Property Manager – Exclusive Property Developer – Putney

Permanent Putney, London | £27k to £33k Inc Benefits


Job Posted: 2015-04-17 17 April 2015 Closing date for applications: 17 June 2015

Job Description

Our client is an exclusive Property Developer that rents out very high quality residential properties to discerning private and corporate tenants who have high service level expectations. Whilst they currently have a medium sized portfolio, mainly in and around Richmond and the south west London area, they have ambitious plans to expand their portfolio. The business also operates in the areas of international lettings, student lettings, event management and property construction and development.

The company is currently looking to employ a Property Manager who will be responsible for ensuring that the day to day management of remedial and maintenance works are carried out in a cost-effective and timely manner. This will include:

  • Obtaining competitive quotes and requesting approvals from the company’s directors prior to instructing suppliers, and following through to ensure satisfactory completion
  • Maintaining up to date Property Management and Specification Schedules
  • Managing all utility accounts and ensuring utility companies are informed of any relevant changes in tenants, supplying meter readings and other details as necessary
  • Accompanying lettings agents on viewings, representing the company in a competent and professional manner at all times

The key tasks of this Property Manager will include:

  • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with contractors, service suppliers and tenants
  • Representing the company at viewings along with letting agents, to ensure agents represent the property in the best light, to demonstrate the company’s commitment as landlord to the tenant and to respond to candidates’ questions
  • Responding to tenants’ issues, maintaining communication and arranging contractors, suppliers and service providers as necessary, ensuring that agreed timescales are met. Attending properties to assess requirements of issues to ensure appropriate actions are taken and when contractors carry out remedial works to ensure satisfactory completion. On any property visit, note any potential matters in relation to protection of the asset and minor remedial works that may require inclusion in Property Management Schedule and obtain tenant feedback on the let. Advise tenants on any requirements communicated by local authority
  • Managing the administration of tenant details on internal systems and ensuring notifications are completed with local authority and utility providers
  • Maintaining the Maintenance Schedule to include all actions needed in relation to each property, with details of responsibility and timelines to conclude actions. Managing liaison and communication with internal and external contractors and suppliers to complete necessary maintenance actions
  • Maintaining Property Management and Specification Schedule to include all existing and new information relevant to each property
  • Agreeing schedule of contractors, suppliers and service providers to provide full range of trades and services to meet maintenance, remedial work and protection for property portfolio, agreeing the company’s commercial terms and conditions and service levels as necessary
  • Managing financial information, to include checking of invoices against works carried out and dealing with queries with contractors, suppliers and service providers
  • Ensuring properties are prepared for letting during turnaround period to maintain a high standard of presentation. Determining remedial works to be carried out and agreeing costings and work schedule with internal and external contractors and suppliers. Monitoring the satisfactory and timely completion of the programme of works and within agreed budgets
  • Providing general support to Lettings where required

Key personal characteristics and capabilities:

  • Experienced in high-end residential property marketing, management and lettings contracting
  • High personal profile and positive relations with quality lettings agents
  • Excellent personal and business communications skills
  • Commercially capable
  • Capable negotiator in high value lettings environment
  • Structured in approach to planning and implementation
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-starter and with well-developed team player skills
  • Calm and retaining professionalism under pressure
  • Car owner and able to travel to all properties as required

This exciting opportunity will come with a basic salary of £27-30,000 along with an added bonus enabling the incumbent to earn more on top of the basic salary. This is a Monday to Friday role.

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: enquiries@propertypersonnel.co.uk

 

 

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