23rd December 2019

General Manager

Reference: BBBH17208

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 23/12/2019

Are you an experienced manager with a strong background in business operations, property management and funding applications?

Do you have exceptional attention to detail with strong project management experience?

Would you like to work for a long established Belfast landmark as they plan on developing their offering?

We have a very exciting opportunity for a General Manager to be part of a large project to develop this well established site. If interested or would like more information call Alex on 02890 313157 or email [email protected]

The Role:

This is a very exciting role and an important appointment as our client wants to develop their existing site. The general manager will be a newly created role and will form part of the long term vision of our client as they plan on building on what has been created over the past 100 years.

Working in a stand along capacity, the role will suit a very driven and motivated individual with a passion for developing a local listed building. You will be responsible for the day to day running of the site, including being responsible for the current tenants.

  • Management responsibilities including a small maintenance team
  • Project management – develop the existing site further including the new growth plans to include local and national grant applications
  • Management of the facilities to include the upkeep and maintenance of the listed buildings. Working with external bodies to ensure the quality of work is to high standard
  • Manage the relationship with current tenants and external customers
  • Responsible for the applications and grants as the organisation looks to grow their offering
  • Responsible for the leases & licences of current / new tenants.
  • Health & safety, fire maintenance and security responsibilities
  • Report to the Board on a monthly basis

The Person:

  • 5-8 years senior experience, preferably in a stand-alone / autonomous role
  • Extensive project management experience with the ability to deliver large scale projects
  • Strong relationship and stakeholder management experience
  • Facilities management knowledge / experience
  • Strong property development experience including negotiation of tenancy agreements, leases and lettings
  • Ideally experience / knowledge of grant applications
  • Experience of reporting to a Board

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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