Block Manager

Location Finchley, London Job Type Permanent
Salary £32000 - £37000 per annum Sector Lettings and Property Management, Property Management, Surveying

Block Manager - Finchley Central

I am currently working with an amazing client who formed 6 years ago as they saw a gap in the market for a bespoke and personalised management service. Having started the company with 300 units under management, the business has steadily grown and now manage over 3000 units. My client offers a service that recognises that no two buildings and no two clients are the same and tailors their management style to meet their client's individual requirements.

They now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, procedure driven Property Manager to join their lovely team.


  • Undertaking regular site inspections to ensure all properties are in good order
  • Management/supervision of on-site staff
  • Negotiating competitive service contracts and supervision of contractors
  • Producing Service Charge Budgets for client approval
  • Liaising with accounts team to ensure that year end accounts, budgets, relevant covering letters and demands are issued in a timely manner
  • Issuing and collection of Service Charges and Ground Rents
  • Monitor arrears and manage and action appropriate collection/pursuit methods
  • Organising day-to-day maintenance and managing contractors
  • Assisting with the project management of major internal and external works
  • Compliance with Section 20 legislation
  • Handling pre-contract enquiries from solicitors to include Licences to Sublet and for Alterations
  • Attendance at client meetings to include meetings with Resident's Associations, AGM's and Board Meetings usually to be held out of office hours, preparing agendas and the taking of minutes where required
  • Overseeing all Health & Safety requirements across the portfolio to ensure current regulations are adhered to
  • Overseeing insurance claims and associated works to include liaising with Loss Adjusters

Hours 9:00am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday

Skills Required:

  • Experience in residential property management
  • Experience dealing with a mixed portfolio preferable
  • Experience in preparing presentations for new business
  • IRPM qualification preferable
  • Experience managing at least 2 properties with Service Charge budgets in excess of £300,000 per annum
  • Experience dealing with mobilisation and set-up of new build developments preferable
  • Experience dealing with both RTM companies and freeholder clients
  • Experience of Section 20 legislation and procedures and overseeing major works

If you are interested in this exciting Finchley Central located Block Manager position please apply now and Jacob Gough will be in touch to discuss further

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