x2 Property Operations Manager Claremont/Runnymede or Winkworth

Recruiter
NATIONAL TRUST
Location
Esher, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1231077428
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Summary
We are currently looking for two Property Operations Managers to lead our high quality visitor operations at our stunning pay for entry and countryside sites located within the Surrey Landscapes Portfolio based in West Surrey.

The roles will have responsibility for the leadership and performance of one of two busy National Trust properties, based at either Winkworth Arboretum (near Godalming) or Claremont Landscape Gardens (Esher) and Runnymede (Windsor).

If you want to help us make a difference and provide our visitors with beautiful places for the future; please read on.

Winkworth Arboretum welcomes 150,000 visitors each year. It is preparing to grow its visitor base to 250,000 over the next 10 years by investing in a new Visitor Centre and an exciting Visitor Experience Plan that delivers outstanding Visitor Programming and the conservation of the Arboretum.

Claremont Landscape Gardens welcomes 180,000 visitors each year, with an aim to grow to 250,000 by 2030. Claremont is grade 1 registered landscape, with echoes of its Victorian heyday. Runnymede Countryside sites (over 700 acres) includes the delivery of Runnymede Explored, and infrastructure and community investment project, funded with support from the HLF.

Offering a salary of up to £35,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience, with an impressive benefits package alongside including a health cash plan, contributory pension of up to 10% and flexible working. National Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer which seeks to support its employees in all possible ways, albeit via internal development and well-being programmes.
What it's like to work here
Surrey Landscapes is a diverse portfolio of National Trust properties in the west of the Surrey. Winkworth is the only Arboretum in the National Trust, famed for its autumn colour and described as 'painting with trees'. It is primed and ready to construct new visitor facilities, invest in conservation and maximise its potential.

Claremont Landscape Garden, the playground of royalty, is a haven of beauty in busy Esher. It has a thriving café, a wonderful lake and is a gem of garden history. Claremont is ready to embark on its next stage of development.
What you'll be doing
Surrey Landscapes is a diverse portfolio of National Trust properties in the west of the Surrey. Winkworth is the only Arboretum in the National Trust, famed for its autumn colour and described as 'painting with trees'. It is primed and ready to construct new visitor facilities, invest in conservation and maximise its potential.

Claremont Landscape Garden, the playground of royalty, is a haven of beauty in busy Esher. It has a thriving café, a wonderful lake and is a gem of garden history. Claremont is ready to embark on its next stage of development.
Who we're looking for
You will be able to demonstrate the following, but not limited to:
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to optimise commercial opportunities as they arise.
  • Strong budget and financial management experience
  • Understanding of how to get the best out of people, both within your Team and with stakeholders
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence and engage with people at all levels
  • Excellent coaching skills, and a strong focus on people development
The package
Benefits

Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You'll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).

Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan, a loan towards rental deposits and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.

Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.

All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!

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