Cambridge Head of Commercial Agency

Head of Commercial Agency

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Location/Division: Cambridge

Brown&Co was formed in 1993 following a management buyout from Royal Life Estates. Since then the firm has grown substantially and today we are a leading provider of agency, professional and consultancy services across the whole range of rural, commercial and residential property, agriculture and the environment. From an increasing network of offices throughout East Anglia, the Midlands and the Yorkshire and Humber region, as well as overseas, we combine a high level of specialist technical expertise with experience and local knowledge. The firm of 300 employees has a real commitment to build strong, proactive, and long-term relationships with both corporate and private clients, for whom we always strive to deliver the best results and total satisfaction. Our well trained and enthusiastic staff are encouraged by the partners to play an active part in the firm's future development and success.

Overview of Role

To support the opening of our new Cambridge city centre office we are looking for experienced commercial professionals to join our new team. We are recruiting for a Head of Commercial Agency who is looking for a rewarding career with progression and can deliver in Cambridge.

The full-time position will play an integral role in the growth and development of our established and successful business. This is a busy role in a fast moving and challenging environment so the successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, flexible, and committed with experience of working under pressure to provide a fast turnaround for clients. You will be responsible for providing clients with a professional commercial agency service to include the following roles.


• Lead a team to achieve targets.

• Generate new business.

• Good knowledge of acting for both landlord and tenant including all matters relating to legislation.

• Building strong relationships with colleagues and clients.

• Managing your own workload including maintaining all administrative systems and procedures which forms a key aspect of this role.

• Knowledge of planning matters would be advantageous but not essential.


• MRICS status

• RICS Registered Valuer - desired, but not essential

• A high quality of service and interpersonal skills - must be capable of building and maintaining good relationships with team members, other colleagues and clients

• Proficient IT and time management skills

• Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work individually as well as part of a team

• In-depth knowledge of the Cambridge property market.

• Strong communicator.

• Adherence to industry regulations.

Our Benefits

• 25 days holiday increasing to 28 after 3 years of service

• Life Assurance of 4x your basic salary

• Company car or car allowance scheme

• Private Medical Cover

• Travel Insurance

• Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme

• Enhanced Maternity and Paternity benefits

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Holiday Buy Back Scheme

• Long Service Awards

• Recommend-A-Friend Scheme