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Job Description: Cytonn Young Leaders Programme – Real Estate Internship 

The Cytonn Young Leaders Program is designed to train future business leaders. 

We look for smart, energetic and driven graduates with a great attitude who want to take on challenging assignments and make an impact, in a team context. 

Our clients and investors deserve the best talent we can get. Hence the program is highly competitive. It typically starts with about 250 applicants, of which 50 applicants are invited to sit for a written aptitude test. 

The top 25 from the aptitude test are invited to an oral interview, which culminates to about 8 internship opportunities. 

The internship is a 3-month intense training on technical, soft and leadership skills. 

At the end of the 3 months, we make fulltime offers to about 2 to 3 top candidates. Program participants receive a modest monthly stipend. 

We have programs focused on investments, finance and accounting, information technology and real estate career paths. 

Cytonn Real Estate, in partnership with a consortium of international real estate investors and high net-worth investors, is seeking highly motivated, self-directed interns to be part of a team that is deploying investor funds to develop lifestyle real estate.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide day to day assistance to the members of the team and proactively seek ways to streamline daily processes and procedures; 
  • Data collection and analysis on sales trends and consumer demographics, preferences, needs and buying habits in the real estate industry; 
  • Real estate financial modeling and data analysis; 
  • Assist with conducting research using comparable properties sold in an area and investigate potential issues that affect value such as the title of the property by ensuring an up to date database of all property comparables as provided by the real estate team;
  • Consult & coordinate with agents in gathering property photos, staging, repairs, cleaning, signage, access requirements & marketing activities including property listings, assisting prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts; 
  • Promote sales of properties through advertisements and participation in listing services, either directly or via agents;
  • Coordinate the preparation and assembly of documents for presentations and meetings;
  • Communicate between multiple departments and coordinate internal and external meetings;
  • Track and report on various initiatives at direction of the real estate team;
  • Other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring efficiency and effective functioning of the real estate team.
Qualifications, Experience and Competencies: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree, expected First Class or Upper Second 
  • Minimum of a B+ in KCSE 
  • Professional attitude 
  • Ability to work in a team 
  • Ready to take on challenges 
  • Demonstrated leadership capability 
  • Innovative and solution oriented individuals 
  • Strong analytic skills, including ability to independently carry out research 
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to organize work, work independently, problem solve, and be persistent 
  • Creativity, entrepreneurial, and a self-driven attitude towards work, with a sense of humor is desired 
  • Strong problem solving skills, with a bias to a sense of urgency 
  • Ability to work in a team in a fast paced environment
If you feel that you possess the above qualifications and would like to be considered for this internship, please visit the Careers page on and apply by end of day on the 29th of May, 2015. 

The program shall begin on the 8th of June, 2015. 

No other form of submission shall be accepted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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