Property and Programme Management

How can we manage our property portfolio most efficiently? And steer major change programmes to deliver optimum value to the business? These are the twin challenges facing these teams.

Key information

Though the challenges they face and the work they do are obviously quite different, ultimately these two teams share a common goal: to reduce costs, minimise risk and maximise growth opportunities for the business.


Within Property Services, this team assesses the viability of investing in new or existing stores. Working closely with the Business Development team, they carry out a comprehensive analysis of the local market and, where it’s in our interests to grow, acquire new property or oversee the expansion of an existing store.

Estate Management

Also part of Property Services, this team handles all property issues on behalf of our stores. Their workload, which is large and varied, extends to everything from reviewing rents and renewing leases to rating, service charges, landlord’s consents and statutory compliance.

Programme Management

The team here ensures that our major change programmes are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest possible standards. Their work includes everything from enterprise portfolio planning and analysis to strategic programme support, and from resource demand and capability management to best practice and quality assessment.

Project Management Training

For those who are looking to pursue a career as a Project or Programme Manager, the Specsavers Project Management Academy offers unrivalled opportunities for professional development.

Application process

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Your first step is to apply for the Support Office position you want

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After an initial pre-screen, those meeting the role requirements will have a telephone interview

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Next is an interview / assessment, and you may be asked to complete an online questionnaire and other assessments in advance

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The next step is either a 2nd stage interview or an assessment centre

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After 2nd stage interviews/assessment centres, we will make decisions and offers to successful candidates

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We also share feedback to all candidates on the interview process, including the outcome of any assessments you've completed

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