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Why Superdrug?

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.
We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

The Head of Estates is responsible for management of all properties within the ASW Health and Beauty UK portfolio. They will ensure the current properties within the estate are compliant and are supporting the vision and direction of each business unit. Leading the way in making sure we get the best possible rents and rates and driving efficiencies so that we can continue give our customers the best prices and grow our presence in the right locations. This role reports to the Property Director for ASW Health & Beauty UK. 

A typical day in this role includes: 
Working with AS Watson in Hong Kong for reporting, landlords, tenants  
Creating a 3-5-year Property strategy in collaboration with the Property Director and Head’s of Health, Safety and facilities, Implementation and Acquisitions in line with the commercial business plan  
Building and constantly reviewing plans for minimizing expenditure, rent rate service charge and other occupational costs 
Leading the team in high level negotiations  
Ensuring all properties within the Estate remain compliant with ASW Group standards as well as current legislation  
Taking ownership for Audit of occupational costs and driving best practice across the team 
Planning the budget and creation of management of property records within the database 
Creating efficiencies within the team to maximise profitability and minimize expenditure 
Overseeing the timely delivery of landlords consents and access for contractor access 
Coaching and engaging the Estates team 

This job is a good fit for you if: 
You know what levers to pull to get the best result in negotiations  
You have strong commercial acumen  
You can work at a fast pace, in an everchanging environment 
You understand that the business plan can only be achieved by having the best people in place, making team development a high priority for you 
You can easily build great business relationships and influence a wide variety of people  
You are motivated by delivering results and take pride in protecting our stores  
You get satisfaction through coaching others and seeing the team succeed 
You have a keen eye to anticipate trends based on a blend of data analysis and great intuition 

What you’ll need: 
A strong background working in Retail property management ideally as a chartered surveyor 
Experience of managing a team both office and field based at a senior level 
An understanding of current economic situations which may impact us 
In depth knowledge of retail property law 

Here's what's in it for you

33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.

We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
Currently we are working from home in line with government guidelines When we are able  you will be working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
Company pension matching and bonus
Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
Come and be part of something special.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm


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