The Welbeck Estates Company Limited – Estate Manager – Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire Border

REF: 10099

Salary: A competitive salary and benefits package including house and vehicle

A forward thinking, diverse, and growing rural estate business, the Welbeck Estate is a magnificent, traditional landed estate centred on Welbeck Abbey which lies in the ‘Dukeries’ of Nottinghamshire in an area of great natural beauty and remains in the hands of the descendants of the 7th Duke of Portland. The Estate extends to some 15,500 acres of rural property, comprising significant commercial, agricultural, and residential portfolios, woodland, and lakes.

Property asset management is at the core of the Estate’s strategy, with a focus on new development opportunities, to optimise income streams, achieve capital growth, and to enable the Estate to make a vital contribution to the nurturing and growth of communities within which its assets sit.

 The position

Reporting to the Property and Rural Estates Director, a unique opportunity has arisen for an Estate Manager excited by the commercial potential of rural estates to take a pivotal role working in this ambitious estate business assisting with the asset management and optimisation of both the traditional and entrepreneurial elements of all aspects of the wide-ranging rural property portfolio, and to help deliver the next stage in the evolution of this historical and highly attractive estate for future generations.

The candidate

  • An MRICS qualified rural Chartered Surveyor, with a proven track record in optimising existing operations and developing new income streams on diverse rural estates.
  • Commercially aware, strategic thinker, able to apply strong financial management skills across large property portfolios.
  • An engaging and professional character with strong communication skills, who has the emotional intelligence to be an effective leader within the estate team and a respected ambassador outside of it.
  • Energetic and resourceful, always looking to seek out and make the best of an opportunity.
  • Business acumen, financially and IT literate with good attention to detail.

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