Property Manager

Posted 13 November by JLD Recruitment Ltd
Property Manager

Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Salary: £Negotiable - dependent on experience

Working hours: Monday - Friday 9- 5.30pm

Must drive and have use of own car

Duties:

  • Manage the property portfolio (roughly 150 properties) in order to maximize office income including the retention of properties and clients.
  • Manage all property maintenance issues.
  • Liaise with Landlords and negotiate with contractors for works to be carried out on properties.
  • Arrange inventories, gas safety certificates, EPC’s and all other legal documentation to ensure that all managed properties comply with current legislation.
  • Ensure that all managed properties comply with current legislation with regards to: gas safety, fire and furnishings, electrical safety, HMO’s, non-resident landlords.
  • Liaise with independent inventory company and front office staff to ensure a smooth check in/out process.
  • Arrange and carry out property inspections including reporting findings to the Landlord and arranging remedial works and/or follow up visits if required.
  • Manage all tenancy renewals and secure renewal fees from Landlords and Tenants.
  • Deal with complaints from Landlords and Tenants.
  • Handle deposit dispute negotiations.
  • Chase overdue rental payments.
  • Handle all landlords correspondence post let.
  • Ensure all data is entered into the Property Management system to guarantee continuity of filing systems.
  • Complete property management notes to track progress of maintenance issues.
  • Notify utility companies of all new tenants and change of occupants including the forwarding of all meter readings.
  • Deal with general maintenance issues promptly with relation to the existing managed portfolio.
  • Monitor contractors’ performance and approve invoices received for onward payment by the accounts department.
  • Arrange repairs in order of priority and in accordance with our clients terms of business and ensure strong and prompt communication with landlords is maintained.
  • Monitor the progress of all maintenance issues, up to the point of payment of the suppliers invoice to ensure all works have been satisfactorily completed.
  • Manage the property diary system to ensure that all reminders, gas safety inspections, management visits and tenancy renewals are completed on time.
  • Handle any overflow business with regards to call handling, viewings, booking appointments etc.
  • Informing your Line Manager of any ideas which may improve performance and efficiency.
  • From time to time perform duties outside of this job description reasonably requested of you.
  • Demonstrate high standards of professionalism at all times.

Application questions

Have you worked as a Property Manager?
Do you drive and have access to your own vehicle?

Reference: 39356229

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