Senior Surveyor/Regional Estates Manager - South of England
As a Senior Surveyor/Regional Estates Manager you will be responsible for co-ordination of asset management activity across a substantial estate across the south of the UK. Responsibilities will include providing oversight on Landlord and Tenant related matters such as rent review lease renewals & break options; delivery of underletting’s and other activity to deliver commercial value; and monitoring of annual property running costs on behalf of our client, thereby containing inflationary pressure in the cost base. You will also support the delivery of the clients estates strategy and ensure the delivery of estate management services across a defined region of the client's estate. This role would suit an experienced Chartered Surveyor.
As a Regional Estates Manager your responsibilities will include:
• Management of all landlord and tenant matters in the region
Driving financial performance to meet in year budget targets, exploiting lease event opportunities to contain inflationary pressure(s) within their region
• Maximising opportunities to recover business rates and service charge costs to off-set inflationary pressure(s) within their region
Supporting clients Property Strategy; communicating what this means for the LLM Provider
• Understanding and interpreting benchmark information about “best in class” solutions for similar estates; and apply to our client's estate
• Supporting scenario planning exercises that analyse long term market and economic trends and consider how this might impact their region; helping to re align plans where appropriate.
• • Building effective relationships with peer group within the clients team, constructing collegiate associations
• Building commercial relationships with strategic third-party vendors
The Ideal Candidate
RICS or similar preferred (or equivalent experience)
Proven experience of managing diverse property portfolios contributing to the development and delivery of estate strategies
Strong financial acumen
Proven track record delivering material cost savings through effective estate management
Strong skills and experience in managing projects
Experience of working in a multi-site complex estate
Strong organisational skills & ability to prioritise & manage complex projects
Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to work with people at all levels and across functions
Client focused mind set and able to build client relationships at all levels
Using persuasion and influence to win support for the benefit of the business
Self-motivated, proactive and work well under pressure
Flexible and able to cope with ambiguity
Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
Competitive salary + benefits
As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our employees, Sodexo offers a Flexible Benefits Scheme, allowing you to tailor a reward package to suit your needs which includes a technology scheme, private dental insurance, travel insurance, gym membership, Gourmet card, private medical insurance and the ability to purchase or sell annual leave to name but a few.
We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster.
About the Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business
Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.
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