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Asset Manager - Build to Rent

Job Title: Asset Manager - Build to Rent
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: BTRAM_1572348987
Contact Name: James Housden
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 29, 2019 11:36

Job Description

Our client, a leading BTR operator, are seeking an Asset Manager to oversee a BTR/PRS portfolio across the Uk. You will be responsible for for setting and implementing asset management sstrategies to achieve the finanical and service delivery objectives of clients.


  • Deliver operational excellence across all elements of property asset management
  • Manage multiple sites across the UK
  • Operational expenditure budget setting and management of client capital expenditure protocols
  • Deliver high levels of resident satisfaction and create resident engagement plans
  • Rent setting and agreeing income strategy for each asset. Delivering to gross and net rental targets
  • Analysis and evaluation of asset performance and implementing plans for change or improvement when required
  • Representing the company at client meetings and service reviews. Preparing presentations and reports in advance
  • Lead or set up internal team briefings for new and established assets take place, minutes and actions are recorded
  • Carry out planned and ad hoc property visits and client meetings as required
  • Lead on the mobilisation of new developments including budget setting and marketing strategy with delivery teams
  • Manage pre -lets and leasing strategies for new developments and phased launches
  • Delivering client marketing strategies focussed on maximum ROI in conjunction with internal marketing teams and external agencies
  • Responsibility for procuring and managing third party letting agents and service provider
  • Health and Safety for blocks in management by ensuing block management teams are instructed and can demonstrate compliance
  • Overall responsibility for monthly and quarterly financial reporting including narrative to explain variances and justify cost increases
  • Approving supply chain and procurement of contractors in conjunction with the Regional Block Manager and FM approved contractor process
  • Supporting new business initiatives including pitches, attendance at forums, conference and industry events
  • Managing rent reviews, liaising with rent assessment committees, EPC and gas safety reporting for key clients
  • Stay abreast of industry and regulatory updates including IRPM BTR training and share with teams as appropriate


  • Excellent analytical skills, including intermediate to advanced excel modelling skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and dynamic, taking ownership of all of core duties
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral
  • Strong negotiator and influencer
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to gather, assimilate, analyse and effectively summarise information and give briefings/prepare briefing notes as necessary
  • Previous experience of letting and property management
  • Good knowledge of residential property legislation
  • Innovative and pro-active