Real Estate Operations Manager Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013

Operations Manager – Construction (Nairobi)
A leading real estate company involved in Construction, Project Management, Project design, planning and development, Letting and Property Management is looking to fill the position of an Operations Manager-Construction.
The Operations Manager-Construction will be based in Nairobi and will report to the Managing Director and liaise with other Directors and Heads of Departments.
The position is of a temporary nature for a period of 6 months with possibility of extension or confirmation.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning.
  • Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services, through improvements to each function
  • Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the management team
  • Oversee overall financial management, planning, systems and controls.
  • Prepare comprehensive project implementation programs
  • Prepare the schedule of resources both human and material required to realize the implementation of the program
  • Ensure projects are managed within the approved financial budgets
  • Interpret the project drawings/plans and contract terms to various publics within and outside the organization.
  • Evaluate construction methods and determine the cost-effectiveness of plans.
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Obtain all necessary permits and licenses.
  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.
  • Select, contract, and oversee workers who complete specific pieces of the project, such as painting, electrical, plumbing etc.
  • Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects.
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports.
  • Develop and implement quality control programs.
  • Take remedial action to deal with project delays.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to ensure that proper remedial action is taken.
  • Generation of monthly reports
Minimum Requirements
  • Bsc. Construction Management or Civil Engineering
  • 3 – 4 years’ experience in a similar position with a reputable organization
  • Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects or initiatives
  • Knowledge of contract management, experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems by analyzing information and evaluating results
  • Ability to review large quantities of information, monitor processes, materials, and surroundings
  • Ability to organize, plan, and prioritize work by developing specific goals and plans.
Salary budget: Kshs. 100,000 – 150, 000 Gross

How to apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.
Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to before close of business 11th February 2013.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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