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Junior Portfolio Manager

  • Location:

    West London, Greater London

  • Sector:

    Real Estate & Property Services, Residential Real Estate

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000.00 - £24000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    hdalton@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -102021-75009_1634985297

  • Published:

    23 October 2021

  • Expiry date:

    22 December 2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Junior Portfolio Manager

Based London (West End)

Up to £24,000 + bonus

My client, a rapidly expanding and award-winning student housing business operating across the UK, is seeking an exceptional candidate to assist with the letting, management and customer service operations across their portfolio. The company finds, buys, refurbishes, lets and manages high quality student houses and flats on behalf of its investors. The whole process is managed in-house to ensure high brand standards across the portfolio with a focus on customer service and tenant enjoyment. Having raised over £200m of equity and with another £300m of dry powder to fuel future fast growth, this is the first national brand giving second and third-year students a safe, reliable and exciting choice to rent their first home. Boasting large communal areas, double bedrooms with bespoke study areas, and state-of-the-art technology, they are market leaders when it comes to offering exceptional student accommodation.

This is a rare opportunity to join a business with huge growth plans.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the lettings and property management of the portfolio

  • Hit or exceed targets and work to set budgets

  • Ensure properties are marketed to a high standard

  • Ensure compliance across portfolio and strengthen adherence to existing processes

  • Assist with financial and operational reports

  • Handle complaints efficiently and in a cost-effective manner

  • Competitor analysis and market reporting

  • Assist with annual summer handover process, planning and delivery

Requirements

  • Property experience highly desirable but not essential

  • Team player

  • Provision of excellent customer service from enquiry to end of tenancy

  • Ability to prioritise a high volume workload and multiple projects

  • Strong organisational, admin and IT skills

  • Flexibility to work occasional weekends in the busy periods (days back in lieu)

Please apply with your CV quickly to avoid missing out; interviews will be taking place quickly for an immediate hire.