Estate Manager

Organisation: Scone Palace

Location: PERTH

Scone Estates is a 400-year-old family business situated in the heart of rural Perthshire. Committed to protecting and enhancing the natural, cultural, and economic environment, we are a forward-thinking diversified rural business comprising Farming, Forestry, Fishing, Property and Tourism enterprises. At the centre of the Estate is historic Scone Palace and Gardens, a 5-star rated heritage attraction.

A rare vacancy has arisen for an Estate Manager to provide management services across a range of rural property portfolios including residential, commercial, farming, forestry and sporting enterprises. The successful candidate will work closely with the CEO and owners and have significant responsibility, managing an in-house team as well as input into contract farming and forestry operations.

About you

The successful candidate will have:
– A proven track record in estate management with a minimum of 2 years PQE (MRICS or CAAV)
– An awareness of the importance of the environmental and social impact of the role, with a focus on sustainability
– Leadership skills to build and maintain good relationships with tenants, stakeholders and the wider the rural community
– The necessary enthusiasm, business expertise and vision to support the delivery of the growth of the business whilst respecting the unique nature of the Estate

Applicants must have current knowledge of the Scottish property system, legislation and policy. Strong IT skills and an understanding of health & safety are also essential for the role. You will be a team player with a personable approach to building and maintaining stakeholder relationships. An organised and methodical approach with good attention to detail is required.
A full UK driving licence is essential for this role.

What we can offer

A unique environment and a challenging and rewarding role with the opportunity to contribute to the Estate’s operational efficiency, and its long-term strategic direction. This is a challenging and rewarding role with significant responsibility offering excellent learning and development opportunities.

The package will include a competitive salary that will reflect experience, pension scheme and 34 days holiday.

For an informal discussion about the role please call Brian Stevenson on 01738 552300

Application Deadline: Friday 20/10/2023