Visiting Development Manager - Southampton
Job Title: Visiting Development Manager
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Reference: FPR 1979 VDM
Salary: £6,647 + Benefits
Working hours: 2 days negotiable; 9.00am-5.00pm (14 hours per week)
Closing Date: Thursday 29th June 2017
Are you a people person? Well so are we!
If you look out for people’s best interests, and show them you care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner. If you are creative, resourceful and can listen, consult and take on-board people’s opinions and needs then keep reading!
This is a hugely important role for our residents and for us.
Most importantly, you’ll ensure there’s a welcoming, friendly and courteous environment for our residents. You’ll also make sure the building is well maintained so that your customers are as happy as our compliance team!
What you’ll be doing.
On a day to day basis you’ll be:
Checking on residents to ensure their wellbeing.
Checking the building for any risks and hazards, liaising with contractors and organising remedial work when needed.
Keeping up to date with admin, including maintaining a diary of the development.
Encouraging a sense of community across the development – arranging coffee mornings and social events.
You’ll also need to respond to occasional emergency situations.
This role does not require you to provide any personal care to our residents.
What’s in it for you:
- 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays), rising to 25 days after two years
- 5% Company contributory pension scheme
- Life assurance
- Discounted voluntary benefits on hundreds of named brands
- Flexible benefits programme which includes Health Cash Plan and Childcare Vouchers
- On the job training and continuing professional development
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Disturbance allowance if you need to deal with an emergency after normal hours
What skills you’ll need.
Knowledge of managing property is not essential.
What is essential is a flair for building and maintaining excellent working relationships with people. It’s all about the people.
Solid administration skills will be needed as will experience of using computers. We’ll provide you with a handheld tablet which will make your life that little bit easier.
Who are we?
FirstPort is one of the largest and most experienced property managers in the UK, employing more than 3,300 people, of which 2,500 work at the 3,700 developments we manage.
Great property management is about more than just bricks and mortar. We recognise and value the contribution our people make to our business and we are committed to ensuring they are skilled and equipped to do the best job they can and that they have the opportunity to realise their potential.
Want to know more about us? Visit www.FirstPort.co.uk