THIS POSITION REQUIRES THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES TO HOLD A FULL DRIVING LICENCE.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive the sufficient applications.
The Student Services department is here to ensure that students at Essex experience a kick ass membership and have access to high quality Venues, Retail Offerings, Events, Catering outlets and an SU run Lettings Department. They are supported by the Premises Department who oversee maintenance and cleaning. No two days in the department are the same and the department embraces the Work Hard, Play Hard ethos. It is a fast paced, dynamic and challenging department that consistently strives to deliver its vital stats to ensure students at Essex have the best time while here.
You will be responsible for managing the portfolio of managed properties for Essex Student Homes Ltd and providing a quality service to tenants and landlords. You will assist the Lettings Manager in day-to-day operations of the department and deputising for the Lettings Manager in their absence. This may include working with our Southend and Loughton Campus.
Excellent organisational and administrative skills
Evidence of previous experience working in a related field
Experience of administrative processes and systems management
Able to evidence delivery of an excellent customer service to a wide range of stakeholders
Ability to display tact and diplomacy
Ability to work proactively to meet organisational targets
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Excellent interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of MS Office
Ability to build effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
Ensure all data and information is managed in line with GDPR Regulations
Member of ARLA (if not a member there will be an expectation that the successful applicant will become a member and sit any relevant examinations)
At least 2 years’ experience of Property Management
Experience of sales negotiation
Understanding of the Higher Education environment in relation to student accommodation
Knowledge of health and safety, risk assessments, safety and duty of care issues relating to the property industry (HMO Licensing Legislation etc)
The Students' Union is committed to Equality and Diversity
WHAT YOU’LL GET
You’ll get to be part of a vibrant and exciting organisation that thinks the place you work should be amazing.
You’ll be joining an unconventional family where everyone is passionate about doing the best for our members and achieving our ambitious vision of becoming the world’s most student-centred organisation.
We believe in creating a workplace where you can be the very bestand if you‘re the sort of person who wants to get stuck in to everything they do, then you’re really going to shine here.
You’ll get a competitive salary in return for working an average 35 hours per week, and generous opportunities to take time off. We are looking for someone who is able to work flexibly as hours will fluctuate based on the time of year.
We’re a very social organisation, running everything from staff netball and 5-aside football teams and regular fun activities.
With a generous pension scheme, we’ll invest in your future as well as your present. We offer a comprehensive range of family friendly policies so that you can get that all important work/life balance right. Don’t forget one of our Tattoo’s in Work Hard, Play Hard and we mean it! We’ll even give you your birthday off, for free.
If all this sounds like the sort of the place you want to be a part of then we’re really excited to hear from you.
You find loads more information about who we are and what we do on our website www.essexstudent.com so have a good look, or feel free to give the HR team a call for an informal chat on 01206 863211 before you apply.