Surveyor to Associate | Commercial Property Manager - Birmingham

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Varnom Ross
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Generous package and market leading bonuses. Dependent on experience
24 Jul 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Position

Birmingham Property Firm

Senior to Associate - Property Management. Birmingham, UK

Competitive and dependent on experience plus car allowance, bonus and benefits.

Our client to focuses on their core business by managing their real estate with total efficiency and with the aim of maximising its value. Their investment in both people and technology has created a state-of-the-art property management service, ironing out inefficiencies and adding value all the time.

Following the successful pitch the Birmingham team has the requirement for an additional Surveyor/Associate, to work closely with a Director in Birmingham and the wider teams

Day to day

  • Manage the transition of client/properties in and out of management
  • Responsibility for compliance relating to sites under their control, acting or escalating any issues relating to non-compliance
  • Carry out property inspections
  • Responsibility for ensuring that all necessary insurance valuations are undertaken, providing accurate insurance data to broker for renewal and ensuring that all insurance premiums are recharged to tenants
  • Responsibility for taking the appropriate action in response to any legal notice received in relation to a managed property
  • Responsibility for preparing data for client meetings in conjunction with their line manager
  • Attending client meetings, ensure recording of minutes and carrying out of actions arising
  • Reading of leases and ensuring accurate data is maintained on the property management system
  • Ensure rent demands are raised accurately and on time
  • Ensure credit control targets are met for rent and service charge collections
  • Ensure client reports are prepared to the correct specifications and issued to clients in accordance with agreed timescales, subject to approval by line manager
  • Ensure all tenant application fee invoices are raised and paid promptly
  • Work with the on-site facilities teams to review and obtain approval of service charge budgets
  • Review service charge cash flows and budgets monthly/quarterly subject to client requirements
  • Approve service charge year end reconciliations in accordance with RICS guidelines / client instruction
  • Identify and progress opportunities for cross-selling activities
  • Responsibility for arranging and chairing occupier meetings and occupier liaison meetings on a regular basis
  • Identify opportunities for providing additional services to clients and put proposals to line manager
  • Review tenant applications and prepare client recommendations for approval by line manager
  • Be fully conversant with, and adhere to, the rules and procedures contained in the Company’s FCA Insurance Business Compliance Manual


  • Preferably RICS qualified
  • Constantly updating knowledge of legislation relating to property management
  • Able to build and maintain client relationships
  • Use and grow knowledge of law relating to property management in order to make recommendations to the client
  • Understand and grow knowledge of the clients’ investment objectives
  • Be able to recognise opportunities for selling additional services to clients, including cross-selling
  • Able to build and maintain tenant / customer relationships
  • Understand the principles of lease structure and be able to read and understand a lease
  • Be able to apply legal principles of tenant applications for consent and the processes to be followed
  • Apply the principles of service charge management to ensure compliance with all regulatory and procedural requirements including the terms of the lease
  • Understand VAT, banking and credit control methods
  • Understand and apply procedures relating to work activities
  • Able to contribute to team and department business plans
  • Able to work as part of a team, supporting other team members and recognising the work of others
  • Build and maintain relationships with other parts of the wider service lines


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise and co-ordinate tasks efficiently ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Maintains a positive attitude towards routine tasks
  • Accurate and exceptional attention to detail
  • Pro-active and enjoys working autonomously and as part of a wider team
  • Confident and assertive where required
  • Understands and appreciates the importance of using discretion

For more details, please upload your CV and contact us on 0203 745 7074.

Please note, not all of our opportunities are advertised. Please enquire on the number above, or email us at and one of us will get back to you.

Varnom Ross – Doing things differently, for the benefit of all. 

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