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Location: Working across the Surrey Hills portfolio of properties – Based at Warren Farm Barns, near Dorking
About the role
Here at the National Trust, we’re always looking at improving our let estate. We value our tenants, the places they live in and the commercial opportunities this brings.
This year the combined annual turnover of our Surrey Hills let and long lease properties portfolio was over £1 million. As our Estates Manager, you’ll make sure that we’re delivering excellent property services for our tenants, while making the most of our income opportunities. You’ll have an eye firmly on cost control and make sure everything we do provides the best value for money. You’ll also look after our estate buildings and see that they are well maintained.
Variety comes with the territory and every day will bring a new challenge. One day you’re helping with financial reporting and planning, the next you’re arranging renovation inspections with buildings surveyors or exploring marketing opportunities. Making the most of our properties, you’ll look to improve the way we work and improve our financial performance
You love a challenge and you will have been working in a relevant role for a minimum of five years and you should be a full member of RICS. You’ll have knowledge of residential portfolio management and have an in-depth understanding of housing and building standards, be up-to-speed with the relevant legislation and have lots of bold and brilliant ideas as to how and where we can make the most of our properties. We’d also like you to have experience of team working and projects As good with figures as you are with people, you’ll be used to financial targets and meeting deadlines.
We expect a lot, but we’ll offer a great deal in return, starting with stimulating and challenging work and the opportunity to help us achieve our bold ambitions. We value your contribution, recognise the importance of a work-life balance, and are committed to your continued development. You can also look forward to free admission to all our places, plus 20% off at our shops, cafes and restaurants. But they’re just the benefits we can tell you about here. There are lots more at www.nationaltrustrewardsandbenefits.org.uk
Here at the National Trust, we want people to enjoy our extraordinary places. We want people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved with them, be inspired by them, and love them as much as we do. That’s why we’ve put some bold ambitions in place. We want everyone in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to feel like a member of the National Trust and, by 2020, we want to have grown our membership to more than five million.
To find out more, and to apply, please click the ‘Apply now’ button and search using reference IRC1878. Closing date: 26 October 2012. Provisional interview date: 16 November 2012.
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