Real Estate General Manager

  • Location

    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Sector:

    Real Estate

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  • Contact:

    Sehar Neky

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Our Client

Our client  is a privately owned Investment Company with diversified holdings across real estate, agri-business, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, financial services, fixed income and quoted equity.

The Role

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the Real Estate General Manager role. This individual will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations and developing the real estate company’s strategic goals, operational policies, procedures and standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring alignment of the department’s policies and objectives in line with the broad corporate policies and procedures and the group’s policies and procedures
  • Identifying key business opportunities so as to enhance financial performance – maximize value
  • Inspecting facilities and negotiating contracts with stakeholders (tenants, insurers, suppliers, banks, clients etc.)
  • Fine tuning operational methods for the departments while improving the overall efficiency of the departments
  • Developing training calendar and training methods which will determine information on various strategic action plans and reviews for the departments
  • Supervising and managing the team, ensuring that they adhere to the company policies and procedures
  • Preparing operational reports for the board
  • Ensuring compliance with the regulatory and governing bodies – e.g. county councils, survey bodies, valuation bodies and advising on changes in the regulations
  • Implementing necessary checks and balance to mitigate operational risks across all departments and to ensure the best interest of the company
  • Managing and implementing new IT and Technical systems and software’s which can help improve the efficiency of the business by reducing the turnaround time to deliver business


  • Degree in Land Economics, Real Estate, Survey or any other related field
  • Post certifications is a plus preferably in Marketing, Real Estate Finance, Environmental Studies
  • At least 10 years in a Real Estate or Property Development Company with 5 years in a managerial role
  • Member of the Institute of Surveyors of Kenya (full member)
  • Registered by any of the following bodies: Estate Agents Registration Board, Valuers Registration Board or any other relevant and recognized professional body.
  • Entrepreneurial Skills