Block Manager – Leading Independent Estate Agency – London

Permanent , London | £35k to £40k Inc Benefits

Job Posted: 2016-05-24 24 May 2016 Closing date for applications: 24 July 2016

Job Description

This company is one of London’s largest Estate Agencies and trades under a number of various brands, with offices spread throughout the Capital’s best residential districts. Independently owned, the group specialises in residential sales and lettings. They are currently looking for an experienced Block Manager to join this successful company where first class training will be provided at their head office in Hanworth initially. The role will then be based in their busy Liverpool Street branch.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting leases and offering internal and external clients advice
  • Undertake regular property inspections
  • Review contracts and identify preventative maintenance measures
  • Prepare and agree annual budgets and liaise with the service charge team
  • Undertake periodic financial reviews of expenditure versus budget and cash-flow implications
  • Resolving service charge disputes and arrears chasing
  • Initiate and/or review reactive maintenance
  • Initiate insurance claims and recharge costs where applicable
  • Ensure Health & Safety documentation is commissioned, maintained and kept up to date
  • Manage on site staff
  • Undertake regular client and lessee liaison and attend meetings as required
  • Initiating major works, appointment of building surveyor and overseeing works to their completion
  • Ensuring legal consultations are carried out in accordance with current legislation
  • Administer licenses and consents for assignments, sublets, alterations
  • Managing covenant breaches
  • Dealing with sales packs and completing LPE1 forms
  • Integrating new instructions into the portfolio
  • Identify new business opportunities.
  • Reports to head of block management


  • Confident, personablecommunicator
  • Honest and reliable
  • Driven and self-motivated
  • Confident, dynamic and diplomatic
  • Good literate and numerical skills
  • Well presented
  • Full UK driving license (clean) with own car
  • An understanding of lease law


  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively and multi-task
  • Ability to work comfortably under pressure
  • Flexible and calm approach
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good IT skills, including Excel and Word

The salary on offer will be from £35,000 to £40,000 dependent on experience and hours of work will be 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

For further information on this exciting career opportunity, please apply on line now via this web page and we will get back to you immediately. Alternatively, please feel free to contact us in confidence on 01784 451464, or email us:

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