Assistant Portfolio Manager (Property, Accommodation) MEAR67129

Birmingham, West Midlands
£17,000 - £19,000
05 Jul 2018
02 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Portfolio Manager (Property, Accommodation) MEAR67129


£17,000 - £19,000

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for an Assistant Portfolio Manager to join us in Birmingham on a full time, permanent basis.  Some travelling may be required to Gloucester, Warwickshire and Nottingham Areas.

Within this role, you will assist the Portfolio Managers within a branch to effectively manage their portfolios of temporary accommodation. You will liaise with local authority partners and internal departments ensuring appointments in their diaries are effectively booked and paperwork and IT systems are accurately updated.

You will also be responsible for assisting in tenancy management, tenancy sustainment, income management, void & allocations and new property acquisitions administrational activities. In addition, you will be expected to respond to general enquiries from customers and internal departments.

In order to be successful in this role, you will have previous experience of delivering high quality customer services coupled with strong administration skills.  With excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will be motivated, able to use your own initiative and have the ability to stay calm under pressure.

In addition, exceptional organisational and time management skills are important and you will have strong IT skills (Word, Excel and on-line systems).

Due to the nature of the role, candidates should be willing to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check and will have a clean full driving licence.

Although not essential, experience of temporary accommodation and experience of working in housing management within the public and private sectors would be beneficial.


Working Hours – 9am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday


Please refer to the full job description upon applying

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers


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