Job Summary

Our client is a leading Property Development company in Nairobi. They seek to hire a seasoned, efficient and results oriented Chief Operating Officer to oversee the company’s ongoing operations and ensure efficiency of the business.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Job Category: Operations

Industry: Construction & Property Development

Salary: Competitive based on Experience

The Chief Operating Officer will also be responsible for providing the MD with effective operational support at the core of the business in project management, finance and business development to secure it’s functionality to drive sustainable growth.


  1. Implement and lead a continuous quality improvement process throughout the service areas, focusing on systems/process improvement.
  2. Responsible for all activities pertaining to personnel, finance, and contracts as well as ensuring that the company’s projects run smoothly and are in compliance with all regulations
  3. Partner with the MD to represent the company with external stakeholders including government, financiers, vendors and partners.
  4. Prepare and submit an annual operational budget to the MD/Board for review and approval, manage effectively within this budget and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered.
  5. Ensure the continued financial viability of the organization’s projects through sound fiscal management.
  6. Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions/partnerships etc)
  7. Provide efficient and effective operational leadership for the business
  8. Provide vital input in the strategic framework of the business.
  9. Spearhead all technical initiatives and strategies in support of the business revenue activities.
  10. Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives.
  11. Set aggressive and achievable operational and/or performance goals for each department which is tied to long-term company goals.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management/Administration/Finance or related field of study.
  • 5 – 10 years senior-leadership experience supervising seasoned staff.
  • Wide experience in budgeting and fiscal management.
  • Must have a good understanding of the construction/property development industry.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning, Finance and business development.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong relationship builder and communicator.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Analytical and decisive decision maker with the ability to prioritize and communicate to staff key objectives and tactics necessary to achieve organizational goals.
  • Wide experience in budgeting and fiscal management.
  • Demonstrates integrity, strives for excellence in her/his work.
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, flexible and innovative approach to operational management.

How to apply

Applicants can send their CV and state the position applied for in their subject of the email to us before 12th March 2019. Kindly do not apply if you do not meet minimum requirements.

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