Block Manager – Privately Owned and Leading Estate Agency – Tooting, South West London

Part-Time Permanent Tooting, London | £18k Inc Benefits

Job Posted: 2016-02-02 02 February 2016 Closing date for applications: 02 April 2016

Job Description

This company is the longest established independent estate agency in the town of Tooting, South West London. Privately owned, the company offer unrivalled knowledge and specialise in residential Sales and Lettings, management, commercial and new developments.

Our client is currently looking for a Part Time Block Manager to join the office in Tooting. The successful candidate will need previous experience within a similar role as well as possessing excellent communication and organisational skills.

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.


  • Confident, personable communicator
  • 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 in the region of £18,000 pro rata. The hours of work are very flexible and therefore can be a couple of days a week or a few hours 5 days a week.

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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