for the
  • Assist the Head of Property Management with the financial, legal and marketing aspects of the Trust's property
  • Generate opportunities to maximise commercial income and receipts from property assets and to manage the realisation of such opportunities.
  • Liaise directly with the Trust's counterparties, advisors and/ or solicitors in negotiating terms of agreements on property related
  • To asset manage the Trust's property portfolio
  • To lead property related strategic drivers of Property Rationalisation and Asset Utilisation for the Strategy Directorate in an asset management role.
  • To provide professional asset management duties in relation to the organisation's estate, including advice on landlord and tenant matters (including rent reviews and lease renewals), acquisition and disposal of owned or leased land and premises within the organisation's property portfolio.
  • To manage the usage and allocation of space throughout the Trust
  • To develop and implement appropriate decant and enabling programmes
  • Working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically-led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education and world-class research. We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites: University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing) National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Royal National Throat,Nose and Ear Hospital Eastman Dental Hospital Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre The Hospital for Tropical Diseases University College Hospitals at Westmoreland Street We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology. At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

We are committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or is disadvantaged by requirements that cannot be justified.

UCLH recognises the benefits of flexible working for staff and has a dedicated policy which allows staff to apply for flexible working right from the beginning of employment. For more information please go to:

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, all our staff have access tofree independent and confidential support, large retail discounts, a staff discount platform,cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few.

Additionally, UCLH Arts and Heritages staff wellbeing programme, Creative Comfort, offers a variety of ways to engage with the arts as a member of UCLH staff. You can try out the weekly choir, weekly art club and join the Culture Club for exclusive access to free and discounted tickets for opera, exhibitions, theatre and more.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctors contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

The Trust uses electronic new starter forms on Trac to collect personal details. Information collected is securely stored and used to set up the employee record on the ESR HR system.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Qualifications


  • Specialist knowledge and experience in property contract matters (including acquisitions/ disposals, leasing/ letting and landlord and tenant matters).
  • Member of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) or equivalent qualification.
  • Professionally recognised Estates / Property degree or equivalent specialist knowledge and experience



  • Experience of asset management/ property contract matters in highly complex professional environment
  • Knowledge of market testing processes and benchmarking Techniques
  • Extensive senior management experience of property contract or management within a healthcare environment
  • Experience and knowledge of NHS procedures, systems, legislation and guidance.


  • Considerable post qualification experience
  • Experience and knowledge of NHS PFI projects.

Skills and Abilities


  • Strategic thinker with excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to enable effective partnership working
  • Team player with the ability to contribute effectively at corporate level.
  • Project management skills and ability to manage own workload to meet deadlines.

Personal Qualities


  • An innovator able to harness ideas of others to improve outcomes for the Trust.

Other Requirements


  • Commitment to lifelong learning and self-development
  • Strong identity with the core values of the public service and the NHS
  • Ability to deal with highly complex situations
  • IT Literate with working knowledge of MS Office, MS projects and MICAD

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



250 Euston Road



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