Head of Property - Rural Landed Estate

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  • Title: Head of Property - Rural Landed Estate
  • Type: Advertised selection
  • Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
  • Location: Kent
  • Contact: Charlie van Exter
  • Reference: W/B082
  • Categories: Rural/Agri-businesses and Landed Estates


Diverse and thriving rural business incorporating 4,000 acres which includes tenanted farms, forestry, commercial and residential property as well as an in-hand charcoal enterprise.

This privately held, diversified business is part of a much wider, long-established Cornish entity offering the successful candidate a high degree of autonomy to develop and deliver a total estate management service as Head of Property for the Kent estate.

The Position

  • Manage and take overall responsibility for the agricultural, residential and commercial portfolio with P+L and operational responsibilities. 
  • Reporting to the Estate Director in Cornwall develop the property strategy to maximise revenues from existing land banks, highlighting future development opportunities. 
  • Manage and develop the team and engage proactively with other heads of functions across the wider business. Help drive the estate’s influence and credibility at Director and CEO level. 
  • Liaise with external professionals, regulators, planners and Government Bodies where necessary. Network, promote and protect the interests of the Estate with the local community and at a wider national level.

The Candidate

  • Commercially astute, hands on qualified Chartered Surveyor with proven ability to research, draft and present investment opportunities for Board approval. 
  • Implement approved investment projects with strong understanding of managing an entity’s Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow in line with its risk / return parameters. 
  • Ambitious, proactive, energetic with the ability to manage and enhance diverse business interests. 
  • Outstanding networker and communicator with excellent organisational and leadership skills and a collaborative approach.

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