Job Description POST: Property Manager (Factoring and Commercial) RESPONSIBLE TO: Asset Manager LOCATION: Dunfermline with regular travel to Edinburgh, East Lothian, Glasgow and Blairgowrie and other sites in the future SALARY: £26,000 - £30,000 pa, 10% car allowance and 11% non-contributory pension contribution to company scheme HOURS: Full time; 35 hours per week (part time and flexible working can be considered) 1. Background We are Lar Operations CIC (CIC), a community interest company who provide property management services as part of the Lar Group, which is headed by a Scottish charity who buy and build homes in Scotland and rent them at an affordable mid market rent. As CIC, we are responsible for letting, management and maintenance of Lar’s, portfolio of residential and commercial units and factoring of a number of private developments and we are recruiting for a new role of Property Manager (Factoring and Commercial) to support us as we continue to grow, with our increasing portfolio of commercial properties consisting currently of a 14 office suite building in Dunfermline, a retail unit in Blairgowrie, and a three retail unit complex in East Lothian. This is a new role and will have responsibility for management and letting of commercial buildings, factoring and management and oversight of commercial cleaning services provided by CIC. We are also the factor of a large private development in Edinburgh made up of 165 residential units and three commercial units where it also provides a daily stair cleaning service. In addition, we manage a number of buildings developed by the Lar Group’s construction subsidiary, and provide a twice weekly turnover cleaning service to one short term let property leased out to Edinburgh Social and Healthcare Partnership. We are currently in the process of developing an approach to provision of hospitality and community facilities across two of Lar’s current development sites. This is role involves working closely with the Managing Director, Asset Manager, Property Managers and members of the maintenance team in the provision of a high-quality service to our commercial clients. This role will contribute to the creation of vibrant and well-looked-after communities for the Lar Tenants, many of whom chose to stay with Lar long term. Our tenants express high degrees of satisfaction with their homes, and Lar’s mission is to provide environments “where people can put down roots.” At our head office in Dunfermline, and our branch offices, you will find a diverse and highly skilled collaborative team, all invested in working towards the goal of providing excellent homes for our tenants. We think it is a very nice place to work. 2. Role Working as part of an ambitious and friendly team, key duties will include:  Providing a providing a high-quality factoring service including regular inspections; overseeing compliance, reactive repairs and planned maintenance to common areas of developments; budgeting; factoring charges collection; and communications with owners and tenants.  Managing a diverse and growing portfolio of commercial properties including building management; monthly inspections; letting; budgeting; rent and service charge collection; oversight of maintenance and compliance; and communications.  Overseeing the delivery of commercial cleaning services including quality control; invoicing; and communications.  Working to a system of Key Performance Indicators to ensure a consistent level of quality inclusion internal and external reporting on all commercial activities.  Business development including being the main contact for, and building good relationships with all commercial and factoring clients; commissioning and handover of new developments; identifying and delivering new business opportunities.  All connected office and systems administration.  Other duties as reasonably required as part of the day-to-day activities of the team. 3. Person Specification The candidate will be a motivated individual who:  Has commercial property management experience in factoring / letting.  Can work independently to a high standard and take pride in the developments they are looking after.  Has good interpersonal and customer service skills.  Works well as part of a team, however self-motivated and able to manage own workload.  Can be flexible as the business needs require it.  Has a full, valid driving licence. 4. Applications A current CV, (including 2 references) together with a personal statement should be submitted to: [email protected] For further information or to discuss the role further please contact [email protected] It is expected that interviews will be held in July 2024

About the company

Lar Operations CIC
Dunfermline, Scotland
We are a community interest company, and a subsidiary of Lar Housing Trust. We do property management and factoring.