Residential Development Manager
Job Title: Residential Development Manager
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £14,360.40 Accommodation Benefits
Working hours: Monday - Friday; 9.00am-5.00pm (35 hours per week)
Closing date: 22nd February 2018
Are you a people person? Well so are we!
If you have people’s best interest at heart, and show them you care by working with them in a warm and friendly manner. If you are creative, resourceful and can listen taking on-board people’s opinions and needs then keep reading!
This is a hugely important role for our customers and for us.
Most importantly, you’ll ensure there’s a welcoming, friendly and courteous environment for our customers. You’ll also make sure the building is well maintained so that your customers are as happy as our compliance team!
You’ll be at the heart of the smooth running of this development – so much so that we’ll provide you with a beautiful 2 bed flat in the estate.
What you’ll be doing.
As a Development Manager you won’t have set routines, the day to day activities can be as varied as our customers!
Health and Safety is a paramount part of this role so regular checking for risks and hazards is essential, as well as working with the contractors and suppliers for any required action.
You’ll be looking after people’s homes, so creating a sense of community and engaging with the customer is a key focus.
You will be part of a Development Manager Team, which involves regular team hub meetings at different locations so a little bit of travel will be required on occasions.
Running a development you will have to be exceptionally organised to stay on top of all the admin that comes with alongside communicating with the customers about upcoming changes, events or works.
What’s in it for you:
In return, you can expect excellent staff training, encouragement, and a job which is always varied and rewarding. We offer a great package of benefits – here are some highlights: accommodation is included within your salary, 23 days of holiday, 5% contributory pension scheme, life assurance, discounted benefits on hundreds of brands and many others.
What skills you’ll need.
We want people who have a flair for building and maintaining excellent relationships, it’s all about people.
Solid administration skills and experience of using computers. To make your life a little bit easier, we will provide you with a handheld tablet and the training to use it, carrying out the tasks within your role.
Knowledge of managing property is not essential.
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.