Estate Manager

Location: Newbury

Rate of pay: £31,500 pa + Bonus

Ref: TR0383

The Role:

Mainstay Group is an award-winning Property Management business, and we’re looking for an experienced Estate Manager on a permanent basis for one of our prestigious sites in Newbury. In this role you’ll provide exceptional customer service to a wide variety of residents, leaseholders, clients, contractors and colleagues.

This is a varied and fast-paced position where you’ll take ownership of queries and see them through to completion with the full support of your colleagues.

Core Tasks:

Reporting to the Associate Director, this is a varied and busy position with a range of duties which can be broadly grouped into the following categories:

  • Site Management
  • Health and Safety
  • Staff Management
  • Financial
  • Repairs
  • Management of contractors
  • Record keeping
  • Key holding
  • Security
  • M & E Services
  • Utilities/Statutory authorities
  • Resident and Client liaison
  • Landlord and Tenant and recent Management Practice

This will require excellent time management and administrative skills as well as being adaptable to cover a variety of tasks.

You’ll be dealing with our customers and contractors to create a positive relationship and to enhance the experience and journey we deliver.

Maintaining, managing, influencing and negotiating with external suppliers and contractors in line with the company’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) is also an important element of this role. The bonus of 10% is based on achievement of KPIs.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Previous Estate Management experience is essential
  • Excellent communication skills and a professional telephone manner
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to problem solve and to work through difficult scenarios whilst also knowing when to seek help
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail when inputting data onto the system
  • IT literate in Microsoft Office. Experience in QUBE is ideal but not essential and training will be given on the Property Management system.
  • Good organisation skills and able to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • An IRPM or BIFM qualification is desirable.


We recognise that our colleagues often go that extra mile in their daily roles to ensure our clients and customers receive an exceptional service. We like to reward our staff for their commitment and dedication.We are continually evolving and improving our employee benefits to make sure we offer something for everyone.

In addition to the standard salary and holiday allowance we offer:

  • 38 hour working week, flexibly arranged within each team
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Critical Illness Cover (on passing probation)
  • Additional day off for your birthday
  • Additional holiday for long service at five and ten years
  • Discount voucher scheme for deals on days out, travel, special events, cinema and restaurants
  • Cycle purchase loan scheme
  • Free tea, coffee and squash

Job Type: Full-time

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