Chorley, Lancashire

Senior Property Manager

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Job Details

Job Title: Senior Property Manager
Division: Property Management
Location: Chorley, Lancashire
Reporting to: Head of Property Management
Hours: 9:00-17:30


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Take a proactive role in the day-to-day property management of the portfolio, with a strategic approach.
  • Carry out regular property inspections.
  • Build key strategic relationships with tenants.
  • Reading and summarising of leases.
  • Ensuring lease data is regularly updated and maintained on the property management database.
  • Take a proactive approach in terms of asset management opportunities and the exploiting of potential initiatives.
  • Advance planning for critical lease event dates such as reviews, lease expiries and break options.
  • Dealing with the tenant queries in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Dealing with any dilapidation claims, licence to alters, assignments etc in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Confidently set and reconcile service charge budgets in line with the RICS service charge code.
  • Manage service charge expenditure effectively, working closely with the facilities and asset management team.
  • Work closely with the finance team to ensure rents are collected in a timely manner and outstanding debts are collected as quickly as possible.
  • Liaise with the building and facilities managers to ensure that buildings are well maintained at all times.
  • Working closely with the facilities and procurement team to ensure that the correct contracts are in place across the portfolio.
  • In conjunction with the facilities management team, manage health and safety across the portfolio, making sure that all properties are compliant.
  • Where necessary, manage and assist with insurance issues and claims associated with the portfolio.
  • Overseeing refurbishments and minor refits.
  • Work with asset management and development team to ensure streamlined and straightforward handover of new build properties.
  • Carry out full handover process to incoming tenants.

Personal requirements

  • High attention to detail and an organised and methodical approach to processing.
  • Ambitious and creative candidates with minimum of 3 year’s previous commercial property management experience together with landlord and tenant knowledge will be considered.
  • Ideally you will be MRICS qualified, although not essential. Previous experience of setting service charge budgets is essential alongside creative property management initiatives.
  • IT and software skills, particularly Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of PM software (Qube) desirable but not essential.
  • The ability to work effectively both in a team environment and own initiative in a pressured environment, sticking to strict deadlines.
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your role within the organisation.

In return an opportunity to join an expanding commercial property company, with first rate career opportunities within the company to grow professionally, competitive salary plus car allowance, usual large company benefits and performance bonus.

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