Property Manager Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Property Manager
 
Introduction: Our client, a small fast growing group of companies with interests in manufacturing, distribution, and property management wishes to fill the above vacancy arising from rapid business growth.

Job Description: Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the Property Manager will be responsible for maintaining property rentals by advertising and filling vacant properties; negotiating and enforcing leases; maintaining and securing premises
 

Duties
  • Establishes rental rate by surveying local rental rates; calculating overhead costs, depreciation, taxes, and profit goals.
  • Attracts tenants by advertising vacancies; obtaining referrals from current tenants; explaining advantages of location and services; showing units.
  • Contracts with tenants by negotiating leases; collecting security deposit.
  • Accomplishes financial objectives by collecting rents; paying bills; forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Maintains property by investigating and resolving tenant complaints; enforcing rules of occupancy; inspecting vacant units and completing repairs; planning renovations; contracting with landscaping and snow removal services.
  • Maintains building systems and oversee maintenance services and supervising repairs.
  • Secures property by contracting with security patrol service; installing and maintaining security devices; establishing and enforcing precautionary policies and procedures and responding to emergencies.
  • Enforces occupancy policies and procedures.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Ensure property is rented to fullest capacity.
  • Utilize marketing strategies to secure prospective residents.
  • Confirm that leasing staff techniques are effective in obtaining closing.
  • Confirm that leasing staff gather information about market competition in the area and file.
  • Prepare and/or implement procedures and systems within SPG guidelines to ensure orderly, efficient workflow.
  • Confirm all leases and corresponding paperwork are completed and input to software System accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Ensure current resident files are properly maintained.
  • Ensure all administrative paperwork is accurate, complete and submitted on a timely basis.
  • Deal with resident concerns and requests on timely basis to ensure resident satisfaction with management.
  • Develop and/or implement resident retention programs (i.e., resident functions, special promotions, monthly newsletters, etc.).
  • Accomplishes SPG goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Job Specifications
 
The client is looking for young dynamic individual with big potential for future growth.
 
Education and Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Economics or related fields
  • Post graduate Qualifications in related field an added advantage.
Industry Experience
  • 3 years industry experience in on-site property management
  • Must have background in supervision and successful track record of accomplishments.
Technical Skills
  • Word Processing/On-Site Rental System (Must be proficient with a calculator, Excel)
  • Motivation for Sales and Meeting Sales Goals.
  • Negotiation, and Selling to Customer Needs
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Computer skills office program suites
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations
Membership
  • Membership with Professional Bodies will be an added advantage.
Remuneration: A competitive and generous remuneration and benefits which includes, pension scheme, medical and insurance cover and opportunities for career growth will be offered to the successful candidate.

How to Apply
 
Interested candidates are required to submit soft copies of an application letter which indicate current and expected remuneration and updated curriculum vitae with clear details on key responsibilities and achievements to consult@careeroptionsafrica.co.ke and cc jmathenge@careeroptionsafrica.co.ke  on or before the closure of business on 12th April 2016.

Note
  1. Academic and Professional certificates are not required at this stage.
  2. Our client is an equal employment employer

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