Property Manager

Posted 15 May by Savills

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Role Overview

We are looking for a Property Manager with a strong knowledge of the residential lettings industry to join our diligent Property Management team in Richmond, TW9.

Our team strive to provide exceptional customer service for our landlords, tenants, and contractors. Whilst no two days are ever the same: what remains consistent is always the need for thorough and proactive communication.

The Property Management team are critical in providing a smooth journey for our landlords and tenants, managing their own property portfolio and handling property management queries throughout the duration of a tenancy in an efficient and timely manner, keeping all parties always fully informed.

The candidate must possess excellent IT skills and grammar, as well as be proficient in all Microsoft programs.

Team Overview

Situated within our vibrant Lettings Head Office in Richmond, you will be working alongside 100+ colleagues from our Tenancy Progression, Renewals, Client Services and Client Accounts departments in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Key Responsibilities of the Role
In this role, you will be responsible for the direct management of an assigned property portfolio and will need to keep up-to-date and follow the ever-changing legislation and processes.

In addition to the above you will be required to carry out the following:

  • Managing and responding to landlord and tenant property queries and issues
  • Proactive communication with both the landlord and tenant and compiling relevant reports
  • Obtaining competitive quotations and instructing contractors
  • Organising inventory, check-in and check-out appointments and distribute reports
  • Keeping property records up to date
  • Invoice processing in a timely manner
  • Setting up and closing down utilities
  • Organise timely safety checks and any required remedial works to completion
  • Distribution of safety records to all relevant parties
  • End of tenancy report evaluation, damage proposals to the landlord and management of the deposit distribution
  • Booking and monitoring work

In addition to the tasks described above, the job holder may be required to carry out other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

You will receive comprehensive training on your role giving you the chance to flourish, however, we are ideally looking for somebody that already has the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum of two years’ solid experience in a residential property management role
  • Ideally you should be ARLA qualified, if not we will support you through your ARLA training at our cost.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional when dealing with challenging situations
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Work well under pressure both individually and as part of the wider team
  • Ability to build relationships and recognise when to consult others, quickly establishing trust and credibility
  • The willingness to recognise a mistake and learn how to turn it around for next time
  • Accurate IT skills
  • Excellent customer service, prioritisation and organisation skills
  • Confidence to deal with a diverse range of tenants and landlords both verbally as well as in writing
  • Confident and positive outlook with a questioning mind

Assessment applicants can expect during selection

  • Screening Call
  • 3 stage interview
  • Competency Test

Find out more about Savills offer

Recruitment agencies

Savills only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and that agency has been previously contacted and directed by a member of our recruitment team. We do not pay agency fees when speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Savills or any of our employees other than via our careers website and through our recruitment process. If this is not adhered to, agency fees will not be paid.

Submission of any unsolicited CVs or proposals to Savills will be deemed evidence of full and unlimited acceptance of this approach.

Reference: 50915650

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