Property Manager - People Manager
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Jobrole: Property Manager- People Manager
Location: Covering a portfolio in Torquay and Paignton
Hours: Monday- Friday 9am-5pm
Salary: Starting from £32,400 per annum plus cash car allowance
The job role
- As a retirement property manager, you will contribute to our vision of being the UK's favourite property manager, as recognised by others by:
- Providing a high standard of performance within a team of individuals to create a welcoming, friendly, and courteous environment for our residents.
- Being passionate about delivering consistently high standards of customer service.
- Ensuring the buildings are well maintained for our customers; and that as a business we can demonstrate full compliance with our statutory obligations and our own systems.
The property manager reports to the head of operations and has a team of up to 20 direct reports.
You are passionate about always providing excellent customer service and this will have been demonstrated through a proven track record. You may already work within the property sector; such experience and knowledge are desired but not essential.
As an experienced people manager, you will be an inspirational leader who has led teams to deliver operational excellence across a number of KPI’s. You will be energetic and enthusiastic with a leading and coaching mentality.
An excellent and effective communicator with the ability to negotiate and influence with all customers and stakeholders which you demonstrate through your ability to connect with everyone you meet. Your verbal and written skills will be of a high standard.
You will be commercial thinking and resolution focused with the ability to be flexible and creative in approach. You will also be able to work across functions to reach the best solutions for all challenges.
Your ideal role will be a varied one, where you’re not stuck behind a desk all day; You enjoy working with people, driving performance and ultimately delivering the highest level of service for our residents.
Who are we?
FirstPort isthe UK’s leading residential property service provider, caring for 330,000homes in England, Wales and Scotland, across 5,800 developments. With overfour decades of experience and 3,300 employees, FirstPort works withdevelopers, investors, freeholders and over 1,600 Resident ManagementCompanies.
FirstPort is amember of the Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA), theAssociation of Retirement Housing Managers (ARHM), and Property ManagersAssociation Scotland (PMAS). As well as holding a Five Star Rating from theBritish Safety Council, it has been awarded the British Safety Council’sprestigious Sword of Honour, is an accredited Safe Agent and belongs to TheProperty Ombudsman. FirstPort has also been named as one of the UK’s TopEmployers by the Top Employers’ Institute for the last five consecutive years.
Why choose us?
By joining us,you will work with industry professionals who are committed to providing thehighest levels of customer service, as well as ensuring we put our peoplefirst.
The benefitsof working with us can include free parking, free fruit, discounted gymmembership, a true work-life balance and the opportunity of growth andprogression. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range ofexclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the mostof your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.
We’re committed to promotingdiversity at FirstPort and recruit on merit. We are an inclusive employerthat prides itself in being so diverse.
To start your application for this role we will ask you to upload yourCV and answer a few questions.
Our recruiters will work with our managers to review your CV. Ifunsuccessful you will be notified. If you meet the criteria for the role, we’llbe in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist ofcandidates will be invited to attend interviews with the hiring manager.