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Commercial Property Assistant

Job Title: Commercial Property Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Twickenham
Salary: 25000 - 35000
REF: iar004
Contact Name: Valentine Nwanze
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Salary up to £35k at agreed rates of 15%, total fee up to £5250

We're currently seeking a Commercial Property Assistant, ideally with a background in commercial property management or strong transferable skills and experience in similar roles. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Health and Safety - Arranging for consultants to undertake Fire Risk Assessments, 5 yearly electrical inspections, asbestos surveys etc; reviewing content and arranging for recommended works to be undertaken
  • Liaising with building occupiers/tenants to ensure that they are complying with statutory requirements including gas safety checks, electrical inspections etc.
  • Building Maintenance - Assisting with day to day property repair & maintenance issues to include arranging for contractors to attend to matters of disrepair
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual service charge budgets
  • Monitoring the standard of maintenance contracts at properties; periodically reviewing these contracts to ensure competitiveness and efficiency to include preparing a specification of works to put out for competitive tender
  • Property Inspections - Periodic visits to properties and arranging for maintenance contractors to rectify any defects identified and/or to ensure that tenants are complying with their lease obligations
  • Vacant Properties - Notifying building insurers when properties become vacant and arranging for any insurers unoccupied building requirements to be put in place; notifying local authority re. business rates as well as utility companies and reorganising utility contracts to be more cost-effective
  • Administration Tasks - Dealing with tenant enquiries on a day to day basis on any aspect of the management of a property. Managing department filing and records systems

Candidate Profile:

  • The verbal communication skills to communicate with a diverse client group and internal staff
  • The ability to research, analyse and reason logically and effectively within tight time-frames
  • Excellent IT skills including Word, Excel skills
  • A commitment to providing outstanding customer service
  • Live within a c.40 minute commute to the office

Contact Valentine Nwanze on 0203 744 9444