Director of Property

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Description

A newly created position to oversee a diverse range of estates and property interests across rural England, owing to the impending retirement of the Chief Land Agent. (www.ernestcooktrust.org.uk)

The Position

  • Manage and take overall responsibility for agricultural, residential and commercial portfolio of the 22,650 acres across Gloucestershire, Buckinghamshire, Leicestershire, Dorset and Oxfordshire.
  • P&L and operational responsibility for the property portfolio.  Devise and implement sound strategies for sustainable growth and ROI
  • Key member of the senior management team, reporting to the CEO.  Enthusiasm for the Charity’s objectives for outdoor education provision.
  • Liaise with external professionals, regulators and Government bodies.  Promote and protect interests of the estates in the local communities.

The Candidate

  • This is a demanding position for someone who can bring energy and enthusiasm for change and growth, and combine it with expertise and sound professional management.
  • Proven track record in managing a complex range of property interests and landed estates.  Strategically minded with ability to identify opportunities and challenges and align the estates to the Trust’s objectives.  RICS qualified.
  • Affinity with the countryside and local communities but able to think beyond traditional approaches to estate management.
  • Leader, motivator and mentor.  Committed team player with good communication skills.  IT literate.  Energetic, hands-on and commercial, with a tenacious approach to financial management and meticulous attention to detail.

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