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Property Manager

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The Property Manager reports to the Senior Property Manager and shall be accountable for delivering an agreed annual programme of work in relation to the Trusts' property functions as well as supporting the Property team in delivering the Estate Strategy and Masterplanning corporate project.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:o Assist with the management of Trust properties including estate rationalisation projects, landlord-tenant issues, record keeping, compiling reports and completing property returns.o Assist with the development of business cases for property proposals, property transactions and associated capital projects.o Ensure property assets are used strategically for the benefit of the Trust in support of the implementation of the clinical strategy and service plans.o Participate in the development and roll out of a computerised property and asset management system.o Manage the annual updates of property appraisals, assessing estate condition, statutory compliance, functional suitability and space utilisation in association with Estates colleagues.o Participate in the rationalisation/disposal of surplus land and property.o Identify and contribute to opportunities in Cost Improvement Programmes (CiPs).o Contribute to UHSussex 5-10-year Estate Strategy & Masterplanning corporate project and associated site development plans.

About us

Join us atUHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better neverstops

AtUHSussexwe're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of theUK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives:We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put ourPatient First.Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role atUHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex.We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in ourwellbeing programmefor staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need itbecausewe know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us:As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do

Job description

Job responsibilities

o Contribute to the Trusts corporate governance processes through quarterly/annual Property Strategy updates to the Trust Board on the management of the Trusts estate, including monitoring of key performance indicators and targets (Carter report etc).o Effectively manage land and property activities by providing specialist skills across a range of activities including:- acquisitions- disposals- leasing and licencing- monitoring lease obligations- Formalising undocumented tenancies- rent reviews- lease renewals- monitoring tenancy obligations- business rates reviews- Property related aspects of Service Level Agreements with other Trust and external organisations.- space management including associated booking and Ulitisation database systems- Space planning feasibilities and projects.o The post holder shall ensure that all property transactions are undertaken in line with best governance principles and meets all relevant technical legislative and NHS regulatory requirements. This shall include interpreting national policy guidance and contributing to the development and implementation of local policies/procedures.

Person Specification



  • Significant relevant experience which shall include: -Property transactions. -Project Management. -Delivering projects within time/cost/quality frameworks. -Negotiation, Change Management and Conflict Resolution. -Financial Management. -Building surveying. -Property Maintenance agreements. -Contract Management. -Space Utilisation and management. - Estate and property management including property transactions. - Knowledge of NHS/Public Sector policy and procedure particularly in relation to estate planning and development.
  • Significant relevant experience in asset management, property surveying, construction and/or related estate management.
  • Specialist knowledge acquired through post graduate courses (e.g., Management, Project management and/or property, commissioning and health care premises
  • Incorporated level or equivalent membership of a recognised professional institute (e.g., Assoc RICS, RICS, CIOB, CIAT, IHEEM, BIFM, CIBSE).


  • Additional project management qualification. e.g., Association for Project Management PMQ
  • Full Membership of a recognised professional institute (e.g., RICS, CIOB, CIAT, IHEEM, BIFM, CIBSE).



  • Relevant property related specialist knowledge & educated to degree level or equivalent, (e.g. property/estate management, surveying, contract management, facilities management etc.)
  • Specialist knowledge acquired through post graduate courses (e.g., Management, Project management and/or property, commissioning and health care premises


  • Membership of a recognised professional institute (e.g. RICS, CIOB, IHEEM, BIFM, CIBSE). Minimum Incorporated level.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


Royal Sussex County Hospital - Expected to travel to all trust sites

Eastern Road



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