Student Lettings Manager

Location
Altrincham
Salary
£26000 per annum
Posted
04 Sep 2017
Closes
02 Oct 2017
Ref
00073083
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Department: Operations
Location: Altrincham

This UK lettings agent and property management company specialises in property development, property lettings and property management - operating throughout the UK.

They are seeking an established lettings professional who has the experience - or desire - to manage a lettings team across their national portfolio. The role will require some infrequent travel to various locations across the UK and some experience of the student lettings market.

This is an exciting position for a driven and goal-orientated individual to lead a team of lettings and managing agents, reporting directly to the senior management team.

Job Description:
To oversee all elements of the lettings team to ensure the tenant, landlord and operational requirements of the company are fulfilled. The successful candidate would be responsible for the performance of the lettings team, delivering reports to the director and the senior management team.

Job Role:
- To manage the lettings team to ensure all individuals are hitting targets set by the senior management team.
- To recruit, train and monitor any new lettings team members, ensuring they perform their duties to the required standards and follow company procedures.
- To ensure the tenants are receiving the service levels agreed within the tenancy agreement, resolving all issues in the timescales outlined.
- To achieve the lettings and occupancy requirements for all properties within the portfolio.
- To provide a high standard of customer service and contract management to all landlords.
- To be responsible for the effective management of all escalated complaints, by either tenant or landlord.
- To liaise and maintain relationships with all stakeholders or third-party organisations, which have significant interest - or provide opportunity - to operations.
- To ensure the operations department policies and procedures, terms and conditions, as well as all company specific documentation is fit for purpose.
- Managing and auditing staff to ensure they carry out their duties to an appropriate standard, in line with HR procedures, and to carry out disciplinary/grievance procedures with the support of HR and Management.
- Appreciate and understand the flexibility required when business levels peak and trough and deliver the best possible service. Due to the nature of the role, it may on occasions be necessary to work unsociable hours, including weekends, especially during the student arrivals and departure periods.
- To promote and contribute to the Company culture.
- To produce a high standard of reports, ensuing all the required information is delivered in a timely, accurate and in the required format.

Key Skills:
- Lettings and Management Experience (Essential)
- Managerial & Team Management Skills
- Enthusiastic / Goal Orientated Individual
- ARLA Qualified
- Operations Reporting / Evaluative Skills
- Computer Literate
- Good Communication Skills
- Good Organisational & Administrative Skills