Block Manager - West London

£30,000 - £40,000 - Block Management
Ref: 1725 Date Posted: Monday 27 Jun 2022
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*Home working (2 days in the office the other 3 from home or on site) *Support through industry standard qualifications *Full Admin Support *Joining a well know, established, and respected company – These are just a few key points of why you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity. Perfect for someone looking to settle into a business with longevity in mind, career progression, and to be a part of a friendly, supportive, and proud team culture, interested in applying?   
 
Our exclusive client is now searching for an experienced Block Manager, or Assistant / Junior Block Manager looking for a step up to join their team, and manage a portfolio of Blocks across London. The portfolio includes house conversions and purpose built blocks. Within this role you will receive full support from the wider team, everyone works very closely together, helping and guidance wherever they can – but you will also receive support from a dedicated Admin Assistant and Senior Management when required.
 
If professional development is something that particularly interests you, then this can be offered, whether it be further training through ARMA training, IRPM qualifications or even through RICS to become a Chartered Surveyor! Your progression and job satisfaction is of the utmost importance, if you are happy in your role, you will make sure that your Clients and residents are happy too!
 
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
 
  • 2/3 years’ Block Management experience
  • Driver’s licence and own vehicle 
  • A full working knowledge of Service Charge budgets, Section 20 notices and relevant law/regulations (Landlord & Tenant Act 1985)
  • Experience in chairing AGM’s and carrying out site inspections
 
Desirable Requirements
 
  • Industry related qualifications such as IRPM / RICS / IOSH
  • Open minded and uses initiative
  • Dedicated and determined mindset
 
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 £30K / £40K depending on experience.
 
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: Matty Stratton
 www.blockrecruit.co.uk | 020 3900 0401 | Matty@blockrecruit.co.uk
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