Property Manager (Hybrid Working) - Hampshire

£25,000 - £30,000 - Block Management
Ref: 1300 Date Posted: Monday 08 Aug 2022
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We are a company that puts our people first, it’s all about “we” not “I”. Having a culture where you are in it together makes the challenging times more fun, you grow more because you learn from each other and you celebrate the successes as a team. We seek out the future leaders of our business from within. Nurturing and listening to our people are what makes us different. Giving you the flexibility to work from home 2-3 days a week helps to give you some of that all-important work-life balance back. If you’re looking to secure a job with a company that cares, with great team culture, keep reading…
We are a friendly, relaxed but results-driven team of 11, who share some common values. Reputation – our business reputation also reflects on you, so that’s why we uphold the best service levels, not just for the business success and because we care about what we do, but also your professional reputation. Respect, have respect for your co-workers and clients, this may be why so many of our team have been here for years.  Trust, we will trust that you always have the best intentions putting your clients, your co-workers, and your professional reputation at the heart of what you do.
Your line manager will be our Head of Property Management, he brings energy and passion to the business, he is very approachable and will take the time to listen to you. Having been with the business for 9 years, he is certainly respected not only by us but the wider industry, ensuring he attends industry events often taking you too. He will also support you in any industry qualifications you may want to take because he believes in investing in his people. He is a great believer in team events too, so don’t be surprised if he suggests a few drinks at the pub on a Friday lunchtime after a busy week.
Who should apply for this role? Passionate results-driven, friendly property professionals
What will joining this company do for you?
  • Support with Industry qualifications
  • Mentoring from senior team members
  • Supportive & collaborative working environment
  • Attendance of industry events
  • Working with a relaxed, small team that is growing
  • We know reputation is important not only for the business but also the people that work there
Job Purpose:
To efficiently manage a property portfolio, offering outstanding customer service to all clients. Maintaining value of assets in line with the resident’s requests and financial position. Managing the portfolio in accordance with RICS Codes of Practice, ARMA rules and landlord and tenant legislation.
Total Unit Count:                    c300
Geographical Spread:             Southcoast and London
Portfolio Type:                        Mixed portfolio with mainly Freeholders and RMC clients
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
Technical Knowledge Required:
Landlord & Tenant Act 1985
Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002
Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
The Work at Height Regulations 2005
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 

  • 1+ years’ Block Management experience
Desirable Requirements 
  • A full working knowledge of Service Charge budgets, Section 20 notices and relevant law/regulations (Landlord & Tenant Act 1985)
  • Involvement in AGM’s and carrying out site inspections
  • Industry related qualifications such as IRPM / RICS / IOSH
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 £25K - £30K depending on experience
  • Home working: 2 days in the office, 2 days from home, 1 floating day where you can decide
  • State Pension
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: Stella Stratton | 020 3900 0401 |
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