Estate Manager

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We are currently on the lookout for a new Estate Manager to join the team in Maidenhead. The duties of the Estates Manager are to assist the Head of Property to fulfil and promote the Property Department#s broad objectives

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The main Accountabilities and Responsibilities for the Estate Manager are: Business Rates # Where appropriate appoint or manage Rank#s external rating advisers. # Keeping the Head of Property appraised of all matters affecting, or potentially affecting, business rates payable by Rank Group including, without limitation: Legislation, Valuation List, UBR, BID Levy, external factors, etc. # Effective management of business rates matters, such as appeals, ensuring refunds are made in timely fashion, providing budget rates payable, and identifying opportunities for making MCCs. Rent Reviews & Lease Renewals # Where appropriate appoint, or manage Rank#s external Rent Review Advisers. # Provide Budget Rentals for Rank#s properties as requested by the Head of Property from time to time, in respect of properties with forthcoming or outstanding rent reviews and lease renewals. # Provide recommendations for service of Calderbank letters, or settlement by third party, or at court, and pursue approved recommended action in a timely manner. # Monitor, notify and make recommendations in respect of all rent reviews and lease expiries, whether past, present or forthcoming. Property Management # All Aspects of day to day estate management including dealings with Landlords, Tenants and issues arising from vacant properties as required by the Head of Property. # Monitor, notify, liaise and make recommendations in respect of all break notices, temporary planning consent renewals and any other time dependant options affecting property assets. # Deal with all Dilapidations notices and Schedules. Lettings & Disposals # Instructing and managing external surveyors to achieve results and best terms achievable for the letting/re-letting or disposal of properties, including assessment of financial standing and agreement of terms for guarantee or other forms of security deemed necessary and appropriate, and appointment of and liaison with lawyers, as required from time to time by the Director of Property. Insurance # Assisting the Head of Property to verify that cover provided by Landlords for annual building insurance renewal, including any apportionments applied where part of a multi-let premises, is assessed in accordance with Lease provisions and upon accurate insurance valuations and at reasonable market premiums. Service Charge # Assisting the Head of Property to validate that apportionments and charges made by Landlords are in accordance with Lease provisions and the RICS Code of Practice and that all items are properly and reasonably charged or budgeted. Knowledge, Expertise and Qualifications # MRICS Qualified # Must be nationally mobile (3 days in Maidenhead) # Strong Negotiation Skills # Extensive knowledge of property related legislation # Ability to prioritise and problem solve and make recommendations for process improvements # Good analytical skills and an eye for detail # The ability to work alone or as part of a team

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Full Time Permanent

Competitive pay and benefits

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