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Portfolio Manager JN 73350

  • Location:

    Exeter, England

  • Sector:

    Real Estate & Property Services, Residential Real Estate

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052021-73350_1621238983

  • Published:

    17 May 2021

  • Expiry date:

    16 July 2021

  • Start date:


Portfolio Manager
Based Exeter
Salary up to £35,000 + benefits

My client, a rapidly expanding and award-winning student housing business operating across the UK, is seeking an exceptional candidate to lead the letting, management and customer service operations across their South West portfolio.

This is a rare opportunity to join a business with huge growth plans and the suitable applicant will have demonstrable property experience and a stellar customer service ethic.


  • Oversee 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

  • Manage agent network to achieve targets

  • Ensure compliance across portfolio and strengthen adherence to existing processes

  • Prepare financial and operational reports

  • Lead performance improvement projects

  • Handle complaints efficiently and in a cost-effective manner

  • Competitor analysis and market reporting

  • Manage annual summer handover process, planning and delivery

  • Manage new acquisitions into management system


  • ARLA highly desirable

  • People management and leadership qualities

  • Experience with management of budgets

  • 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

  • HMO and/or student housing background desirable

  • Driving licence essential

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