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Retail Acquisitions Manager - £65k - Great growth potential!

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South West




Job Description

Retail Acquisitions Manager - £65k - Great growth potential!

Are you a confident and ambitious individual looking for an exciting career move within Property?

In this head office based (Somerset) Acquisitions Manager role, reporting directly to the Director of Property & Format Development, you will be responsible for managing a team of field based property specialists, overseeing the acquisition process, advising on appropriate deal structure and working alongside other senior managers to overcome problems and challenges as they occur. Proactive, enthusiastic and a dedicated team player, your passion for professionalism and exceeding expectations will enable us to maintain our growth momentum. Retail Acquisitions Manager - £65k - Great growth potential!

What does this Acquisitions Manager role involve?


  • Manage, develop, and appraise a field based team of property specialists to ensure all departmental and team objectives are met or exceeded

  • Develop strong rapport with business partners including agents and building surveyors, managing their activity where appropriate, to maximise potential opportunities

  • Understand the demographic, financial and location requirements of the business to enable you to deliver the roll out programme

  • Work alongside commercial agents, building surveyors and internal departments to deliver new sites on time

  • Work with building surveyors & Store Development Managers to ensure sites are delivered for fit out in a satisfactory condition without incurring excessive cost

  • Communicate regularly and clearly with all business partners to ensure effective flow of information and timely completion of deals

  • Critically assess all documentation received from both internal and external partners to ensure the viability of each deal and store location

  • Supported by the in-house legal team, advise on commercial decisions within individual lease negotiations

What skills/experiences will you need to have to be successful in this Acquisitions Manager role?

  • Previous experience working either as a commercial property agent or in the acquisitions team of a B8 or A1 focussed occupier business is essential

  • Proven ability to deliver results while managing a demanding workload efficiently and successfully

  • Evidence of working with other professionals (clients, service providers & colleagues) to deliver great work in a timely fashion

  • A detailed knowledge of the national B8 industrial sector and A1 high street sectors of the property market

  • A sound knowledge of modern construction principles and design regarding trade counter/industrial buildings

  • A detailed knowledge of legal principles and statute surrounding all elements of property and contractual law

  • Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors


This role has a basic salary of up to £65,000 with a fantastic package, including a company car, generous bonus scheme and a brilliant pension contribution!


If you are a property expert and looking for a new role, please apply today! Retail Acquisitions Manager - £65k - Great growth potential!



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