Retail Property Management Surveyors

Retail Property Management Surveyors

Our client is a multi disciplinary surveying consultancy and has a strong and well-established Property/Asset Management Department both nationally, and in their Manchester office.

Acting for investors and occupiers in the retail, office and industrial markets, managing a cross-section of commercial property types, the client combines experience and knowledge with innovation and creativity, handling national and international portfolios for a wide variety of clients.

As a consequence of continued growth, we are sourcing for an experienced property management surveyor(s) to join tour client’s Manchester office and the seniority can be anything from 1 year PQE up to Director level. The role covers a high-quality portfolio which is predominantly retail.

 Main Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities


  • Manage the transition of client/properties over to the property management department and the setting up of new  instructions  and portfolios
  • Take a very “hands on”  proactive role in property management
  • Carry out regular property inspections
  • Be responsible for preparing in advance for client meetings, recording minutes of those meetings and carrying out any actions arising.
  • Ensure accurate client reports are prepared to the correct specifications and issued to clients in accordance with agreed timescales, subject to approval by line manager as required
  • Reading and summarising of leases and ensure accurate data is maintained on the property management system and to regularly check update and audit the accuracy of the data 
  • Take a proactive approach in terms of asset management opportunities and the exploiting of potential initiatives
  • Advance planning for critical lease event dates such as reviews, lease expiries and options and assisting with an implementation strategy for these
  • Ensure tenant arrears are proactively managed in conjunction with the clients’ central credit control team
  • Dealing with the tenant and client  queries in a timely and efficient manner 
  • Draft review and approve service charge budgets
  • Review service charge cash flow and budget regularly
  • Liaise with the building managers and regional facilities managers to ensure that buildings are well maintained at all times
  • Calculation and approval of service charge reconciliations
  • Invoice approval and ensuring correct coding of expenditure in line with the budgets
  • Identify and progress opportunities for cross selling activities
  • Identify opportunities for providing additional services to clients
  • Building strong working relationship with the existing clients

The above list summarises main responsibilities to be carried out in the role but is not exhaustive*


Experience in the Property Management sector is essential and applicants must possess:-

  • High attention to detail, well organised and a good initiative level
  • Be a team player
  • Be articulate, professional and persuasive with a good telephone manner and good report writing skills
  • Show the ability to cross sell other services within the company
  • Ability to work with relatively  high degree of autonomy with minimal supervision
  • Be adaptable and above all keen and enthusiastic
  • A desire to progress and generate new business



  • MRICS Qualified
  • From 12 months PQE up to Director level relevant property management experience
  • Numerate and technically competent
  • Strong attention to detail with a practical pragmatic common sense approach to management
  • Ability to deal with challenging mandates and coping with a high work load
  • Excellent IT, problem solving, analytical, negotiation, interpersonal and managerial skills
  • Full, clean driving licence


 Depending on the seniority of the successful candidate(s) the remuneration shall include but is not limited to:

  • Attractive and competitive salary – D.O.E.
  • Car Allowance – level D.O.E.
  • Highly Competitive Bonus structure
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • All other benefits that you would exepct

My client offers real scope for career development for a dedicated, professional and enthusiastic individual with a strong work ethic who wants to join one of the market leaders.