Recruitment

Hindwoods are always interested in hearing from talented people with a passion for property. We offer rewarding career opportunities and our range of services will challenge and stretch your capabilities.

Hindwoods has created an environment that is friendly, supportive and open, allowing our team to think creatively and achieve excellence. We get the best out of people, listening to our staff who are paramount in driving our development and growth of the company. We are a dynamic team and continually invest in people so that we can offer brilliant career prospects.

We understand that our key to success is about attracting talented individuals like you. So if an opportunity to join our team is of interest to you, contact Joanna at j.hoggarth@hindwoods.co.uk

Please see our current opportunities listed below.

 

 

 

Based in our Croydon office.

The principal duties include:

Undertaking regular site inspections of residential blocks in their portfolio; making sure that there are follow up visits with a site inspection report as necessary.

Diagnosing potential problems on site whilst carrying out inspections, including any insurance risks existing.

Dealing with all insurance matters on behalf of clients, via brokers, ensuring policies are up to date, and claims are dealt with promptly.

Making sure that the site is compliant with health and safety regulations.

Preparing appropriate service charge budgets.

Playing a key role in negotiations relating to long-term qualifying agreements.

Identifying repairs that need to be undertaken on site, and instructing contractors, making sure that only approved contractors who are instructed on blocks managed by the company are used.

Having a thorough understanding of leases and dealing with lease enquiries.

Making sure you keep up to date with legislative changes and major case law.

Monitoring service delivery; ensuring that small repairs that need to be fixed on site, such as fixtures, fittings and site equipment are all dealt with promptly.

Organising ongoing contracts for maintenance on sites, e.g. cleaning, window cleaning, gardening and facilities in a cost-effective manner.

Keeping detailed records relating to the block management on file.

Liaising with Chartered Accountants in the preparation of service charge and company accounts, whilst maintaining compliant accounting records, and reviewing them regularly, with changes implemented as and when they are required.

Full knowledge and experience of managing S20 procedures, and other matters governed by legislation.

Undertaking company secretarial duties on behalf of client.

This opportunity offers:

Team working in open plan office

Varied and interesting workload

Competitive Salary

23 Days Annual Leave plus bank holidays

Opportunities for professional qualification

Continuing Professional Development support

Full spectrum of Portfolio Management

For further information or to apply, contact Joanna Hoggarth: j.hoggarth@hindwoods.co.uk

 

 

 

Based in our Greenwich office.

Responsibilities:

As a Building Surveyor, you’ll need to have experience in carrying out the following:

  • Dilapidations
  • Building Surveys
  • Home buyer Reports
  • Party Wall matters
  • Specific Defect Reports
  • Re-instalment valuations
  • Fire risk assessments

Additionally you will be expected to:

Assist in overseeing projects of up to £3 Million pounds in value to completion on budget and to schedule.

Advise clients on schemes and projects and determine requirements.

Assist with preparing scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works.

Organise documents for tender and advice on appointing contractors, designers and procurement routes.

Instruct on the preservation/conservation of historic buildings.

Advise on the management and supervision of maintenance of buildings.

Deal with planning applications and advise on property legislation and building regulations.

Assess and design buildings to meet the needs of people with disabilities.

Advise on the health and safety aspects of buildings.

Skills required:

You will need to have:

Technical knowledge and competence.

A logical and practical mind.

Good oral and written communication skills.

The ability to build lasting relationships with clients and colleagues.

Negotiation, presentation and report writing skills.

The ability to analyse problems in order to identify solutions.

Commercial awareness and the ability to ensure that you are adding maximum value to clients’ businesses.

The ability to take on high levels of responsibility with enthusiasm and motivation.

Good IT skills.

A full driving licence and your own car.

In Return:

Competitive salary.

23 Days Annual Leave plus bank holidays.

Team working in open plan office.

Varied and interesting workload.

Full cost of CPD training covered with support and training from a qualified Associate Director and a Director who is an RICS Assessor.

 

Whether you are fully qualified or are currently working towards your APC, you will have full training and constant guidance to achieve your goal with continued support from the team thereafter.

If this role is of interest to you or you wish to find out more, contact Joanna on 020 8858 9303 or j.hoggarth@hindwoods.co.uk