Property Manager - Essex

£30,000 - £45,000 - Block Management
Ref: 2152 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024
  • Working client-side for the Freeholder 
  • Comprehensive healthcare after one years’ continuous service
  • Employee of the month rewards
  • Annual Bonus *Pension scheme
  • Quarterly events
  • Professional development
  • Home working 2 days after probation (6 months) – are just some of the benefits for joining this amazing team!
We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to join our existing portfolio management team as a Portfolio Manager.
The role would suit a highly organised individual with an interest in the built environment or law. The successful candidate will include exposure to management oversight of our third-party managing agents across our portfolio of 2900 blocks across the UK. This is a rare opportunity to take a challenging role on the client side of the block management sector with scope to take ownership of tasks and gain invaluable knowledge in an emerging aspect of the sector.
  • Acting on behalf of one of the UK’s largest freeholders.
  • Working as part of a small team delivering the reactive management of a large and varied portfolio of residential blocks located across the UK.
  • Dealing with queries both internally and from external sources on a day-to-day basis by phone, email, and letter.
  • Joint ongoing performance monitoring of external managing agents; addressing issues and highlighting these to senior management.
  • Reviewing leases, legislation, and land registry documents for guidance on legal matters and repairs.
  • Arranging repairs on a reactive basis and in compliance with CDM regulations; liaising with contractors, charge raising and invoicing.
  • Ensuring health and safety and legislative compliance of the managed portfolio. Co-ordinating health and safety reports and acting upon the findings contained within those reports.
  • Co-ordinating major works projects, the serving of statutory notices, acting as principal designer on smaller scale works and liaising with surveyors on larger schemes. 
  • Providing guidance on incoming Right to Manage claims and working closely with our legal team to see these through to completion.
  • On occasion undertake meetings with residents with a view to preventing RTM/ enfranchisement claims.
  • Conducting site visits where necessary to meet with leaseholders, contractors, or surveyors and to inspect works or repairs.
  • Other daily duties involve dealing with incoming phone calls (as part of a team) and assisting in the general running and administration of the company.
  • Continued IRPM/ ARMA development will be offered by the company to ensure the employee has a strong understanding of the surrounding legislative and contractual influences when managing property.
Minimum Requirements
  • 3+ years’ Block Management experience
  • Strong knowledge of the legislative requirements.
  • AIRPM qualified
Desirable Requirements
  • Degree graduate desirable
Salary Range & Benefits
This position is paying a competitive salary of £30K - £45K depending on experience plus an attractive benefits package.
Contact: Matty Stratton | 020 3900 0401 |
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