Asset Manager

Full Time | Poole, ENGLAND | 5 months
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Full Time
Carphone Warehouse

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Job Description


1 year fixed term contract

There's no feeling quite like uniting tech lovers everywhere and we get to do it every single day. Connecting our people, our customers and our partners. We're a team of 41,000 colleagues working across nine countries to deliver excellence. Be part of framing the future with us. You'll certainly feel proud when you see what you can achieve here.

Undertaking all aspects of Strategy implementation including acquisitions, disposals, surrenders and lease renewals. Managing annual acquisition and disposal budgets of c. £1m and £0.5m respectively. Managing costs and statutory obligations for c. 200 stores with total property costs of c. £60m p.a. across a variety of store types, formats and locations.

As part of this role, you'll be responsible for:

• Working with and managing a team of external consultants (including agents, solicitors & building surveyors) undertaking property transactions that deliver the property strategy, including Acquisitions, Disposals, Lease Renewals, Sublets and Lease Re-gears.
• Disposal of and minimising our exposure to vacant property costs where possible.
• Managing key internal stakeholders including store development, retail operations and finance to ensure transactions have appropriate approvals, cost estimates, surpass financial targets and are programmed for delivery within the expected timeframes.
• Managing rent reviews and lease renewals as necessary to ensure delivery of the overall annual property cost ensuring existing and new property commitments and property costs are properly managed to optimise profit to the business.
• Working closely with the Store Development team to deliver fit-outs and refits in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with process.
• Providing a comprehensive property management service assisting retail, formats, finance, store construction and any other functions
• Managing the business budgeting process for rent, rates, service charge and other property costs
• Managing the property database for the portfolio and delivery of accurate and effective commercial reporting and forecasting to the business 

Providing a comprehensive property management service assisting retail, formats, finance, store construction and any other functions with any consents, dispute resolution or property management as appropriate. Ensuring our stores ability to trade unhindered at all times.

You will need:

• At least 2 years’ relevant experience ideally within retail private practice or an in-house Property team
• Financial competence in terms of budget forecasting and provisioning.
• Ideally MRICS qualified
• Strong negotiating skills and good communicator at all levels

We're one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits, including:

• Company Pension Scheme
• Free on-site Gym
• Discretionary/Performance Based Bonus
• Colleague Discounts (Shopping, Cinema vouchers etc)

Beyond that, we'll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. Training plans are a given, and you'll have access to additional e-learning resources to really see your career develop in the way you want. We're building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.

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