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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 

  • Mortgage Broker
  • Electrician
  • Painter and Decorator 
  • Lettings Rental Valuer and Property Sourcer

MORTGAGE BROKER
If you are an experienced and qualified Mortgage Broker looking for a fulfilling and challenging role, and a career with prospects in a growing company with big plans. You are a self-motivated team player who likes to be ahead of the game and relishes working under pressure.

We are a fast-growing UK property management firm and estate agency with big ambitions. Our team currently manages and sells property across the central belt of Scotland, although we have big plans to develop and expand the geographical reach of the business at speed.  

What the job involves

Based in Edinburgh, you will be responsible for developing our new financial services offering to enable us to become a true “one stop” property company.  You will interact with clients and potential clients in the most ethical fashion in order to helping them obtain a cost-effective loan in the most efficient manner.

Some of the finer details of the job; you will:

Develop and maintain relationships with our existing clients in order to develop existing and new business

Maintain the highest standards of compliance

Achieve business targets established by the company

Identify each client’s mortgage and insurance needs and advise them throughout the mortgage lending process

Source the correct products

Submit applications and follow them through to completion

Sell additional products or services where possible

Help to manage our client database

What you will need:

CeMAP qualified, ideally higher level of qualification

Broad knowledge of the UK mortgage market, along with independent mortgage brokering experience (we would prefer candidates from an Estate Agency or a Mortgage Brokerage Background)

A proven background in business development

Knowledge and sales experience of additional insurance products

Strong inter-personal skills

An excellent compliance track record

High level presentation skills

The ability to work quickly, under pressure and to deadlines

Current legal right to work in the UK

What we will give you:

Competitive salary dependent on experience plus other benefits

The chance to grow within our rapidly expanding business

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

ELECTRICIAN

Looking to recruit full time electricians / electrical technicians within an existing team to undertake electrical services, including EICR’s (together with Remedial works), PAT testing and installation of smoke detectors.

The company requires candidates who can deliver excellent organisational and people skills to work independently and also as a team player within an existing well organised and motivated team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and hard-working candidate with a ‘can do’ attitude

Successful applicants will be provided with a vehicle, phone and tablet.

Skills and experience:

Qualified electrician: 1 year

Relevant electrical qualifications to carry out EICR's & PAT Testing including 17th Edition Regulations - Good communication skills both written and oral. - Attention to detail - Experience of residential electrical repairs and maintenance - Good IT skills.

Full clean Driving Licence

On target earnings of c£24,000 - £30,000 per annum.

 

PAINTER AND DECORATOR

The company requires candidates who can deliver excellent organisational and people skills to work independently and also within an existing well organised and motivated team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and hard-working candidate with a ‘can do’ attitude.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, presentable and hard working with excellent time keeping and reliability.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Undertake a range of painting tasks, to meet client requirements

Ensure Health and Safety regulations are complied with at all times

Ensure a professional image is presented at all times

Apply paint and other finishes like varnishes and stains to a variety of surfaces including wood, metals and plastics

Surface preparation, masking, mixing and clean-up

Using a range of coverings to enhance and protect surfaces

Working as a painter you must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:-

Safe operation

Workplace safety including working at heights

Safe lifting and handling procedures

Attention to detail

Highest regard for service quality

Able to manage time and prioritise work effectively both for area of responsibility and personally

Approachable and friendly demeanour

Have a pleasant customer service manner and a “can do” attitude

Have the ability to work diligently, independently and responsibly

3 years’ time served

Full clean driving license and Own Tools

For an experienced candidate we can offer:

A company van and uniform

Salary of £18,000 - £20,000 depending on experience

 Hours 8.30am – 5pm Monday – Thursday, Fridays 8.30am – 4.30pm

 A company smart phone and IPad

Please send your CV with a covering email explaining why you feel you should be considered for this role to: careers@djalexander.co.uk

 

LETTINGS RENTAL VALUER & PROPERTY SOURCER

We are looking to recruit a sales driven, dynamic individual with an in-depth knowledge of the Edinburgh rental market. Based in Edinburgh, the successful candidate will be responsible for dealing with enquiries from prospective landlords and investors, conducting valuations and converting leads to new instructions through effective sales pitching.

The role will involve offering sound and professional advice to prospective landlords on all aspects of tenancy legislation, investment potential and letting procedures to effectively promote DJ Alexander’s property management services.

You will be responsible for:-

growing and managing a data base of prospective investors in order to identify suitable properties from within DJ Alexander’s own sales stock and properties listed on the open market.Identification of off-market opportunities and off-plan properties under development will form a key part of the sourcing role.Using our own legal services division you will assist investors in the purchase of suitable properties and ultimately convert them to landlord clients in order to grow our managed portfolio.

Essential experience and key skills:-

At least 5 years experience operating within residential lettings

Detailed knowledge of the Edinburgh residential property sales and lettings market

Exceptional sales, presentation and negotiation skills

Confident communicator capable of dealing with high net worth individual

Full clean drivers license

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.