Estate Manager P/T

£29-32,000 pro rata
18 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Estate Manager P/T  £29-32,000 pro rata

We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of Estate Manager at a small estate in Sussex.  The role will include financial management, management of staff, overseeing rented properties, including the care of buildings and land, with some travel involved. The chosen candidate will be responsible for running the estate and regularly liaising with the owners.  The post will involve 16–20 hours work per week.


East Sussex and neighbouring counties; East Grinstead is the nearest town.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management planning and budgeting
  • Estate administration including managing insurance, compliance with land management grant schemes
  • Management of estate properties
  • Overseeing farmland & forestry
  • Managing routine maintenance & property repair
  • Developing and overseeing new projects
  • Managing on-site staff and contractors
  • Financials including wages, maintaining records, payments and receipts, bank rec, producing quarterly and annual accounts
  • Observing health and safety legislation
  • Attending meetings with the owners

Person specification:


  • Professional qualification or equivalent experience in Property Management (IRPM), Land Management and/or Property Surveying (RICS)
  • Relevant experience for general estate management including associated administration
  • Experience of managing on-site staff and contractors including obtaining competitive tenders
  • A proven track record of financial management including budgeting and managing all records
  • Experience of identifying and solving traditional and modern building maintenance and repair problems
  • Experience of managing rentals
  • Self-motivated and effective organisational skills
  • An ability to multi-task and strong prioritisation skills
  • Full UK driving license and access to car


  • Knowledge of environmental good practice, organic horticulture and/or agriculture

Please send your CV and covering letter by clicking apply by 9 am on Monday 14 August.  The anticipated interview date is Friday 8 September.