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Head of Property

03-02-2023 03:02

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Property Director, manage Keelings/FoodCentral commercial property portfolio. The role is primarily focused on property in Ireland but also includes UK and International.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage Keelings/FoodCentral land and buildings portfolio
  • Manage development and marketing for FoodCentral business park including land sale, design and build, leasing
  • Overall budget management for the property management function
  • Commercial lead the following initiatives when required:
  • New build or upgrade projects
  • Sustainability improvement plan
  • Infrastructure development e.g. roads, ducting, telecoms, water, waste
  • Liaise with utility providers including ESB, Irish Water, Gas Networks Ireland
  • Planning applications and submissions to Development Plans
  • Manage internal rent/terms agreements with business units
  • Ensure appropriate cost models, feasibility studies, budgets and project management structures are in place
  • Negotiation of leases, conacre contracts and other agreements , in conjunction with in-house legal counsel and external solicitors
  • Oversight of common estate services and service charges
  • Ensure all relevant drawings, maps and documentation are up to date and available as required
  • Support Group Initiatives and Projects eg employee accommodation solutions, acquisition due diligence, public transport and group procurement
  • Ensure appropriate property insurance policies are in place and rates costs are negotiated
  • Lead/assist with other property development / management projects as required by the Property Director
  • Oversee continuous improvement of our Facilities management

Job Requirements

Key Skills:


  • Significant experience of commercial property management across multiple sites including site infrastructure and utilities
  • Commercial lead experience of significant new build and upgrade projects, including planning applications and development plan submissions
  • Strong background in lease and contract negotiation and management
  • Previous experience ensuring property portfolio compliance with all relevant planning and property legislation


  • Previous experience leading property sales and marketing
  • An Individual who can apply a creative mind-set in terms of visualising the look and feel of a successful Business Park development
  • Sustainability improvement experience

Education & Training

  • Hold a Degree in a property and/or construction related subject would be an advantage
  • RICS/SCSI Chartered or Registered an advantage

Role relevant to what type of surveyors

Commercial (Agent) Surveyors, Property Management & Facility Manager Surveyors, Building Surveyors, Planning & Develop Surveyors, and Project Management Surveyors

Contact details for applicants

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