Head of Land and Property

St Aubyn Estates
Marazion, Cornwall
Up to £65,000
19 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type

About the company

St. Aubyn Estates has been part of the West Cornwall landscape for more than 600 years. Nowadays, it is a modern, family owned enterprise spanning 5,000 acres with a diverse portfolio of businesses which include land and property management, tourism and hospitality, building and farming. James and Mary St. Levan live on St. Michael’s Mount, which they run in partnership with the National Trust.

About the role

As a senior manager, you will report directly to the Chief Executive and run all aspects of the Land and Property of St Aubyn Estates. The key focus of this role is the efficient, effective and commercial management of the estate, ensuring the long-term prosperity of the Estate and maintaining its reputation as a pillar of the community. 

One of your first tasks will be to devise a clear business plan with the Directors that recognises that land and property are fundamental enabling resources for other Estate operations. Using this plan, and your position on the Senior Leadership Team, you will provide leadership and direction for the Estate. This role incorporates that of a Land Agent with a strong business emphasis.

You will have the following individuals reporting to you – Farm Manager and Estate Administrator. You will be closely working with the Finance Director, Manager of Cornish Heritage Builders, General Manager of St. Michael’s Mount, Marketing Manager and our Hospitality Managers.

The Head of Land and Property role at St. Aubyn Estates is a challenging and forward-looking position in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

About you

Proven experience within a commercial role in a similar business is essential and you will be qualified as a Chartered Surveyor or equivalent. As a leader of an extensive estate you will possess polished management skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels to motivate and drive results. You are an excellent organiser, enjoy challenging situations and delving into relevant detail while creating a positive and innovative working atmosphere.  We will look for demonstrable ambition, sound commercial and business acumen proven in your previous roles and a contagious passion for delivering exceptional standards.

To learn more

Please apply for a detailed job information and an application form. Deadline for applications is midnight on 13th March 2018.