Careers at Arnolds Keys

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We are always on the hunt for great talent.... 

 

Right now, we have 3 vacancies.... 

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RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY PORTFOLIO MANAGER

www.arnoldskeys.com/lettings-agency

Our Norwich City Centre office is seeking a Property Portfolio Manager to join our award-winning Residential Lettings and Property Management team.

The role will principally revolve around Property Management but as a team player you will also be expected, amongst other things, to conduct viewings, market appraisals and deal with everyday administration.

The successful applicant will have previously worked in a property management background or within a residential property lettings environment and must be confident undertaking viewings, preparing inventories and schedules of condition, together with checkouts and interim property inspections, without supervision. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To have competency across the complete property management cycle
  • Arranging and undertaking viewings
  • Preparing inventories and schedules of condition
  • Conducting interim property inspections and reporting to landlords
  • Conducting inventory checkouts, reporting to both landlords and tenants and subsequent deposit administration
  • General tenancy supervision, including deposit management
  • Property compliance – offering advise to landlords to ensure all statutory obligations are maintained 
  • Maintenance – reactive, cyclical, and proactive
  • Project management - refurbishments, upgrades
  • Visiting properties to meet with landlords to offer market guidance and suggested rental figures

Your skills:

  • Minimum of one year’s experience in a Residential Property Management Role or a Lettings Role
  • Ideally NFOPP Level 3 Qualified or working towards the qualification
  • Professional, confident, personable and with great customer service skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Good written and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills with an organised approach and attention to detail  

The role offers a competitive remuneration package and will include the use of a company vehicle for work appointments.

If you have a passion for property, enjoy working with the public , hold a Full UK Drivers Licence and are looking for a role with future growth and development opportunities, then this could be a great opportunity for you! Benefits include 29 days holiday (plus your birthday!), pension, annual bonus and much more!

Interested? Please email catherine.hunt@arnoldskeys.com

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Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor 

www.arnoldskeys.com/agricultural

Location:
Aylsham and Norwich, Norfolk

Job description:

Arnolds Keys – Irelands Agricultural are seeking a recently qualified Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor to work alongside two Partners and an Associate serving clients across Norfolk.

The ideal candidate will have a good level of knowledge and experience in environmental stewardship schemes, grants and agri business work with a keen interest in developing these areas of business.

The successful candidate will also be involved in the full spectrum of property services the team offers, including:

  • Valuations of rural and residential property for secured lending, taxation, estate planning, dispute purposes
  • Basic payment
  • Contract farming
  • Sales and letting of rural property including farms, smallholdings, land and cottages
  • Compensation claims
  • Preparation of farm business tenancy agreements, grazing licences, etc.
  • Rural planning and diversification

Requirements

  • RICS qualification (minimum of 2 years PQE) including level 3 in Valuation at APC.
  • FAAV qualification or training towards an FAAV qualification.
  • An organised approach with attention to detail.
  • A strong rural background with a practical understanding of agriculture.
  • Good communication skills and confidence in dealing with clients and fellow professionals in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Full UK Drivers Licence and own transport needed.

This role offers excellent career prospects and a competitive remuneration package.

Please apply by emailing your CV and a brief resume of your work/experience to date to: simon.evans@arnoldskeys.com and tom.corfield@arnoldskeys.com

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GRaduate commerical management SURVEYOR 

www.arnoldskeys.com/commercial

We have an excellent opportunity for a Graduate Commercial Management and Valuation Surveyor to join our well reputed and long established multi-disciplined practice in East Anglia. You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment within the commercial division looking after existing clients and new enquiries, generated from within the firm and external introducers and contacts.

We’ll be helping you to build your depth and breadth of experience of the commercial property world in East Anglia, and supporting you as you work towards your APC.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain returns and value for Clients
  • Ensure prompt collection of rent and forwarding to clients
  • Maintain service charge, ensure correct budgets are established
  • Ensure tenants maintain their demised areas
  • Oversee maintenance of the communal areas and plan and instigate major works
  • Oversee and monitor health and safety and fire risk requirements, landlords and tenants
  • Deal with agency and professional matters; new leases, lease renewals, rent reviews
  • Monitor and instruct accounting functions (management accounts and fee accounts)
  • Maintain good landlord and tenant relationships, explain and report clearly to both
  • Monitor and consider strategy for management of each property
  • Working alongside a Commercial Property Accountant and Administrator
  • To assist in the preparation of Red book valuations, for lending and institutions
  • Inspect properties in accordance with RICS Code of Measuring Practice
  • Research comparable evidence
  • Prepare reports in accordance with Arnolds Keys’ professional style
  • Negotiate rent reviews and lease renewals on managed properties

 Your skills:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including negotiating, networking and presentation.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills with effective written communication and report-writing ability.
  • A creative and innovative approach with an aptitude for problem solving.
  • A sense of ethical responsibility.
  • Some relevant work experience would be an advantage.

Your character:

  • A strong ‘work hard, play hard’ ethic.
  • An eye for an opportunity.
  • Great team working attitude.
  • Good social and communications skills, and a desire to network.
  • Positive mental attitude.

For further information on the role please contact Guy Gowing on 01603 216825. To apply for the role please send a CV and covering letter to guy.gowing@arnoldskeys.com

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If you believe your skill set would fit our organisation and you would like to have an informal discussion about working at Arnolds Keys then please send your CV and covering letter to Jan Hÿtch, Operations Partner jan.hytch@arnoldskeys.com or call 01603 620551. 

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