Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Manager

  • Location

    Southend-On-Sea, Essex

  • Sector:

    Block Management

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Oliver Brooks

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Our client is one of the UK's largest property freeholders. They are looking to hire an enthusiastic, driven and experienced Portfolio Manager to join their busy team based in Southend-on-Sea.

This is a rare opportunity to take a challenging client-side role within block management.

Basic duties:

  • Acting on behalf of one of the UK's largest freeholders;
  • Working as part of a small team delivering reactive maintenance to a large & varied portfolio of residential blocks across the UK;
  • Dealing with queries both internally and from external sources on a day-to-day basis, by phone, email and letter;
  • Joint ongoing performance monitoring of external managing agents, addressing issues and highlighting these to Senior Management;
  • Conducting occasional site visits and inspections;
  • Reviewing leases, legislation and land registry documents for guidance on legal matters and repairs;
  • Arranging repairs on a reactive basis and in compliance with CDM regulations - liaising with contractors, charge raising and invoicing;
  • Ensuring Health & Safety and legislative compliance of the managed portfolio - coordinating Health & Safety reports and acting upon any findings;
  • Coordinating major works projects - the serving of statutory notices, acting as principal designer on smaller-scale works and liaising with surveyors on larger schemes;
  • Providing guidance on incoming Right to Manage claims and working closely with our legal team to see these through to completion;
  • Occasionally undertake resident meetings with a view to preventing RTM claims.

Person specification:

  • Minimum of 18 months of residential Block Management experience;
  • AIRPM qualified;
  • Strong knowledge of associated legislation;
  • Fantastic communicaton skills (written & verbal);
  • Well-presented;
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude.


  • £30,000 - £35,000 (depending on experience)
  • 9am-5:30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Continued support with IRPM/ARMA development

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