Overall Purpose of Job
A national multi-disciplinary surveying consultancy, with a strong and well-established Property/Asset Management Department both nationally and in its’ Northwest office, is looking to appoint a Senior Property Management Surveyor to its’ highly successful team.
This is a Senior Surveyor position within the Manchester Property Management team, and you will be responsible for the management of a diverse commercial property portfolio within the North West region.
Responsibility will be in managing a mixed portfolio of commercial, industrial and retail properties, requiring regular and direct communication with the property fund management client(s) and the supervision of a number of other support and on-site staff.
Future progression could include taking national responsibility for aspects of management for the portfolio.
Strategic review and preparation of due diligence information in preparation for acquisitions, purchases & sales.
Preparing client reports on the property management service and regular formal reporting to clients.
Management of rental and other income including tenant indebtedness.
Provide support and assistance to clients in connection with value enhancement opportunities including rent reviews, lettings and lease renewal programmes.
Deliver additional services and drive additional fee generation where possible.
Reporting to and working with clients on tenure and physical improvements to properties.
Dealing with tenant applications for consent to assign, sublet and alter.
Identifying opportunities to negotiate re-gears or reversions to achieve value enhancement, taking client instructions and progressing these negotiations on behalf of the client for additional fees.
Undertaking or arranging property inspections.
Ensuring tenants’ compliance with lease obligations in relation to use and maintenance obligations.
Preparation and administration of service charge expenditure.
Overseeing the provision of common services to properties and tenants.
Ensuring compliance with legislation including Health and Safety and other regulations.
Assisting clients in the acquisition and disposal of properties.
Working with Landlords and Tenants on all other matters relating to the clients’ property portfolio.
Liaising with client's agents, solicitors and other consultants.
Supervising, directing and maintaining up to date records for site-based staff.
Other ad-hoc duties as and when required.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Ambitious and dynamic Property Manager with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
RICS qualified Chartered Surveyor is preferred, not essential.
Experience managing a varied portfolio of commercial properties.
Excellent communication skills with ability to swiftly build gravitas amongst clients.
A developing talent for leading teams whilst helping to coach and develop others.
Positive attitude, true team player with a ‘can do’ approach.
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.