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Knowsley Estate - North West - Estate Manager

Job Added: 27 May 2020

To apply:

Main Contact:
Helen Astill


07721 437 085

Knowsley Estate

Competitive salary and benefits package

North West

Job description:

Knowsley Hall is the magnificent ancestral home of the Earl and Countess of Derby and sits in 2,500 acres of parkland which includes Knowsley Safari, at the heart of the Knowsley Estate. The Hall is a leading venue for corporate events and weddings, which together with the Safari Park are an important source of income.

A unique opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Estate Manager to take responsibility for the management of the rural and property portfolios on the Knowsley Estate to ensure they continue to deliver long-term economic, social and environmental value across its main businesses which include significant residential and commercial interests as well as traditional activities of in-hand farming, forestry, sporting and the parks & gardens team.  

There will be ample opportunity to enhance the performance of the rural and property portfolios and work in collaboration with colleagues across the Knowsley businesses to drive efficiency and unearth new development opportunities.  

Candidate requirements:

  • MRICS; likely to be around 5-10 years post qualification, seeking career progression, with a proven track record in rural estate management; someone who enjoys modern management and progressing new ideas and revenue opportunities;
  • A team player, approachable with leadership qualities and the ability to enhance skills and optimise performance;
  • Adaptable, friendly, energetic and hands-on;
  • Commercially aware, financially astute;
  • Ability to network, influence, negotiate.

To apply please send a CV to  and to discuss confidentially please call Helen Astill on 07721 437 085.

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