Senior Estates Surveyor

Posted 26 October by Euro Garages
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Role: Senior Estates Surveyor

Location: Blackburn, BB1 2FA

Hours: Full-Time / Permanent

Salary: Negotiable

Who are EG Group?

EG Group is a leading global independent fuel station and convenience retail operator with operations at over 5,600 sites across Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, North America and Australia.

What will my role look like?

Due to the recent and significant expansion of our operational portfolio, we are looking to recruit a Senior Estates Surveyor to join our existing estates team! The position will report into the Estates Manager and will assist the running of our operational, investment and sublet property portfolio across the UK and ROI. The newly formed role will include all aspects of property and asset management with afocus on Landlord and Tenant related matters.

What would my main responsibilities be?

  • Successfully undertake rent reviews and lease renewals and instruct and monitor external agents to minimise their financial impact on the business and maximise operational flexibility.
  • To look to take advantage of market opportunities in the form of the purchase of freeholds, sale and leasebacks and lease regears and extensions.
  • Contribute towards the effective management of the existing portfolio across the UK and ROI to support the growing success of our operational brands.
  • To identify, investigate and add value to the portfolio to the benefit of our existing businesses and brands.
  • Liaising with both landlords and tenants and their respective advisors to ensure the smooth day-to-day management of the property portfolio.
  • Contribute towards the monitoring and challenging of all property-related holding costs in conjunction with other team members and external advisors.
  • Build strong relationships with both internal and external advisors and stakeholders including solicitors, property advisors, managing agents and landlords.
  • Assist in the running and operation of the property function within EG Group.
  • To work closely with our existing Construction and Planning team to ensure projects on leasehold sites are delivered on time and without any issues.
  • Optimising rental income, the disposal of surplus accommodation and maintaining relationships with subtenants to make sure they comply with their contractual obligations.
  • In conjunction with external consultants and advisors, to provide focused and site specific support on other aspects of estate management including areas such as rating, compulsory purchase, the closure and disposal of sites and dilapidation claims.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A strong and proven track record of dealing with leasehold premises with particular emphasis on a structured approach to the successful settlement of rent reviews, lease renewals and lease regears and extensions.
  • Previous experience in the retail, food-to-go, leisure and roadside sectors would be preferable and advantageous.
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills at all levels and build and strengthen professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to manage your time effectively in a fast-moving and dynamic work environment to deliver matters and projects successfully and in a timely manner.
  • Good IT skills to include, but not limited to, Excel, PowerPoint and Word as well the management and operation of the Groups property Database, Qube.

What’s in it for me?

EG Cares is our benefits & rewards scheme, it’s our way of saying thank you to our EG family in recognition of the continued support and commitment you deliver every day.

Competitive Annual Leave - We know our employees work hard so we offer competitive annual leave allowances so you can enjoy well deserved time off work!

Work Anniversary Awards - We appreciate how loyal our employees are and to say thank you we reward colleagues when you hit milestones!

Employee Discounts - You will be entitled to 15% off our food-to-go brands and 10% our retail stores, not only this our EG Cares platform entitles you to exclusive discounts at a variety of clothing / retail stores, restaurants, cinemas and much more!

Free Parking - We have free onsite parking at our Head Office in Blackburn which is safe and secure with 24hr CCTV!

Waterside Cafe - With the opening of our new head office we are revolutionizing lunch time with a state of the art employee area for colleagues to relax, dine and unwind. In house Chefs will freshly prepare meals from a large menu incorporating a variety of different cuisines which will change daily, and meals will be provided at incredibly low prices!

Cycle to Work Scheme - We care about your health and encourage employees to cycle to work, we can help you save money on a new bicycle!

Employee Assistance Programme - Telephone counselling and confidential support for personal / legal / medical / health and wellbeing issues is now available 24/7 for our employees through our EG Cares Employee Assistance Programme!

Death in Service -At EG Group, we believe employees can be their best when they feel supported and have benefit plans that give them security and peace of mind!

Learning & Development - We are committed to helping you develop new skills to be the best version of you!

Our People - You will work alongside our amazing employees, have fun and be a part of our family!

Free Eye Test - As a valued EG Employee you will be eligible to receive a free eye examination every two years!

Progression & Career Opportunities - We look to promote and progress our employees within the business and we are very passionate about internal progression! As the business expands it opens new opportunities for growth… the opportunities really are endless with Euro Garages

Compassionate Leave - We care about our employees and offer 3 days paid compassionate leave.

Reference: 44487144

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