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Estates Management Surveyor - Birmingham


The role

The Occupier Management team work on a range of clients including IBM, Post Office, Centrica, EDF Energy and The Body Shop on their national property portfolios. The requirement is to appoint a Surveyor to undertake an Estate Management role based in Birmingham.


Key deliverables

This position presents an opportunity to play an important role in managing one of BNPPRE’s Key Corporate Accounts.  

  • Responsibility for coordination and proactive management of a significant part of the Client’s real estate portfolio.
  • Co-ordination role for all service lines, including estate management/ property management, lease advisory, rating, client finance and ad hoc services of the building surveying team
  • Assisting with budgeting, monthly funding requests and preparation of all reports to clients.
  • Liaison with administrative and client finance teams.
  • Transaction Management of some of Client’s acquisition and disposals across the UK.
  • Understanding the client’s business and ensuring that BNPPRE provides relevant and proactive services to meet the client’s business need.
  • Development and maintenance of Client relationships including formal and informal reporting.
  • Reviewing strategic opportunities within relevant parts of the portfolio and identifying opportunities to add value.
  • Ensuring all activities are in line with Client’s and BNPPRE’s agreed process.
  • Ensuring property database is accurate and updated as soon as possible after transactions completed.
  • Attending/chairing meetings as appropriate.
  • Initial point of contact for client, landlords and suppliers with regard to day to day management issues on site at any time.

Person specification

Essential qualifications

·             Educated to degree level

·             MRICS


Essential experience

·          Motivated self-starter with proven track record in delivering quality client service within tight timescales

·          An ability to handle a wide range of management and professional duties. A responsible lateral thinker with a positive eye for detail and the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner

·          Experience in managing assignments independently, emphasis should be placed on the candidate’s ability to solve problems without frequent re-course to a senior member of staff and/or the client

·          Highly communicative, an ability to report verbally and in writing to clients, to issue instructions to contractors and/or advise tenants/staff on client liabilities without being overly authoritarian

·          Experience in management of commercial property from a corporate real estate or landlord perspective.  A wide range of property experience will also be beneficial.


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