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Head of Residential Block Management

Head of Residential Block Management

Salary: Up to £65,000

Location: London/Remote

I am currently working on behalf of medium-sized managing agent based in Greater London, who are currently looking for a Head of Block Management to lead 6 person team in an already well established department.

You will still have your own portfolio to manage, however your primary responsibility will be team management and the portfolio you'll be directly overseeing is relatively small.

If you are currently a Head of Department, or are a punchy Senior PM or Area/Regional PM with team management experience looking for step up, then this could be the role for you!

Why this role:

  • Very competitive salary based on experience

  • Unrivalled flexible working opportunities

  • Management of a small team

  • Super friendly team atmosphere

  • Opportunity to work for a subsidiary of an extremely large property business

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of their own portfolio of properties, including:

  • Maintenance of the buildings and communal areas

  • Liaising with contractors regarding maintenance and major works

  • Site visits to ensure good building condition

  • Managing onsite staff, including concierge, cleaners and maintenance

  • Maintaining health and safety regulations and legislation

  • Producing and managing service charge budgets across the portfolio

In addition to the previously listed responsibilities, you will be actively involved in Team Management:

  • Helping to oversee a team of PMs, SPMs, and other junior staff members

  • Monitor the team's success through weekly meetings and KPI management

  • Setting departmental strategy for growth

  • Mentoring and generally assisting/advising your team

Key skills required:

  • AIRPM qualification or higher

  • Team management experience

  • Significant experience managing a large leasehold portfolio

  • Strong customer service and attention to detail

  • Extensive knowledge of the section 20 process and dealing with major works projects

  • Strong budgeting and financial management experience

If this position is of interest and you feel you would be a suitable candidate, then please apply online or contact Will Jacques on wjacques@cobaltrecruitment.com to arrange an initial phone call.