Property Manager

Posted 04/06/2024 by Bidwells LLP

Fort William
Property Manager - Rural Estate Management

Location: Fort William
Contract type: Permanent/ Full time
Hours: 35
Salary: DOE

Our market leading Rural department in Fort William are looking for an experienced Property Manager to join their team!

As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for working alongside our team of rural surveyors to manage diverse portfolios of rural properties across the UK. These include a mix of residential and commercial properties, farms and land holdings. You will ideally have experience in property management, preferably within the rural sector and will take pride in providing exceptional service to our clients. If you had broader knowledge or Rural Surveying this would be desirable.

This year Bidwells celebrates a big birthday – 185 years! Our rural team has been part of our success since day one and they still continue to work with a large number of prestigious land owners across the country. In total, we manage or advice on, over 1 million acres of the English and Scottish country side and coastline, including the crown estate.

What you’ll be doing:

• Overseeing our internal property management system and keeping up to date with details of new lettings, rental information and tenancy agreements
• Producing rent demands and ensuring rent is paid on time
• Obtaining quotes for repair/refurbishment works and liaising with contractors as required
• Ensuring properties comply with current regulations i.e EPC, gas safety certifcates etc and arrange works as required
• Undertaking property inspections to ensure tenants are complying with the terms of their tenancies
• Managing property lettings through advertising and preparing property particulars, organising viewings and referencing prospective tenants
• Preparing tenancy agreements and licences for residential, agricultural and equestrian/leisure properties and assisting with rent reviews
• Assisting with research when required (comparable rental valuations, land registry searches, planning history, environmental research, planning policy)
• Producing reports as required by your line manager or client
• Ensure fees for property management duties are billed in a timely manner

About you:

• A passion for property management and a desire to understand rural and agricultural affairs
• Intermediate IT skills including word and Excel
• Experience of using a property management system
• Excellent administration and organisational skills
• Professional telephone manner
• Team player but also able to self motivate
• Excellent attention to detail
• Full driving licence and access to a car

What’s in it for you:

• Competitive Salary: We recognise and reward talent
• Comprehensive Benefits: Including up to 8% matched pension, private medical, medicash plan, your birthday off work and lifestyle discounts and perks.
• Professional Development: Continuous learning, study support and promotion opportunities.
• Innovative Culture: Be part of a forward-thinking team at the forefront of industry trends .
• Family Friendly: We offer enhanced family leave policies to support individuals close to you
• Work-Life Balance: We value your well-being and offer agile working to support it

Bidwells is dedicated to fostering a truly inclusive culture of belonging, where everyone can thrive and succeed as their true and authentic selves at every level. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and positively encourage applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief. Flexible working requests are considered from day one.

Agencies: Bidwells does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for related fees.

You may also have experience in the following: Rural Property Manager, Farm Manager, Land Steward, Agricultural Property Manager, Rural Operations Manager, Estate Operations Coordinator, Land Manager, Country Estate Manager, and Rural Asset Manager.

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