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Senior Property Manager - CH1 - CH66

£30,000 - £40,000
Ref: 650 Date Posted: Monday 27 Nov 2023

An established and family-run property management company is seeking an experienced Property Manager to oversee a multitude of historic properties in Chester and London. The Property Manager will have qualifications in relation to the role preferably from RICS, have previous experience as a Property Manager managing buildings (ideally historic/listed buildings), is a member of a registered body, and have good teamwork, people management and customer service skills.


Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all properties/tenants/tenancy documentation is appropriately entered and maintained
  • Undertake regular inspections
  • Liaise with third party letting agents to agree any pre-tenancy works/market rents/agree lettings
  • Progress lettings through to completion by liaising with all relevant parties
  • Handle all property issues raised by Landlords or Tenants
  • Effectively manage reactive and preventative maintenance works
  • Approve and enter all the invoices for each property
  • Handle any deposit deductions and reinstatement works required
  • Appoint and assist third party surveyor in any commercial dilapidations’ claims
  • Ensure compliance across portfolio for all aspects of health and safety
  • Instruct all compliance inspections/certificates and any required remedial works
  • Ensure compliance for all aspects of health and safety
  • Enter compliance dates and load all compliance documentation to management system
  • Effectively manage insurance renewals and claims
  • Liaise with Accounts Managers regarding any arrears and financial matters
  • Have excellent knowledge and experience for service charge budget setting and assisting service charge accountants with year-end accounts
  • Serve relevant notices on tenants on behalf of landlords as required and in line with current legislation.
  • Produce regular management reports and conferring with clients and tenants regularly
  • Ensure that you work in line with the Company's best practice guidelines and professional standards
  • Carry out all other functions that the Company may from time-to-time request


Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in property management, with at least 2 years in a leadership role.
  • Expertise in all aspects of block management, including service charge issuance, s20 procedures, and major works programs
  • Strong knowledge of property management and regulatory compliance
  • Well-developed communication skills both written and verbal to provide good customer service
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills
  • Hardworking and ambitious individual, self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, with strong problem-solving skills and a methodical, consistent, and efficient approach to your work with excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to identify priorities/duties
  • Good administration skills and is able to ensure smooth running of the department
  • Have excellent knowledge of the ARMA practice standards, RICS Service Charge Management Code



  • Previous experience with historic properties, especially Listed Buildings
  • Qualifications in AIRPM or AssocRICS
  • Experience in Serviced Accommodation


Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE