Senior Consultant - Acquisitions - full-time - Southampton

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
At the heart of turning our ambitious expansion plans into reality lies our dynamic Property department, and playing a critical role in securing this prosperous future is our talented Acquisition team.
Responsible for the management and expansion of our current portfolio, you will be involved in the full acquisition cycle from initial planning through ongoing asset management, and developing relationships with key third parties along the way such as landlords and developers.
Working in a unique environment like ours, you can expect and look forward to driving the full development and planning processes from concept to completion, which means exceptional communication and negotiation skills are crucial, as is the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines!

What will you do?Identifying, negotiating and acquiring sites to build new stores and distribution centresManaging planning applications from original submission to authorisationSupporting all expansion, relocation and improvement projects to our current infrastructureDeveloping and maintaining strong relationships with landlords, tenants and developersDriving the full development and planning process from initial concept to final completionReal estate management of our freehold and leasehold assetsWhat will you need?Degree-level education (2:1 minimum) in a relevant disciplineIdeally, MRICS and experience in acquisitions and planningRefined negotiating skillsSound commercial acumenExcellent communication and organisational skillsA highly analytical mindThe ability to multi-task and handle conflicting deadlinesStrong Microsoft Office skillsA full driving licence and the flexibility to travel throughout the UKWhat do we offer?£42,631 with the potential to earn up to £70,000*Fully expensed company car including private mileage - Audi A4 or A335 days holiday per annum (pro rata, including Bank Holidays)Private medical insuranceA contributory pension scheme10% discount on all Lidl products, in all stores throughout the UKAccess to corporate discounts on a range of products and services (including holidays, home and garden products, leisure activities and more)Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team memberExcellent long-term career prospects*Subject to experience and inclusive of 10% London Weighting (non contractual) for employees working within the M25

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