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Estates Surveyor

  • Hampshire
  • 14,000-15,999 per annum
  • March 26, 2019
  • Permanent
About the Job:

At B&Q, we want every store visit to be the start of something big for our customers. When you join us in our Store Support Office, you'll feel the same about your career.

Role Purpose

To manage a portfolio of 120 stores located in the North of England, Scotland and Ireland and ensure stores can trade to their full potential. To maximise the value of the portfolio and minimise their occupational property costs to make a positive impact on P&L, whilst offering a high standard of service to our internal and external customers.

Role Objectives

  • Provide professional property advice to all relevant stakeholders
  • Negotiate the best terms on lease renewals and re-gear transactions in accordance with the B&Q estates strategy
  • Process planning and landlord consents where appropriate
  • Identify opportunities to improve the current portfolio conditions
  • Manage the non-core property estate and to secure lettings, rent reviews, lease renewals and to ensure compliance with lease terms
  • To handle day to day estate management issues
  • Manage the sub-let within their region and maximise non-operational income
  • Implement rent reviews to ensure operational property costs are kept to a minimum
  • Develop and prepare appraisals, business cases and presentations for B&Q and Kingfisher board approval
  • Assist with the annual revaluation of the Freehold portfolio for year-end accounting
  • Assist external partners in all rating matter
  • Maintain and keep accurate data within files and databases and to produce accurate and timely reports as required

Knowledge/Skills/Experience required

  • Real Estate related qualification
  • MRICS status achieved
  • Relevant experience in Property & Estate Management
  • Experience of working in a retail environment with a large high street or big box retailer desirable
  • Competent in MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of all forms of property documentation including leases, licenses, development agreements and easements
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Team player but is a self-starter who can demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

We're big on encouraging and supporting promotion from within. All across B&Q, you'll find initiatives designed to give colleagues the opportunity to develop quicker, grow in their role, and take their careers in new directions. So make your mark in our fast-paced business, show us what you can do, and build a career to be proud of.

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