Tuesday , May 21 2024

British Council Job Vacancies – Portfolio Manager

Website British Council

Job Description:

As the Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Estates (GE) you will lead on the development and implementation of all property transactions relating to the British Council Global Portfolio of properties.  This includes undertaking property acquisition, sales and/or leaseback, leading negotiations (or overseas negotiation where appropriate) with landlords regarding leases at inception or renewal and to manage the ongoing relationship with landlords and managing agents throughout the lease.

Job Responsibilities:

The role will also contribute to the development and implementation of real estate strategies for all global properties through identifying and realizing commercial opportunities to drive forward on value and improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of the global estate. You will oversee estate projects as work priorities and resources require, particularly those leading from a property transaction. These estates projects may include supporting the business during the bid process for new business, as well as the implementation of transaction led multi-site initiatives. You will strategically partner the business, leading and aligning GE property transactions with the business strategy through building and leveraging the senior leadership network within British Council, the wider Government departments and our professional services partner.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to commission and manage multi-disciplinary professionals and to think and act strategically, commercially, and corporately to develop and convey a clear and innovative vision and to enthuse staff and stakeholders.
  • Significant commercial track record relating to occupational management and client-side property transactions across multiple geographical markets globally.
  • You will be a driven and self motivated individual who always wants to improves processes and be capable of quick, broad analysis of opportunities with commercially savvy approach.
  • Experience in leading occupational property transactions, negotiating with landlords and brokers, globally
  • Knowledge of real estate service lines and experience of delivering multiple transactions at any time.
  • Sound understanding of real estate legislation and leave events.
  • Understanding of lease administration, lease audit, lease compliance and financial reporting from the landlord and tenant perspective.
  • Thorough understanding of the real estate and project management lifecycle and principles.
  • Experience of managing service provision through both in-house staff and professional partners.
  • Strong vendor management and commercialism skills, particularly in relationship to alliances/partnerships with service providers.
  • Educated to graduate degree level or with equivalent professional experience in a property-related discipline, supported by full membership of and accreditation with a relevant professional property institute (e.g. RICS)

Job Details:

Company: British Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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