South Africa

Leasing Manager

Company Africa Personnel Services (Pty) Ltd
Reference # IHS01
Published 08/11/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia
The Leasing Manager’s key role is to Lease Up new buildings and stabilize unstable buildings in line with provided targets.
The Leasing Manager will micro-manage their leasing team according to set leasing and business procedures to drive performance and meet set targets. The individual will be responsible to define and agree marketing strategies with the Sales & Marketing manager and implement these.
Job Functions Administration,Coordinator,Facilities & Property Manager,Management,Marketing
Industries Construction,Property Development
Key responsibilities:

Communicate with the leasing team through weekly meetings within the agreed format
Monitoring their agent’s leads and conversion rate using the lead tool
Mentor, supports and motivate the leasing team members and oversees on-going on-site training (this includes 121’s and performance reviews )
Gives direction with clear and necessary instruction
Delegates leasing responsibilities to leasing team, e.g. stationery, working equipment and on-site office / show house is clean and tidy
Shows initiative by identifying marketing trends
Prepares and submits weekly reporting within an agreed format
Manage notice saving on a weekly basis
Ensures and monitor that there is suitable and trained on-site coverage daily, particularly on weekends
Analyze weekly leasing reports and forecasts occupancy
Define and implement the marketing strategy and ensures that it’s enforced and implemented on-site.
Monitors competition in the area on a consistent basis and direct the team to do the same
Identify problem vacancies and generates strategy with team
Monitors and tracks leasing agent’s weekly advertisements in terms of quality and volume
Compiling and providing rental stock to agents on a weekly basis
Following up on the maintenance and reinstatement of units as provided by Portfolio managers
Issuing of Leases and completing handover on a monthly basis
Compiling Commission Invoices on a monthly basis
Give clear instructions to data-capture on vacating/reinstating units/completing required changes on Nicor
Fulfill the role of a Renewal Leasing manager when required
Key requirements:

Grade 12
Must have a valid drivers license
Must have at least 3 years working experience in a similar position.
Registration with the Namibian Estate Agent's Board will be an advantage.
Must have an understanding of the current market conditions, such as market-related prices, competitors, demographics and surrounding area
Must be able to compile reports as required

Must be able to communicate professionally and appropriately with colleagues, asset management and tenants
Must have adequate understanding of current computer software
Must be able to work under pressure and adhere to set deadlines
Must be flexible with working hours and days and be available to assist with after-hours emergency situations
Must portray strong leadership skills
Must issue keys to site on a monthly basis
Must be able to report to Sales & Marketing manager on a weekly basis
Job Closing Date 13/11/2019
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