Applications are now being accepted for the position of:
Assistant Manager, Property Management/After-Care
Job location – Vancouver, BC
Status – Full time
Start Date – As soon as possible
Closing Date – March 31, 2013
Kenstone Properties is a boutique real estate development company in Vancouver, BC. Our main focus is to deliver multi-family residential homes of exceptional design to the modern, sophisticated buyer. We also manage a modest portfolio of commercial and residential properties to support our development activities.
The Assistant Manager position is customer-service oriented in service of two departments: Property Management (our tenants) and After-Care (our buyers). In the former, the role will be to manage the operational and financial performance of our holding properties, while building tenant relationships; in the latter, the role is to liaison with buyers via unit deficiency walkthroughs, and on-going warranty repairs. Key duties include:
- Fiscal management of each property: efficient sourcing of trades and other resources against operating budgets
- Optimization of cash flows for each property: mitigation of vacancies, market research, and identification of new revenue opportunities
- Primary correspondence with tenants and homeowners: effective communication, logged to the database
- Frequent travel: bank deposits, and identification/coordination of repairs
Bachelors and or related experience are preferred, but not required. Most importantly, successful candidates will show a demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning. Other qualifications include:
- Experience with Word and Excel; knowledge of Quickbooks is a plus
- Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written); proficiency with Mandarin is preferred (many of our buyers are of Chinese descent)
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously as a self-starter
- Ability to work independently, and within a team environment
- Ability to meet deadlines without compromising accuracy and quality
- Knowledge of the Residential Tenancy Act and the Home Warranty Insurance standards in BC are assets
- A valid BC drivers license
Working Conditions & Compensation
Duties are primarily performed in an office environment. Working hours are Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm, Fridays 9:00am to 4:00pm. Compensation is commensurate with experience. A 3 month probation period precedes formal employment.
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume in pdf or MS Word format as an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Thank you in advance for your interest.
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