Group Property Manager

  • Job Reference: AM 8646
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Telford
  • Hybrid Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus car allowance and benefits
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Amelia Messenger

Job Description

5Job Title: Group Property Manager

Company: Dodd Group

Location: Telford (Office based with occasional travel)

Salary: £45,000- £50,000 plus car allowance and benefits package

Company Overview:

Dodd Group is a family-owned Electrical and Mechanical Service business established in 1947 with its roots in the West Midlands. This company is renowned for their down-to-earth approach and commitment to excellence and reliability. With 27 branches across England and a turnover of £250 million this company is successful and growing. As part of this growth, Dodd Group offers a unique and exceptional opportunity for a detail-oriented Group Property Manager. This company holds a strong commitment to employee well-being which is demonstrated through staff satisfaction and retention.

Job Description:

As the Group Property Manager you will work closely with the Group Property Director in overseeing the Property Management of Dodd Group's diverse nationwide office and industrial portfolio while liaising with the Branch Managers of each site, ensuring operational efficiency and tenant satisfaction. This role requires a detail- oriented candidate that is eager to engage in the day-to-day operations of a family-oriented company.

Karen, Dodd's Group Property Director has been managing property portfolios since she was a Graduate with Richard Ellis at the beginning of her career. Since 2012 Karen has managed Dodd Groups portfolio and holds a breath of knowledge across all the properties. As Dodd Group has grown as a company, its occupational needs have changed as has its portfolio which makes it a really interesting and dynamic portfolio to be involved with.

Karen is looking forward to welcoming and supporting the Group Property Manager into the role and the wider company.

Salary and Benefits:

£45,000- £50,000 PA

£5,000 car allowance

Pension

Fuel Card

BUPA (from next renewal date of 1st Jan 2025)

Death-in-Service benefit from commencement of role

Opportunity to join the salary sacrifice scheme for an electric car (after 1 year in service)

Less corporate environment with a focus on family values and a supportive work culture

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with Dodd Group directors and Branch Managers to secure offices and industrial units according to business requirements. This will include liaising with landlord's agents to agree, complete and distribute Heads of Terms in addition to instructing and liaising closely with solicitors directors/branch managers in order to agree and document new lease or licence documentation. Organising associated documentation to be attached to leases such as Licences to Alter and Schedules of Condition.

  • Dealing with a broad range of Landlord & Tenant issues, including negotiating and documenting lease renewals and licences including instructing/liaising closely with landlords and solicitors.

  • Negotiating rent reviews with landlords and instructing rent review specialist where necessary.

  • Liaising with Landlords, Directors and Branch Managers with regard to any alterations required, ensuring that necessary documentation is put in place.

  • Dealing with property related queries from branches, including providing assistance when works or repairs are required. Specify, tender and manage one off works/repairs and maintenance contracts (utilising building surveyors as and when required)

  • Checking/authorising property related invoices and dealing with invoice queries

  • Dealing with rates queries

  • Maintaining summary of leases, used to inform directors well in advance with respect to upcoming lease renewals, rent reviews, break options and lease expiries

  • For freehold properties, instructing Red Book valuations for accounting purposes and Reinstatement Cost Assessments for insurance purposes.

Requirements:

  • RICS Registered status with solid Property Management experience
  • Strong negotiation skills with a good knowledge of lease agreements, rent reviews and lease renewals
  • Ability to handle administrative tasks efficiently and with attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work 5 days a week in the office, with occasional travel as required

Your application will be dealt with in the strictest confidence by Amelia Messenger. Please contact Amelia directly on 07586 673981 or alternatively send your CV (at this stage do not worry if it's not up-to-date) directly to amelia@beachbaker.co.uk, and for many more property jobs please visit our website www.beachbaker.co.uk. All third party and direct applications will be forwarded to Beach Baker for review