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Assistant Block Property Manager

  • Location:

    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Real Estate & Property Services, Residential Real Estate

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    hdalton@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -032020-70195_1597838565

  • Published:

    19 August 2020

  • Expiry date:

    18 October 2020

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Assistant Block Property Manager

Based Manchester

Salary: £18,000 to £22,000

Hours: 08:30am-5:00pm

My client is proud to work across residential developments for some of the most impressive apartments in Manchester. Due to continued growth, this company is now seeking a new Assistant Property Manager for its city centre-based office. Candidates must come from a leasehold background - unfortunately a lettings background cannot be considered.

The successful candidate will work with a small, hardworking but sociable team to deliver an exceptional service to residents.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Property Managers in delivering an excellent property management service in accordance with the management contract, the block lease and RICS codes of practice

  • Assist in controlling and managing site budgets by reviewing and reporting actual expenditure against agreed block budgets

  • Understand and be able to interrogate and become an expert in using our Property Management IT system -Qube

  • Carry out regular block inspections - identifying building defects, highlighting maintenance requirements and health and safety concerns - reporting these to the Property Manager and using Qube to record the results

  • Liaise with the internal maintenance division to schedule repairs and maintenance

  • Assist with the procurement of external contractors, preparing specifications, obtaining tenders

  • Monitor service contracts

  • Deal with pre-contract enquiries from solicitors

  • Attend resident's meetings with Property Manager's and take and produce minutes

  • Liaise directly with Leaseholders and residents regarding day-to-day management issues and how a high regard for customer service in dealing promptly with enquiries

  • Have regard for safe working whilst maintaining the highest level of personal safety and of those around

Requirements

  • High levels of organisation and the ability to manage a large workload

  • Experience of the Block Property Management industry

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • IRPM foundation a distinct advantage

  • Professionalism, reliability and a can do attitude

This is a renowned business and an opportunity to develop a career within the block management industry under real specialists. Benefits include 25 days' holiday, social events and dress down Fridays.