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Thika Greens Jobs in Kenya

Thika Greens Limited, a property development company is motivated to change the quality of life of many Kenyans. Based in Thika, we are developing value added state of the art satellite community residential homes with all amenities close by. We are implementing a three-phase project on a 1,700 acres.

Our key products include fully serviced plots, golf homes and apartments. Almost all the 960 plots in the first phase are sold. Currently phase two and three are on market for sale. The flagship project is the Thika Greens Golf Estate in phase two offering over 800 residential plots set in a landscaped environment in which the central feature will be an 18 hole championship golf course.

In order to ensure successful implementation of the projects, we need to fill the following vacant positions:

Project Manager

Job Summary

The incumbent will be responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the construction project from start to finish.
  • Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
  • Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking if team expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the project
  • Ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedule.
  • Co-ordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the architects, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and laborers.
  • Devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when need arises
  • Ensuring optimum utilization of resources- labor, materials and equipment, and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms.
  • Development of effective communications and mechanisms for resolving conflicts among the various participants.
Qualification and Competences
  • Bachelors degree in civil engineering or other relevant degree
  • Posses a post graduate diploma in project management
  • Minimum five years of experience in management of construction projects.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal issues and safety standards is essential.
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, motivate, lead and boost morale of the teams
  • Strong focus on quality
  • Effective time Management and logical decision making ability
Marketing Manager

(2 Positions – Phase 1, Phase 2)

Job summary

To develop, establish and maintain marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives. Effective management of the marketing, selling, advertising and promotional activities of the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement marketing plans and projects for new and existing products
  • Manage and coordinate all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities
  • Conduct market research to determine market requirements for products
  • Analysis of customer research, current market conditions and competitor information
  • Manage the productivity of the marketing plans and projects
  • Monitor, review and report on all marketing activity and results
  • Determine, manage the marketing budget and deliver within agreed budget
  • Liaise with media and advertising
  • Maintain good client relationships and satisfaction
Qualification and competences
  • Minimum business or marketing-related degree
  • At least five years experience in sales and marketing, two in a managerial position
  • Experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies
  • Proven experience in customer, market research and data analysis
  • Ability to communicate well with people of all levels
  • Added advantage to those experiences in property sales and marketing
Golf Course Superintendent

Job Summary

The incumbent will be responsible for the overall management of the golf course construction, planning and maintenance of the golf course at all times.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with the project manager to oversee the construction of the 18- hole golf course
  • Manage maintenance operations involved in providing maintenance of greens, fairways, tees, sand traps, bodies of water, roughs, maintenance shop, golf carts and clubhouse.
  • Responsible for the selection, training, assignment and management of maintenance staff
  • Provide effective administration by developing and executing annual maintenance plan and budget
  • Ordering parts, supplies and equipment as needed,
  • Maintaining maintenance records and developing required maintenance reports.
  • Supervise the safe use and maintenance of the golf course mechanical equipment.
  • Track, supervise and control all expenses associated with Golf Course Operations.
  • Ensure the staff are working within Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) guidelines
  • Provide agronomic direction for the healthy growth of the golf course
  • Supervise the compliance of application and recording of chemical applications on the Club’s grounds
  • Maintain the golf course at the highest quality possible at all times.
Qualification and Key competencies
  • Degree in Agronomy, Turf Management or related field
  • At least 3 years as an assistant golf superintendent
  • Knowledge in proper use of various fungicides, fertilizer, herbicides and pesticide sprayer
  • Knowledge in operation, calibration and maintenance of pesticide sprayer.
  • Knowledge/skill in the proper methods of planting, cultivating, watering and trimming of all turf grass.
  • Experience in managing people, preferably in the golf/hospitality/service industry.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and management.
  • Proficient in ICT
  • Solid time management, organization and prioritization skills.
  • Added advantage on experience in supervision of golf course construction
Clerk of Works

2 Positions

Job Summary

The holder of this position will support construction quality through inspection at the site, managing the contractor on site and liaising with the client to ensure projects run on time, to budget and too client satisfaction.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • inspect work on site regularly and verify the quality of building materials.
  • Be on the look the quality and safety of construction site and check whether the building plans are properly followed.
  • identification of defects and give remedial suggestions.
  • monitor and report work progress to project managers and clients.
  • Supervising the workforce on building site during a project
  • Co-ordinate with other construction staff like contractors, engineers and surveyors.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Holder of a diploma/degree in building and construction
  • Clerk of Works experience
  • Private Residential building experience
  • Good time Management, supervision and scheduling
Terms of employment

All of the above positions are on performance based contract based on a three year renewable term.

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their application letters and detailed CV to indicating clearly the position they are applying for in the subject of the email.

Applications to be submitted by 4th March 2011.

An attractive remuneration will be offered to the successful candidates.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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