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Job Role: Asset Manager
Location: North West 
Job Sector: Asset Management
Hours:  35 hours per week

As the Asset Manager, you will contribute to our vision of being the UKs favourite property manager by delivering an effective and professional Asset Management service to stakeholders

This role reports to the Associate Director

About You

You have experience working within Asset/Property Management environment and may have had exposure and or knowledge of lease assignments, consents, lease extensions and ground rent/insurance demands.

As you have hands on delivery of all aspects of Health & Safety legislation in relation to asset management you are ability to read and accurately interpret a lease, interpret service charge accounts, budgets and other associated financial statements.

Being customer focused means you want to take responsibility and use your initiative, as well as being able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.

Communication comes naturally to you and you are able to engage both internal and external stakeholders.

About Us

FirstPort is the UK’s leading residential property service provider, caring for 290,000 homes in England, Wales and Scotland, across 5,000 developments. With over four decades of experience and 4,000 employees, FirstPort works with developers, investors, freeholders and over 1,000 Resident Management Companies.

Main Responsibilities

 - Through active and positive outcome asset management identify opportunities for enhanced service provision and customer experience.
 - In conjunction with the Head of Asset Management and Asset Portfolio Supervisor; to review Managing Agent performance ensuring all assets are maintained safely and diligently in line with client Asset Management Policy to the benefit of all stakeholders.
 - To ensure all developments comply with all statutory compliance and that all landlord lease covenants and insurance policy requirements are being discharged.
 - To support Asset Management activity on other funds/portfolios as required.
 - To liaise with other internal specialists and support services to deliver a seamless end to end service to the fund.
 - To ensure each separate property is visited and inspected in line with a specified template and format, at least once in every three years.
 - To review, analyse and provide recommendation on approval of service charge budgets and service charge accounts on sites as appropriate.
Our Values

Friendly – We look out for people’s best interests, and show them we care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner.

Inventive – We’re creative and resourceful. We strive to improve what we do and how we do it, so we can provide the best ideas and solutions to look after people, their homes and communities.

Respectful – We listen, consult and take on-board people’s opinions and needs. We understand the importance of the home and community in people’s lives, and act with respect at all times.

Skilled – We’ve the qualifications, experience and take great pride in our work to consistently deliver the highest standards and value for money. We’re informed, and we’re always building on that knowledge to constantly improve our quality of service.

Trustworthy – We’re always professional, reliable, open and honest. People can depend on us to keep our promises and follow through on our commitments.

The Benefits

Our customers deserve the best and the same applies to our people.  We’ll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well.  We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.

Diversity

We’re committed to promoting diversity at FirstPort and recruit on merit.  We will consider applications from job share applicants.

Ready to Apply?

Click the below apply button to start your application for this role.  We will ask you to upload your CV and answer a few questions.  You may also be asked to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests online.

If you meet the criteria for the role we’ll be in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend interviews with the hiring manager and up to three other key stakeholders.