Regional Estates Manager

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Job Overview

At Vision Express we’re passionate about what we do, and customer satisfaction is at the top of our agenda. From our stores to our store support centre.... everyone has a key part to play.

We’re looking for a Regional Estates Manager to join our team in Ruddington, Nottingham. You’ll be responsible for the development of the store estate and management of our Regional Property Portfolio to meet the occupational and financial requirements of the business

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

- Re-sites / Reconfigurations of stores – undertake negotiations with landlords and professional advisors

- Acquisition of retail properties for region to optimise estate

- Lease renewal strategy and negotiations with landlords and agents

- Undertake key rent reviews where required

- Manage external consultants and ensure professional work undertaken effectively to meet business requirements

- Liaising with In-house legal team and external advisors

- Control of day to day management of estate for region

- Manage Rating appeals and monitoring of costs

- Service charge cost analysis and monitoring of costs

- Occupancy costs – annual budgeting and monitoring of costs on continual basis

- Landlord consents for building works and refits in liaison with Store Development department

- Day to day management of property database and reporting

- Liaise with Building Surveyor on repair and dilapidations, liability and benchmarking

- Advice and support to store operations on lease liabilities and occupancy issues

- Management and Maintenance of Property Database

- Maintenance and management of document management and property information systems

- Occupancy Cost benchmarking

What will we provide you?

To be successful in the role you’ll need:

- Previous experience providing clear advice for business decisions

- Significantly experience in negotiations and computer literacy

- Excellent communication skils

- Able to manage multiple pieces of work to tight deadlines, and reporting on progress effectively

- Works as a collaborative team player

- A creative thinker

- Positive, passionate, customer first, can do attitude

If this sounds like the job for you then we’d love to hear from you.