Head of Estates

Date 11/01/21

Location Beenham, near Reading

Are you a Chartered Surveyor or Town Planner with at least 10 years’ experience and a property-related degree? Do you have proven experience of property and planning issues relating to waste and mineral assets? Ready to join an innovative and ambitious waste management and quarrying company ranked in the prestigious Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table of top-performing private companies? We’re Grundon, and our Estates team at our Beenham office, near Reading, manages our large and diverse property portfolio which includes industrial, agricultural, residential, leisure and commercial assets.

The Head of Estates role
Grundon’s continued success is largely due to its forward-thinking approach, not least in seizing creative opportunities for future growth to ensure the success story continues. As Head of Estates, you will develop our property interests to enhance the capital value of the portfolio by way of planning, development, letting and acquisition; and to ensure our operational teams are equipped with the planning consents and facilities they need to remain industry leaders. This permanent role comes with a competitive salary, company car, private healthcare and other great benefits.

What you’ll be doing as Head of Estates
- Providing leadership and management to the five-strong Planning and Estates Team.
- Ensuring all assets are either employed in Company operations or are used to create value.
- Providing the appropriate land and planning consents for Grundon to operate and expand.
- Becoming an active member of the Senior Leadership Team: helping to drive the business forward; supporting its Mission and Vision; ensuring achievement of strategic objectives through influencing others, and building and maintaining effective working relationships across Grundon.

What we’re looking for in our Head of Estates
- Property-related degree
- Chartered Surveyor or Town Planner with at least 10 years’ experience, preferably in the minerals and waste sector
- Strong leadership and excellent interpersonal skills
- Practical hands-on approach
- Confident decision-maker

Working hours: 37.5 per week: 9am-5.30pm, Mon-Fri (flexibility is required).

Grow with Grundon
This is a fantastic opportunity to strengthen our Estates team as we continue our ambitious investment and development programme. Interested in the Head of Estates role? Click apply. No agencies please.

Please note: We don’t use closing dates, but interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so please apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Head of Estates on 11.01.2021

 

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential