Consultant- Real Estate Consulting- Manchester

United Kingdom-Manchester  
 Salary:  Based on Experience


Job Summary

Turner & Townsend is a quality driven, international construction and management consultancy recognised for the value we bring to our clients. From a global network of strategically located offices, we provide a full range of consultancy services designed to deliver effective solutions for clients in any sphere of private and public sector activity, anywhere in the world.
In the UK, Turner & Townsend provides a broad spectrum of services across both property and infrastructure sectors, managing delivery of these services across an extensive range of project / programme values, from £100k to £500 million.

Job Objectives

Turner & Townsend is one of the leading consultancy providers to the infrastructure and property sectors. Using our skills, processes and knowledge we provide industry leading services to our clients.

Our culture is open and supportive and includes Wellbeing initiatives, lively social events, opportunities to take part in our Corporate Social Responsibility programme, and regular Knowledge Share events. We offer an excellent package including a competitive salary and benefits, private medical care, company pension and life assurance, 27 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy/sell a further 5 days, 1 Corporate Social Responsibility volunteer day and many other incentives.
We offer the opportunity to work on some of the biggest UK real estate and infrastructure programmes, where we provide independent and impartial advice to enable real estate alignment with corporate aims and objectives.

Job Objectives

The successful candidate will be expected to grow the Real Estate Consulting team across the UK by winning work and developing relationships, delivery quality commissions and working closely with the wider business in the Real Estate and Infrastructure divisions.

You will act as Commission Lead for teams of consultants and be part of teams delivering consultancy commissions, bringing real estate and property asset management expertise to ensure high quality deliverables are achieved.

Skills Required

Candidates will be able to demonstrate that they have the qualifications, skills and experience required to operate at Associate Director Level; generating new business, creating new relationships and delivery high quality consultancy commissions.

We are interested in motivated, performance oriented and engaging individuals with relevant real estate, property and commercial experience. We need self-starters, capable of using their own initiative, who are credible and confident with a broad range of stakeholders. The skills, capabilities and experience we are seeking includes:

  • Real estate, property and consulting, with client experience in the local authority, education and health sectors.
    Experience in the preparation of business cases (SOC / OBC / FBC), estate / property strategies, business plans, operating models, change management and One Public Estate.
  • A relevant real estate industry qualification – surveying, engineering, financial or accounting.
  • Experience in a client side and consultancy environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be confident in a client facing environment.
  • Financially literacy with excellent commercial understanding and financial analysis capability
  • Ability to understand and combine commercial, strategic and operational perspectives
  • A persuasive personality, not afraid to challenge, debate and influence key decisions
  • Demonstrable programme management, project management, capital projects and contract management skills
  • Being a team player, confident with others and ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required, plus also to work in new sectors or environments

Real Estate Consulting

The Real Estate Consulting team is focused on providing high-value, independent, trusted advice to our clients, that deliver and embed sustained performance improvement.
We operate across property, infrastructure and natural resources. Our client work focuses on corporate occupiers, both public and private sector, real estate investors and developers, property companies, landowners and service providers. For example, we work with government departments, local authorities, NHS trusts, financial services companies, utilities companies, plus retail, manufacturing and technology companies.
We help our clients understand, capture and improve both the financial and non-financial benefits from real estate portfolios, in particular ensuring performance is aligned to business goals and organisation objectives. As an independent advisor, recognised as a leader in the Real Estate sector, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage real estate risk and create value for our clients.

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