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Senior Surveyor, Property Management - Hybrid

Employer
Knight Frank LLP
Location
Homeworking/London (Central
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

Job Details

Working within a Partner led team who manage a high-profile portfolio of Central London assets on behalf of our KFIM clients. The position will require taking responsibility for servicing and managing high profile clients, maintaining a professional profile and relationship.
 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Based in our Global HQ at Baker Street, the Property Asset Management department is looking to recruit a Senior Surveyor to work within the Central London Team. We are specialists in managing prestigious Central London assets for a variety of clients, many of which are overseas and rely on our experience and professionalism. Our team lead the way on advising on current developments in commercial management delivering key strategies around Property and facilities management, customer experience, ESG and financial integrity.
 

The success of the role will depend on delivering core basic property management services well and build on client relationships to outperform expectations and grow the mandate where possible.
 

RESPONSIBILTIES:
 

Client Care

 

  • To build and maintain goodwill, confidentiality and trust with prospective and existing clients at all times in order to foster the professional image of the Partnership Professional Standards
  • Provide high quality day to day property and asset management of large central London buildings
  • Liaising with the client accounting team on production of annual service charge budgets, approving reconciliations, rent raising reports etc.
  • Liaising with Facilities Managers in respect of service charge budgeting and reporting and undertaking regular service charge expenditure monitoring and reporting
  • Instructing and liaising with Facilities Managers, Building Managers and building consultants in respect of repairs and planned maintenance programmes
  • Carrying out regular property inspections
  • To be responsible for all management functions, including rent collections, service charge management and all aspects of management and landlord tenant relationship
  • Have good experience of client reporting and managing deadlines, including internal and client expectations.
  • To have a good understanding of landlord and tenant matters and pursue asset management opportunities
  • To communicate fully to ensure that business is managed in an efficient and professional manner
  • To understand the business and have a developing sound business knowledge together with a keen awareness of the competition
  • To perform other tasks delegated by the Partner in charge as required
     

Team

 

  • To liaise with other departments when required and work cohesively within the property asset management team on an ongoing basis

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

  • MRICS qualified (preferred)
  • At least 1-2 year post qualified experience with a Commercial Property Management Team
     

Career Experience Required

 

  • Property management experience of working across a variety of asset classes in Central London
  • Landlord and Tenant experience would be beneficial.
     

Particular Aptitudes/Skills Required

 

  • To work as part of a committed London team and PAM department as a whole
  • The experience, ability and enthusiasm to help deliver first class property management services
  • The ability to provide solutions and options when confronted with new situations
  • The ability to motivate, direct, when appropriate
  • The creativity to produce clear, concise and accurate reports and other written communications
  • The commitment and determination to act effectively and professionally on behalf of the client
  • The capacity to respond effectively and professionally towards other parties with whom business is being carried out
  • Skills of negotiation and professionalism
     

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Please note: this is a Direct Search led by Knight Frank. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted nor will fees be paid for unsolicited CVs, even if provided by PSL agencies.

 

Company

The property industry is changing, and we invite you to be at the centre of that change.

At Knight Frank, our commitment to our purpose means that we empower our people to have autonomy in their role and everyone is encouraged to think and share ideas for how we can make the difference through our work and behaviour. For our clients, our purpose drives us to provide innovative solutions that add tangible value across a variety of sectors and services. Wherever you work with us in the world, you’ll be surrounded by passionate, energetic and inspiring people who care about the work they do and the people they work alongside.

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