Client-Side Property Manager - Residential

Beach Baker Property Recruitment
England, Bristol
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Closing date
18 Dec 2023

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Client-Side Property Manager - Bristol

£50,000-£60,000 + Car + Bonus + Benefits


We are delighted to be partnering with a highly successful property and development company to find a new exciting position of Residential Property Manager for their growing Asset Management team based in Bristol.

The Property Manager will be contributing to the sales and marketing strategies of approximately £500m of residential assets over the next three years, to include affordable, open market sale, student accommodation and build to rent homes.

Initially, the Property Manager will be responsible for budget management of service and estate charges of £1m per annum. This will grow significantly as more homes are delivered.

The role

This role is responsible for proactively managing the residential estate and service charge structures and processes, appointed managing agents/consultancies responsible for day to day building management companies' and estate management company's operations.

It shall ensure that:

  • The company offers fair and reasonable charging to occupiers
  • The estate is protected and adds value to occupiers
  • Revenue generation opportunities are identified to benefit the estate operations
  • Risks, costs and threats are appropriately managed
  • Maximum operational efficiencies are extracted.

This role will also support the sales and marketing function of the Asset Management team in delivering strategies to develop new assets across residential (and commercial where required) property sectors. The Property Manager will also be responsible for the relationship with:

  • Affordable housing providers
  • Related local authority management teams
  • Residents' association(s)
  • Community development partners

Principal Duties

Tenant Relations:

Cultivate positive relationships with owners and tenants in open market properties, build-to-rent developments, and affordable housing units.

Lease Management:

Support the drafting/negotiation, and enforce lease agreements and transfer covenants, ensuring compliance with regulations and company policies.

Property Maintenance:

Oversee managing agents to ensure regular maintenance activities, addressing repairs and renovations promptly.

Financial Management:

Prepare and manage service and estate, mobilisation and operational budgets, focusing on cost-effectiveness and revenue optimization.

Compliance and Social Responsibility:

Stay updated on local, regional, and national housing regulations, ensuring full compliance.

Customer Service:

Provide exceptional customer service to property owners, addressing their unique needs and concerns.


Ideally a RICS accredited Real Estate degree and MRICS (Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or relevant body) are preferred.

Skills & Experience

  • A qualified Chartered Surveyor with more than 2 years business experience.
  • 5 years minimum experience of property management with a focus on open market properties, build-to-rent developments, and affordable housing solutions.
  • Good knowledge of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and other relevant statute governing the landlord and tenant relationship as well as wayleaves, easements and licenses.
  • A practical and hands-on approach to property management with the ability to inspect and detect faults/defects in the built environment and escalate them to resolution.
  • Good knowledge of the property development process and ability to research and assimilate key data to inform strategy.
  • Project management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks, delegate, and manage through to a resolution on budget and programme.
  • A strong communicator to a range of audiences, with the gravitas required to chair legal meetings; present business cases to directors and represent the company's interests with stakeholders (tenants, neighbours, occupiers and members of the public).
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and property management software.

The financial package & benefits

  • Discretionary bonus and car allowance of £5K
  • Pension - up to 20% combined contribution.
  • 25 days' holiday rising to 28 with length of service
  • Opportunity to buy up to 10 days holiday and sell up to 5 days holiday
  • Health benefits package and life assurance (up to four times your salary).
  • Electric vehicle salary exchange
  • Hybrid working
  • Cashback and discounts from over 1,200 retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Paid volunteering day and enhanced family leave
  • Interactive health and wellbeing platform
  • Support from mental health first aiders

How to apply

If this exciting position sounds like the sort of role you are looking for, please get in touch with Rupert Stuart Baker at Beach Baker, / 07557 978 873.

We currently have a range of property roles some of which are not always publicly advertised so please get in touch.


Beach Baker provides specialist and comprehensive recruitment services to the Real Estate industry. The work we undertake is confidential, targeted, and impactful.

Our clients are dynamic, and we reflect that in our belief in challenging the conventional ways of working. We like to solve recruitment needs quickly and we recognise the significant relationship between company’s recruitment strategies and the candidates they hire.

Beach Baker appreciates the privilege of partnering our clients as a trusted recruitment advisor. We have a passion for property and therefore building strong personal connections and business relationships over the long term is very important to us all.

Core values:

  • To provide our clients with the highest quality recruitment services delivering efficient, professional, and business minded solutions.
  • To act with integrity in all our work, placing the highest value on teamwork and partnering our clients.
  • To build a sustainable, successful firm, focused on wellbeing of our team and supporting our local communities.

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