Acquisitions & Estates Manager

Ref: MON12000
Salary: Competitive
Department: Property
Location: Notting Hill Village (London) W11
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery.

We are now looking for an Acquisitions & Estates Manager to support our internal Property team. This role plays a pivotal part in managing our real estate interests across our portfolio; supporting the Head of Property on acquisitions, lease renewals/re-negotiations and disposals in line with agreed strategy, to ensure the best terms are achieved. 

What will you do as an Acquisitions & Estates Manager? 

  • Responsible for assisting the Head of Property in delivering the Group’s property strategy for the UK & ROI
  • Lead with the day to day management of lease renewals, regears, disposals, dilapidations and rent reviews, liaising with external consultants where appropriate
  • Prepare approval papers and materials for presentation to board members at regular property board meetings
  • Assist in keeping the Property database up to date in relation to lease expiries, break clause options and rent reviews
  • Lead negotiations with landlords / property agents and ensure effective legal support in place to deliver the best contractual lease terms and to maximise value to the Group
  • Work with the store design and maintenance teams to ensure issues are appropriately managed with landlords and to minimise costs
  • Oversee service charges and business rates on all stores managing the Property Administrator to ensure best practice and effective cost control

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • 3+ years post MRICS qualification experience operating within the retail property market
  • Full understanding of the negotiation process aligned to lease arrangements.
  • Ability to co-ordinate competing priorities, whilst ensuring accurate and timely delivery of tasks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines where required
  • Results driven, self-motivated and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Networking skills to develop and maintain key internal and external relationships
  • Advanced Microsoft Office, especially Excel

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary and the option to participate in the Company bonus scheme
  • 25days holiday plus bank holidays with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • Private Healthcare 
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on-campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request discuss any specific requirements. 

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