Property Manager job description

Post Job

Landlords frequently hire property managers to manage and maintain their rental properties. These managers often make a big difference in terms of keeping properties in good condition and making them profitable, so most landlords take great care when screening applicants for this position. Many applicants for this job find employment through property management groups, but landlords frequently receive recommendations from family, friends, or other property owners.
Searching for potential tenants, collecting rent, and handling property upkeep and repairs are the main responsibilities of the job. However, some landlords may want their property managers to perform other duties depending on property management costs. Managers will be happy to sign detailed contracts with landlords outlining their duties, financial details, and everything else their position entails. Salaries are paid by landlords, dependent on the number of properties they own, where they are located, and how many tasks the position involves. Average annual salaries in the field range from £25,000 to £37,500.


Property Managers handle a number of responsibilities on a day to day basis. They cover secretarial and administrative functions. They also visit the locations they are in charge of to ensure that it is being properly maintained and all equipment fixed and issues resolved in a timely manner. They may take prospective clients on tour, prepare agreements and ensure utilities are connected.
The job of a Property Manager can be very demanding and the necessary skills are required to handle any problems that may occur. They are also required to have excellent people skills and make their clients feel comfortable. They work with contractors, plumbers and carpenters to maintain the properties.
A Property Manager usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Preparing agreements for tenants
• Negotiating contract renewals
• Managing rental properties
• Preparing inventories, and daily correspondence
• Arranging for gas, water and electrical checks
• Keeping owners up to date


• Administration and information technology
• Being attentive to details
• Communication and negotiation
• Dressing and acting in a professional manner
• Being confident and responsible
• Working on your own initiative
• Making responsible decisions
• Being able to work flexible hours
• Being positive and encouraging
• Being courteous to clients and co-workers
• Stress management and problem solving


Having the basic qualifications like Mathematics and English is important in becoming a Property Manager. Certifications like GCSE, NVQ, SVQ, and RICS are acceptable to employers. Those who possess knowledge of management, real estate, plumbing, construction and repairs are at a distinct advantage. These managers should also have extensive health and safety knowledge as well.

Overview According to our data, these are the percent of job offers for property manager.

Last 12 months

Companies According to our data, by number of offers, these are the top companies that are hiring for property manager.

Last 12 months

More companies

Job Types According to our data, in percentages, these are the top job types available for property manager.

Categories According to our data, by number of offers, these are the most popular categories for property manager.

Cities According to our data, by number of offers, these are the top locations to get hired for property manager.

Loading map...

Salaries According to our data this is the average salary range offered for property manager.

Property Manager Jobs

8,621 search results

Latest Job Offers

View more job offers

Most Popular Job Searches

Related Job Descriptions