Senior Property Manager

Job Title: Senior Property Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2022-01-05
Contact Name: Mike Bower
Contact Email:
Job Published: 13 days ago

Job Description

The position is an exciting new role within the Property team, reporting to the General Manager and combines direct, multi-site responsibilities, together with the overall leadership and support to the FM team to keep our property portfolio in first class condition.

The Role:

You will be responsible for:
• managing and developing a small property and maintenance team covering the country (40+ sites) which will be divided into three regions to ensure they are all ‘match fit’
• managing the Midlands Region directly (currently six sites, including two rail terminals), and preparing monthly audits
• the provision of hard and some soft services (excluding cleaning & security, managed locally by sites)
• maintaining and repairing all property-related aspects of each site (HGV and heavy-duty pavements, buildings and all associated infrastructure) in conjunction with the Development team
• making sure all sites are secure and safety compliant at all times
• reacting to property-related emergencies, potential safety or security issues when identified
• ensuring all reactive works are completed in a timely way and first time
• Setting out PPM requirements for each site to anticipate issues and minimise costs, as well as dealing with periodic maintenance works
• managing small projects at sites
• introducing and maintaining best practice across all elements of FM and providing feedback and support to project management teams who are involved in redeveloping/developing new sites
• introducing out-of-hours cover to provide 24/7 business support
• budget control and expenditure
• monthly and periodic reporting

Profile & Skills:

As a high achieving, results-driven, hands-on manager, you will be/have:
- hands-on and able to lead by example and guide reports to develop a high-performing team
- familiar with and comfortable managing in-house maintenance teams
- highly responsive and flexible multi-tasker
- a good technical background and the ability to quickly identify, assess and solve a wide range of FM/property issues
- excellent analytical, IT & communications skills
- numerate
- a full driving licence (preferably clean)
- experience in a similar role an advantage