property manager in Knutsford

knutsford, cheshire
job category
construction & property
job type
reference number
robert davies, randstad cpe
01489 560180
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job description

Job Title: Property Manager

9.00AM - 5.30PM: 25 days holidays per annum

Are you a Property manager seeking a new challenge with great career opportunities? Look no further, HML have just the role for you!

Personal Requirements

Good understanding of Residential Property Management and current legislation

Well developed interpersonal and oral communications skills

Interpersonal skills and customer focused

Ability to work on own initiative

Good literate and numerical skills


Ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure

Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Manage portfolio in accordance with RICS Codes of Practice, ARMA rules.
  • Assisting the Head of property management to provide a full professional property management services for a portfolio of freehold/leasehold developments and individual properties on behalf of freehold clients, Developers and Resident Management Companies, proactively manage in accordance with the terms of management agreement /SLA.
  • Assisting the Head of property management to manage in relation to company targets of income and service delivery.
  • Dealing with leaseholders enquiries appertaining to the development.
  • Handling telephone calls and taking detailed messages/dealing with them in an appropriate manner.
  • Responding to correspondence/emails including those from Directors, lessees and tenants - as requested by the Head of property management.
  • Attend residents AGMs and directors meetings, and raise fees where applicable; issue draft minutes to Directors.
  • Action Minutes.
  • Write to lessees/tenants/letting agents in relation to any matters which may contravene the terms of the lease, i.e. noise/nuisance, satellite dishes, untaxed vehicles, pets, etc. and set up files for any lease breach.
  • Contacting DVLA via legal and admin team regarding abandoned cars and illegally parked vehicles after obtaining instructions from clients.
  • Ensure the property operates as smoothly as possible.
  • Prepare service charge budget in accordance with the terms of the leases and Transfer; and issue draft budgets prior to the year end to Directors for consideration and approval
  • The draft budget must be prepared and provided to your line manager not less than two months in
    advance of the financial year-end
  • Respond to Directors queries in connection with budgets promptly and in a professional manner.
  • Ensure that inspections of properties are regularly undertaken by the Health and safety inspectors, any points raised are actioned.
  • Arrange meetings and inspections for all properties managed.
  • Ensure that all necessary service contracts and annual inspections are in place.
  • Carry out regularly inspections of properties in accordance with the terms of the management agreement and as and when a circumstance require.
  • Contact contractors to ascertain whether they are able to carry out works and issue work order - checking with Directors in the first instance if authorisation is required.
  • Monitor contractors performance - Follow through and complete jobs, updating PMS.
  • Issue keys to contractors and monitor safe return - recording this information in Key book.
  • Ensure key cabinets are kept secure and closed at the end of each day.
  • Update the Approved Contractors List ensuring that all contractors hold Public Liability Insurance.
  • Prepare specifications for cleaning, gardening, window cleaning, etc., to issue tenders and appoint contractors - liaising closely with senior property managers.
  • Issue contracts to contractors ensuring that they comply with current health and safety legislation.
  • Carry out regular site inspections to monitor works and keep Directors advised of progress before any part payment or full payment is authorised - in conjunction with the Head of property management.
  • Ensure that all contracts and schedule of works for all properties are entered on the computerised system and updated.
  • Advise all lessees and/or tenants of impending works, etc.
  • Monitor contractors performance regularly

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.



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