NFT Consult Property Manager Jobs in Kenya

NFT Consult Property Manager Jobs in Kenya

Our client is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. Our client is primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.

They currently have over Kshs. 82 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.

In private equity, they invest in banking, hospitality, and education; they have an affiliate for making investments into Serviced Apartments, part of the hospitality investment mandate.

The serviced apartment brand is offering mid to long-stay accommodation for business travelers, those who are relocating, families looking for a home over a fixed period, or those travelers looking for a home-away-from-home feel.

The brand and concept design will be replicated on all properties under their Portfolio - both locally and internationally.

This contemporary serviced apartment brand will command its presence in major metropolitan areas within the East African region.

The properties will afford today's savvy travelers top-notch service, style and simplicity in a warm and friendly settings.

They are looking for a Property Manager to oversee the day-to-day activity of one of the Serviced Apartments

Key Responsibilities

The Property Manager will be tasked with overseeing the following:

  • Pre-Opening activity for the Property including selection, ordering and set-up of equipment, execution of service contracts, staffing and training, and establishment of operating guidelines.
  • Management of the Property, upon opening.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Property pre-opening activity

  • Hiring and training of all staff
    Coming up with a competitive rate card for the serviced apartments and other services and amenities in the Property, including the gym, restaurant, spa and laundry;
  • Provision of full support at the equipping stage and procuring all the general suppliers and service providers;
  • Development and implementation of standard operating procedures for the Property and its facilities;
  • Ensure compliance with all legal and statutory regulations and requirements i.e. ensuring that all permits and licenses are available an up to date, statutory payments are done in a timely manner;
  • Engaging various property-booking agents and getting the Property listed on various booking platforms.

    Property Management

  • Human resource management, which will involve the supervision and review of all professional and support staff;
  • Maintaining an up to date profile of the
  • Property on various listing and booking websites, and ensuring that the information provided on the Property’s website and other marketing material is accurate and up to date;
  • Managing and promoting sales through advertising, implementation of well laid out brand awareness programs and maintenance of relationships with key clients;
  • Managing all guests’ bookings received from various channels;
  • Management of operations through integration of the necessary technology and systems;
  • Provision of services and support to all guests, to ensure that their stay at the Property is comfortable,
    and positively exceeds their expectation;
  • Providing regular reports to management and the board on the progress and performance of the Property;
  • Overseeing the finance and accounting of the Property, and preparing annual budgets, financial reports and management accounts in readiness for financial audits; and,
  • Maintaining and managing the Property’s assets.

    Qualifications and Skills:
  • Must have 4+ years of strong operational and property management experience in a serviced apartment;
  • At least a Second Class Upper Division Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality or a related field.
  • A Master’s Degree in Business Management, Hospitality Management or any other related field will be an added advantage;
  • Must demonstrate skills in budgeting and resource management, and strategic planning;
  • Should have knowledge of legal and regulatory issues governing the hospitality sector;
  • Should demonstrate experience in financial planning and analysis;
  • Should be flexible and able to multi-task; can work within a multi-cultural, fast-moving environment, while demonstrating resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems;
  • Should demonstrate ability to cultivate and manage productive relationships with clients, team members, public officials, other staff, and the community;
  • Demonstrate ability to express ideas clearly, verbally and in writing;
  • Strong computer skills, including high level of proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word;
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve, and be persistent;
  • Creativity, entrepreneurial, and a self-driven attitude towards work;
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission of the School;
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with a bias to a sense of urgency.

    Terms of Engagement:

    The Property Manager will be hired on a contract basis. The contract will be for a 6- Months period, renewable at the discretion of the Property owner, and based on the performance of the Property Manager against set targets;

    The performance measurement criteria and targets will be agreed upon during the on boarding process

    Profile of the Property

  • The Property to be managed is a 40-room Property located on Church Road, off Rhapta Road, in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 40-rooms, consisting of 6, 1-bed units, 32, 2-bed units and 2, penthouse units, of 120, 180 and 240 SQM, respectively.
  • Onsite kitchen and restaurant.
    Swimming pool.
  • Onsite recreational facilities including a spa, steam bath, sauna, and a gym.
  • Property is currently under renovation.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 23rd May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; NFT Consult Property Manager Jobs in Kenya

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