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Assistant Block Manager

Ref: JN -062018-61446
GBP20000.00 - GBP23000.00 per annum
UK, North West
Property & Real Estate, Property Management
19th June 2018
Job Type

Assistant Block Manager
Based Manchester
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000

Hours: 08:30am to 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 business is now seeking a new Property Manager for its city centre-based office.

Core Values: Professional, reliable, straightforward, accountable. An individual who shares the same qualities as brand representation is paramount.

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 Property Management IT system.
  • 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 Managers 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.

Skills and Experience

  • A full UK driving licence and your own vehicle.
  • Be highly organised and able to manage a large workload.
  • Experience of the Property Management industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Benefits: Employee health and well-being benefits with cash back incentives such as dental care and optical care.

Holidays: 25 Days + Bank Holidays

The company are also committed to training, development and promoting internally wherever possible.

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