Braxfield Recruitment are a leading recruitment agency working within the social housing sector. We have been appointed by a housing provider in London who are looking to recruit and experienced Leasehold Services Officer on an interim contract.
Duties as a Leasehold Services Officer will include:
- Preparing and issuing of service charge estimates and actual accounts.
- Monitoring service charge accounts and taking necessary action for recovery of debts.
- Liaising with Lenders to maximise debt recovery and agree payment plans with debtors.
- Resolving all enquiries relating to service charge accounts, including preparation of repairs listing including approving reductions.
- Undertaking statutory consultation in accordance with S20 Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 to ensure recovery of all major works expenditure.
- Processing all permissions and enquiries relating to the Lease, including pre-assignment enquiries and re-mortgage requests.
- Providing Leasehold advice to other departments.
- Participate in meetings with Leaseholders.
To be considered for the position of Leasehold Services Officer you must have the following:
- Previous experience as a Leasehold Services Officer working for a HA, LA or contractor.
- Experience of dealing with legal recovery of service charges
- Knowledge of Leasehold law as it relates to Right to Buy leaseholders
- Knowledge of Section 20 Consultation process.
- Experience of dealing with public and giving clear and unambiguous advice on complex issues.
- Ability to meet deadlines and targets, demonstrating ability to achieve challenging targets despite constraints and obstacles.
- Ability to understand, summarise and explain complex documents, for example leases.
- Experience of debt recovery.
- High level of numeracy to calculate service charges.
- Demonstrate high level of verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrate high level of customer service skills.
- Must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable the effective performance of the role.
Job title: Leasehold Services Officer
Rate £16.29 PAYE - £20.30 LTD (inside IR35)
Location: North London (currently working from home)
If this sounds like something you may be interested in and for more information, please submit a copy of your up to date CV and one of our consultants will be in touch.