Assistant Property Manager, Jobs, 1495

Assistant Property Manager - West Midlands (County)

£20,000 - Block Management
Ref: 1495 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Sep 2021
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What can this position offer you?
  • Flexible / home working
  • The chance to join an established business at an exciting point of growth
  • Great team culture
  • Professional development opportunities
We’re working with an established, service driven employer in Birmingham to help them recruit a new Assistant Property Manager for their team. This company has ambitious growth plans and as such, it’s an exciting time to join them.
This position is the perfect opportunity to start out your career in Block Management. You role will be to assist the Property Managers to ensure the smooth administration of the day to day activities across the portfolio. Duties will include: 
  • To assist the property manager in providing a first rate management service meeting all legislative and statutory controls, best practice guidance issued by the RICS and ARMA and those of the firm
  • To assist in the preparation of a detailed annual budget of anticipated expenditure for each property in accordance with the service charge procedures within the portfolio and to ensure this is properly entered on to the computerised property management system
  • To assist in the effective planning and management of all maintenance and repair work and to monitor and control all regular maintenance contracts. This will include specifying, tendering and supervising works where necessary
  • To liaise with tenants, lessees and residents associations as and when required and to attend meetings with the manager
  • To provide a proper and responsive service for tenants and lessees in answering all queries that may be raised in relation to the management of the property, the state of an individual’s accounts and any general queries on the service charge etc. In providing this service to liaise with the accounts department as and when required
  • To assist in the authorisation and approval of all invoices received for payment being satisfied that the works or supply represented by the invoice has been properly incurred and satisfactorily completed and delivered
  • To ensure that all communal insurance claims are properly made, estimates obtained for work and to assist in monitoring the processing of such claims through the underwriters
  • To assist in the management of all on site and client staff for whom the property manager acts as line manager
  • To ensure that the profile of the firm with the lessees and on the Estate is clear and visible by regular contact with lessees and regular visits and inspections around the Estate and to individual properties
  • To help with site inspections and following up on required repairs if required by the property manager
  • To assist with monitoring property risks and organising H&S remedial repairs
  • To assist in dealing with all day to day correspondence with lessees ensuring that this is dealt with within the client’s requirements and the firm’s requirements
Minimum Requirements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Be a team player 
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 £20,000 for the successful candidate. 
Application Process
Once we have received your CV you can expect to get a call or email within 24hours. 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: Zoe Southwell | 020 3900 0401 |
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