Area Manager

  • Job Title: Area Manager - Devon & Cornwall
  • Job Type: Full time, Permanent position
    Reward & Benefits:
    Competitive salary, company car or car allowance and excellent Colleague benefits

About us

We are Millstream Management Services (MMS), a progressive managing agent of privately owned leasehold Retirement Living accommodation.

We manage over 200 developments - Nationally. That means we manage in excess of 7,557 apartments and provide our services to over 10,000 retired people.

However, we are not stopping there, as we are rapidly growing and have ambitious plans for the future.

Join us and be part of a professional, award winning, customer focused team.

About the role

We are looking for an Area Manager within the Devon and Cornwall area to oversee a number of completed retirement housing developments, ensuring we deliver exceptional customer services and achieve targeted profitability.

You will provide a first class, cost effective management service that meets our customer’s expectations.

You will undertake regular visits within your region and develop customer relationships with external landlords and residents.

You will be confident with numbers, as your duties will involve controlling expenditure, producing budgets and accounts for presentation to the lessees and negotiating with contractors and overseeing their performance.

You will support your team’s professional development by encouraging both individual and team development, carry out regular performance reviews ensuring that individuals understand and share the company values and provide services of a consistently high standard.

The role is based from home with extensive travel across the Devon and Cornwall region.

The hours of work are 9.00am – 5.30pm, Monday to Thursday and 9.00am – 5.00pm on Fridays.

About you

Ideally, you must hold a recognised property management qualification and be a member of RICS or IRPM with proven experience as a Manager in the leasehold property management industry.

You will be confident and friendly and possess good communication skills.
You must be self-motivated, able to handle conflict, problem solve and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

You must demonstrate excellent IT skills, be extremely well organised, manage a number of tasks simultaneously, flexible and willing to take on new responsibilities.

It is important that you have a good working knowledge of leasehold property management and building structures, in order to resolve any building defects and arrange contractors when necessary.

To carry out this essential role, you will require a full UK Driving Licence.

How you will be rewarded

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual leave entitlement of 24 days + Bank Holidays
  • Company car or cash for car allowance
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Company pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare
  • Professional development
  • Colleague Introduction reward scheme

We are looking for the very best people to join our business and adopt our values so if you want to be part of our success story, send your CV and a covering email to quoting reference number MIL1557