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Senior CPO Valuer

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

London Borough of Waltham Forest

PO11 £60,714 - £64,086 p.a.

The Magistrates Building, Town Hall Complex, Forest Road E17 4JF


Full Time


19/11/2018 at 12:00 PM


London Borough of Waltham Forest

Vacancy Description

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is committed to Creating Futures, our new Corporate Strategy. We are fiercely ambitious and strive continuously to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London.

Effective Property and Asset Management is a key to the success of us achieving our corporate strategy. We have restructured our service, so it is positioned for the future and works collaboratively with all stakeholders, to driving change and making service improvements.

Now we are recruiting forward-thinking and innovative professionals who’ll place Property and Asset Management at the heart of the council’s broader organisational change agenda. 

As the authority’s lead CPO specialist, you will manage the development and performance of the Compulsory Purchase team, allocating and overseeing caseloads and prioritising work according to the Council’s priorities and needs. 

You will lead, support and develop the Compulsory Purchase team so they are able to provide a professional and timely service. All the while establishing and nurturing productive working relationships with different stakeholders and implementing actions to maximize income from affected property assets. You will also ensure no actions are taken which prejudice the exercise of statutory acquisition powers.

About you

As a qualified surveyor, you will have experience of establishing and managing client reporting structures and delivering a client led approach.

As well as this, you will have management experience and be well versed in objective setting, staff reviews, performance management and managing budgets.

About us

Over the past few years, Waltham Forest has changed drastically. Not only are we London’s first ever borough of culture but we also boast good schools, great parks, mass regeneration and budding community entrepreneurship. All of this is making Waltham Forest a place that people want to call home.

Waltham Forest as a council has also changed. Despite the challenges of austerity, we are a fast paced borough that is undertaking many large scale projects, yet we continue see our highest ever levels of resident satisfaction. As funding reductions continue, Waltham Forest is creating a council for the future.

Waltham Forest Council is an employer of choice. We offer a huge range of benefits to make working with us more than worthwhile. We are committed to flexible working, including compressed hours and remote working. In addition to this, we offer some serious financial benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme whereby the Council pays more than double the employee’s contribution towards a pension payable on retirement. 

Application arrangements

We wish to make the application process as straightforward as possible so we just ask that you complete one application question and attach your CV as further support.

For informal enquiries, please contact Eleanor Clarke or Rosemeena Khankhara at Jobsgopublic SmartSearch, our retained consultants, on 020 7427 8255 or email or

Please note, if you haven't completed your application through the official SmartSearch channel your application unfortunately we will not be able to process your application.

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Closing date: 12 noon, Monday, 19th November
Interviews: Week Commencing 26th November

How to apply

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More Information

For informal enquires please contact Eleanor Clarke, our recruitment consultant, by email at