Head of Estates and Contracts - Client Side

Joshua Robert Recruitment
£80000 - £85000 per annum
Closing date
2 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Asset & Facilities Management, Estates Management
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Job Details

The Company:
Joshua Robert Recruitment are excited to be working with a national client side business, actively seeking a Head of Estates and Contracts to join their in-house Property Team.

The Role:
Head of Estates and Contracts will report to the UK Property Director and be responsible for the day-to-day control and management of the contracts that support the operational property portfolio.
Key Accountabilities
  • Building surveying / general practice background with extensive contract performance management experience.
  • Manage the day-to-day framework relationships.
  • Control the rent receivables & landlord / tenant relationship for retail outlets.
  • Report against business rates budgets and appeals process.
  • Check & verify rent reviews & RPI increases of existing tenancies.
  • Supporting UK Property Director with commercial / agency negotiations in acquisitions and disposals.
  • Manage the SLA performance of the FM contract across all UK divisions.
  • Report against key contract criteria to UK divisions.
  • Manage fixed and variable budget for FM contract.
  • Supporting with legal negotiations.
  • Provide guidance to business divisions on lease conditions & obligations including works to leased buildings, repairing and reinstatement requirements.
  • Support UK divisions in budget setting process, including annual rent and rates budgets, material lease events and any contract budget variations.
  • To comply with health and safety instructions and directives issued by management.

About you:

  • A solid understanding of Landlord and Tenant Act (1954) and its’ application in managing landlord and tenant relationships.
  • Familiarity with the risks & benefits of different forms of occupation agreements.
  • Understanding of property, safety and environmental statutory obligations.
  • Experience in building and facility contract management, including valuations, applications, payment and audit requirements.
  • Familiar with service contracts and performance monitoring, including asset management and FM contract software programmes.
  • Budget performance and reporting.
  • RICS full member minimum.
  • IOSH preferred.
  • IFMA / IWFM associate preferred.
  • Proficient use of IT including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Google Workplace.
  • Ability to respond positively when dealing with shifting and competing priorities

The Reward:

Along with a competitive salary and package, you will have the opportunity to join a highly successful and forward-thinking company. You will be given flexibility, along with the autonomy to deliver results.

For more information, please contact Lee Tiff on:
0121 582 0877


Joshua Robert Recruitment is a progressive partnership of likeminded, experienced property recruiters, who passionately believe that when people thrive, organisations succeed. Our aim is to provide successful talent attraction strategies, offer innovative support and become an extension of our client’s businesses.  Joshua Robert was created with the ambition to think differently about property recruitment. 

Joshua Robert’s mission is to be become the partner of choice for real estate recruitment. We believe our candidates are the lifeblood of our business. Therefore, we always put our candidates first, and at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on remaining flexible, thinking differently, and continuing to be ambitious for our customers, candidates and colleagues, every step of the way.

Find Us
0121 582 0877
The Big Peg, Vyse Street
B18 6NF

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