Any UK Office or Remote - Property Manager, Operations

Term: Permanent
Working hours: Part-time
Reports to: Contracts Manager
Practice group: Operations
Location: Any UK Office or Remote
Purpose of role

The post holder will be responsible for enhancing landlord / tenant relationships and to manage the contractual tenancy obligations of Dentons UKIME, in addition to ensuing we are fulfilling our commitments to sub tenants.  

This is a part time role (2 to 3 days per week) and can be fully remote with occasion office attendance, if required.

Responsibilities
  • Manage the leases of a portfolio of properties – London, MK, Glasgow, Edinburgh (possibly Dublin) (to include sub-leases) and ensuring compliance with the terms.
  • Manage the rent and service charge for Dentons (to include our sub-tenants).
  • Act as primary point of contact and relationship manager for our managing agents, Landlord building managers and sub-tenants.
  • Ensure rent and service charge review notices are served, liaising with Accounts on queries relating to rent/rates/service charge.
  • Liaise with management agents to ensure all costs are correctly identified and reconciled annually.
  • Assist Contract Manager with service charge budgets.
  • Follow up on rent/rates payments/rebates and ensuring the rent is paid on time.
  • Liaise with Accounts to ensure sub tenants are charged correct service charge and monitoring prompt payment.
  • Undertake any other duties (including relevant administrative tasks) required to perform the role.
Required experience, skills and attributes
  • Experience of working in a commercial property environment.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of commercial landlord tenant legislation.
  • Experience of property management accounts and service charges.
  • Excellent IT Skills.

Personal specification

  • Able to take full responsibility of the portfolio and run it smoothly.
  • Solutions focused and effective at managing positive and constructive relationships with landlords, managing agents and sub-tenants.
  • Proactive in keeping key stakeholders up to date with relevant information (in particular the Contract Manager and Director of Operations).
  • Highly organised, efficient with a strong work ethic.
  • Experience of working in a professional services function.
The firm

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.  www.dentons.com.

Diversity & Inclusion

Essential to our success as a global law firm is our ability to attract and retain the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We want a work environment where everyone can reach their potential and we have an inclusive culture which respects individual differences.

We undertake and support a number of internal and external initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession and we encourage all our partners and staff to get involved. We welcome you to learn more about diversity and inclusion at Dentons.

Equal opportunities

Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and support those in the workplace who have a disability. Any disability disclosure will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively and if you want to speak directly to a member of our team, please email recruitment.matters@dentons.com.

Important update regarding job applications:

As part of programme of continued global investment in our people, the Firm is switching to a new job application system on February 20th 2023. This role may be reposted on February 20th. If so, it will include a note of this reference number: AH1906 to allow you to avoid duplicate applications. If you have any questions you can read more here https://www.dentons.com/en/careers/careers-in-the-united-kingdom or contact the team at recruitment.matters@dentons.com if you require any assistance.

No Agencies Please

If you are interested in applying for this position, we welcome direct applications via our careers page, but if you have any questions beforehand please email recruitment.matters@dentons.comEnquiries only please, applications will not be accepted via email.  Please note that we will not accept unsolicited CV's sent to the business, nor will we accept any associated terms of business.