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Commercial Property Manager

About the role

Salary – Up to £70k plus bonus & benefits

Based Newcastle upon Tyne

Our client has a market leading high street retail presence throughout the UK. Their success has derived from ongoing investment in their property portfolio and providing the best possible retail experience and environment for their growing customer base.

The Role

Within this exciting new role of Commercial Property Manager you will play a vital part in managing the growth of the property portfolio alongside managing of the existing portfolio of over 250 sites. The role will require you to provide leadership and motivation to an already successful team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the Property management and acquisitions team.

  • Acquiring new sites, managing, and reviewing leases as well as managing insurance, business rates, council tax and rent payments.

  • Working with the Property Director on business acquisitions.

  • Working with other relevant departments to ensure growth aspirations are being met via business acquisitions and new greenfield sites.

  • Providing high level technical advice and guidance around property management and acquisitions together with planning advice.

  • Producing presentations, reports, analysis, and progress reports.

  • Liaising with external parties such as local councils, fire authorities and others as applicable.

  • Negotiating, completing and managing the central service contracts for the business including but not exclusively solicitors, planners and surveyors.

  • Working with the business to enhance the facilities management processes.

The Person

We welcome candidates from different sector and backgrounds to apply to join our well-established team. This role will suit someone with an appropriate property related degree who has at least 10 years post qualification experience.

Specific Experience Requirements:-

Essential

  • MRICS qualified 10 years PQE

  • Property related degree or conversion

  • Proven track record in acquiring and disposing of property, hitting challenging targets

  • Experience in Managing a team

  • Retail experience either in agency or from a client-side perspective

Desired

  • Experience in Private Practice

  • Facilities Management experience

  • Experience in dealing with planning matters

Skills & Abilities

  • Able to travel nationally with overnight stays required in line with business requirements –  on average 2/3 times a month.

  • You will be able to report ‘up’ and brief ‘down’, effectively communicating with all colleagues.

  • You will be able to confidently present at Board Level when required.

  • You are ideally someone who is self-motivated and has a ‘Can Do’ attitude

  • Diligent and thorough with an excellent eye for attention to detail

  • Excellent IT skills especially working with standard MS office applications

Benefits

As part of our team you'll have the following suite of benefits:

  • Company Car or Allowance

  • Bonus Scheme

  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Packages

  • Healthcare

  • On-Site Parking Facilities

  • The opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally.

  • Access to onsite gym facilities

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Life Assurance

  • HAPI APP discounts – retail, travel, cinema etc

How to Apply

If you are interested and would like to apply - please forward a copy of your CV together with a covering letter summarising why you are interested in this opportunity, and why you believe you are relevant.

If you require any further information or have any questions, please contact our appointed consultant: Scot McHarg | Lead Consultant | NRG | T: 0191 260 4472 | M: 07711 111 278 | E:  scotmcharg@nrgplc.com

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