Trainee Property Manager
12 month Fixed Term Contract
We’re one of the largest housing providers in the UK, our 44,000 homes give 90,000 people in London, the South East and the Midlands, somewhere affordable to call their own.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our Home Ownership Department as a Trainee Property Manager. This trainee opportunity will give you the tools, knowledge and experience to kick start your career in property management. We'll support and develop you over a period of 12 months with the aim of securing a permanent Property Management role at the end.
After supporting a colleague to manage their patch you will then have the opportunity to manage some blocks on your own. We're looking for enthusiastic, passionate and ambitious people, who can impress our customers and live our CORE values. Does that sound like you?
A 2:1 degree or a higher-level qualification in a related field is desirable but not essential. If you are passionate about customer service, people and property management; we're interested.
You will be based at our East Croydon office but will be expected to travel to our different locations in Kent, Sussex and the Midlands from time to time. You will gain a broad insight into property management through site visits and shadowing colleagues.
Educated to degree level including passes in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent or ability to operate at that level (E)
Willing to follow a structured training plan to achieve membership of the IRPM within two years. (E)
Experience of the delivery of high quality customer services or the aptitude to do so and attain high levels of customer satisfaction. (E)
Property or leasehold block management experience. (D)
Good verbal and numerical reasoning skills. (E)
Ability to deal with conflicting priorities. (E)
Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure (E)
Full driving licence and have a vehicle available for work use (D)
If you this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application!
As well as this extremely rewarding job, you will also have 27 days annual leave, an extra day of leave to celebrate your birthday, company pension, access to a health care cash plan and continued development and career opportunities throughout your employment with Optivo.
At Optivo our aim is to have a diverse and inclusive workforce where people are respected for who they are. We embrace and celebrate cultural diversity in the workplace and value the strengths it brings us as an organisation. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect irrespective of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We treat everyone we house, serve, employ and work with fairly and expect and encourage others to do the same.