Property Acquisitions Manager

Hunter Dunning Ltd
London (Greater)
29 Mar 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a London based subletting agent and property business with a portfolio of around 50 properties ranging between £1m and £10m. The business currently provides part-serviced and fully maintained accommodation to 300 residents in SW London.

An opportunity now exists for a Property Acqusitions Manager to join this expanding business on a full time and permanent basis. The role will focous on assisting with the expansion of the company’s portfolio of properties through property acquisition across London. This is an important role in rapidly growing and highly successful company that is pioneering and successfully providing a new concept in the property management and lettings market. The prospects for progression are exciting and considerable for the right candidate.

Role & Responsibilities


  • Daily Property Survey
    – Liaise with Letting Agents re property suitability and availability
    – Establish and develop relationships with local branch Letting Managers
    – Schedule appointments and attend property viewings
    – Liaise with internal viewing staff re all property viewings and viewing allocations
    – Conduct research into property ownership and availability
    – Keep up-to-date record of all Letting agents and correspondence with agents
    – Compile and keep detailed record of all prospective properties and Landlords


  • Letting Agent Liaison (once company tenancy secured)
    – Liaise with agent re company tenancy expectations
    – Confirm offers and terms with Letting Agent via email
    – Ensure company marketing info to agents is updated as required
    – Oversee signing of tenancy agreements with landlords
  • Landlord Liaison (as required)
    – Arrange initial meeting with Landlord as required
    – Liaise with with colleagues regarding periodic Landlord visits to property as required
    – Liaise with Landlords re proposed large works
    – Liaise with Landlords re essential property maintenance
    – Liaise with Landlord re tenancy renewals
  • Maintenance Liaison | Essential Tasks
    – Forward property walk-round and photos to the in house maintenance team
    – Liaise with maintenance team ref: furniture orders – bed frames, matts, f/s furniture, curtains, tracks
    – Liaise with maintenance team ref: dates for furniture installation
    – Liaise with maintenance team ref: extent and dates of decoration


  • HMO legislation
    – Research current legislation relative to each borough
    – Cultivate contacts with respective HMO Teams
    – Ensure all company properties are in line with HMO obligations
    – Maintain awareness of all changes in HMO legislation
  • HMO requirements and communications
    – Provide explanations to Letting Agents re HMO requirements
    – Licensee Viewings
    – Conducting daily prospective licensee viewings as required – usually 5pm to 7pm
    – To work / be on call one in 3 weekends for check-in and check outs

Required Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience working within the property sector
  • Highly organised and extremely personable
  • Educated to graduate level
  • Have previous experience operating in environments that require multi-tasking and careful attention to detail
  • Be a clear and able communicator and be able to sell company’s unique concept convincingly to Letting Agents and Landlords

Salary & Benefits

£25,000 + Bonus (OTE of £34,000) plus benefits.

The company has continued to grow year on year since it was founded and is looking to employ an individual that wants to develop their career within an expanding business.

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