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Assistant Asset Manager


Job Title Assistant Asset Manager
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Location Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
Job Published 16 days ago
REF PMR 1869_1602161496
Contact Name James Housden
Contact Email

Job Description

My client, the UK's leading Build to Rent Developer, has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Asset Manager to join their rapidly expanding portfolio.
The successful applicant will be based in their Manchester office, covering part of their portfolio in the North West. You will ideally have experience in residential asset management, BTR / PRS and have an exceptional track record of long term maintenance implementation, contracts management, landlord and tenant experience.

Your duties will include:

  • Support the Asset Manager in all duties relating to successful portfolio management
  • Work closely with Development Managers / Project Managers on a site-by-site basis, including the coordination of all delivery dates with the Managing Agent lettings teams
  • Manage the Managing Agents to ensure smooth handover from the construction teams to the lettings team
  • Regularly site visits; approve, monitor & coordinate all maintenance issues that arise
  • Deliver against all business performance and financial targets, ensure that risks are identified and managed and that regulatory and statutory requirements are met
  • Be responsible for the control of budgets and expenditure
  • Monitor all customer and client facing KPI's
  • Support construction teams with advice on specification and building performance
  • Provide comment and analysis on budgeting and spend patterns
  • Work with the finance team for the timely settlement of invoicing
  • Proactively follow up with the Managing Agent and the building teams to ensure that urgent repairs are dealt with
  • Work with the Managing Agent and partners to improve Customer relations and experiences
  • Work closely with marketing team on all customer communications
  • Liaise with senior teams and update/streamline meeting formats as agreed
  • Prepare monthly reports - rental income, arrears, bad debts, maintenance spend, Gross to Net figures and voids
  • Review the Managing Agent monthly reports and liaise on all matters arising

Your skills and experience required:

  • Proven Asset Management experience, preferably within residential / BTR / PRS space
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to assimilate results
  • IRPM / ARLA Qualifications are highly desirable
  • Strategic, confident and assertive, taking ownership of all functions
  • Full UK Drivers License


  • Competitive Salary Package - negotiable depending on experience
  • Private Medical Insurance (Covering Individual and Family)
  • Discretionary Company Bonus
  • Strong Pension Scheme

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Ref: PMR 1869_1602161496 | Published: 08th Oct 2020


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