Area Manager - South East

15 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

You will be working across multiple sites in the South East for a fast growing student accommodation company as an Area Manager. Duties include:


  • Working with the site teams to deliver 100% occupancy across the portfolio
  • Ensuring sales process and training is implemented and adhered to
  • Accurate reporting of bookings to allow business decisions to assist with achieving targets
  • Maintain relationships with external stakeholders to aid further sales opportunities
  • Working with the central marketing team to maintain brand awareness

Strategic Planning

  • Assisting the Head of Operations with strategic planning for the designated area
  • Reviewing processes and policies with the site teams to suggest improvements to the Head of Operations for business implementation
  • Create and monitor competitor knowledge and local information to allow informed decision making

Financial Management

  • Providing timely feedback for the creation the budgets
  • Monthly reviews of the P&L with the Head of Operations to ensure financial targets are met
  • Delivering each asset in line with budgetary expectations
  • Highlighting any potential overspend/cost savings to Head of Operations in a timely manner

Team Management

  • Manage and lead the team ensuring they are meeting required standards and KPI targets set by the business
  • Conduct regular review meetings with the teams to promote a positive working environment

Maintenance & Housekeeping

  • Managing the onsite reactive and preventative maintenance schedules to ensure the properties are maintained to the highest standard
  • Resolving all maintenance queries
  • Ensure that all properties maintain a consistently high level of overall presentation

Health & Safety

  • Conducting monthly audits to ensure that all sites in the region are compliant with statutory regulations at all times
  • Flagging any concerns with regards to compliance
  • Promoting a Health & Safety culture across all the teams to foster an effective working environment
  • Ensure properties clients and staff remain safe, ensuring that all hazards and risks are reviewed and ensuring that all properties have safe working practices

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Additional Industry relevant qualifications such as IOSH, NEBOSH would be advantageous but not essential

Preferred Skills

  • Commercial Awareness
  • People Management
  • Multi Site Experience
  • Excellent Communication at all levels
  • Leadership

**Flexibility and travel will be a key part to this role as the position holder will need to work wherever the business needs are greatest.**

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