Assistant Block Manager / Block Manager - East Sussex

£25,000 - £45,000 - Block Management
Ref: 2169 Date Posted: Monday 17 Jun 2024
  • Hybrid working 2 days from home after successful probation period (6-months)
  • Company events
  • Friday drinks!
  • Friendly and social office environment
  • Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm with an hour lunch – 35-hour week
  • 28 days annual leave
  • £25,000 - £45,000 plus Mileage
I’m currently working with A privately-owned, independent company that has been successfully managing an expanding portfolio of properties since 2010.
Their core values and work ethos distinguish them from many competitors. They provide the same professional services but with the unique perspective of an independent company, where the needs of their staff and colleagues are valued as highly as those of their clients.
Combining cutting-edge technology with traditional values and service standards, this company offers an ideal environment for anyone looking to advance their career in Property Management.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the smooth running of your portfolio
  • Proactively manage your portfolio in accordance with the management agreement and terms of the lease
  • Management of all contractors
  • Drafting and serving S20 notices for major works 
  • Project management of major works
  • Co-ordinate, chair and attend AGM’s
  • Draft and prepare agenda/ minutes for board meetings
  • Corresponding with residents/ developers/ RMC’s
  • Encouraging a harmonious relationship between all parties
  • Dealing with conflict resolution
  • Management of on-site staff
  • Service charge budgeting & ground rent collection
  • Approval of invoices for payment
  • Ensuring all properties in the portfolio are insured including dealing with all claims, renewals and enquiries regarding the policy
  • Ensuring the lease terms are adhered to and dealing with any breaches
  • Responding to deed transfers/ Licence to Alter/ Lease variations/ Lease extensions
  • Regular site visits, checking health & safety/ maintenance works required
  • Fire Risk Assessments & RAMS (Risk Assessments & Method Statements)
  • Management of ACOP L8 (Legionnaires’ disease)
Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum 1/3 years’ experience working as a block manager, including section 20s and service charge budgets.
  • Previous experience working for a property management / block management company 
  • Previous experience managing a mixed portfolio including RMCs.
  • Ideally ATPI qualified.
Desirable Requirements:
  • Excellent customer service, IT, and communication skills
  • A full UK drivers license and your own vehicle
  • Industry related qualifications such as the TPI (IRPM, RICS, IOSH etc.
  • Knowledge of Landlord & Tenant Act 1985, Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and The Work at Height Regulations 2005 
Contact: Matty Stratton | 020 3900 0401 |
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