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Job Summary

A Property development Company seeks to recruit a Caretaker to manage its residential properties in the Nairobi Region.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

The Key duties of this role will include:

 • Conduct daily inspections of the property to ensure all assets are secure, record and report any preventive and corrective repairs and maintenance requirements to the Facilities & Property Manager for corrective action.

• Produce daily and weekly reports on a timely basis on maintenance issues to be communicated and escalated to the Facilities and Property Manager.

• Assume responsibility for the general security and safety of the property by supervising security company engaged, review security reports and daily occurrence books for accuracy and consistency and ensure all safety and security measures are maintained at a high standard and any issues are addressed as soon as they arise

• Supervise any contractor engaged to undertake repair work on site by following the provided specification for each repair work. In cases of major repair works, liaise with the Facilities & Property Manager to ensure specifications are met.

 • Daily cleaning of the common arrears in the building

 • Letting out vacant unit.

• Ensure rent is collected in good time.

 • Maintain good relations and liaise with tenants to resolve any reported issues.

 • Foster good working relationships with regulators and key service providers to ensure understanding of regulation requirements and timely compliance response.

 • Ensure that all equipment on site is in good condition and report any faults or damages concerning the same.

• Monitor residents / tenants turnover and ensure all units are let out on timely basis.

• Review and approve all tenancy application files prior to move in, will a full due diligence as per policy.

 • Organise all residents meetings and oversee overall implementation of estate rules and regulations.

The property caretaker will be responsible for general management and maintenance of the property which includes several residential units.

Maintain good relations and liaise with neighbors to resolve any reported issues.

In cases of major repair works, liaise with the Facilities & Property Manager to ensure specifications are met.

To ensure that staff and outsourced personnel are adequately instructed in safety and welfare matters regarding their specific responsibilities. Ensure that all equipment on site is in good condition and report any faults or damages concerning the same.

• Any other duties that may be ascribed from time to time

 

Requirements 

  • Diploma/Certificate in Technology in Real Estate Valuation and Property Management, and or alternatively.
  • Technical background such as Building Technology, Electrical or Plumbing.
  • Experience working in an estate management (of at least 50 houses) for more than 2 years as a caretaker.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in property management.

Qualities & Skill

  • Good management capability and commercial acumen.
  • Good communication and writing skills, and PR, to be able to deal with tenants, service providers, and other parties.
  • Good initiative and ability to organize and supervise building functions, services, and maintenance.
  • Firm personality, with determination and energy.
  • Results oriented.

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Nairobi
| Full Time |
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Nairobi
| Full Time |
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