PROPERTY ACQUISITION SPECIALIST - DEVELOPMENT

  • Job Reference: 61919
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Morrisons plc
  • Location: Bradford, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Real Estate & Property, Project Management
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

About The Role
The Property Acquisitions Specialist will support the Senior Property Managers (Acquisitions & Development) in the delivery of New Space in line with Morrison’s New Space Strategy. You will build key internal relationships with; Location Planning, Finance, Cost, Construction and Retail to deliver New Space proposals to the Capitals Approvals Board.
 
This role is based at our Head Office in Bradford and is a full-time, permanent position. This role would also suit a year in Industry placement.
 
Last year we launched our ‘4 day week’, the working pattern for this role is 4 days per week of 9 hours per day, based in our Bradford Head Office. There is also a requirement to work 1 in 4 Saturdays, or 13 per year (6 hours) in Head Office providing the opportunity to workshop ideas and collaborate outside of the day to day.
 
You'll be responsible for things like this in the role;
  • Building strong and influential relationships across the business
  • Analytical support; Production of reports and documents to support the focus of the team
  • Attendance and involvement at cost sign-off meetings
  • ‘Your Say’ Forum Involvement
  • Collating Town reports and controlling  the work in progress (WIP)
  • Preparation of sites viewing packs 
  • Collating board packs and meeting deadlines for the Capital Approval Committee
  • Working as a supportive and effective team member, assisting with ad hoc projects
  • Tracking team performance against targets
About You
You'll need skills and experience like this;
  • Genuine interest in Property Development (opportunity to gain RICS qualification)
  • Degree in real estate is preferred
  • Tenacity; determined to achieve the right result
  • The ability to influence others and build effective networks
  • A structured, detailed and process driven approach to planning and organising work
  • Ability to review new information, adapt style and develop new ways of working
  • Independent numerate thinker
  • Ability to prioritise & flex to the changing needs of the business
  • Customer focussed with a positive attitude
  • Experience of working in fast paced environment with lots of change
  • Opportunity to travel in the UK for personal development
  • Computer literate, we use G Suite
About The Company

We design, build, develop and maintain all of our properties across the UK from our supermarkets and manufacturing sites to our distribution centres and Head Office.

Driving a variety of exciting property projects, we aim to provide the best shopping experience to our customers and great working environments for our colleagues.

From architectural design, construction and maintenance to project and asset management, we focus on quality and getting every detail just right. Constantly looking to do things even better, we listen to our customers to make their shopping trips easier and work closely with our colleagues to deliver hundreds of store refits every year.

The pace is fast. The projects are varied. And as we rebuild and strengthen our business, we’re creating all kinds of roles at every level for quantity surveyors, energy specialists, location planning analysts, property managers and more.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.