Monday, May 26, 2014

Estate Officer ,Kenya Railways Corporation

Estate Officer 

Duties & Responsibilities

The Estates Officer will report to the Real Estates Manager. 

The position will manage the Corporation’s real estate portfolio for maximum returns. 

The specific duties will include:
  • Effective management of real estate assets in the specific region for value maximization,
  • Oversee the collection of rent, preparation of tenancy agreements, compliance with lease terms and  all required property notices,
  • Co-ordinate with local authorities on all rating issues and prepare payment schedule for property rates,
  • Carrying out rent reviews and letting in the  assigned region,
  • Facilitating recovery of outstanding rent arrears and other dues,
  • Monitoring leasing of properties to ensure that they are being leased in accordance with corporation’s policy and annual budget,
  • Perform regular inspections of property, and direct alterations, maintenance and reconditioning of property as necessary,
  • Carrying out rental assessment and valuation of the corporations property,
  • Assisting the real estate’s manager in advising on the best use of properties,
  • Advising finance  on timely payments of land rent and land rates plus utility bills,
  • Have a basic understanding of budget preparation and revenue returns,
  • Support the planning budgeting and control of operating expenditures,
  • Compiling monthly/quarterly reports.
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Land Economics,
  • Must be a registered Member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya,
  • 5 years experience, 3 of which must be in supervisory position,
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Be able to demonstrate a sense of accountability and responsibility,
  • Be highly organized and posses good administrative skills,
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency in standard  office Computer Programs and applications
  • Experience working with ERP will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.