Our client is a specialist fund and asset manager, assisting a world-wide client base to invest in the Private Rented Sector in Prime Central London. They act for individual clients, family offices and institutions. They represent investors’ interests with the objective of maximising their returns in this specialist sector. They undertakes property identification and acquisition of the best real estate opportunities, followed up by refurbishing and furnishing for rental. Thereafter they let, manage and maintain the property portfolio.
They are currently working on a number of exciting new market opportunities in the flexible stay accommodation sector and are also the only company to have successfully launched and managed a number of property funds, exclusively targeting the prime central London rental sector.
Their work entails working with a diverse mixture of overseas clients, tenants, professional advisors, wealth managers, contractors and suppliers. We are seeking a dynamic and energetic Property Portfolio Manager to work within in the property management department handling the day to day running of the rental properties.
Our ideal recruit will be personable, highly motivated, methodical and organised with sound administrative and IT skills. You will be looking to work in a dynamic and busy environment where you will have the opportunity to manage your own portfolio and carve out your own role. You will also be happy to be hands on and out and about, visiting the properties within the portfolio on a regular basis.
The candidate should be a graduate looking to progress within the property and asset management sector, preferably with 12 to 18 months’ previous relevant experience.
·Responding to general queries from tenants and landlords and general client liaison.
·Dealing with maintenance requests which will include liaising with tenants, contractors and clients to ensure a swift resolution of any issues.
·Updating and maintaining our bespoke management database, key log and approved contractors’ register.
·Assisting with tenancy turnarounds, ‘dressing’ the properties for marketing and attending check-ins.
·Assisting with regular periodic checks of our managed portfolio and the issuing of inspection reports.
·Organising necessary gas and electrical (NICEIC and PAT testing) safety checks.
·Processing tenancy terminations and negotiating lease renewals
·Logging and processing insurance claims with landlord’s contents insurers and managing agents
·Keeping up to date with any legislative and compliance changes along with other regulatory issues.
·Assistance with ensuring all operational processes and procedures are complied with.
·Exploring ways to develop and evolve the business within an ever-changing environment and identifying new business initiatives.
Full, clean driving licence required