Property Administrator/Manager

St. Albans
£24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Property Administrator/Manager

Your new company
Our client is one of the largest property consultancies in the UK with a network of 60 offices, 10 in prime central London. It was founded in 1885 and has an established Real Estate sector that offers a broad set of services to clients throughout the real estate lifecycle, across every type of asset in commercial, residential and rural. Their team of diligent and trustworthy professionals work to create and maintain a business that strives to provide innovative real estate solutions to their clients at a local, national and international level.

Your new role

  • Assisting with general property and estate management tasks including residential and rural commercial property.
  • Providing meter readings to utilities companies and liaising over invoices.
  • Organising meetings with contractors and requesting quotes.
  • Assist with the administration of Health and Safety and compliance regulations, such as maintaining a list of suppliers' qualifications and public liability certificates.
  • Management of the property management software and inputting accurate data including gas safety inspections, lease renewals, rent reviews etc.
  • Reporting on key dates and KPI's using the property management software.
  • Organising routine and statutory repairs, such as gas safety inspections, fixed electrical tests and external painting.
  • With managing agents, undertake property management including new lettings, lease renewals, rent reviews, end of tenancy matters, insurance, debtors, Budget preparation etc.
  • First point of contact for Residential Tenants.
  • Manage Tenancy Deposit Scheme.
  • Liaising with the Accounts team.
  • Liaising with central service functions i.e. H&S team, procurement etc.
  • Complete property inspections and participate in renovation projects.

Data and Technology

  • Maintaining the electronic filing systems and management systems.
  • Logging works/tasks in the property management system.
  • Driving the incorporation of new systems into the delivery of estate management (Tableau, New portfolio).

Office Assistance (when required)

  • Opening and distributing post.
  • Answering the phone, taking messages, and diverting task to the appropriate person in the team.
  • Completing tasks in MS Office such as mail merge.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, schedules and minutes as required

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience in the management of residential tenancies and instructions to and management of repairs undertaken by contractors. Ideally renovation projects but not essential
  • A basic knowledge of building construction.
  • Strong communication skills - including a confident telephone manner
  • Attention to detail and ability to keep accurate records
  • Organised and able to prioritise
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised
  • Strong team player with excellent people skills
  • Strong IT skills including capability in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Positive and resilient attitude

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary + Benefits

Benefits * 25 days annual leave * Life assurance at 8 x basic salary * Long Term Disability Insurance * Interest free season ticket loan * Private GP Service * Group Income Protection * Eye Care Voucher * Pension Please note that holiday entitlement starts at 25 days for Admin level but increases with each job level. As discussed, this morning up to 5 days holiday can be purchased in additional to your allowance. You also get bank holidays on top of this.

What you need to do now
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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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