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Regional Property Manager

Posted: 13 Nov 2020 Closes: 13 Dec 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time DPD_743999724581754

Area: North East
Department: Engineering and Premises
Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
Working Pattern: Days (Monday - Friday Only)
Company Description

DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover of well over £1 billion. Voted the nation's favourite parcel carrier for the last 7 years, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology, recruit and retain the best people in the industry and we are the UK's most sustainable delivery company

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Regional Property Manager to work within our Property team to help them achieve ever-greater heights. This role will be based around the North East, possibly from DPD Newcastle Depot but you will be responsible for our depots locations across the North of the UK, from Leeds upwards, including Scotland so travel to these depots will be a mandatory part of your role.

As a Regional Property Manager you will ensure that all of our properties in the region are maintained in accordance with our lease responsibilities, serviced and kept in good working condition and legally compliant. You will be responsible for all furniture, decoration, refurbishment, minor building works, alterations and damage repair within our Depots.

Other Responsibilities of this role will include
  • Liaising with a number of internal and external stakeholders over issues relating to property and Depots. This will include Contractors, Landlords and Surveyors as well as Senior Internal Managers and other Departments within DPD, security, transport, H&S, Engineering.

  • Managing business expectations for Projects around Property construction. These vary from depot refurbishments through to monitoring new build construction projects and managing final fit out works.

  • Ensuring quality contractor work in accordance with Landlord conditions.

  • Planning, costing and implementation of New Sites.

  • Auditing our Depots to ensure that they are in excellent condition, all issues have been reported as per company procedure and property is correct and accounted for.

  • Facilities knowledge and legislative and compliance in regard to maintenance contracts.


What we're looking for;
  • Previous experience within a similar role demonstrating an understanding around property construction and managing Projects and Processes around that is essential for this role.

  • Experience managing projects from inception through to completion.

  • Experience from either a previous client side role or possibly from a consultancy background.

  • A Building Surveying qualification or RICS qualification would be advantageous.

  • Facilities knowledge along with legislative and compliance knowledge and experience.

  • Have strong organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise workloads due to overseeing a number of locations.

  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively at all levels and in a variety of formats

  • Have a flexible and adaptable approach to work, location and hours worked

Additional Information

Job Specifics

A Full UK Driving Licence is essential for this role due to travel to numerous locations and this may also result in some over night stays.


Your package will include an excellent basic salary, company car or cash alternative, attractive bonus scheme, based on individual and company. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000's of retailers.

There is a culture of recognition and reward within DPD with long-service awards, a special recognition programme for those individuals that go above and beyond, the DPD Personality of the Year and an award ceremony at our annual company conference attended by over 1,000 delegates.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer


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