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Asset and Portfolio Manager - North West London

GKR London
Central London
£70,000 plus bonuses, expenses and allowances
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Asset & Portfolio Manager – North West London

My client, is a highly regarded and well known Consultancy focused on Commercial and Residential real estate in the UK. With over 25 years in the business, the company model has moved from working with clients who strategically intend to retain their assets in the long-term, to having a balance where trading assets and securing value added opportunities throughout the UK is equally as important.

Strategically, the company will be investing across their portfolio to make the most of the positive property market and the company is seeking a highly motivated Asset Manager with experience in property management to run and effectively manage the day to day requirements of their portfolio, predominately focussing on commercial with the portfolio split being 75/25..

The company is providing a fantastic opportunity for any entrepreneurial individual looking to take control of their career and steer it in the right direction with support from a strong network of financiers and agents. It is a great career move for a seasoned property candidate who enjoys structured assistance in a creative and open-minded environment, with direct access to the Director of the company and decision makers. Strong property management skills are necessary for the role as you will be required to manage every aspect of your individual portfolio, from the financial aspect of business with keeping costs down, to dealing with contractors, legal, planning authorities and everyone in between.

The ideal candidate will have a pro-active attitude due to this independent working style and extensive experience in all aspects of property from developing, managing and setting out required work schedules .A strong academic record will also be considered, as well as a track record of success in the property world, however a positive attitude and a hunger to learn are the most important qualities to possess for anyone considering this role.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining strong relationships with property source agents from both the commercial and residential spheres of business
  • Preparing asset strategies and implementing actions within proposed time scales
  • Carrying out property inspections to ensure maintenance is in accordance with lease terms
  • Identifying opportunities and initiatives to enhance and increase capital and rental value, from planning permissions to renovations
  • Initiating and completing lease extensions or re-gears to maximise income and capital value
  • Ensuring that all Landlord & Tenant lease obligations under the leases are complied with
  • Ensuring all rents due are collected. If required, taking the appropriate action to recover outstanding debt by working closely with the Finance team
  • Preparation of service charge budgets and on-going monitoring of actual expenditure against budget
  • Appointing contractors and liaising with Estates Administrator and Building Managers where necessary
  • Carrying out a full audit and reconciliation of service charges in conjunction with the accounts department and preparing the necessary reports to be sent to all tenants
  • Approving invoices relating to properties and providing correct allocation under the service charge codes
  • Ensuring timely payment of any non-recoverable expenditure
  • Preparation of appraisals to present to Board for approval process

    To be considered for this role, we look for:

  • Property Management experience
  • Asset Management experience
  • Service Charge experience
  • Work scheduling and contractor management
  • Agency/Landlord & Tenant background
  • Basic investment appraisal knowledge

Package: Basic £70,000, negotiable dependent on experience plus bonus and benefits

This is an incredible opportunity for someone looking to push themselves, it will be a challenge but at the same will provide the chance for independent working, a great deal of autonomy within the safety of an established and successful property development and investment company with a reputation for providing excellence.

For Further information please contact Grant Kaveney at GKR International on 0207 048 3304 or via email:

GKR International - Real Estate Talent Specialists


GKR International is a real estate recruitment specialist, representing many of the most respected property brands globally.

We are part of Recruitment Entrepreneur which is James Caan’s Venture Capital fund, investing exclusively in the recruitment and staffing sector. They invest in passionate, experienced entrepreneurs to start or scale their early stage recruitment businesses.

As a company, we are highly regarded for the quality of service we provide our clients and represent a wide range from small independents to well-known corporate and international agencies placing candidates from graduate roles to Senior Board level and Executive positions.

Sectors Covered:

  • Residential Real Estate
  • New Homes & Development
  • Property Management
  • Office & Business Support
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Finance, Investment & Accountancy
  • Technical Project Management
  • Leasing & Acquisitions
  • Interior Design and Architecture
  • Construction Management
  • Executive Search

We offer a proven yet fresh approach to recruitment and to everyone of our clients individually, saving them time, energy and most importantly money. Every team member will strive to understand their client, the need that has arisen, the culture of the company and with that be able to make the best match candidate wise.

Our team have placed hundreds of candidates throughout the last 15 years, ranging from trainees and graduates to negotiators(sales & lettings), property managers, branch managers and directors. We understand that the next move is always crucial and we offer a confidential and tailored approach, we listen and adapt to every requirement and we pride ourselves in providing honest and up to date market related advice.

It would be great to hear from you should you be looking for a new position or if you are a client looking to fill a key position within your business.

Contact Information:

0207 048 3304




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