Property Data Assistant

Job Ref
Data Assistant - ICT - Jan 2023
Location:
6 Mortimer St, London, UK
Function
Business Services
Salary
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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About the Team

Our IT strategy has reached an exciting point in time, after an increase in investment the firm has now adopted Microsoft 365, and we are working to fully leverage the value this can bring to our organisation. Alongside the use of Microsoft 365 we also have some innovative bespoke internal systems that we continually seek to develop. Key to the success of our IT strategy is the use of data, and the quality of that data – we are therefore looking to strengthen our ICT teams with a data focused team to be central to our IT strategy going forward.

This is a new role, working closely with our Data Quality and Integrity Assistant along with members of our research, valuation and agency teams will primarily focus on the accurate recording of valuation comparable and agency transaction information on our Agency Pilot system. The role requires someone to take pride in what they do, as the quality of our data supports the decisions we make to best advise our clients. The data we use comes from multiple sources and requires careful verification to be able to be used to the best effect.

Main responsibilities
• Entering of valuation comparable and agency transaction data onto our Property CRM system (Agency Pilot)
• Review current data inputs for missing information, incorrect or inaccurate entries
• Work closely with the business to obtain accurate data to be entered and build relationships to encourage user engagement
• Assist with the review, consolidation and reduction of data discrepancies
• Follow up with data owners on how to correct the data
• Understand processes and procedures in our work flows to be able to make proactive suggestions on improving our data entry and integrity
• Assist our Data Quality Assistant with support of Agency Pilot

About you
• Proven ability to organise, plan and prioritise assignments within multiple projects
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
• Must be able to work with minimal direction
• Excellent attention to detail
• Experience using a variety of online and on premise databases
• Strong ICT literacy and confidence using new systems
• Interest in property related and geospatial data
• Awareness of the real estate industry is advantageous
• Previous user experience of Agency Pilot, CoStar and Radius is advantageous
• Demonstrable excellent client/customer care skills
• Communication skills; written and verbal
• Appreciation for the value of accurate data

Salary and benefits
• Salary: competitive based on market, professional experience and qualifications
• Performance related staff profit share scheme
• 26 days’ holiday, plus Bank Holidays and days at Christmas and New Year
• Pension scheme membership (after initial probationary period)
• Life and Accident insurance
• Group income protection scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• Critical Illness Cover
• Wellbeing Allowance
• Access to Peppy for you and your partner
• 1 paid volunteering day per year to help give back to our local communities
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
• Interest Free Rental Deposit Loan
Employee assistance programme
• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay after two years’ service

Alongside our competitive compensation and benefits package we offer all our staff the ongoing opportunities to learn and develop, through in-house CPD sessions, further education support as well as internal and external training programmes. Gerald Eve encourage pro-bono work and volunteering as well as regular social and sporting activities to engage with all your colleagues. Your progression will be supported and guided by managers and mentors using a transparent framework so you can clearly see what
you need to do to get to where you want to be.

Hybrid working and core hours
Our hybrid working policy outlines staff to be in the office for 3 days per week, with 2 days working from home. In our London offices, our desk booking app allows you to plan ahead, and book your desk up to 3 weeks ahead. We also offer great flexibility around our core hours, which are from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. You can choose to start and end your day around these hours, provided you still do your 7.25 hours per day (e.g. 8.00 am – 4.30pm, 10.00 am – 6.30 pm). There is no requirement for this to be the same each day, but you are required to keep your manager informed. This position also involves out of hours working on an ‘as necessary’ basis. We are open to considering flexible working arrangements for everyone; this can be discussed during the application process or upon commencement.

The firm is an equal opportunities employer and applications from persons belonging to minority groups are encouraged