General Manager - Sutton (BTR)

Posted 22 November 2022
SalaryUp to £50000 per annum + company bonus, career progression
Job type Permanent
DisciplineReal Estate Management, Operations & Service Delivery
Contact NameRoss McEwan

Job description

If you are looking to join an ever-growing business who care about your career development within Build to Rent and you're wanting to take ownership of a successful scheme this is the role for you. You will come from BTR, PBSA or a similar sector.

Role Summary:

You will run an autonomous business unit taking overall responsibility and accountability for the operations including team members, daily activities, and the resources of the property to achieve established budgeted financial and operational goals. Leading the team by example your focus will be to build a vibrant, safe and welcoming community our residents enjoy being part of.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Acts as a role model at all times by demonstrating the core values

Leads the team to create positive memorable experiences by exceeding expectations for all residents.

Works in partnership with marketing to shape local marketing and leasing strategies based on relevant market data to achieve the property's occupancy and revenue goals

Ensures marketing campaigns, advertising and promotional activities are effectively implemented

Establishes relationships with internal and external stakeholders (sales, marketing, groups, universities) communicating regularly with representatives, ensuring the community's compliance with pertinent regulations and providing performance data and reporting

Actively seeks interaction and contact with residents to proactively seek to improve service delivery and ensure community events enhance the overall resident experience.

Meets targeted revenues by making rate recommendations based on market data and monitors payments.

Prepares and forecasts annual budgets by analysing financial statements, reviewing marketing information, and accessing operational reports.

Manages the financial performance; attending regular P&L reviews with stakeholders.

Promotes investor satisfaction and retention through timely variance reporting in respect of budgeted and actual spending and on-going communication about the performance of the properties, and responds with urgency to client/owner concerns, questions, issues, and requests.

Promotes resident satisfaction and retention by ensuring a timely response to questions, requests and complaints in a timely manner, and taking appropriate action to resolve and address service issues.

Assesses team member training needs and ensure thorough understanding of systems and adherence to policies

Develops capability of team members in order to meet key performance goals and future succession requirements.

Originates, approves and submits purchase orders and processes invoices from vendors, contractors and service providers for payment and manages communication with finance team members and other stakeholders as required.

Oversees the tenancy management process by co-ordinating periodic apartment inspections, evicting residents, and imposing and collecting late fees and other charges within the terms of the agreement.

Works hand in hand with Health & Safety to drive a safety culture by managing and monitoring the appropriate health & safety and compliance activities including the incident reporting system and ensures that the community operates in a safe and risk free environment.

Ensures the operation of the community complies with Company policies and procedures and any laws and regulations governing housing operations and residential lettings.

Manages planned and reactive maintenance and refurbishments engaging marketing and capital projects teams to ensure timely resident communication and completion to a high standard within agreed budgets and timescales.

Conducts regular community walkabouts and inspections and takes appropriate actions to ensure that the physical aspects of the property, grounds, buildings, and amenities meet established standards for safety, cleanliness, and general appearance and appeal.

If you feel you meet the requirements above, send an updated CV.

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