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Job Reference: 174623BR

Nottingham Support Office

Permanent

Full-time

Estates Manager

About Estates


Based in our Nottingham support office, the Estates Team operates as a valued consultant to the business, working particularly closely with Finance, Legal, Procurement, and Retail & Pharmacy Operation teams. We advise across a large, mature portfolio with significant opportunities to add and return value year-on-year.

There’s always a commercial opportunity to consider and it’s the mix of retail & pharmacy operations, location, premium beauty brands, store configuration and operational costs to balance and ultimately deliver best value.

We are now looking for a talented Estates Manager to join the team. The successful candidate will have good all-round property experience, commercial acumen, a strong customer focus and a high level of drive and self-motivation to succeed in a fast paced, challenging environment.

About the opportunity

You’ll need high levels of motivation and be a self-starter, with tenacity and the desire to develop your capabilities through experience. You will deliver great results by:

• 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 advisors to deliver on time and under budget
• A diverse workload includes managing lease renewals and rent reviews, dealing with, day to day property management issues, lease obligations and dilapidations to undertaking project work or dealing with our Travel Portfolio

You will have responsibility for

• 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.

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

Benefits

We have a great range of benefits* that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
• Competitive holiday allowance (with the option to buy more days)
• Boots Retirement Savings Plan pension scheme
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Generous staff discount (with enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing care)
• Enhanced Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Excellent onsite facilities including: staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, outdoor seating spaces, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links including on campus bus stops
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, holiday buying, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent and confidential counselling and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
• Access to corporate third-party discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays and more (UK only)
• Access to the Boots Benevolent Fund, a registered charity that offers support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives, at times of financial hardship.
• Access to a range of learning and development resources and programmes


*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why Boots

Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

At Boots we're proud to offer our Support Office team members a hybrid working approach because how we work is central to our ability to compete, innovate and win together. Our hybrid, flexible approach to work is based upon empowerment, accountability, care and trust and includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working.

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Helen.Doherty@boots.co.uk

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