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Commercial Estates Management and Development Surveyor

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£30000 - £40000
OTE £50000

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Management Surveyor
 
A privately-owned firm of Chartered Surveyors and Commercial property
Consultants based in The West Midland are looking to recruit a Management Surveyor.
 
The firm has a rapidly expanding property management department that manages numerous sites
throughout the region, ranging from small retail and residential investments for private clients, up to
large business parks and industrial estates for high-profile clients and funds.
 
 A full-time Property Manager is required to lead the team and play a crucial role in developing the department further through proactive management of existing instructions and winning new business.
 
Role and Responsibilities
 
It is important that the successful applicant has a good understanding of the key legal requirements
of managing commercial and /or residential buildings and an awareness of the RICS
standards and codes of practice.
 
Knowledge of relevant health and safety regulations and service charge management is desired, however, training will be provided in support of the role.
 
They will oversee all aspects of the department’s activities including service charge
budgeting and expenditure, facilities management, health & safety and landlord and tenant matters.
 
The successful candidate will have strong written, numeracy, communication and IT skills, to
complement their technical knowledge and will be comfortable dealing with clients, suppliers,
tenants and fellow professionals.
 
In addition to a good working knowledge of the relevant RICS standards, the successful applicant
will have experience of managing contractors, tendering/procurement, landlord & tenant law, M&E
as well as a wider understanding of the firm’s activities, i.e. agency, valuations, acquisitions,
marketing etc.
The responsibilities of the role will include:
• Managing all buildings to the highest standards in terms of condition and safety
• Maintaining good relationships with clients and occupiers and timely financial
reporting
• Ensuring the firm’s property management software and all relevant data is
properly managed in accordance with GDPR and kept updated with lease events,
new instructions etc.
• Working with Management Accounts to oversee rent, insurance and service
charge collection and monitor arrears whilst ensuring clients are kept informed
and advised on options for recovering arrears.
• Working with the FM on the tendering/procuring proactive hard and soft FM and
other contracts and monitoring contractor performance against KPI’s and SLA’s
• Undertaking regular site inspections and attending tenant meetings/AGM’s
• Working alongside management accounts on service charge budgeting and
account reconciliations and ensuring that tenants receive timely service charge
information in accordance with the RICS Professional Statement Service
Charges in Commercial Property (1st edition)
• Ensuring compliance with all aspects of health & safety, fire risk management
and plant/M&E maintenance
• Advising clients on opportunities to enhance asset value through proactive
management initiatives
• Developing strategies for winning new business and retaining existing
instructions
• Support the Managing Director and other departments in achieving the firm’s
wider objectives
 
The Individual
The successful applicant will be an organised, enthusiastic and proactive individual with
experience of managing property and a good understanding of landlord and tenant matters.
They will be capable of multi-tasking and prioritising their workload and managing the
department to deliver high standards of service and maximising revenues.
 
My client has built up excellent relationships with our clients and occupiers through
professionalism, good communication and a proactive ‘can do’ approach. The successful
candidate will be expected to carry these values and be confident in dealing with clients,
contractors and tenants and furthering these relationships.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Educated to degree standard (relevant property/surveying degree preferable)
MRICS, ARMA etc. preferred though not essential.
Required Skills
• Experience with property management software systems (training given if
required)
• Clean UK driving licence and own vehicle
• Good IT skills essential (especially Excel)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Effective, confident communicator
 
For more information please contact Chris at AMR Midlands.