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    Role – Portfolio Manager
    Contract – Permanent
    Salary – Circa £40,000
    Location – Essex

    Our client currently seek an enthusiastic and driven individual to join their existing portfolio management team as a portfolio manager. The successful candidate will have joint responsibility for a portfolio of 800 blocks on a reactive basis. In addition, the role will offer progressive exposure to management oversight of our third party managing agents. This is a rare opportunity to take a challenging role on the client side of the block management sector.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Acting on behalf of one of the UK’s largest freeholders.
    • Working as part of a small team delivering the reactive management of a large and varied portfolio of residential blocks located across the UK.
    • Dealing with queries both internally and from external sources on a day to day basis by phone, email and letter
    • Joint ongoing performance monitoring of external managing agents; addressing issues and highlighting these to senior management.
    • Reviewing leases, legislation and land registry documents for guidance on legal matters and repairs.
    • Arranging repairs on a reactive basis and in compliance with CDM regulations; liaising with contractors, charge raising and invoicing
    • Ensuring health and safety and legislative compliance of the managed portfolio. Co-ordinating health and safety reports and acting upon the findings contained within those reports.
    • Co-ordinating major works projects, the serving of statutory notices, acting as principal designer on smaller scale works and liaising with surveyors on larger schemes.
    • Providing guidance on incoming Right to Manage claims and working closely with our legal team to see these through to completion.
    • On occasion undertake meetings with residents with a view to preventing RTM/ enfranchisement claims.
    • Conducting site visits where necessary to meet with leaseholders, contractors or surveyors and to inspect works or repairs.
    • Other daily duties involve dealing with incoming phone calls (as part of a team) and assisting in the general running and administration of the company
    • Continued IRPM/ ARMA development will be offered by the company to ensure the employee has a strong understanding of the surrounding legislative and contractual influences when managing property.

    Skills & Knowledge:

    • Minimum of 3 years block management experience (acting as an assistant, property manager or senior) with strong knowledge of the legislative requirements.
    • AIRPM qualified or higher
    • Degree graduate desirable.
    • Competitive salary offered. Salary £27-£40k depending on experience.

    Contact:-  01992 445710

    Email: admin@lawesgroup.co.uk


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