Birmingham

General Manager

GENERAL MANAGER 

Organised? Thrive in a fast-paced environment? Passion for the customer...

Service is at the heart of what we do and you must be willing to go the extra mile. 

481 beautiful apartments for rent over 42-storeys. Top-tier amenities, epic views and... a 200-metre rooftop running track. One of the first in the UK's housing market!

A new way of living. A new way of thinking. 24-hr concierge, shared lounges, health and wellbeing zones including a gym, roof terraces, cycle hub and co-working space. A community to call yours.

The move-ins have commenced, it's been non-stop and it continues… people are officially living the Moda life in our Birmingham neighbourhood!

We're all about community, connection and convenience. 

Are you the one to be our General Manager at Moda, The Mercian in Brum?

THE ROLE 

You must have demonstrable experience in a similar role (hospitality or private rental sector preferred). You and your team will work together to achieve your goals and to deliver at every level for our residents.

To oversee the site operations, lets and responsible for delivering the highest quality of service to residents. Managing on-site teams and customer service as well as meeting marketing, leasing and financial targets.

Customer Service:

  • Lead delivery of 1st class customer service and resident engagement
  • Establish and maintain local relationships and partnerships
  • Identify opportunities to enhance service improvement plans
  • Complaint and dispute resolution, working to escalation procedures and SLA timescales
  • Work with head office teams to disseminate customer service feedback and lessons learned
  • Manage operational relationships with commercial tenants
  • Identify opportunities to enhance partnerships and resident services or events
  • Promote return of resident surveys and act on feedback
  • Lead resident engagement activity and deliver events to agreed budgets
  • Meet agreed KPI’s and SLA’s

Health and Safety: 

  • Responsible for H&S and statutory compliance on site
  • Fire Strategy Leadership to agreed protocols
  • Manage processes for suppliers and contractors to provide appropriate RAM’s or CHIP’s where needed to comply with H&S requirements/CDM/statutory obligations before starting work on site
  • Risk Assessment management including sign off for FRA’s and H&S inspections
  • Work with Fire Service and statutory bodies to support inspections, change of strategy and maintain compliance
  • Management of accident and incident reporting
  • Responsible for emergency preparedness (to agreed protocols) including regular testing and implementation as required

Staff Management:

  • Lead recruitment and training of on-site team (in line with support office strategies)
  • Motivation and engagement of the whole on site team
  • Line Management of site specific Ambassadors/employees
  • Identify opportunities to enhance team performance and service delivery
  • Annual appraisals of direct reports and ensure appraisals and performance reviews are undertaken for all staff including 1-2-1s
  • Performance management and support HR initiatives
  • Ensure all staff adhere to processes and meet SLA’s/KPI’s

Building Operations:

  • Overall responsibility for operations and service delivery on site
  • Twice daily development walk round and quality monitoring
  • Procurement of services to agreed (support office) strategies
  • Out of hours’ emergency response and attendance if needed
  • Manage any service failure issues with contractors or third parties and resolve disputes
  • Quality control spot checks of all services and presentation of the development and apartments Acting on findings and identifying training or support needs for teams/supplier performance improvement
  • Responsible for performance management of contractors on site
  • Insurance claim handling including liaison with loss adjustors and third parties

Marketing and Leasing: 

  • Input on all marketing strategies and channels to achieve maximum return and leverage
  • Meet and exceeding income and leasing targets and implementing strategies to minimise void periods
  • Know the market. Local development and rent knowledge including competitor service awareness to leverage the development and its marketing
  • Support marketing and lease up including viewings as needed
  • Market rent assessments to support central "support" office teams
  • Articulate and embed the value proposition of the development to teams and residents/stakeholders
  • Oversee content for resident portal, website or app including service updates and promotions
  • Oversee social media channels and content management
  • Responsible for quality control of the development including apartments with focus on handover to resident and EOT turnaround
  • Keep up to date with the BTR market and industry insight, disseminating to teams and support office

Financial and Reporting:

  • Lead annual budget setting processes including tendering and cost analysis
  • Manage and meet agreed development budget targets, exerting budget control
  • Identify opportunities for additional or enhanced income streams and develop strategies with support office teams
  • Identify opportunities for cost efficiencies, budget savings and value add
  • Meet agreed income and expenditure KPIs
  • Produce regular asset performance reports
  • Report to support office team meetings as required
  • Attendance at court to support debt recovery or possession hearing

MODA IS A LIFESTYLE NOT A LANDLORD

Moda is creating the UK’s leading lifestyle experience brand by creating and operating next generation neighbourhoods to live, work and play.

We continue to push the boundaries of style, service and innovation to craft considered, inclusive residential led neighbourhoods, focusing on best-in-class service and high quality design.

We have a clear objective of pioneering positive change to the UK rental landscape and creating happy healthy, connected and well communities.

BE MORE YOU

As a leader in health and well-being, our aim is to create long-term, healthy, social and connected communities. Not only for the people that live in our neighbourhoods but also for our team.

As part of the Moda family you’ll have access to a whole host of added benefits including:

  • Quarterly wellbeing workshops
  • Free overnight break at one of our UK developments for you a plus one
  • Regular socials 
  • Discounts on leading global brands
  • Regular health checks
  • Access to subsidised mental health and wellness services

HOW TO APPLY

Think you're up for the challenge and want to show us what you're made of? Drop our Managing Director (Moda Life Management Limited) Richard, an email. 

Send a copy of your CV and a covering letter telling us why you want to work for Moda and what you'll bring to the party. 

Ordinary need not apply... 

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