Property Portfolio Manager - EXCELLERATE JHI, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Real Estate
  • Posted by EXCELLERATE JHI on Wednesday, October 2, 2019
  • Reference: PM Fairvest
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 16 Days left

Vacancy Details


Main purpose / objective of the position:
To manage a building / cluster of buildings by optimising the building's income stream by establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with tenants, manage and control personnel, service contractors, repairs, revamps, tenant installations, inspections and general building administration. To contribute towards the development and training of staff within the company.

Decision making authority:
Subject to the mandate as received from Portfolio Management:
1) Total expense account of a building including all repairs and service contracts, Project Management expenses;
2) replacement/selling of equipment;
3) allowances.

Takes decisions based on knowledge of theory and systems. Chooses from prescribed rules and policies and works within standards laid down. Operates within budget parameters and Decision framework.

Interprets strategy paid out by Senior Management by applying resources to achieve the objectives outlined in the strategy. Operates within budget parameters and Decision framework.

Experience / Education:
At least 5 years experience in the property / centre management industry. Minimum qualification Grade 12. A Business (marketing) or a property related tertiary qualification or equivalent relevant experience.

Skills required:
People Management; Budgeting and Financial Management; IT Literacy - MS Office, MS Excel, Proptools, Nicor, database; Planning, Co-ordination and Organising; Networking; Presentation skills; Drivers License.

Knowledge required:
Advanced Property / Centre management; Technical knowledge; Contract management; Financial management; In-depth knowledge of lease agreements; Understanding of cost budgeting; relevant Statutory requirements; Common law principles applicable to leasing; relevant sections of Labour Relations Act (1994); Debt Collectors Act (1998)

Competencies required:
Problem Solving; Decision Making; Customer Relationship Building; Communication; Team Leadership; Assertiveness; Negotiation; Analytical Thinking; Tolerance for Stress; Resilience; Financial and Business Acumen.

Major drivers of work volume:
Vacancies; geographical spread of portfolio; grading and complexity of buildings; lease renewals cycle; tenant / client requirements; profile of centres/buildings; number of owners; public relations and community involvement.

Interface / relationships with:
Internal : Portfolio Director; Centre Manager; Operations Manager; Lease Administrator; Debtors Administrator;
External : Clients; Tenants; Service Contractors; Local Authority; Emergency Services; Business Forums and Chambers.

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