Block/ Estates Manager

Region:
North West
Vicinity:
Cheshire
Industry Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Renewable Energy jobs, Solar Jobs, Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Wind Jobs, Environmental Jobs
Job Category:
Construction
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Please see job description
Salary:
£27,000 to £34,000 per annum
Salary Description:
benefits
Posted:
10/02/2018
Start Date:
10/02/2018
Employer:
Galahad Cade
Job Ref:
AA4

Galahad Cade has been engaged by a well-established and highly reputable property services company to appoint a Property Manager (with Block experience) who will provide full professional management services for a portfolio of residential developments on behalf of freehold clients, developers and resident management companies.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage portfolio in accordance with RICS Codes of Practice, ARMA rules
• Dealing with leaseholders’ enquiries proactively with care and due diligence
• Attend board, AGM/EGM and resident meetings, including evening meetings, taking appropriate minutes
• Undertake regular site inspections/meetings/surveys in accordance with the contractual obligations of the company and additional visits as required
• Ensure that all properties in the portfolio are insured including dealing with all claims, renewals and enquiries regarding the policy
• Prepare and agree scope of works for repairs and instruct surveyors/contractors in relation to other repairs. Follow through all instructions issues and ensure completion in line with agreed time frame, costs and quality
• Co-ordinate all legal proceedings for ground rent/service charge arrears and other breach of the lease, including attendance at court to give evidence as necessary
• Section 20 Notices and service charge
• Reviewing and developing changes to estate management policy and procedures
• Provide Out of Hours Emergency service - this involves taking calls on the out of hours mobile (on a rota basis)
• Provide support to other Property Managers/Teams where necessary
• Issue draft budgets to Directors for consideration - in conjunction with the Senior Property Manager
• Liaise with Directors about budgets
• Monitor expenditure to ensure sufficient funds are available to cover all necessary repairs/works, except on the rare occasion where emergency works may be required.

Experience Required
• A good understanding of Residential Property Management and current legislation
• Must have block management experience
• Well-developed interpersonal and oral communications skills
• Excellent customer service skills with the ability to put the customer first
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Good written and numerical skills
• Proficient in using standard Microsoft office packages inclusive of Word, Excel and Outlook
• Ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure
• Full UK driving licence

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and growing business with great opportunities for professional development. We look forward to hearing from you if this opportunity sounds like a good fit.

Closing Date:
10/03/2018

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