Estate Director

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  • Title: Estate Director
  • Type: Advertised selection
  • Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Contact: Charlie van Exter
  • Reference: W/L782

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An exceptional opportunity to lead this significant Estate of over 10,000 acres to ensure it continues to deliver long-term economic, social and environmental value across the full spectrum of its interests which include residential and commercial property, development and planning, farming, minerals, sporting and woodland.

The Position 

  • Take overall responsibility for the management of the Estate’s enterprises with a particular focus on its property and development interests. Lead a diverse team, with a focus on enhancing skills and capabilities.
  • Optimise the performance of all elements of the Estate and identify compelling new opportunities, whilst preserving the Estate’s unique character, values and history.
  • Manage financial budgeting, appraisal and reporting across the Estate’s structure of entities. Be responsible for managing major projects and schemes.
  • Generate strong and productive relationships with a broad range of external stakeholders including professional advisers, government, and local communities. Act as a key ambassador for the Estate.

The Candidate 

  • Track-record of successfully managing a diverse range of property related businesses with the entrepreneurial ability to anticipate emerging trends. Proven financial, commercial and strategic acumen.
  • Ideally RICS qualified. Must have empathy for the countryside and appreciate the challenges and opportunities currently facing agricultural Estates.
  • Strong leadership qualities, as well as possessing the self-awareness and humility to negotiate successful outcomes for key stakeholders.
  • Energetic, tenacious and hands-on with a meticulous attention to detail. Committed team player with excellent communication skills.

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