Junior Portfolio Manager
We are looking for an ENERGETICand ENTHUSIASTICcustomer service individual who either has experience within property, or looking to embark within that industry.
You will be Working for the UKs largest property services group, and our Property Managers play a pivotal role in ensuring that our customer and clients receive the customer service they deserve throughout their time with us; so were on the lookout for those with great communication and relationshipskills and a passionfor property!
You will be fully managing your own portfolio of properties across any of our 60 brands, acting as a key contact for our tenants and landlords who require support throughout the duration of their tenancy. This could include:
Managing repairs and maintenance
Dealing with tenant arrears
Negotiating end of tenancy deposits
Complying with gas audits
Having a competent lettings legislation to help and support where necessary
Were not just looking for good customer service; were looking for Property Managers who can adapt to the varying needs of our tenants and landlords and go that extra mile!
Were the UK Market Leader with a national reach; so its only natural that the needs of our customers will vary massively. If influence and negotiation are skills that come naturally to you, youll thrive when youre communicating with our customers, partners and suppliers. Youll need to be able to build rapport with customers with ease; so confidence conversationally and in writing is vital. Similarly, you will have confidence in your decision making capabilities – we want you to have ownership of decisions that will improve our customers journey.
Our tenants, landlords and branch colleagues rely on our property managers as subject matter experts and to act efficiently and calmly when dealing with their properties.
You will be a team player and be able to work collaboratively with colleagues and partners to achieve individual, team and business targets, so if youre determined and driven you will want to not just meet targets, but SMASH them!
What you get in return for a career with Countrywide:
23 days annual leave increasing with long service
Full training provided with excellent career progression opportunities throughout the business, including industry recognised qualifications (ARLA)
Outstanding discounts across retail, entertainment, travel and health
Why join us?
At Countrywide, our passion for property and strong focus on people set us apart. We dont see buying, selling, renting and letting as processes – for us, theyre all about important, life-changing moments. Which is why we empower our people to create exceptional experiences. The size and scale of our business will open up huge opportunities for you, whether you want to broaden your skills by taking on a different role or progress upwards to take on more and more responsibility. Meanwhile, the fact that were always highly responsive to change makes this an incredibly exciting and inspiring place to develop your career.
We are committed to developing our colleagues and to providing the highest quality service to our customers. The government is currently introducing regulation to the property industry which will require that all estate agency and letting colleagues hold a qualification in their specialist area (sales or lettings). In order to develop our colleagues, provide a high quality service and work towards regulation, all colleagues who join us are required to hold the a Level 3 qualification in their specialist area (sales or lettings). If you dont already have this qualification you will be required to study for it, and Countrywide will support you to achieve the required standards
Apply today and kick-start your career with Countrywide Plc