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Resident Services Manager - Build to Rent


Job Title Resident Services Manager - Build to Rent
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Location Brighton, East Sussex
Salary £28000 - £30000 per annum + + bonus
Job Published about 2 months ago
REF PMR1815_1593101815
Contact Name James Housden
Contact Email

Job Description

Resident Service Manager opportunity to work for national Build to Rent operator providing on-site lettings and property management services to an exciting new build residential development in the Centre of Brighton.


To be the first point of contact from enquiry stage, viewing the property through to resident move in.

To ensure a high level of customer service is provided to residents at all times, all statutory H&S requirements are met and engage with residents to create a sense of community within the development.

This role offers the opportunity to take full ownership of a building, develop property management skills and earn a bonus for hitting targets based on customer satisfaction and driving occupancy.

The aim of the role is to be the face of the building, oversee the lettings, viewings, property management and ensure the resident experience is exceptional.

  • Dealing with initial enquiries, booking in viewings where appropriate
  • Agreeing leasing offers and processing these in line with procedures
  • Post initial let up, uploading availability details to marketing portals and updating adverts as necessary, dealing with enquiries, conducting viewings and negotiating offers
  • Completing all applicant vetting in line with procedures
  • Forging productive relationships with key service partners such as the estate developers, contractors and wider estate managers for the benefit of residents and seeking economies of scale for the efficient running of the building
  • Organising and running tenant services via third parties and in house
  • Ensuring up to date resident communication via various channels including social media
  • Seeking special offers and discounts for residents from local businesses
  • Creating a community feel through communication, events and innovations
  • To act as first point of call for residents to report maintenance issues
  • Co-ordinating all contractor appointments and defect warranty repairs, logging issues in order that required service levels are attained
  • Carrying out regular inspections of communal areas and apartments
  • Responsible for Health and Safety compliance coordination utilising systems; liaising with the Estate managers where required
  • Organising minor works between tenancies to maintain first class presentation of apartments
  • Meet and greet with all new tenants; providing Welcome Packs and new tenancy information
  • Completing check in and check out reports; determining deposit returns
  • Assisting the credit control team to ensure the timely payment of rents and liaising with residents to address problem cases
  • Undertaking tenancy renewals, driving rental growth
  • Providing regular asset performance reports and attending monthly meetings with line manager
  • Driving rental growth, ensuring that rents in the building are maximised yet competitive within the local market
  • Managing the building expenditure budget and ensuring value for money from suppliers, maximising the net operating income
  • Establishing and delivering additional income streams where appropriate


  • Strong customer service ethic / background
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Common sense approach
  • Ability to think on their feet and make considered decisions
  • Outgoing, warm and friendly personality
  • Organised, meticulous, tenacious
  • Excellent written and spoken etiquette
  • IT literate and Social media savvy
  • Strong financial management skills

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Ref: PMR1815_1593101815 | Published: 25th Jun 2020


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