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Working at Grainger
We are proud to work for Grainger and proud of what it does – being a local, responsible and professional landlord. We value colleagues, tenants and third-party partners as individuals, we’re friendly and we’re informal. We go out of our way to build personal networks throughout the company, not just with our team.
This is supported by an active social calendar that includes volunteering days away from the office to work for charities, celebrating our successes, contributing to sporting competitions and after-work socials; bowling, pub quiz etc.
We also have a passion for achievement, strive for outstanding results and are determined to get things done. To make sure this happens each and every day, we have created a working environment in which you can be yourself, get involved and be ‘hands-on’ from day one.
Purpose of the role
To learn all facets of the business in readiness to assume a key residential management position in the property career stream, after graduating from the programme.This will be achieved through a number of placements over two years across the business, in areas such as Fund Management, Property Management, Sales and Lettings, Development and Acquisitions. We will support your personal and professional development through this period, including your studies for APC, if applicable.
Please note that the graduate programme will be for 24 months, and there is no guarantee of a permanent role after this time – this will be dependent on both the business need and your performance.
Main areas of responsibility
• Assisting with portfolio acquisitions, including a full review
of opportunities, preparation of business cases supporting
acquisitions, negotiating terms and undertaking property
due diligence, liaising with external advisors and processing
transactions through to completion. Establish professional
relationships with new and existing tenants, advisors etc
• Assisting or leading (dependent upon size) the delivery of
development projects from inception to completion
• Day to day property and facilities management including
void, arrears and maintenance management
• Helping with implementing strategies for sales, lettings,
capital and revenue expenditure and reporting where
• Working on funds and new projects
• Supporting the sales process and post sales process
Analytical – able to appreciate complex concepts
Commercial Awareness – understands the impacts on business
decisions and what influences business success
Flexible – a willingness to respond to new circumstances; can
adjust quickly when necessary
Interpersonal Skills – fosters good working relationships with
customers. Respects and supports all colleagues.
Energy – pursues initiatives with passion and a sense of urgency
Problem Solving – thinks ahead and anticipates problems.
Develops new, creative and resourceful solutions.
Passionate about working in residential property
Experience and qualifications required
• An undergraduate or post-graduate property related
• 2:1 undergraduate degree
• Right to work in the UK
• Ability to commence full-time in September 2013
• ‘A’ level success at grade C or above for three subjects
• A passion to work in residential property
• Driving licence preferred
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