Head of Inventory - Fast Growing Property Services Business

GBP39000 - GBP45000 per annum +
14 Nov 2018
12 Dec 2018
David Turner
Specialist Area
Estates, property
Contract Type
Full Time

Diverse Property Services Company in need of an experienced Performance Manager to oversee a team of 30+ staff.

Target driven position involving excellent commercial management and understanding.

Client Details

My client is considered to be the largest property services company of its kind in London. They have seen an excellent period of growth in recent years. They have been running almost 10 years now and can cover a wide range of services including:




Minor Works


They have plans to expand their business into some other core property service areas. The individual joining the business will have direct involvement in these expansion plans.

They are working with London's leading property companies including Foxtons & Knight Frank to name a couple.

They carry out a high volume of roles on an annual basis and in order to support this volume of roles they need high performing individuals in the business.


Head of Inventory - Fast Growing Property Services Business

The role reports into the Operations Director and involves responsibility of an office team of around 6 and a field team of around 30 and an annual turnover of around £1.5 million.

You will be entirely responsible for your department and duties will include day to day performance management of your team, training, KPI management, developing, implementing and managing new processes, presenting in team meetings, and hitting gross profit targets.

You will have two team leaders reporting to you who will manage the majority of the day to day tasks.

Your background is not important but you must be able to complete the following requirements:

  • Using KPIs to manage the operational performance of a large team

  • Experience of managing a departments Gross Profit

  • Designing, implementing and managing new processes

  • Training new and existing staff

  • Clear presentation skills to get key messages across to up to 30 people.

General duties included within the role:

  • Managing people on a day to day basis, functional management and guidance
  • Performance reviews

  • End of year reviews

  • One to Ones
  • Organise rotas - 7 days pw
  • Maintain a strong Commercial Focus - Excellent understanding of profits and costs


Head of Inventory - Fast Growing Property Services Business

We are seeking a hardworking, ultra organised manager with at least two years experience in a similar role.

Ideally, candidates applying for this position will be looking to continue their development within the area of people management. You will ultimately be responsible for overseeing the day to day performance of both the office based team (6) and field based operatives (c.30).

The role would suit an individual with a keen interest in developing skills of others, monitoring performance through a set of KPIs agreed with each individual and team as a whole.

You will be working in a flexible and dynamic environment where everybody works together to achieve the end goal. There is a high level of autonomy with this position, which will suit a confident and organised candidate.

There is a strong commercial focus on this role. Your bonus will be directly influenced by your ability to meet or exceed your gross profit targets set for each month. You will be expected to drive the department to hit the targets set.

If targets are not being met you will have the analytical ability to assess why they are not being met and what can be done to turn around the performance of the team. You should be able to work efficiently and manage time well.

Job Offer

Head of Inventory - Fast Growing Property Services Business

Croydon, London

Property and Housing

Offering a competitive package with an excellent annual bonus potential & Company pension scheme

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