Accommodation Manager Property Manager job in Walsall at Monster Job Warehouse

Accommodation Manager / Property Manager

Company: Monster (Job Warehouse)

Location: West Midlands UK

Date Posted:Sep 27, 2013

A permanent position has arisen for an Accommodation Manager to work for a national leading student accommodation provider at their site in Birmingham. The Accommodation Manager will have overall day to day management responsibility for the student accommodation scheme including the on-site team. The role is varied and challenging with the following key accountabilities: a) Accommodation Management• Ensure building is managed and maintained in accordance with company policies and procedures.• Maintain compliance with ANUK Code of Standards.• Comply with all Health and Safety requirements.• Set up and implement an out of hour’s emergency response service including key holder and emergency out of hours call list.• Respond positively to customer enquires and complaints and take appropriate action in line with the complaints procedure.• Prepare annual targets for service improvements.• Develop and maintain key contact at Universities, Colleges and other relevant bodiesb) Marketing and Lettings• Responsible for ensuring maximum occupancy.• Work with the marketing team to ensure literature and marketing material is appropriate, accurately reflecting the accommodation and services provided.• Maintain close links with the university and other appropriate academic institutions.c) Staff Management• Recruit and retain on site accommodation team.• Undertake full responsibility for the management of the staff.• Set performance standards for direct employed staff and third party contractors.d) Economic Viability• Develop operational budgets. • Responsible for control on spend.• Maximise income through rent collection and effective arrears control.• Maximise non core income e.g. promoting extensions, summer schools, and vending.The closing date for this position is 19 September 2013. Due to the volume of applications received, only those candidates who are selected for interview will receive a response to their application. Keywords: Accommodation Manager, Property Manager, Lettings Manager, Hotel Manager, Hospitality, House Manager, Home Manager, Property, Housing, Estates, Buildings, Student Services Manager, Student Support Manager, Education, University, College, Birmingham.The Accommodation Manager will have management experience, working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation, a track record of achieving high levels of performance and budget management experience. It would also be desirable for the candidate to have property or hotel management experience and/or a BTEC or equivalent in Hotel Services/General Management/Housing qualification.Candidates should also be able to demonstrate the following competencies:a) Communication• Be effective communicator both verbally and in writing and be able to use a range of communication tools and techniques.• Remain positive and constructive even under pressure.• Prepare for meetings and presentations demonstrating that thought has been given to identify key issues and responses. • Achieve constructive conclusion, even in difficult situations.b) Motivation• Rise to the challenge of doing a difficult task.• Show confidence in own ability and expertise.• Continually strive to improve one’s knowledge, skills and abilities to produce the best results.• Motivate, guide and support others to develop.c) Customer Service• Encourage and support staff to be customer focussed and creatively deal with queries or issues.• Seek and monitor satisfaction levels responding appropriately.• Successfully attract new customers.• Ensure service provided consistently meets customer needs.d) Managing Work Load• Plan, prioritise and think ahead to maximise efficiency and meet deadlines.• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.• Ability to use initiative, manage own workload and manage conflicting priorities.• Monitor progress to keep track towards objectives and review plans.e) Decision Maker• Make realistic, workable and timely decisions and know when more time needed to make the decision.• Be aware of the consequences of decisions to be taken.• Accept full ownership of decisions made.Gemploy.com is a leading provider of On-line Flat-fee Recruitment Services nationwide. Services offered by Gemploy.com Ltd are those of an employment agency / business. We will provide our Client with your full details, subject to their criteria, in order that they can consider whether you may be suitable for this vacancy. Your details, as submitted by you, will not be put forward for any other vacancy without your permission. By submitting your CV, you give express consent to us using your details for this purpose. View full job description
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