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In Government Property, we recognise our people are the key to our success. We offer fulfilling careers with outstanding benefits which allow people to thrive in their personal and working lives. Our departments are committed to helping every property professional reach their full potential, and flourish in a supportive and inclusive environment.

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Unrivalled Scale

We manage the largest and most diverse property portfolio in the UK, with hundreds of thousands of assets: from prisons and courts, to schools and museums, hospitals, job centres, military bases, administrative offices and many more. Our people lead property projects which are unrivalled in their scale, impact, and variety.

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Exciting Careers

Far more than just a job. When you join the Government Property Profession, you’re embarking on a career. Dedicated support, bespoke training, quality learning and development programmes to help you hit the next goal in your career – whether you’re an experienced property professional or just starting out.

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Important Work

The scale, complexity and impact of the work government property professionals do is unrivalled anywhere in the industry. Whether you are building new prisons, schools, or courtrooms, creating outstanding new workplaces for important public services, or striving to make the biggest estate in the UK more sustainable, your work will be vital. It’s an opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives.

We are always looking for talented people. Search Civil Service Jobs for a full list of available roles.

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Supportive Culture

Our Profession is a community of more than 7000 property experts working in every property discipline, across every Government Department and agency. Members of our Profession are part of a network, with a shared culture of learning and support. We are diverse – and becoming ever more so – and we work in a welcoming, inclusive culture.

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Modern Working

We embrace modern and flexible ways of working. You’re a property professional, so often you’ll be on site – overseeing developments, improvements, and the transformation of the public estate. You’ll benefit from outstanding modern workplaces – often developed by your colleagues in our Profession – and the chance to develop a flexible, tailored working pattern which suits your role and your family life.

“Government property is a brilliant place to work. It’s a unique opportunity to work on the biggest, most diverse and exciting estate in the country.”

Mark Chivers

Government Chief Property Officer Director General, Government Property

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