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National Housing Corporation (NHC) Jobs in Kenya (3 Positions)

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a statutory body constituted under the Housing Act Cap 117 Laws of Kenya.

The Corporation wishes to recruit General Managers to head its new Divisions.

General Manager Technical Operations

Ref:
 NHC/GMTO/12/2011

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager, Technical Operations will be responsible for coordinating all aspects related to the execution of housing development projects in the Corporation.

He/She will advise the Board on all aspects of project planning, coordination and implementation. The successful candidate will lead a team of technical personnel in the Architectural, Quantity Survey, Land Survey and Engineering sections responsible for supervision of projects implementation.

Job Requirements
  • A Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Quantity Survey, Architecture, Land Survey or an equivalent.
  • Be registered as a full professional practitioner with relevant technical professional bodies for a minimum period of 8 years.
  • Have fourteen (14) years work experience, eight (8) of which should have been served at a Senior Management Position.
  • Possess Project Management skills, be computer literate and with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Be assertive, flexible, results oriented and of high integrity.
  • A Masters Degree in the above disciplines will be an added advantage.
General Manager Estates 

Ref:
 NHC/GME/12/2011

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager - Estates will be responsible for providing overall leadership in the area of Estates Management. The successful candidate will be responsible for the formulation and implementation of NHC Estate Management Policies.

He/She will provide leadership in the newly created Estates Division and advise the Board on all Land related matters.

The General Manager will also oversee valuations of Corporation’s properties; undertake estates administration, leasing, letting, liaising with other sections on acquisition of title documents, advising on property trends and prices, enforcing rent collections, repairs and maintenance of NHC buildings and estates, marketing and sale of developed properties, undertaking user reaction surveys and all other incidental matters.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Land Economics or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Registered as a full member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK) for a minimum period of eight (8) years.
  • Have fourteen (14) years work experience in Estates, Housing or Property Management eight (8) of which should have been served at a Senior Management Position.
  • Be conversant with prevailing Property Laws and Housing Management issues.
  • Be a team player who is flexible and diligent.
  • Be computer literate.
  • A Masters degree in Housing Administration, Estate Management, Maintenance or Property Management will be an added advantage.
General Manager Business Development

Ref:
 NHC/GMBD/12/2011

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager, Business Development will be responsible for coordinating and advising the Board and Management on all aspects of Corporate Planning as well as Business Strategy development, marketing and research.

She/He will be charged with spearheading the strategic management process in the Corporation, review of existing business structures and identification of new business opportunities.

The General Manager will manage the Corporate Planning portfolio of the Corporation by ensuring appropriate business planning, appropriate feasibility studies and Environmental Impact Assessment. She/He will also be responsible for projects forecasting, programmes appraisal, performance contracts monitoring and evaluations, alignment of NHC programmes to Government Strategies.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Statistics or Mathematics
  • Have a relevant professional registration or qualification.
  • Have fourteen (14) years work experience eight (8) of which should have been served at a Senior Management Position.
  • Be conversant with the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) regulations and the Physical Planning Act.
  • Posses good interpersonal skills and a broad understanding of the housing industry in Kenya.
  • Be a team player, customer focused and change oriented.
  • Be computer literate.
  • A Masters degree in Business Management or an equivalent will be an added advantage.
These positions are on a three (3) year renewable contract term and the successful candidates will be subject to performance contracting.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications in confidence together with copies of detailed and up to date CV, certificates and testimonials indicating current and expected remuneration, and names of three referees to the following address: -

The Managing Director
National Housing Corporation
P.O. Box 30257 00100,
Nairobi

Important:
 Applications should be in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Application for the Position of General Manager with the relevant Reference No. Quoted in bold print on the envelope.

Closing date is Friday, 6th January 2012 and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

“National Housing Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and persons with disability (PWD) are encouraged to apply”


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