Commercial Property Manager - Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Client: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Location: Barnsley

Salary: £39,880 to £42,821

Closing date: Sunday, 05 December 2021 23:30

Commercial Property Manager

It’s exciting times at Barnsley, with the new £200 million Glassworks Development having opened recently ( and numerous other initiatives in and around the Borough in progress or up and running.  

With  a land and property portfolio of c2,500 assets and a book value of £0.5 billion we’re looking for a dynamic Commercial Property Manager  to join the Property and Assets Team.

With full RICS Professional Status and working as part of the management team you will be willing to take on varied and challenging tasks in support the Group Leader Estates in the delivery of the Council’s Corporate Objectives through the Asset Management Plan and other Corporate Plans and Strategies.

As Commercial Property Manager you will be responsible for a small team of professional staff ensuring the best commercial return is obtained from the commercial income generating portfolio considering employment creation and regeneration initiatives and deal with all contractual events, manage revenue, service charges and debt recovery - involving the new Glassworks shopping centre retail units as well as the commercial business units and our heritage estate

Although previous Local Government experience, in a similar role, would be advantageous  it is not essential – as such we would encourage someone with a private sector background to consider the position too.

We are looking for someone with strong commercial acumen who understands the challenges associated with a large property portfolio. who is well organised with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If you would like to find out more, or to discuss the role in more detail don’t hesitate to contact Greg Slawson via email at or calling 07873 621123.