Property, Construction & Architecture

General Manager - Property Management

Job Title: General Manager - Property Management
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
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Job Published: 27 days ago
My client is a large national organisation that is going from strength to strength. With an existing property portfolio of over 6000 residential properties, 70 Branches and a team of over 85 rental specialists, they are one of the major operators in their industry. Whilst they are a large scale operator, they have managed to retain their family feel that allows for quick decisions and their strategic advantage of navigating the industry by being nimble and pro-active.

As part of their continued success, they are currently looking for their next General Manager Property Management, “GMPM”, to continue to drive the team, set the strategy and implement their vision to accelerate growth, while ensuring the business is regarded as the gold standard within the industry.

The Role

The GMPM has a number of dotted line reports across the country and is primarily responsible for the Residential property portfolio. You will be required to develop the business plan and work closely with the Executive team and other managers located across the country to implement the plans to ensure growth with effective systems and processes. You will act as an escalation point for complex issues that may arrive and hold overall responsibility for service standards, taking the necessary actions to achieve high performance across the team.

You will be responsible for identifying opportunities to grow the business in line with the strategy and business plan by identifying and actioning acquisitions, working with the SLT to ensure they fit with the overarching strategic growth plans.

About You

You will be an exceptionally well networked individual with a passion for the industry, technically astute with a wealth of experience across the Property Management sector. You will have significant leadership experience and can demonstrate leading remote teams inspiring and articulating the plan and vision for the business.

The role includes a lot of travel all around the country, is primarily based in Palmerston North, and there is an expectation of you relocating here if you are not already local.

Key skills and experience will include:

  • Significant leadership experience
  • Strong technical understanding e.g., Residential Tenancy Act
  • Creating and developing internal and external operating policies
  • Highly customer driven
  • Ability to budget and forecast, understanding commercial drivers
  • Excellent system and technology understanding

This is an excellent opportunity to join a high-profile organisation with an excellent growth strategy. A huge opportunity to build on your executive skills in a senior leadership position that will be highly rewarding.

If this role is of interest please contact Jake Harold on 021 896 162, or Olivia Strutton on 021 192 9239 or apply now for a confidential discussion around this Executive position.

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