Location(s): Cambridge Head Office
Team(s): Commercial - Lease Consultancy
The Lease Consultancy Team provides a specialist lease advisory service to property owners and occupiers on all types of commercial property; providing professional advice on rent reviews, lease renewals and lease re-gears combined with local up-to-date market knowledge. The team works across the Eastern Region and East Midlands, working closely with the local agency teams.
This role provides an opportunity to grow and develop your skills and experience, working as integral member of a small team, taking on a workload of existing L&T instructions and dealing with all aspects of lease consultancy. There is also scope and opportunity to grow the role and bring new business opportunities for the team.
What will I be doing?
Inspection and measurement of properties
Reviewing and understanding legal documents and their impact on rental value
Researching comparable evidence and applying it to the premises subject to review or renewal
Seeking client instructions and keeping clients advised of progress throughout
Negotiation of settlements on behalf of clients
Business Development and Client Relationship Management
Assist colleagues with business development opportunities
Develop own internal and external client and professional network.
Maintain relationships with existing clients and seek new clients and instructions.
Understanding of rent reviews and lease renewal negotiations
Understanding of the principles of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
Computer literate with word and excel
High attention to detail
Organised and able to prioritise and manage a high workload
Team player with the flexibility to support others
Confident but knowing when to seek help when required
Full clean driving licence
Experience in dealing with rent reviews and lease renewal negotiations including references to 3rd party
Experience of applying the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and Arbitration Act 1996
Experience of winning new business
Location(s): St Albans
Team(s): Residential - New Homes
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to manage the New Homes team in St Albans and Milton Keynes. This is a newly created role and would suit someone who is keen to develop their career and has good knowledge of the New Homes market.
Bidwells' Residential Team provides an unrivalled service for the sale and letting of a wide range of property, from new homes and period cottages to town and country houses. Each property is handled by a partner or senior agent with expertise, knowledge and experience of the local market.
The New Homes team work with clients to design, plan, launch and sell New Homes. The team provides specialist expertise on everything from the initial development appraisal to the pricing and marketing of a finished scheme.
This role will be to manage the New Homes team in St Albans and Milton Keynes, to develop the New Homes portfolio, build excellent client relationships, win new business and manage schemes from inception to completion.
What will I be doing?
Continue to grow the New Homes market share in St Albans and Milton Keynes
Undertake land development appraisals for clients taking in to account specific unit type, values and client demands
Work closely with the Residential Development team to secure potential sites
Manage sites on behalf of / alongside clients from inception to completion, advising and co-ordinating throughout the processes
Drive forward actions to target new prospects and pitch/tender for new business.
Win new business opportunities
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the New Homes' market share and competition.
Highlight marketplace changes, areas of interest and potential business opportunities to clients and professional contacts to build and maintain ongoing relationships
Project manage the day-to-day delivery of small scale schemes, ensuring client's requirements are met within agreed timescales
Manage the St Albans & Milton Keynes New Homes Order Book and ensure that all billings are carried out accurately, preparing monthly statistics for DMP or Head of New Homes where requested
Team(s): Land & Business - Agribusiness
Bidwells' Rural Land and Business Division provide a fresh approach to the traditional business of land agency, reflecting the major changes taking place in the rural economy today. A new range of skills and expertise are available to dovetail into the deep-rooted understanding of rural businesses of all kinds which is the cornerstone of our service.
Bidwells manages, consults and offers strategic advice on over 1 million acres of farms and estates across the country and works with some of the UK's top-performing rural businesses including individuals, trusts, colleges, charities and companies. Services include agency, business planning and strategy, valuations, supply chain and renewable energy consultancy, rural enterprise and diversification, planning and development as well as estate management and consultancy.
To assist rural surveyors and agribusiness consultants across the Land and Business Oxford Professional/Valuation and Agribusiness Teams.
Providing first class administration support to fee earners
Updating order books and timesheets and raising invoices
Updating databases, Reapit and Midas
Downloading digital photos, preparation of photographic schedules and colour printing
Aranging internal meetings and supporting fee earners in arranging business generation events
Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, email, internet and social media
Excellent administrative and organisational skills
Good typing skills
Excellent telephone manner
Good numeracy for order books, budgets, invoicing
Self-motivated and can rise to a challenge or timetable
Highly literate to check and co-ordinate/ collate mail, tenders and filing (both paper and electronic)
Accuracy / high attention to detail
Ability to remain calm under pressure, achieve deadlines and prioritise appropriately
Team player with a positive outlook and a good sense of humour
Previous experience of working in an office environment
Location(s): Cambridge Stonecross - Residential
Team(s): Residential - Lettings
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our well-established team in their prestigious, newly refurbised office in Cambridge.
Established over 175 years ago, today Bidwells is one of the UK's leading property consultancies. We employ almost 500 people in 13 offices across England and Scotland and we provide a full range of services across the Commercial, Residential and Rural sectors.
So, why would you want to work at Bidwells?
We are a company with clear core values of excellence, integrity, team work and energy and underlying all this is a sense of fun!. If these values resonate with you, and you are looking for a challenging role that offers variety and a better work life balance, then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for.
Bidwells' Residential Team provides an unrivalled service for the sale and letting of a wide range of properties, from new homes and period cottages to town and country houses. Each property is handled by a partner or senior agent with expertise, knowledge and experience of the local market.
To provide administrative support to the Lettings Team in a range of duties, including; coordinating diaries and appointments, answering the telephone, assisting with the marketing of properties dealing with utility providers as well as providing overflow cover for Reception.
The requirement is for a proactive and organised individual who will be able to carry out tasks through to a successful conclusion. The successful candidate will be organised, efficient, able to work quickly and accurately under pressure whilst maintaining excellent client care at all times.
What will I be doing every day?
Essential Skills and Experience
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and willingness to learn new software packages
Previous experience in an administrative / customer facing role
Good business writing skills - grammar, punctuation and spelling
Excellent communication skills
Excellent approach to customer service / client care
Attention to detail
Team(s): Scotland - Forestry
This is a unique role and we are looking for a dynamic professional with enthusiasm to lead, manage and organise resources within a small support team consisting of Secretaries and a Receptionist providing an efficient and effective support service including the Management Team.
What will I be doing in my role?
Lead and manage support team
Previous experience of leading and managing a support team
Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
Ability to work in team environment and independently
Discretion and confidentiality
Excellent IT skills
Experience within Property management