Manager – Property Management Department – Specialist Lettings & Management Company – Witney

Permanent Witney, Oxfordshire | £30k to £35k Inc Benefits

Job Posted: 2015-05-18 18 May 2015 Closing date for applications: 18 July 2015

Job Description

This market-leading estate agency specialises in Lettings & Management and has a strong network of offices throughout Oxford city and the surrounding area. The company is independent, family-run, and has an excellent local reputation.

They are currently looking to recruit an individual to manage the Property Management Department in their Witney office. The main purpose of this job is to direct and control the day to day operation of the property management department in order to meet key business objectives. The role will involve overseeing a team of three other individuals, as well as managing a property portfolio.

The successful candidate will be accountable for the following:

  • Supervising the day-to-day operations of the property management department , ensuring effective cover and a high level of customer service is maintained
  • Providing first class service to landlords and tenants at all times
  • Managing own portfolio of properties
  • Acting as a role model to members of the property management department
  • Managing and coaching all property management staff to ensure that they are appropriately motivated and trained to carry out their responsibilities to the required standards
  • Commissioning any necessary maintenance, renovation and refurbishment work required to maintain properties to the expected standards, and monitoring any such work to ensure that it is carried out to the required standard and within the agreed budget
  • Ensuring all managed properties have valid safety reports
  • Recruiting and controlling the quality of contractors for repairs and minor maintenance
  • Managing relationship with contractors, monitoring quality of work and matching and authorising contractor invoices
  • Responsibility for ensuring rent is paid on all managed properties
  • Assisting the Office Manager with the production of annual departmental budgets and monthly statistics
  • Providing out of hours emergency cover on a rota system, dealing with emergency calls as appropriate

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Experience of dealing with general public in face to face customer service role
  • Genuine interest in property or property related degree
  • Detail oriented with proven planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and self-motivation
  • Full clean manual driving licence is a must

This exciting opportunity comes with a basic salary of £30,000, and a quarterly bonus scheme that will enable the successful candidate to earn another £4,000 to £5,000. This is a Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm role.

For further information on this exciting career opportunity, please apply on line now via this webpage 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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