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Property Manager

Property Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Operations

  • Salary:

    £43,000 - £45,000

  • Contact:

    David de Souza

  • Contact email:

    ddesouza@bridgerecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    VR/04136

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-30

Job Overview:

Our client is a successful entrepreneurial family company, looking to recruit a Property Manager to head up their Property Management department that manages the company’s privately-owned property portfolio, predominantly in North West and Central London which comprises of circa 250 properties.

The property portfolio comprises of HMO’s, self-contained flats, houses and commercial property. As head of property management, you will have your own portfolio of residential property and be responsible for a team of property managers, managing portfolio’s in the local area.

Main duties and responsibilities

This role will include a variety of tasks including the following;

Responsibilities

  • Vacant properties / viewings
  • HMO Licensing
  • Maintenance – planned / cyclical
  • Properties becoming available / advertising
  • Rent arrears
  • Lettings and management and a clear understanding of Assured Shorthold tenancies
  • Maximising rental income and ensuring voids are kept to a minimum
  • Driving continuous improvement in the property management processes
  • Carrying out property inspections both planned and ad hoc
  • Carrying out evictions and dealing with both the County Court and Bailiffs where necessary
  • Managing and motivating a team
  • Supporting staff to ensure tenants satisfaction and a compliant property management service
  • A good understanding of property maintenance and overseeing in house contractors as well as third party contractors
  • Dealing with ad hoc problems and unforeseeable situations
  • Property management software packages
  • Planning routine and reactive maintenance
  • Regular liaison and reporting to the Company CEO
  • Having leadership qualities as well as working effectively alone
  • Ensuring properties are well maintained and costs are well controlled
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Handling complaints and providing solutions
  • Familiar with local authority licensing requirements

Essential Skills / Ability

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Minimum of 5 years prior property management experience is essential
  • Although you may be required to work additional hours should it be necessary - they will require complete flexibility in this regard
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working for a large property company/ landlord in managing their entire property portfolio as well as leading an in-house team of property managers
  • This role is for someone who is both passionate and thrives in a fast-paced environment acting like the owner of the business and effectively stepping into the shoes of the Landlord