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Estimator / Contractors Manager

JO0000049439
£50000 - £50000
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A fantastic opportunity to join a well respected Estate Agency in Aldgate, London to join their Property Management team. They are currently looking for a Estimator/ Contractors Manager.
Responsibilities:
Establish a portfolio of approved contractors; ensuring the highest quality of delivery and cost
·To manage and oversee the bank of approved contractors ensuring they adhere to service levels, and ensure the highest quality of delivery and cost.
·Working closely with the Property Management and Lettings teams to uphold standards of completed works across the Lettings portfolio
·Provide an excellent standard of customer service and build and manage new and existing contractor relationships
·Ensure safety compliance and housing legislation is adhered to at all times
·Carrying out property visits to inspect works
·Check pricing of works and quotes and set standard charges across various trades
·Manage a small team within the Property Management department
·Provide training to Property Managers on technical aspects of Property Maintenance, and “how a house works”
·Training and management of new Portfolio Property Managers when required
·Identify areas where the portfolio is under resourced and bring on additional companies once vetted
·Resolve disputes that arise as a result of costs, workmanship, and levels of service
·Remain abreast of new developments in home technology and ensure contractor coverage when necessary
Skills & Experience Required:
·Experience gained within the building trade, or surveying world would be advantageous
·Knowledge of pricing and costs of household maintenance and improvement works
·Ability to build strong relationships
·Excellent organisation, prioritisation and time management skills and good attention to detail
·Exceptional negotiation, persuasion and judgement skills
·Previous experience of managing and developing a team
·Knowledge of Microsoft office systems