Property Manager

Purpose of the Role

To be responsible for the overall management of the Company’s commercial, residential and investment portfolio to satisfy the requirements of the Board of Directors, to preserve the value and integrity of the portfolio and to meet all financial objectives.

The current portfolio comprises 180 retail stores, 6 residential flats and 12 investment properties

There will be a minimum three-month handover period with the current Property Manager.

Key Responsibilities

To develop and support the Company’s property portfolio strategy by;

  • Negotiating rent reviews and lease renewals
    • Monitoring all service charges and third party insurance invoices and challenge landlords when levels are inaccurate, do not reflect the terms of the lease or are unsustainable
  • Acquisition and disposal of leases as required for the needs of the business
    • Negotiating dilapidations at lease expiry
  • Preparing annual budget statements
  • Preparing monthly Board reports
  • Managing the investment portfolio to maximise yield and value
    • Liaising with the Health & Safety Officer to ensure compliance with regulations to minimise risks to customers and staff
    • Maintaining an accurate and up to date property management database
    • Maintaining compliance with ESOS
    • Overseeing the Company’s rateable value negotiations

Experience

  • Ideally 5 years+ MRICS qualified with experience of a multi-site retail organisation
  • Experience of lease renewal & rent review negotiations with a good grasp of the L&T 1954 Act

Competencies

  • A strong negotiator with commercial acumen
  • Able to communicate thoughtfully and with precision (written & verbal)
  • Tenacious, driven, pragmatic and a good problem solver
  • Ability to influence senior managers and stakeholders
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Willing to travel with some overnight stays

Head Office Roles

Vacancies

Property Manager - Head Office, Birmingham | Full Time | Deadline: No Deadline Apply