Portfolio Manager - Vukile (Charlene182KZN)
Main purpose / objective of the position:
To manage a building / cluster of buildings by optimizing the building's income stream by establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with tenants, manage and control personnel, rental arrears, vacancies, lease renewals and general building administration.
To contribute towards the development and training of staff within the portfolio.
Decision making authority:
Subject to the mandate as received from Portfolio Management and the client.
Takes decisions based on knowledge of theory and systems. Chooses from prescribed rules and policies and works within management agreements. Operates within budget parameters and Decision framework.
Experience / Education:
At least 5 years experience in the property / centre management industry ideally managing a retail portfolio. Minimum qualification Grade 12. A Business or a property related tertiary qualification or equivalent relevant experience.
People Management; Budgeting and Financial Management; IT Literacy – MS Office, MS Excel, Nicor and/or SAP, database; Proptools, Planning, Co-ordination and Organizing; Networking; Presentation skills; Drivers License and own vehicle.
Advanced Property / Centre management; Technical knowledge; Contract management; Financial management; In-depth knowledge of lease agreements; Understanding of cost budgeting; relevant Statutory requirements; Common law principles applicable to leasing; relevant sections of Labour Relations Act (1994); Debt Collectors Act (1998)
Problem Solving; Decision Making; Customer Relationship Building; Communication; Team Leadership; Assertiveness; Negotiation; Analytical Thinking; Tolerance for Stress; Resilience; Financial and Business Acumen
Major drivers of work volume:
Vacancies; grading and complexity of buildings; lease renewals cycle; tenant / client liaison giving attention to requirements; profile of centre/buildings; public relations; budget preparation / utility control
Interface / relationships with:
Internal: Regional General Manager; Operations Manager; Lease Administrator; Debtors
External: Clients; Tenants; Service Contractors; Local Authority; Emergency Services; Business Forums and Chambers.