Real Estate Professionals in High Demand Across Australia
A new report from an esteemed global, specialist recruitment firm has found Australia’s need for talented property professionals is rising, stimulated by strengthening property sectors across the country.
5 Report Highlights
1. Many emerging property sector roles on offer are permanent across the country. Whereas, in the previous 18 months the sector leaned towards contract based positions.
2. Booming Brisbane & Melbourne markets are showing the most demand for experienced commercial and residential real estate managers.
3. Perth, Darwin & Adelaide are also upping their intake of residential property managers as agencies look to develop their rent role.
4. Assistant property managers are needed in the residential real estate sector as increasingly property firms are adopting a shared portfolio arrangement. Under this structure, 1 senior property manager along with 2 assistants manage 300+ properties, instead of 1 manager assigned 100 properties.
5. More thorough hiring processes and sophisticated testing suites are being utilised by employers looking for the right hire.
- Asset managers – need prompted by upturn in acquisitions.
- Property officers – with government experience are needed for temporary assignments between 3 – 6 months.
- Strata managers – growing strata title development in capital cities is driving demand.
- Client sited project managers – more businesses are relocating to the city to take advantage of reduced commercial rent opportunities prompting demand.
- Off-the-plan sales consultants – with foreign language skills especially required as huge levels of foreign investment in CBD higher-density property developments keeps skyrocketing.
- Business development managers – a growing number of roles are becoming available within residential leasing.
- Residential sales representatives – needed for the strengthening property market.
Skills in Demand
- Experienced candidates with well-honed technical and communication skills.
- Candidates adept at using document management systems and spreadsheets.
This article was originally published on PropertyJobs.com.au