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Property Manager - Oxford

Job Description:

To assist with the management (as part of a team) of circa 500 units within Central Oxford, surrounding villages and further afield occupied by a mixture of Market Let tenants, Rent Act, Rent (Agriculture) Act, Assured tenancies and residential leases.  The properties form part of larger portfolios owned by Institutional and Private Estate clients which are managed in-house by Savills.  To also undertake block management duties in the buildings in which they are contained.  To provide first class customer service to both tenants and clients. To ensure health and safety compliance in relation to the portfolio to minimise risk to tenants, Savills and the clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with tenants on maintenance issues and organising timely repairs via the in-house property management system.
  • Assisting with the marketing, viewings and lettings of properties.
  • Assisting with tenant referencing, Right to Rent checks and How to Rent documentation.
  • Instructing Savills and third party letting agents, reviewing and negotiating offers in line with client expectations.
  • Keeping all Statutory Health and Safety inspections up to date both within the tenants demise and within the blocks under management liaison with the Compliance Co-ordinator.
  • Updating and recording tenancy information on the central database and liaising with the Client Accounting team.
  • Responsibility for ensuring the timely payment of rents and collection of arrears in collaboration with the Credit Control team.
    Liaison with tenants over internal and external redecoration of buildings.
  • Undertaking minor works between tenancies and liaising with Savills estate management team for larger scale works.
  • Meeting and greeting all new tenants at the commencement of their tenancies and provision of welcome information to them.
  • Undertaking 6 monthly property inspections and recording relevant details.
  • Liaising with the Estate Management Team.
  • Arranging check outs, inventories and return of deposits.
  • Processing Insurance claims.
  • Providing client reports.
  • Attending client meetings.
  • Periodically seeking agreeable terms to bring tenancies to an end or secure the tenant moves in order to meet the clients strategic aims.
  • Serving notices and attending court proceedings where required.
  • Liaison with utility companies.
  • Approving supplier invoice payments.
  • Undertaking periodic inspections of vacant properties.
  • Checking properties prior to new lettings e.g. smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and health and safety check.
  • Liaison with teams for new property legislation.
  • The above is no an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation.

Candidate Profile:

  • The ability to  work under pressure, be organised and able to prioritise workload
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to see matters through from start to finish.
  • Team player.
  • Ale to quickly build rapport and long standing relationships.
  • 2 years property management experience.
  • Full UK driving licence and use of a car.

Application Details:

Please apply via e-mail enclosing a CV and your current salary details to:

Gill Howells

Salary details available upon application, commensurate with experience and skills.

You are also invited to complete the following: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information Form

The Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer. View our Equality and Diversity Policy.



Key contacts

Gill Howells

Gill Howells

Team Secretary

Savills Oxford

+44 (0) 18 6526 9000

+44 (0) 18 6526 9000