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Head Of Property Management

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Business, strategic management
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Optiven Group Ltd is a leading Brand in Real Estate Sector in Africa. The Group’s main objective is to empower property investors and transform the Society. To strengthen our management team and to consolidate our ambitious growth, we seek to recruit highly qualified, self-driven, energized, highly motivated, dynamic and result-oriented professional to fill the above position. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Head of Property Management will oversee overall property management operations

Required skills, knowledge and experience:-

  1. A degree in Land Economics, Business Administration, Real Estate or equivalent from a recognized University
  2. 5+ Years in Property Management or Asset Management role or related field.
  3. Knowledge of real estate industry and terminology
  4. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret property financial information. Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to communicate for the company to external parties.
  5. Advanced knowledge of Excel/Word/Microsoft Project and PowerPoint
  6. Proficiency in property management software is a plus
  7. Have initiative & drive and should be able to work independently
  8. Should be a mature person who is a team player with proven integrity Terms
  9. Should also be proactive, confident, ambitious and focused

How to Apply
Applicants who meet the above criteria are required to send their applications with “Head Of Property Management” being the subject of the email with detailed CV names & addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


  1. Supervise activities of Property Coordinators to ensure the department operations meet or surpass industry standards
  2. Managing and leading change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities
  3. Set and monitor performance goals and ensure compliance with laid down policies and procedures through identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in property management
  4. Maximizing new business development opportunities in property management
  5. Leading in the formulation and implementation of property management strategies
  6. Consistently update job knowledge and keep abreast of new technologies, systems, and procedures related to property management
  7. Hold regular meeting with department staff for the purpose of reviewing policies and procedures, discussing problems or concerns related to the sites
  8. Ensure property management database is updated in a timely manner
  9. Assigning duties to employees in the department and ensuring they meet set targets
  10. Preparing managed property budgets as well as the department's annual budget
  11. Monitoring and approving property reports for expenditure and revenue collection
  12. Approving invoices and requisitions for services delivered and ordered
  13. Driving the organization's culture and instilling our core values
  14. Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships as well as third party agents
  15. Effectively communicate the company’s product offering and their value proposition through proposals and presentations
  16. Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as and when they arise
  17. Perform any other assignment as may be given from time to time

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Business, strategic management
Seniority: Senior manager (department head)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Market research, intelligence; Budgeting, financial planning; Presentation skills; Business development; Change management; Customer relations; Property management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Optiven Limited

Real estateCompany size: 100-500 people

Optiven Limited is a Real Estate company founded to empower property investors in Africa. Our flagship product is Value Added Plots which have been transformed and made suitable for immediate settlement and futuristic capital gain focus. Optiven is the market leader in the industry and was recently crowned Number One Company in Kenya and the Best in Real Estate Under Top 100 Mid- Size Company Awards 2014/15 (This is a competition for Mid- Size Companies in Kenya run by KPMG and Business Daily).

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