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Senior Estate Officer Job in Kenya

The Riara Group of Schools is a large, well-established private school with several campuses in Nairobi and seeks highly qualified and experienced individual to fill the position of a Senior Estate Officer.
Summary of key duties:

  1. Give professional advice to the management on matters relating to building and constructions.
  2. On a daily basis, ensure that all repairs and maintenance work on the buildings, furniture, fixtures and fittings is carried out in a timely and cost effective manner; ensure that the school compound is clean, lawns and flower gardens are well kept
  3. Coordinate various school events in terms of venue arrangements and ensure required supplies are received on time.
  4. Ensure that all the estate workers are adequately supervised and utilized optimally, ensure that casual employees are recruited and retained on a need basis only as per the Human Resources casual/contract staff recruitment policy.
  5. Ensure workers operate in a healthy and safe working environment, ensure all fire-fighting equipments are in good working order and maintained as per the maintenance contract.
  6. Supervise new projects and work in progress and give daily progress reports to Director.
The person will:
  • Be 30 years and above;
  • A holder of a Degree in Land economics or its equivalent from a recognized university/institution;
  • Be a team player with strong supervisory skills and ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Be computer literate with over three years experience at management level in property development and management firm;
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the school’s estate and day-to-day maintenance requirements are met to the expectations.
  • Have hands-on experience in property and material assessment, construction, repair and maintenance of buildings.
Interested candidates who meet the requirements of the above positions should apply by sending their CV and cover letter

Closing date for applications is Friday June 22, 2012.

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