Strutt & Parker – Head of Office, Gerrard’s Cross

January 2, 2024

Strutt & Parker – Head of Office, Gerrard’s Cross


  • Standard / Permanent
  • GB-ENG-Buckinghamshire
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The role

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Office to join our successful Estate Agency team in Gerrards Cross. This opportunity would suit a self-starting, highly motivated, individual seeking a career changing opportunity. This role offers career progression and a chance to excel at the top end of the property industry.



·       Achieve personal financial targets and budget, maximise gross profit

·       Undertake business planning activities in line with the company’s aims

·       Ensure delivery of timely and high quality advice and transactions to clients

·       Guide research on the outputs that will give the business a leading edge over competitors

·       Take a leading role in the business and commit to measurable annual targets in new business and for cross-selling outside the business line

·       Develop work by instilling client targeting and business winning disciplines across the business line

·       Responsible (sometimes jointly) for successful delivery of all assignments in area of expertise

·       High profile ambassador for Strutt and Parker / BNP Paribas Real Estate in area of expertise

·       Has external recognition and is influential in the market

·       Undertake business planning activities in line with the company’s aims

·       Bill regularly and collect fees as quickly as possible

·       Accurately forecast fees for the office when required to do so

·       Assist in developing initiatives to improve revenue and profitability

·       Responsible for and manages team(s) of fee earning individuals and support employees

·       Instil an ethos of focus on business development throughout the business line and sector, and monitoring this performance

·       Ensure a consistent and high quality service

·       Actively communicate to the team and support the vision of the development of the Residential business

·       Succession plan for the team and coaching/mentoring of others

·       Delegate effectively to provide challenge and learning for the team

·       Responsible for monitoring and review of people processes for employee engagement ensuring sufficient resources and skills to support current and future business

·       Attend external networking events, keep abreast of market developments and share these regularly with the team and Group as required

·       Regularly review own objectives and update them accordingly

·       Work closely with the Executive Director in growing a market leader Residential business

Person specification

Qualifications/Key Skills

·       GCSE level education (or equivalent standard), which will include English and Mathematics qualifications.


·       Relationship Building – working co-operatively with stakeholders to identify and meet mutual goals; focusing on building relationships of trust and mutual commitment; representing the organisation in external groups

·     Planning – determining objectives and strategies required to deliver results; allocating resources according to priorities; determining how to use resources efficiently to accomplish a task or project

·       Sets Goals & Expectations – translating the strategic priorities of the organisation and the operational plan into relevant goals and expectations for individuals that motivate and drive performance

·     Building Teams and Teamwork – guiding and directing a group; establishing and maintaining the team engagement level needed to achieve the group’s objective; establishing team goals and terms of engagement

·       Builds Trust – taking action to build a relationship of trust with individuals; behaves in ways that are consistent with values

·     Communication – shaping communication to the needs of the audience; conveying ideas and opinions clearly to others; listening attentively to others; using appropriate grammar and vocabulary

·    Self Development – absorbing new information and ideas and applying them effectively; remaining up-to-date in one’s knowledge and skills; learning from successes and failures

·     Monitoring – gathering information about work activities and external conditions affecting work; checking on the progress and quality of work; making adjustments when necessary

·       Significant track record within the local residential sector with a broad cross section of clients

·       Proven fee earner

·       Able to work at a strategic level and maintains a network of senior contacts and decision makers

·       Self starter and can work with little supervision and, where appropriate, under pressure

·       Demonstrable record of delivery in the UK Real Estate market, with a strong transaction

background and track record of substantial deals in the market place

·       Demonstrate a knowledge of the entire residential development cycle

·       Previous experience and evidence of enhancing performance through growth and profitability

·       Strong market profile as a new business generator 


  • 30 days annual leave
  • Life assurance at 8 x basic salary
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Private GP Service
  • Group Income Protection
  • Eye Care Voucher
  • Pension

BNP Paribas Real Estate is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, colour, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

BNP Paribas Real Estate is proud to be an inclusive employer, as recognised by our RICS Inclusive Employer status and membership to Stonewalls Diversity Champion Programme.

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