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Careers

 

 D.J. Alexander offers excellent career opportunities based in our Edinburgh and Glasgow city centre offices. Please send your CV with a covering email explaining why you feel you should be considered for this role to careers@djalexander.co.uk.

 Please see our available roles below 

  • Maintenance Co-ordinator
  • Property Manager
  • End of Tenancy Property Manager
 

MAINTENANCE CO-ORDINATOR

We are looking for enthusiastic Maintenance Co-ordinators to work in our fast-paced office in Easter Road, Edinburgh. Reporting to the Property Maintenance Manager the overall purpose of this role is to manage the day-to-day property administration. You will ensure that properties are maintained effectively, build relations with tenants and landlords and portray a positive professional image of the company in your activities. Applicants should be proficient multitaskers, organized and have strong people skills.

Responsibilities are varied but will include:-

  • Telephone and email requests from tenants.
  • Liaising between tenants/landlords and contractors
  • Recording and instructing work orders to contractors
  • Obtaining quotes and dealing with insurance claims.
  • Organising annual safety certification checks.

Requirements you will need:-

  • Experience of repairs and maintenance
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety compliance
  • Strong administration and coordination skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Pro-active 'can do' approach
  • Good team worker and player,
  • Excellent time management, organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Professional and presentable
  • Reliable, flexible and friendly
  • Preferably at least one year’s experience working within property lettings. 

The Location:  You’ll be joining our property team based just of off Easter Road in Edinburgh.  In a newly refurbished business centre close to the city centre offering a great transport service and surrounded by all local amenities. At D J Alexander we work and play together so we've been known to have great social environment, and enough treats to keep the whole office buzzing. It all adds up to one amazing, vibrant place to work with an exciting company culture.

Why You Should Apply:-

  • Competitive salary package (£18,000 - £22,000)
  • 30 days holiday allowance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities
  • Variety of employee benefits including Child Care Vouchers, Referral Rewards
  • Friendly and supportive working environment where colleagues are valued
To apply please send your cv to careers@djalexander.co.uk

 

PROPERTY MANAGER

This challenging role will put on the front line, managing a range of property management tasks including viewings, inventories, inspections and checkouts, with no two days the same! Ideally, we are looking for a Property Manager with a least one years’ experience within property lettings, with knowledge of the different areas of Edinburgh.  Alternatively, someone with a strong sales background within a target driven environment will be considered for the role.

The candidate should be a highly effective negotiator, with excellent communications skills, a strong customer service background and have great attention to detail.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a prestigious company currently expanding, in a varied and fast paced role with fantastic career prospects.

Responsibilities are varied but will include:-

  • Carrying out viewings of available properties 
  • Negotiating tenancy agreements
  • Liaising with landlords after viewings to agree tenancies
  • Managing landlords’ expectations regarding possible works required
  • Managing incoming tenants’ expectations to avoid disappointment at move in
  • Regular marketing updates Renegotiating entry dates as required
  • Dealing with phone and email enquiries
  • Booking appointments
  • Updating landlords
  • Rent arrears visits
  • New inventories and inventory updates
  • Check out inspections
  • Confirming cleaning requirements
  • Establishing dilapidation responsibility
  • Liaising with the team over issues affecting proposed lease start date
  • Routine inspections and resulting landlord updates/upgrades Updating system/saving reports/inventories/photos

 Requirements you will need:-

  • Full clean drivers’ licence
  • Ideally 1 years Property Management Experience
  • Can demonstrate good negotiation/communication skills and be very competent in resolving conflict and potential disputes – both written and verbal
  • IT proficient
  • Personable character with the ability to multi task and perform under pressure
  • Working hours of Monday – Thursday 9am – 5.30pm and Fridays 9am – 5pm
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The Location:  You’ll be joining our property team based just of off Easter Road in Edinburgh.  In a newly refurbished business centre close to the city centre, offering a great transport service and surrounded by all local amenities. At D J Alexander we work and play together so we've been known to have great social environment, and enough treats to keep the whole office buzzing. It all adds up to one amazing, vibrant place to work with an exciting company culture.

Why You Should Apply:-

  • Competitive salary package (£18,500 - £24,000 depending on experience)
  • Company vehicle for work and private use
  • Company Phone and IPad
  • 30 days holiday allowance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities
  • Variety of employee benefits including Child Care Vouchers, Referral Rewards and many others.
  • Friendly and supportive working environment where colleagues are valued and supported
To apply please send your cv careers@djalexander.co.uk


END OF TENNACY PROPERTY MANAGER

The main function of this role is to assist in the end of tenancy dilapidation negotiation process to ensure that all landlord and tenant requirements are met and resolved to a satisfactory conclusion. Ideally, we would prefer a candidate who has residential property management experience.

The candidate should be a highly effective negotiator, with excellent communications skills, a strong customer service background and have great attention to detail.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a prestigious company currently expanding, in a varied and fast paced role with fantastic career prospects.

Responsibilities are varied but will include:-

  • Managing the end of tenancy process
  • Establishing liability for property dilapidations
  • Liaising with our landlords over recommended property upgrades
  • Raising maintenance jobs
  • Quality control of inventory and check out reports
  • Training property managers on compiling quality condition reports
  • Negotiating with tenants and landlords over end of tenancy costs
  • Preparing and submitting evidence for the depository scheme
  • Business retention
  • Managing client relations
  • Ensuring landlord and tenant satisfaction at all times
  • Delivery of exceptional customer service

  Requirements you will need:-

  • Ideally previous Property Management Experience
  • Can demonstrate good negotiation/communication skills and be very competent in resolving conflict and potential disputes – both written and verbal
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Conflict resolution experience
  • IT proficient
  • Personable character with the ability to multi task and perform under pressure
  • Working hours of Monday – Thursday 9am – 5.30pm and Fridays 9am – 5pm

The Location:  You’ll be joining our property team based just of off Easter Road in Edinburgh.  In a newly refurbished business centre close to the city centre, offering a great transport service and surrounded by all local amenities. At D J Alexander we work and play together so we've been known to have great social environment, and enough treats to keep the whole office buzzing. It all adds up to one amazing, vibrant place to work with an exciting company culture.

Why You Should Apply:-

  • Competitive salary package (£22,000 - £26,000 depending on experience)
  • 30 days holiday allowance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities
  • Variety of employee benefits including Child Care Vouchers, Referral Rewards and many others.
  • Friendly and supportive working environment where colleagues are valued and supported

To apply please send your cv to careers@djalexander.co.uk

 

If you cannot see a vacancy suited to your experience please send your CV to careers@djalexander.co.uk for future consideration.

All applications will be treated confidentially.