Property Manager (South)

The purpose of the role is to deliver a successful investment & repairs programme, meeting and exceeding agreed targets for time, cost and quality, contributing to the identification of investment and unlicensed opportunities to exploit potential from the pub estate.

The Property Manager will be responsible for protecting and enhancing the Company’s property asset through proactive management of all repairs and maintenance and through engagement with the Publican/Management Partner and the operations team. The Property Manager is required to influence business development whilst protecting the asset to maximise property value and optimise potential investment opportunities whilst delivering great customer satisfaction and improved cost savings. The PM will also take line management responsibility for the Property Surveyor role in a designated area.


• South


• Permanent

• Company or Cash Allowance

• Annual Bonus Scheme

• Pension

• Private Health care

• Retail and leisure discounts

• Buy and sell holiday

• And much more…


We need someone who can:

• Ensuring a proactive Publican investment plan is in place which protects the fabric, capital value and maximises trading capability of our pubs.

• Develop a repairs and maintenance plan alongside the Property Surveyor for Punch and Publican obligations – actively forecast the significant spend requirement and timings.

• Promote minimum statutory requirements across all agreement types; ensuring that Punch fulfils its own statutory obligations and ensure sites are let in an appropriate condition

• Manage the maintenance & investment budget by Area and in conjunction with the overall regional budget


Pubs, people, and possibilities are at the heart of everything we do, so the ideal candidate will:

• Provide valuable support and advice to Publicans who plan their own investment to help them exploit the opportunity and ensure legal and statutory compliance

• Explore innovative industry design and property ideas to translate those into viable opportunities for the Punch estate.

• Ensure that we meet the Pub Code commitments in respect to property, specifically in regard to repairs and investment.


To be bold and proactive, we need a team member who can:

• Actively consider and challenge investment plans to ensure they are the right approach for the property.

• Identify and explore opportunities to develop existing ways of working which will provide transformational growth.


Accuracy is key to this role, so we need a team member who can:

• Continually identify further potential opportunities for growth and better asset utilisation with the wider team.

• Establish trust and confidence with Publican/Managment Partners through professional and timely communication.

• Demonstrate an ability to convert your commercial awareness and understanding into making sound business decisions which enables profitable outcomes.

• Commit to the development of self and assiociated team members.


As part of a team, you will be required to:

• Improve property asset protection through the education of Publican/Management Partners and their obligations and control over schedules of dilapidations and utilisation of dilapidations bonds.

• Continually identify further potential opportunities for growth and better asset utilisation with the wider team.

• Establish the right designers for the right investment, ensuring a robust brief, balancing experience of successful schemes and innovation.

• Be proactive in building transparent and sustainable professional relationships with Publican/Management Partners, suppliers and providers.

• Provide property expertise and advice to the Operations team through regular reviews covering investment projects, risk assessment, insurance support, maintenance plans and ULP opportunities.

• Lead and develop Property Surveyors to fore fill the requirements of their role and themselves.

• Agree and review key performance indicators for the Property Surveyor/s ensuring achievement by year end.

Key Relationships:

You will work with:

• Property Surveyor/s

• Head of Property

• Operations Director/s

• Senior Operations Manager/s

• Investment Managers

• Property Managers

• Operations Managers

• Suppliers and Designers

• Legal & Compliance Team

• Property Services Team

Person Specification – Technical Competencies/Professional expertise:

The ideal candidate will have/be:

• Experience in a multi retail site property role as building surveyor or project manager

• Up to date knowledge of statutory compliance legislation

• Experience of budgetary & financial cost control

• IT Literate

• Independent responsibility for planning and delivery

• HNC in either Building Surveying or Building Construction, or professional qualification such as RICS or IOB

• Working knowledge of landlord / tenant legislation

• Large (More than £0.5 million) project management and multi-project management experience

• Line Management experience

Closing date: Sunday 30th April 2023