Block Manager – Remote 4 days a week Reading RG31

Round Pegs Property Recruitment LTD
Published
January 13, 2022
Location
Berkshire
Category
Job Type
Industry
Property
Area
Reading

Description

Block Manager – Remote 4 days a week Reading RG31

A fantastic opportunity for an Experienced Block Manager has just come available.  Our client are currently looking for a Block Manager to join their busy and growing block management department.

As a Block Manager you will primarily responsible for the delivery of management services, covering a portfolio across Reading,  Fareham, Newhaven and Bristol, where applicable, mixed-use buildings and estates. This role will be the direct interface with the Client/Freeholder and Leaseholders within their portfolio.

 

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Property Inspections and Maintenance
  • Carrying out periodic inspections of the property and prepare site reports for the client / landlord / residents’ committee / insurance company
  • Ensuring compliance with Health & Safety Regulations and maintain accurate records of Risk Assessments
  • Inspections and Reports
  • Monitoring and maintaining building management systems
  • Finance: Budgets and Client Accounts
  • Ensuring that Management Agreements are in place for all clients and developments
  • Preparing budgets for each property within the portfolio
  • Liaising with clients / landlords to agree the service charge budget
  • Insurance: Building, Directors and Officers insurance
  • Meetings: EGMs, AGMs, Directors’ and Residents’ meetings
  • Correspondence and Administration
  • Breaches of the Lease
  • Liaising with the client / landlord where the terms of the lease are not being adhered to by individual resident/leaseholder
  • Obtaining quotations for services as required by the clients / landlords and in compliance with the lease or other legal documentation in place at the property
  • Carrying out the interviewing, selecting, appointing and supervision of contractors
  • Providing contractors with a specification of works and work orders for all works to be carried out
  • Ensuring that all contractors have appropriate Public Liability Insurance and comply with current Health and Safety requirements
  • Undertaking all duties usually associated with leasehold property management, in accordance with agreed company procedures, the management agreements and the legal documentation in place
  • Carrying out all duties within ARMA guidelines and RICS code of practice
  • Developing business relations with group members in order to maximise cross-selling opportunities

 

The right candidate ideally will possess the following:

  • Previous block management experience is required
  • Must be a highly organised individual
  • Accountancy or previous property experience is an advantage
  • Be courteous and professional in all dealing with clients, customers, contractors and general public
  • Good customer relationship skills is a must
  • AIRPM qualification is an advantage but is not essential

This Block Manager position is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, with long term career prospects.

The hours will be:                            Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm (remote 4 days a week)

Salary range will be:                       between £27,000pa to £37,000pa basic plus a £4,500 car allowance

If this role is of interest to you and you have the necessary role requirements, please submit your most up to date CV and contact details to Louise Foster at Roundpegs Property Recruitment today.

Due to the high volume of enquiries that we receive, we are not always able to respond to all CVs. If you have not received a response within one week, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful in this instance. Thank you for your interest in Roundpegs Recruitment. If you are already registered with Roundpegs Recruitment, please express your interest in this role to your consultant.

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