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Market Rented Specialist

Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Closes: 4 Jul 2020
Greater Manchester Competitive
Permanent & Full-time onward-housing/1007

We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 400 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.In addition to creating positive spaces for our customers we continuously strive to create a positive and progressive workspace to enable our colleagues to achieve their full potential.We are looking for a Market Rented Specialist (1 post) to join our Commercial Services Team.

The Market Rented Specialist will deliver a professional and customer focused tenancy management service for Onward’s portfolio of private market rented and rent to buy / homebuy properties by positively engaging and promoting the services of Onward by being the main point of contact for market rented queries, ensuring that all breaches of tenancy are rectified promptly, managing tenancy renewals and rent increases and ensuring smooth tenant check outs including the preparation of check out reports.

Responsibilities will also include carrying our Landlord duties such as monthly health and safety communal inspections, managing Service Charges including preparing budgets, identifying renewals and consulting and informing residents, ordering and arranging all void works and ensuring Onward are fulfilling lease obligations. 

Ensuring the portfolio is compliant in gas, asbestos, water, and electric (Including PAT testing) certifications. Effectively managing market rented budgets, dealing with all invoicing related to market rented properties, manage repair queries which do not fall under the Schedule of Rates (SOR).

The successful candidate will have experience of residential property management, excellent communication skills, excellent numeracy/analytic skills and competency in dealing with financial information. property management skills and have knowledge of compliances for a landlord and an in depth understanding of managing rent arrears.


All posts are recruited to the recruitment salary and movement to the confirmed salary is based on successful completion of a 6 month probation.  As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.

The base location for this role is Brunswick Street, Manchester. However please note that due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work.  Discussions around the current working arrangements and Safe Systems of Work specific to the role will take place during the interview process. If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on and a member of the HR Team will be in touch.



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