Centre Manager

Location County Armagh, County Armagh
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published over 1 year ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job Ref RM216

Job Description

Centre Manager (Maternity Cover, Part Time 24 Hours per Week)

Grafton are recruiting for a Shopping Centre Manager, on behalf of a leading commercial real estate services firm. This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career with a forward thinking dynamic company. The contract is initially 6 months with the possibility of extension to 9 months.


* To develop and maintain a positive image of the building in its location
* To be responsible for the drafting, control and reporting of service charge budget and expenditure for the site(s)
* Tender and place contracts for services relating to the site(s)
* Monitor all activities relating to the site(s), reporting and taking action as appropriate
* Regular inspections of the building fabric
* Work with key stakeholders and external consultants in ensuring a maintenance and repair programme is in place
* Compile and maintain records relating to the site(s); e.g. asset register, plans, plant testing, etc., taking any action which may be required
* Liaise with tenants and deal with any operational queries they might have
* Attend tenants' meetings with the surveying team
* To be responsible for Health and Safety compliance on site, and the maintenance of records and the Erisk system
* To be responsible for Environmental management on site, in compliance with company/client policies
* Organise fire and other safety evacuations and produce an emergency plan
* Liaise with local authorities as appropriate
* Proactively manage risk and deal with insurance issues on site
* Ensure the property achieves the KPIs set by the client, in conjunction with other stakeholders
* Manage major work programmes on site, acting as the liaison point for all parties involved
* Produce regular reports to operational team as required
* Ensure procurement is carried out in line with company policy
* Adhere to all procedures at all times
* Any other duties as directed by your Line Manager

Person Specification:

* Constantly updating knowledge of legislation relating to property management
* Able to build and maintain client relationships
* Understand the client's investment objectives
* Able to build and maintain tenant/customer relationships
* Able to build and maintain supplier relationships
* Apply the principles of service charge management to ensure compliance with all regulatory and procedural requirements
* Understand the operation of VAT and banking
* Understand the principles of contract law
* Be able to specify services, tender contracts and select service providers
* Understand how property is constructed and how plant works
* Know and be able to apply legislation and policies relating to Health and Safety
* Know and be able to apply legislation and policies relating to Environmental protection
* Understand insurance relating to buildings and the FSA regulations
* Understand the law relating to TUPE
* Understand and apply all procedures relating to work activities
* Able to use IT software such as Word, Excel, and databases
* Understand and use industry/company specific IT applications
* Able to contribute to team's business plan
* Able to delegate, supervise and develop junior team members
* Able to work as part of a team, supporting other team members and recognising the work of others
* Build and maintain relationships with other parts of the wider team