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Senior Surveyor - Property Management

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Job Description

CBRE are looking for an exceptional Senior Surveyor to join the North West Property Management Team. Based in Manchester you will be the lead surveyor responsible managing a portfolio of assets across various clients, both local and national, with a particular focus on offices, mixed-use retail and industrial logistics. It is therefore preferable that you have previous experience in managing a range of asset types and have a strong focus on client relationships and customer service. The Northern Property Management team are responsible for managing properties across a number of key clients throughout the country including CBRE Global Investors, Harbert Corporation, Picton Real Estate, and Deutsche Asset Management. The Manchester team specifically comprises 8 fee earners and has ambitious plans to grow through existing and new clients. The team is friendly, sociable and dynamic and offers several opportunities including:

  • Interested and varied work across asset classes.

  • Client facing role with the opportunities to lead client relationships and grow instructions.

  • Structured training and career progression

  • A strong internal support network.,

  • Manage the transition of client/properties in and out of CBRE management

  • Responsibility for compliance relating to sites under their control, taking action or escalating any issues relating to non-compliance

  • Carry out property inspections

  • 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

  • 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

  • Provide recommendations to clients to recover rent and other sums due under the lease terms

  • 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 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 as required

  • Ensure recording of minutes of occupier meetings and 1-2-1 meetings are completed and all actions arising from the meeting are dealt with

  • Take appropriate action for all forthcoming lease diary events

  • Identify opportunities for providing additional services to clients and provide appropriate recommendations.

  • Review tenant applications and prepare client recommendations

  • Be fully conversant with, and adhere to, the rules and procedures contained in the Company's FCA Insurance Business Compliance Manual

  • Explore opportunities for new business generation and be an efficient presenter

Candidate Description

Key Skills/Knowledge

  • Ideally RICS qualified although property management experience is considered more important

  • Constantly updating knowledge of legislation relating to property management

  • Able to build and maintain client relationships and internal relationships with other service lines

  • 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

  • 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

Employer Description

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry's top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. CBRE offers a range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. In central London, CBRE advises on more commercial property than any other adviser and across the United Kingdom with offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Southampton.