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Careers

Our people are at the heart of our success. As one of the UK’s leading property companies, we’re always looking for talented, dynamic people to grow our business.

Founded in 1842, Humberts has a long and rich heritage. We’ve been providing trusted residential, rural and commercial property advice to clients across the country for over 170 years.

Today, Humberts has a new identity and a vibrancy and ambition to match. As part of the Chestertons Group and with a network of 23 offices, our people are at the heart of our success and we’re always looking for talented, dynamic people to grow our business.

If you have a ‘can do’ attitude, are dedicated and hardworking, and can deliver the very best service to our clients. Please email us with your CV and a cover letter - you’ll have every chance to sparkle.

If so, please get in touch today. You can also check out our current job vacancies below.


Current Vacancies 

Property Manager - Southampton

Humberts are now looking for a highly motivated and driven, experienced  Property Manager to work in their new lettings management centre in Ocean Village, Southampton.

This is an exciting opportunity within a highly respected brand and will offer the opportunity for rapid career progression. The successful candidate should have a proven track record within property management and be fully conversant on current lettings legislation.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage incoming calls and questions from both Landlords and tenants
  • Coordinate any property maintenance issues working swiftly to solve any problems
  • Process quotes from contractors and liaise with Landlords to confirm work orders
  • Keep landlords and tenants up to date on job progress
  • Administer invoices related to works completed on the properties
  • Ensure all properties are fully safety compliant at all times.
  • Organise 6 monthly inspections & send reports to landlord
  • Liaise with both landlord and tenant at the end of the tenancy to agree the deposit return.
  • Effectively deal with complaints promptly should they arise

Key skills & requirements

  • ARLA qualified.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ previous experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Display high standards of presentation & service
  • Deliver clear and concise communication both verbal and written
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise
  • Demonstrate ideas and initiative for market growth
Be keen to progress within the company and develop their career 

Lettings Coordinator - Southampton

Humberts are now looking for a highly motivated and driven, experienced Lettings Coordinator to work in their new lettings management centre in Ocean Village, Southampton.

This is an exciting opportunity within a highly respected brand and will offer the opportunity for rapid career progression. The successful candidate should have a proven track record within lettings and be fully conversant on current lettings legislation.

Key responsibilities

  • To liaise with branch managers and prepare pre tenancy paperwork in a timely manner
  • To book any requested pre tenancy arrangements
  • Chase outstanding documentation
  • To upload all tenancy documentation onto the lettings system
  • To ensure that all checklists have been completed
  • To ensure that all calendar reminders have been set correctly
  • Keep landlords and tenants up to date on  progress
  • Issue initial money invoices and ensure that payments have been received
  • Liaise with property management to ensure a smooth transfer following move in.
  • Effectively deal with complaints promptly should they arise

Key skills & requirements

  • ARLA qualified.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ previous experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Display high standards of presentation & service
  • Deliver clear and concise communication both verbal and written
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise
  • Demonstrate ideas and initiative
  • Be keen to progress within the company and develop their career 

Commercial Surveyor (Valuation) – Taunton  

Humberts has a vacancy for an experienced Commercial Surveyor to join our Commercial team in Taunton, Somerset.  The successful applicant needs to RICS/APC qualified and be experienced in commercial valuation with a portfolio covering bother professional work as well as agency.  The position is full time, and the client base will be wide and varied covering Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall. 

Contact

To apply, please send your CV & covering letter to our In-House Recruitment Officers at:  careers@humberts.com