Estates Manager

Job reference: 131261BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Property and Estates
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
The Estates Team are looking for an experienced Estate Manager to lead either the Commercial Team or regions within the Asset Management Team. The Commercial Team role has the responsibility of line managing an Estate Surveyor. You will be based within the Boots Estate Team covering all asset duties including estate strategy, property (non retail) acquisition and closures including the ability to negotiate lease terms and present approval papers to the Director of Estates. Carry out lease renewals, rent reviews, support stores to trade and maximising income producing opportunities. You will have a strong customer focus, have experience in managing external third party advisors, have in depth Landlord & Tenant knowledge and a high level of drive and self-motivation to succeed in a fast paced, challenging environment.
Key Responsibilities
• Managing a portfolio together with sublets producing substantial rental income. You’ll also negotiate lettings and deliver new income opportunities
• Financially appraising and evaluating property transactions, preparing and presenting Board approval papers.
• Negotiating the best commercial terms in the market on all aspects of property management and rental transactions
• Assisting in the preparation of the annual property budget and monitoring progress on delivery to it.
• Line Management responsibility
A bit about you…
• Able to work collaboratively as part of a team of professionals to deliver business objectives
• Commercially aware, being analytical and use financial knowledge to bring an innovative approach to property solutions
• Good communicator, able to build effective relationships within the business and the external market
• Self motivated and results focussed to meet budget requirements with a high level of integrity and trust
• Being a great team player, building relationships with key internal customers and the external market to deliver business objectives
• Having a mindset of continual improvement in both tactical strategy and processes
• Assisting teams on business projects to deliver measurable results
• Managing the performance of external surveyors and lawyers to deliver on time and under budget
• Dealing with a diverse workload, from day to day property management issues, lease obligations to undertaking rent reviews and lease renewals
A bit about us…
As well as the challenge and responsibility of an integral role in the Estates Team, you’ll find opportunities for development and progression. The very best candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary package and in addition to this we also offer extensive benefits
Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting boots.jobs.
What we can offer you:
• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Generous staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, holiday buying, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen, Dry Cleaning and more.
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardshipDiversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working.  Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns.  If this interests you, please talk to us about it.
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If you have any questions or queries regarding this vacancy please contact mark.woodyatt@boots.co.uk

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