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A large national firm in Cardiff are seeking an in house Lettings Manager to join their busy and thriving business in the city centre!
With a large section of the market our client are Fixed Charge Receivers responsible for managing Buy to let properties from major High street Lenders whose Borrower have fallen in default of their mortgage conditions. They are appointed to manage the property and determine the strategy to satisfy the mortgage conditions going forward, being that continue to let and manage or a sale disposal strategy.
Properties are managed from both Receivership ad Lettings remotely using local agents, inventory companies, contractors as appropriate. Our client manage properties throughout England, Wales and N Ireland.
This role will be a Monday-Friday position with current office hours being 9.00 to 5.15- with 1 hour lunch. However, this is very likely to change to reflect move into managing their own lettings portfolio with a flexible 8.00 to 6.30 possible switch, this is not confirmed however. There will be no Saturday working hours
Holidays at start 20 days plus statutory, with further 1 day holiday accrued for every year of service up to 5 additional days.
Duties to include:
-Senior Manager position responsible for managing the lettings stock. The letting stock will initially be Receivership letting stock only but looking to build on this with normal letting stock. Stock will transferred over a 4/5 month period and at the end will comprise some 500 properties.
-Responsibilities will be to manage directly some 4-6 staff for daily lettings functions and along with the rest of the senior management team (comprising 4 office based and 2 home based) mange 20-24 staff and the needs of 14 lender clients.
-As head of lettings initial task will be to integrate new lettings system into the business, and then on-board both new appointments (circa 70 a month ) manage revocated/ stand down stock (circa 70 a month ) and transfer existing stock from existing Lettings management company (circa 500 cases)
-Introduce working practises suitable to manage the Receivership lettings alongside the Operations Manager and Financial Controller and implement appropriate workflows.
-Be responsible for daily, weekly and monthly reporting of lettings function
-Liaise and manage Contractor panel
-As part of senior management team report to and attend monthly management team meeting along with the Directors.
-Training existing staff and new recruits along with receivership manager.
-Help develop our Lettings offer to new clients
Please note that duties will vary, and you must expect to lend a hand wherever is required.
Qualities of a successful candidate:
-ARLA qualified the higher the level the better
-Extensive Lettings Manager experience
-Experience in managing a team
-Willingness to go the extra mile and exceed expectations
-Good understanding of current lettings legislation
-Property Management experience or knowledge is desirable
-Brilliant Administration skills
-Good team player
-Proactive and committed to hard work
In return for loyal service and dedication to the firm, our client can offer an exciting challenge, great working hours and a brilliant package.
For more details on this role, please contact Annie at AMR