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Property Manager

At a glance

£24,000 to £26,400
Closing date
28 hours 4 days per week

The Property Manager –  is responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of all maintenance and repair work at Acme’s studios sites, work live units, houses, flats and office premises in response to reports by artists/tenants, landlords, contractors or other members of staff.

Main Duties and Key Responsibilities of Post holder

•Ensuring tenants are kept fully informed of the progress of all repair and maintenance work reported by or affecting them.

•Carrying out annual fire-risk assessments at studio sites and implementing any necessary works.

•Carrying out periodic condition surveys at studios sites and implementing any necessary works.

•The co-ordination, through regular inspection and record keeping, of all preventative repair and maintenance work at studio sites in relation to a planned programme of repairs and maintenance.

•Organising regular fire drills.

•The co-ordination of all repair and maintenance work to leasehold properties as requested by the Head of Property Management (subject to lease conditions).

•The inspection, preparation of specifications and co-ordination of works to work/live units at the expiry of residency terms. Ensuring units and, where necessary, buildings are ready for occupation by new tenants.

•The introduction of new work/live residency tenants to their properties (including the distribution of keys)in conjunction with the Residency & Award Department and carry out health & safety inductions with these tenants.

•Overseeing works to alter, divide, or upgrade studios at existing sites. This may include drawing up specifications for contractors.

•Checking work by contractors to ensure that it has been carried out to a proper standard and that the company has obtained value for money.

•Passing invoices for payment once work has been checked as satisfactorily completed.

•Overseeing all aspects of health and safety within the Acme office, including staff training.

•Developing and maintaining a list of approved contractors, in conjunction with the Administrator.

•Liaising with cleaning staff to ensure that a proper programme of cleaning at all sites is maintained.

•Ensuring that access is afforded to studio sites for the reading of electricity, gas and water meters and for inspection by landlords, statutory authorities and insurance companies when requested.

•Maintaining a complete set of duplicate keys for all studio and residential sites and providing copies of these for artist/tenants at the request of Artists’ Liaison Officers in conjunction with the Administrator.

•Dealing with present and latent defects at buildings.

•Recording regular quarterly tenant electricity and gas meter readings and providing these to the Rents Manager on request and for obtaining electricity and gas meter readings at the request of the Rents Manager at the expiry of artists’ tenancies.

You must have experience within the property management field to apply.

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