Estates Manager

Job reference: 139350BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Property and Estates
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Estates Manager
Fixed Term


The Estates Department are looking for an Estates Manager to work within the team with primary focus on managing lease renewals for our estate. The successful candidate will have a strong customer focus and a high level of drive and self-motivation to succeed in a fast paced, challenging environment.

As well as the challenge and responsibility of an integral role in the Estates team, you’ll find opportunities for development and progression.

Key Responsibilities
• Supplier management and managing a portfolio comprising retail stores.
• Financially appraising and evaluating property transactions, preparing and presenting 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.
• Managing the performance of external surveyors and lawyers to deliver on time and under budget
• In addition to managing lease renewals and rent reviews you will be dealing with a diverse workload, from day to day property management issues, lease obligations and dilapidations to undertaking project work.

A bit about you…
You’ll have a degree in Real Estate Management and will be a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The best candidate will have the following experience:
• 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

A bit about us…
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 hardship.

Diversity 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.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy – please contact mark.woodyatt@boots.co.uk.