Konza Technopolis Principal City Management Officer Job in Kenya (200K)

Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) is seeking competent, capable, ambitious, self-motivated and dynamic individuals that demonstrate the appropriate expertise and experience to contribute to the development of the Konza Technopolis into a sustainable world class technology hub.

The Mission of Konza Technopolis Development Authority is “to develop a sustainable smart city and innovation ecosystem contributing to Kenya’s knowledge economy”.

Konza Technopolis as an area of Innovation is especially suited to Education Institutions, Research & Development Centres and Commercial interests in the sectors of Life sciences, Engineering and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES).

To this end the Government Of Kenya has begun the process of upgrading Phase 1 horizontal infrastructure, construction of the KoTDA Hub, the Government cloud infrastructure and establishment of Kenya’s first dedicated research and innovation University.

Konza Technopolis is also a special economic Zone with Incentives targeted at participating enterprises.

KoTDA therefore invites qualified and interested individuals to apply for the under listed position:

Job Title: Principal City Management Officer

Ref No: KoTDA/HR28/2019

Grade: 4

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 110,000- 200,000 p.m

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Department: Corporate Services

Job Specification

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Advise the Authority on efficient use of its assets;

ii. Advise on property availability and applicable rates;

iii. Liaise with Ministry of Lands and related offices;

iv. Process land documents and ensure payment of statutory dues;

v. Represent the Authority on land and property issues;

vi. Negotiate service contracts to ensure efficiency at reasonable cost;

vii. Optimize property returns by ensuring timely invoicing and recovery of income;

viii. Prepare and submit timely and accurate property reports;

ix. Oversee continuous supply of power, water and other utilities to the investors;

x. Ensure properties are kept in good condition through proactive planning, scheduling and coordinating maintenance;

xi. Co-ordinate sub-contracted services such as offices cleaning and security;

xii. Ensure statutory compliance of facilities with government regulations.

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

i. A minimum period of eight (8) years in relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in supervisory role in a position in the Public Service or Private Sector;

ii. Masters degree in land management, building management or any other relevant qualifications;

iii. Bachelors degree in Real Estate, Land Economics or any other relevant field;

iv. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

v. Relevant Professional Qualifications and Member of a professional body in good standing;

vi. Proficiency in computer applications;

vii. Good Communication skills

viii. Demonstrated results in work performance; and

ix. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution

How to Apply

All applications should include the job title, job ref on the subject line of the application email and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to comply with requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.

Interested applicants should email their details to info@hcbskenya.com

All applications should be received before/on Monday 18th November 2019.

KoTDA is an equal opportunity employer.

The Authority is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. Therefore, qualified women, youth, the marginalized and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.


Engineering and Technical
Updated: November 5, 2019 — 4:59 pm