Careers

Property Manager – Bicester

Bannisters is the market leading Lettings business in central Bicester. We have a highly successful team of property experts within the team that make this happen and we are seeking a Property Manager to join us! This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for a new and exciting career within the property industry. If first class customer service is your passion then this could be for you.

Property Manager – Bicester

Bannisters is the market leading Lettings business in central Bicester.  We have a highly successful team of property experts within the team that make this happen and we are seeking a Property Manager to join us!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for a new and exciting career within the property industry. If first class customer service is your passion then this could be for you.

Duties will include:

  • Attend daily morning meeting
  • Working within a team, managing a portfolio of properties
  • Undertaking property visits and advising the client of any required work
  • Sourcing contractors and co-ordinating maintenance works
  • Ensuring gas and electrical checks are undertaken in a timely and compliant manner, along with any remedial works if required
  • Co-ordinating matters between landlords and tenants
  • Providing landlords with professional advice in relation to their properties
  • Dealing with check-outs and related returns of deposit and disputes
  • Liaising with accounts team regarding rent arrears and credit control
  • Serving compliant notices and obtaining relevant evidence
  • Manage the renewal process

Skills & experience required:

  • ARLA qualified to at least level 3 or happy to work towards
  • Previous property management experience
  • Professional written and verbal communication
  • Able to work on own initiative, as well as part of a team
  • Flexible, adaptable nature with the ability to work under pressure, in a calm manner
  • Excellent IT knowledge with experience of using Microsoft Office packages – experience of using Qube & Touchright would be an advantage
  • Good time / diary management

Package:

  • Competitive salary + bonus’!
  • Car Allowance
  • 20 days (raising to 25 with length of service) + a Birthday Bonus!
  • Free Parking
  • Contributory pension
  • Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm and 1 in 4 Saturdays 9.00am – 3.00pm
  • Full sponsorship to complete ARLA Level 3 qualification
  • High St incentives though Perkbox
  • Childcare vouchers
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme

To find our more take a look at our web site www.bannisters-property.com or to apply please email hr@kaleidoscopegroup.co.uk.

Trainee Sales Negotiator – Wing

Hartwells is highly regarded as one of the best estate agents in Buckinghamshire. We have two offices and a highly successful team of property experts within them that make this happen. We are looking to recruit a Trainee Sales Negotiator to join the team in Wing.

Trainee Sales Negotiator – Wing

Hartwells is highly regarded as one of the best estate agents in Buckinghamshire.  We have two offices and a highly successful team of property experts within them that make this happen. We are looking to recruit a Trainee Sales Negotiator to join the team in Wing.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for a new and exciting career within the property industry. If first class customer service is your passion then this could be for you.

Duties will include:

  • Attend daily morning meeting
  • Registering prospective applicants and matching them to properties that match their search criteria
  • Arranging and undertaking viewings
  • Negotiating offers, achieving the best price for the property
  • Maintain regular contact with applicant database
  • Record accurate file notes on our system Vebra
  • Answering client enquiries
  • General administrative assistance within the office

Skills & experience required:

  • Strong customer service and/or sales experience
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated with the desire to deliver results
  • IT Literate with experience of using MS packages
  • Clean driving licence and own transport

Package:

  • Competitive salary + uncapped commission
  • Car Allowance
  • 20 days (raising to 25 with length of service) + a Birthday Bonus!
  • Free Parking
  • Contributory pension
  • Hours of Work: 8.30am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday, plus every other Saturday
  • Full sponsorship to complete NAEA Level 3 qualification
  • High St incentives though Perkbox
  • Childcare vouchers
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme

To find our more take a look at our web site www.hartwells.com or to apply please email hr@kaleidoscopegroup.co.uk.

Tenancy Progressor – Aylesbury

Hartwells is a market leading lettings and estate agents in Buckinghamshire. We have two offices and a highly successful team of property experts within them that make this happen. We are looking to recruit a Tenancy Progressor to join the Aylesbury lettings team.

Tenancy Progressor – Aylesbury

Hartwells is a market leading lettings and estate agents in Buckinghamshire.  We have two offices and a highly successful team of property experts within them that make this happen. We are looking to recruit a Tenancy Progressor to join the Aylesbury lettings team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for a new and exciting career within the property industry. If first class customer service is your passion then this could be for you.

Duties will include:

  • Attend daily morning meeting
  • Progress deals to move in by obtaining all necessary documentation for the tenancy
  • Keep landlords and tenants are updated with the letting process
  • Ensure tenancies are compliant and highlight any areas of concern to the lettings team to prevent delays within the move in process
  • Record accurate file notes on our system Qube
  • General administrative assistance within the office

Skills & experience required:

  • Experience within a similar role, ideally ARLA Qualified
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly motivated with the desire to deliver results
  • IT Literate with experience of using MS packages, Qube and Docusign would be a distinct advantage

Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • 20 days (raising to 25 with length of service) + a Birthday Bonus!
  • Contributory pension
  • Hours of Work: 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Full sponsorship to complete ARLA Level 3 qualification
  • High St incentives though Perkbox
  • Childcare vouchers
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme

To find our more take a look at our web site www.hartwells.com or to apply please email hr@kaleidoscopegroup.co.uk.

Tenancy Progressor – Baker Pearce

Our well established and highly successful Baker Pearce branch are looking for a Tenancy Progressor to join the team on a permanent basis. This is a busy office with a strong Lettings & Sales Team who all share a passion for exceptional customer service.

Tenancy Progressor – Baker Pearce

Our well established and highly successful Baker Pearce branch are looking for a Tenancy Progressor to join the team on a permanent basis. This is a busy office with a strong Lettings & Sales Team who all share a passion for exceptional customer service.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for a new and exciting career within the property industry. If first class customer service is your passion then this could be for you.

Duties will include:

  • Attend daily morning meeting
  • Progress deals to move in by obtaining all necessary documentation for the tenancy
  • Keep landlords and tenants are updated with the letting process
  • Ensure tenancies are compliant and highlight any areas of concern to the lettings team to prevent delays within the move in process
  • Record accurate file notes on our system Qube
  • General administrative assistance within the office

Skills & experience required:

  • Experience within a similar role, ideally ARLA Qualified
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly motivated with the desire to deliver results
  • IT Literate with experience of using MS packages, Qube and Docusign would be a distinct advantage

Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • 20 days (raising to 25 with length of service) + a Birthday Bonus!
  • Contributory pension
  • Hours of Work: 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Full sponsorship to complete NAEA Level 3 qualification
  • High St incentives though Perkbox
  • Childcare vouchers
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme

To find our more take a look at our web site www.bakerpearce.com or to apply please email hr@kaleidoscopegroup.co.uk.

Sales Progressor – Aylesbury / Wing

Hartwells is highly regarded as one of the best estate agents in Buckinghamshire. We have two offices and a highly successful team of property experts within them that make this happen. We are looking to recruit a Sales Progressor to join the team.

Hartwells is highly regarded as one of the best estate agents in Buckinghamshire.  We have two offices and a highly successful team of property experts within them that make this happen. We are looking to recruit a Sales Progressor to join the team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for a new and exciting career within the property industry. If first class customer service is your passion then this could be for you.

Duties will include:

  • Attend daily morning meeting
  • Processing and progressing all agreed sales through to completion
  • Liaising with other agents, mortgage brokers and solicitors
  • Providing all relevant parties with accurate updates on progress
  • Maintain accurate and details records for each transaction
  • Answering client enquiries
  • General administrative assistance within the office

Skills & experience required:

  • Previous Estate Agency or Conveyancing experience is essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Well-developed written and verbal influencing skills
  • Highly motivated with the desire to deliver results
  • IT Literate with experience of using MS packages
  • Clean driving licence and own transport

Package:

  • Competitive salary + an attractive commission structure!
  • 20 days (raising to 25 with length of service) + a Birthday Bonus!
  • Free Parking
  • Contributory pension
  • Hours of Work: Monday – Friday hours TBC
  • Full sponsorship to complete NAEA Level 3 qualification
  • High St incentives though Perkbox
  • Childcare vouchers
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme

To find our more take a look at our web site www.hartwells.com or to apply please email hr@kaleidoscopegroup.co.uk.

** No agency applications – Any unsolicited speculative agency applications will not be included within our selection process. Should we require the support of an external partner for any of our vacancies terms will be agreed prior to accepting applications. **

 

Lettings Director

The Kaleidoscope Group is a fast growing multi-brand letting and estate agency business that is looking to strengthen its Senior Management Team.

The Kaleidoscope Group is a fast growing multi-brand letting and estate agency business that is looking to strengthen its Senior Management Team. The Lettings Director role will play a critical role in realising our short, medium and long-term aims. The positions’ prime responsibility will be to manage and grow the current lettings operation, help formulate and implement the group strategy and integrate new acquisitions. We are looking for someone, with a key focus on leading and inspiring our Lettings Negotiators and Property Managers, ensuring that they are successful and fully aligned to the businesses future plans.

The Kaleidoscope Group has the vision to create a regional property service company through the acquisition and operation of established estate and letting agents. The business has a primary focus of the letting and management of residential property. We currently operate from five towns with approximately 2,300 properties under management producing a turnover of over £5.5m.

We envisage our business growing to £20m of revenue producing £5m of EBITDA within the next 5 years.

The role will require a highly commercial and motivated individual who can adapt and implement control systems in a rapidly evolving business. This will require high levels of experience of operating within an entrepreneurial, fast growth multi-site business.

The role will also require a high degree of commercial aptitude and an ability to work across all areas of the business. The successful candidate will be a senior manager from the property sector with a proven track record of developing a positive culture that achieves high levels of organic growth.

Key objectives:

To manage all aspects of the current lettings operation

Integrate acquired businesses whilst maintaining performance and organic growth in profitability within a compliant and progressive company.

Duties will include:

The day-to-day management of the lettings business

Ensuring we offer clients the best, compliant service possible and taking ownership of and resolving any difficult client situations effectively

Acting as Line Manager, to the Lettings Managers and Property Management Department Heads, which includes maintaining confidence and morale across the business. Whilst being consistent and decisive, giving praise and recognition freely as well as responding swiftly to manage performance

Taking ownership and accountability for the overall lettings budget

Taking ownership and accountability for the overall lettings resource management

Creating and implementing future plans for the company and divide goals equally throughout the lettings business, while working alongside others to deliver service standards on a daily basis as well as taking the lead to achieve long-term aims

Assimilate the lettings element of any acquired businesses

Ensure the business and specifically lettings team are compliant and up to date with legislative changes and innovation within the industry so we are offering our customers a cutting edge and industry leading service.

Lead the lettings operation, ensuring team members are fully motivated, high performing and committed to achieving successful delivery of the businesses’ objectives

Agree yearly and monthly lettings budgets, objectives and targets with branch and department managers

Ensure effective performance management by setting objectives for individuals and regularly reviewing progress against these, taking corrective action where necessary

Skills & experience required:

  • Educated to degree standard; at least a 2:1 (or equivalent)
  • 10 years management experience within the lettings industry
  • Experience of acquiring, integrating and restructuring businesses would be an advantage
  • Proven track record of delivering organic growth
  • Understand the challenges of a smaller multi-site business
  • Has a proven track record of success in creating and maintaining resilient processes and systems within an organisation
  • Great interpersonal skills and commercial awareness
  • Excellent leadership and motivational qualities
  • Ability to analyse large amounts of detail quickly and respond effectively
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to problem solve quickly
  • Confidence to deal with all clients and address any concerns they may have
  • IT skills (dealing with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
 

Location:

Our Finance, Marketing and HR functions are all based in Bicester with branches being in Aylesbury, Bicester, Dunstable, Harrow, Wing.

Package:

Highly competitive

To find our more or to apply please email hr@kaleidoscopegroup.co.uk

** No agency applications – Any unsolicited speculative agency applications will not be included within our selection process. Should we require the support of an external partner for any of our vacancies terms will be agreed prior to accepting applications. **