Property Development Officer

London District of the Methodist Church
01 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
21 hours per week worked flexibly, including some evenings and occasional weekend work Based at London District office in Westminster, you will take a lead in offering advice to Methodist Circuits in the London District in the use of Methodist property for purposes of mission. You will also administer the Property Consents process for the London District and to act as the District Property Secretary in matters related to quinquennial inspections and manse inspections. Your main responsibilities will include: liaising with managing agents in regard to properties held by the London Committee and with surveyors and solicitors on lease extensions, renewals etc.; providing advice and support to circuits and churches considering undertaking property schemes, this will include occasional site visits which could take place anywhere within the London District; administering the Property Consents process, monitoring projects, liaising with Managing Trustees to ensure the supply of adequate information, liaising with conservation and ecumenical officers, consents panel members; preparing a report for the London District Synod, and arranging for and servicing Consent Panel meetings; assisting in the establishment of, and subsequently provide support to an effective District Property Advisory Group; undertaking the role of District Property Secretary in monitoring progress of annual returns submitted by Circuits; arranging District manse inspections and checking quinquennial reports; serving as a member of the London Committee, representing the London District. For further information on the duties of this role, please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification. For further information about us and to apply, please visit our website by clicking the apply button. Closing date: Friday, 29th September 2017.