Tenant Liaison Officer - Durban
Work Africa
Durban, South Africa
1d ago
source : Job Placements

TENANT LIAISON OFFICER- DURBAN

Role Purpose :

To oversee the management of the building complex, including management of relationships with tenants, rental collection, leasing of units and management of service providers and maintenance of the building.

Minimum Requirements :

Grade 12 education

Relevant qualification in built environment, i.e. building / property management

3 years building management, property management and / or tenant liaison experience

2 years administration experience

Basic accounting knowledge and experience

Computer literacy is essential.

Drivers License and Own Transport

Key Performance Areas :

Marketing Engage in marketing activities by participating in formal and informal networking activities, ensure signage on site is visible and well kept.

Furnish prospective tenants with product service offering. Marketing activities ensure optimal occupancy levels.

Pre-take on assessment new applicants / credit checks / interviews / affordability / vetting of applications

Take on, handover and record keeping inspection of units prior to tenant taking occupation. Show new tenant / s around the unit and complete a handover checklist together with the tenant (snag check) .

Provide Snag list to tenant informing them that faults must be reported within seven (7) days. Discuss house rules with new tenants ensuring that the tenant fully understands the conditions Welcome and formally induct new tenants.

Generate 'happy letter'.

Accounts Check every existing tenant's water account . Capture overdue accounts and forward to municipality for blocking.

Closing off and transferring ex tenants water accounts with the municipality where applicable.

Health & Safety perform internal health & safety inspection, issue work to contractors, follow safety regulations

Debt Collection manage rental collection process, distributing rental statements, participate in debt collection as directed by the line manager

Tenant relationships Deal with complaints between parties and facilitate an amicable resolution, Monitor and report any illegal businesses operating on the premises, Network and establish contacts with social workers and welfare agencies, for use by tenants.

Manage tenant relationships

Annual Works Program - Audit of tenants and units done annually. Community development tasks initiated.

Management of Service Providers Common areas and grounds inspected regularly (At least weekly)

Maintenance inspections of units completed annually

Complex is neat and tidy at all times

Building appropriately maintained, with unit maintenance completed within 10 days.

Security and maintenance incidents reported immediately to the manager

Weekly meetings with SP’s convened

Create and immediately send works order for any maintenance request that Sohco should attend to.

Send SMS from the system to the tenant immediately that a team will be in touch in order to attend to the maintenance request.

Novtel maintenance process followed with respect to Work Orders

Invoices paid within 5 days of being received in good order (with signed works order).

Payment request sent with relevant supporting documents.

Welfare advice and support Network and establish contacts with social workers and welfare agencies

Reporting Produce reports covering vacancies, proposed evictions, absconders, waiting lists, maintenance, cleaning and security issues

GENERIC SKILLS :

Communication (Advanced)

Facilitation (Advanced)

Conflict Management (Advanced)

Customer Service

Relationship Management (Advanced)

Teamwork

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Eviction Management (Basic)

Lease agreement management (Basic)

Maintenance Planning

Occupational Health and Safety (Basic)

Accounting and reconciliation skills

Novtel skills

MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Project Management (Basic)

Planning and organising (Basic)

Problem Solving (Basic)

Gather and Analysing Information (Basic)

Attention to detail

Adaptability and Flexibility

Situational sensitivity

Undertakings :

Criminal / Credit Check

Salary : Market Related

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