National Estates Manager
Fantastic opportunity to join a stable business
Seeking a proven operator with a national portfolio oversight
About Our Client
A established name, in a stable position.
Actively managing the current and potential estate to minimise occupational cost
Actively manage the estate to ensure swift resolution of issues, especially those impacting trading.
Negotiate with landlords or their agents Rent Reviews, Lease Renewals and Regear negotiations
Providing instruction and managing all external rating consultants, service charge consultants and legal suppliers
Responsibility and involvement in setting the expenditure within the estate for the year
Providing support in setting up the annual budget for Rent, Business Rates and Service Charges and external agents fees
Identify potential cost savings and opportunities to generate revenue
Providing advice and support to the Property Maintenance team
Delivering changes of rent agreements in line with committed plans of the team/business building an effective relationship with internal and external stakeholders.
Monitor and where appropriate challenge incorrect or excessive service charges, prepare and deliver reports relating to "key" estate issues and when required utilise reports provided by the Estate Surveyor
Deliver changes in rent in line with the company strategy
Identify sites available for lease and work with the Acquisition Manager to secure those chosen by the company.
Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to manage legal processes in relation to new stores, Lease Renewals, relocations and closures.
Provide recommendations to the business on location assessments and the wider property market.
The Successful Applicant
RICS qualified Relevant property degree/qualification
Wide Retail Property experience (bricks and mortar essential)
Experience negotiating Rent Reviews
Lease Renewals and complex property matters
Ability to work flexibly and travel extensively
Excellent communication skills
Excellent presentation skills
What's on Offer
Joining an established and stable business
Great package with car allowance and benefits