Assistant Property Manager, Jobs, 1487

Assistant Property Manager - Buckinghamshire

£22,000 - £24,000 - Block Management
Ref: 1487 Date Posted: Monday 18 Oct 2021
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Are you a recent graduate looking for an interesting and rewarding career within Property Management? An exciting opportunity has arisen in Buckinghamshire, for an assistant property manager to join a growing residential block and estate management business. So we’re now looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual, to join their friendly team of seventeen, based near Aylesbury but working across the northern home counties.
 
What will joining this company do for you?
 
  • Supportive & collaborative working environment
  • Working with a close-knit and friendly team
  • Opportunity for progression within the Property Industry
 
Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Promptly deal with enquiries (by phone, email or in person) from directors, lessees, and residents of the properties we manage.
  • Carry out regular inspections of each block’s communal areas and grounds.
  • With support from colleagues, solve general maintenance problems by obtaining appropriate quotations, liaising with the directors (decision makers for the block), commissioning and supervising works.
  • With support from colleagues, appoint and manage contractors to ensure they carry out work within the time scales that have been set and to the required standard.
  • With support from colleagues, arrange appropriate Health & Safety assessments and inspections, and work with senior colleagues to complete the required actions.
  • With support from colleagues, arrange periodic checks of plant at the blocks we manage such as such as lifts, gates, and pumps.
  • Assist in the solving of more complicated maintenance problems and helping to organise major works such as external redecorations or window replacement.
  • Assist in the preparation of service charge budgets.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly reports for the directors of the Management Companies.
  • Assist in arranging directors’ meetings and AGMs for the blocks and estates you work on
  • Assist with arranging quotations for buildings and directors’ liability insurance for each property.
 
Other responsibilities
  • To integrate into a team environment and to provide support to your colleagues and manager.
  • To demonstrate a commitment to personal professional development
  • To be familiar with all systems, procedures, and legislation
  • To project a professional image to the public and work colleagues
  • To contribute ideas for how processes can be improved, or the business can be developed
  • To attend team meetings and training sessions and participate full
 
Person Specification:
  • Team Player
  • Hands on and able to use own initiative
  • Ability to communicate positively and effectively with a willingness to help others
  • Passion to deal with and resolve problems relating to property
  • Provide exemplary service to clients
  • High level of discretion and diplomacy
  • Resilient, able to work under pressure
 
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
  • Previous Block assistant experience or Letting’s administration experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • A high level of accuracy when working with numbers
  • Very good attention to detail and the ability to observe and report
  • Ability to work as part of a team and get on well with colleagues
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Tenacity and the ability to see things through
  • Ability to solve problems and think creatively
  • Ability to work accurately whilst under some pressure
  • A full UK driving licence and own car
  • Commitment to working to a high standard
  • Willingness to be flexible
  • Willingness to train in Residential Leasehold Management
  • A commitment to personal professional development
 
Desirable Requirements:
 
  • Industry related qualifications such as IRPM / RICS / IOSH
  • Landlord & Tenant Act 1985
  • Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002
  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • A bachelor’s degree
 
If you don’t meet the requirements for this role, call the Block Recruit team to see what other roles we may have which could fit your current level of experience or “create an account” with us on our website, so we can stay in touch and let you know when other roles to come up.
 
Salary Range & Benefits
 
This position is paying a competitive salary of £22K / £24K depending on experience.
 
 
Application Process:
 
Once we have received your CV you can expect to get a call or email within 24 hours. Unfortunately, if you don’t meet the minimum requirements for this position then you may not be contacted for this role. However, we would still love to discuss other opportunities suitable to your current skill set and experience and how we can assist you in your employment search. Give us a call for a confidential careers chat today!
 
 
Contact: Matty Stratton
 www.blockrecruit.co.uk | 020 3900 0401 | matty@blockrecruit.co.uk
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