Senior Block Manager stepping up to Team Leader

Location: West London

Salary: £55,000-£60,000pa

One Property Recruitment are looking for a Senior Block Manager who is ready to step up to Team Leader status to oversee a small portfolio of 3 blocks, as well as overseeing a team of 5. Due to growth, my client who are based in the heart of London are in a position to be growing their management team and are looking to bring in someone with a strong foundation within block management and who has had experience in leading Property Managers. Working closely alongside the Director, you will be a point of escalation for complex issues, set and manage KPI’s as well at continuing to look at ways to improve the day-to-day operation of the company. The core duties of the position are as follows:

  • Oversee a small portfolio of 3 prime new-build developments
  • Lead a team of 5 Property Managers on best practice as well as being a point of escalation
  • Build close relationships with clients to maximise the potential of the relationship
  • Key involvement in the growth and standards of the wider business
  • Involved in wider scope project from employee retention to branding

My client is looking for someone who understands the difference between managing and leading a team. This position is a hybrid role between home and office to allow you the autonomy to manage your diary, something the company have implemented companywide since covid. Someone with exceptional knowledge around the current cladding reform and new fire safety bill will be a key part to this role as well as experience in managing prime central London stock: the due diligence of how the client have managed their stock over the years is a key factor to their reputation and they would like to continue this. I’m looking for someone with the following attributes:

  • Strategic mindset and commercial thinker
  • Natural leader
  • 5+ years direct block management experience
  • Experience within mobilising new sites desired
  • AIRPM / MIRPM qualified ideally

If this position is of interest, please contact Lucy Gilbert at One Property Recruitment. OPR are specialists in the property sector covering block management, estate management, financial services, facilities management and commercial management. Please do get in touch if you are looking for a new position or recruiting in the sector.

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