Property Acquisitions Manager

Contract type: Permanent

Category: UK&I Support Centre - Property


Property Acquisitions Manager 

We’re excited to offer an opportunity within our property team, where you’ll play a crucial role in supporting our new store and relocation strategy, working with both Equity and Partnerships to make sure we meet the strategic property requirements.


Join us at Costa Coffee, where our values drive everything, we do – from being disciplined in our delivery to winning with warmth. As the UK’s leading coffee brand and a part of The Coca-Cola Company, we’re on a mission to become the world’s most loved coffee brand. We’re not satisfied with mediocre. Today, we’re a Total Coffee Company, delighting consumers worldwide with amazing coffee.

 A bit about us…


We’re Costa Coffee, masters of our craft since 1971 when the Costa brothers opened their first Roastery in London. A lot has changed since then. You may know us as the UK’s leading coffee Brand. Now, you can find us in more than 40 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. We’re on a mission to inspire the world to love great coffee. All enabled by being part of The Coca-Cola Company


FMCG and Costa X are our on-the-go products, helping us serve our B2B partners across the globe. And as for coffee technology, we’re trailblazing the industry. Here at Costa, it’s about doing a great job alongside brilliant people who share a passion for growth. And we promise we’ll always make sure you’re loving your craft.



A bit about the role…


This role is a part of the property team, where you’ll be acquiring stores for both Equity and our Partners. You’ll analyse and identify key performance indicators for store success.  You’ll also


  • Identify target locations plans for each area/segment.
  • Deliver 10-15 NSO’s in region and take end to end ownership for the whole NSO process.
  • Liaise with Store Development Team, Designers and Property consultants.
  • Manage best in-class store KPIs via robust financial modelling.
  • Manage external partnerships, landlords etc.
  • Manage Regional Franchise Store approval.
  • A good understanding of competitor performance in region



A bit about you…


You’ll be passionate about working in a fast paced, multi-faceted business coupled with a strong in-depth knowledge of retail and property markets. So, what else makes a great Regional Acquisitions Manager at Costa? 


  • Drive Thru, out of town and sector knowledge is critical.
  • Strong negotiating skills along with strong partner management and relationship skills.
  • Multi-site store acquisition/roll out programme experience.
  • Retailer and/or landlord or agent experience.
  • Drive, tenacity and curiosity to understand the market.
  • True agility to work cross functionally.



What we can offer…

We’re on a growth journey like no other; more countries, more propositions, and opportunities to stretch your skills alongside our warm people, so we want you to feel valued and rewarded with, great perks and benefits:


  • BUPA Healthcare and Babylon GP
  • Costa Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Group Income Protection and Life Assurance
  • 50% staff discount in our equity stores, 25% staff discount in franchise stores
  • Access to The Coca-Cola Company Share Incentive Plan
  • 25 days Holidays plus bank holidays


Costa Coffee is made up of true experts and masters of their craft who stretch their limits to what’s possible. It’s why we work so well remotely. We trust our teams and embrace technology to help us collaborate. And if needed, we have offices all over the world for those important connection points. Our remote working allows you to balance your work and personal life, while retaining Costa’s much-loved culture.


Location: Remote role


Here at Costa, we encourage the sharing of diverse thoughts and ideas. We approach our work fearlessly and support one another to take a few risks. We learn and we grow constantly. Individuality is championed and we provide a culture where everyone feels included. You can be you at Costa.