Britam Property Division General Manager Job in Kenya

Britam is a leading financial services organization with global presence.  Our vision is “To be Your most trusted financial services partner”. We seek to offer superior insurance and asset management services to individuals, business corporations and non-governmental organizations.

As part of our growth strategy and to strengthen the team to achieve our ambitious performance objectives, we are seeking to fill the following positions with individuals who are proactive, self driven and who can apply their knowledge, diligence, and experience to contribute to the achievement of our mission which is to delight our customers with outstanding financial services.

General Manager, Property Division 

Ref: BAG/GF/1

Reporting to the Group Managing Director, the General Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing the short, medium and long term real estate strategies for the Group as a whole in order to achieve our objective of becoming the leading property developer within the region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and articulate the property business’s vision
  • Create annual operating plans that support strategic direction set by the Board
  • Develop future leadership of the property business
  • Over see the Group’s property development initiatives and the overall management of various developments undertaken by the group
  • Oversee the scouting for land and other properties opportunities to be included in the group’s land bank to fit the Group’s property strategy
  • Oversee the marketing of the group’s properties and the management the existing properties including management of the subsidiary and branch office leases
  • Ensure compliance of health and safety regulations in all group offices.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in property related disciplines such as Architecture, Building Economics, and Land Economics
  • A Masters Degree in a financial discipline e.g. MBA, Finance, Economics, etc.
  • Relevant Professional qualification
  • 10 years working experience of which 5 years should be in senior management team carrying out similar role
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to motivate teams to high performance
  • Team player who is able to interact with people in the other business units of the Group at all levels.
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please submit your detailed curriculum vitae and covering letter explaining how you would meet the demands of this challenging position giving full names, contacts and e-mail address of 3 referees to

Hard copies will not be accepted

Applications should be received not later than 9th November 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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