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July 2022. Senior Property Manager

Job Title: Senior Property Manager | Knight Frank | Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Scope

  • Administer and oversee the operations of the Property Management service line
  • Grow Knight Frank Property Management portfolio thereby meeting annual budget.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the management of Knight Frank managed properties, including building operations and administration, client/tenant relations, leasing, and financial reporting.
  • Build tenant satisfaction ensuring prompt follow-up on escalated issues, and approving tenant events.
  • Ensure rent leases are renewed when due and all documentations are properly signed and filed
  • Ensure all new occupants receive and sign their lease agreement before moving into the property
  • Prepare detailed monthly, quarterly, and annual property/service charge reports/accounts and budgets forward same to clients and tenants.
  • Work with Finance department to prepare service charge accounts and reviews same for all managed properties
  • Manage vendor relationships with security, janitorial, landscaping, including the bidding process and performance requirements.
  • Provide leadership to the property management team, creating a positive work environment and maintaining team morale.
  • Recommends changes to rents and fees in accordance with market changes and advise client of same
  • Prepares and develops annual property management operating budget
  • Oversee administration, management, contract compliance and maintenance of all KF managed property.
  • Develop and implement related property management policies and procedures
  • Manage the operational and fiscal activities of the department to include: staffing levels, budgets and financial goals.
  • Work with the Facility Management department to develop, implement and monitor preventive maintenance and capital improvement plans for all properties under KF management.
  • Supervise Property Management staff and review/monitor their performance for professional conduct with tenants, other staff consistently within the KF policy
  • Attend appropriate federal, state, private, and local housing meetings and be primary contact person with state program representatives as well as entities to which KF provides property management services under contract.
  • Oversees and manages all Property management compliance related requirements
  • Ensures all managed properties are fully tenanted
  • Conduct prospects on site inspections, advising them on the suitability and value of the property of interest.

Professional Experience and Personal Skills Profile
Qualifications / Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Estate Management or related discipline from a reputable University (2nd Class Upper)
  • Chartered member of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers (NIESV)
  • Member of Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON)
  • 12-15 years’ property management experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes required to execute the job:

  • Strong People management skills
  • Excellent Market Research skills
  • Smart negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to make quick judgement and decision on issues as they arise, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills.

Systems & IT Competence:

  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Outlook.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Property Manager, Lagos

Job Title: Senior Property Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Scope

  • Administer and oversee the operations of the Property Management service line
  • Grow Knightfrank Property Management portfolio thereby meeting annual budget.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the management of Knight Frank managed properties, including building operations and administration, client/tenant relations, leasing, and financial reporting.
  • Build tenant satisfaction ensuring prompt follow-up on escalated issues, and approving tenant events.
  • Ensure rent leases are renewed when due and all documentations are properly signed and filed
  • Ensure all new occupants receive and sign their lease agreement before moving into the property
  • Prepare detailed monthly, quarterly, and annual property/service charge reports/accounts and budgets forward same to clients and tenants.
  • Work with Finance department to prepare service charge accounts and reviews same for all managed properties
  • Manage vendor relationships with security, janitorial, landscaping, including the bidding process and performance requirements.
  • Provide leadership to the property management team, creating a positive work environment and maintaining team morale.
  • Recommends changes to rents and fees in accordance with market changes and advise client of same
  • Prepares and develops annual property management operating budget
  • Oversee administration, management, contract compliance and maintenance of all KF managed property.
  • Develop and implement related property management policies and procedures
  • Manage the operational and fiscal activities of the department to include: staffing levels, budgets and financial goals.
  • Work with the Facility Management department to develop, implement and monitor preventive maintenance and capital improvement plans for all properties under KF management.
  • Supervise Property Management staff and review/monitor their performance for professional conduct with tenants, other staff consistently within the KF policy
  • Attend appropriate federal, state, private, and local housing meetings and be primary contact person with state program representatives as well as entities to which KF provides property management services under contract.
  • Oversees and manages all Property management compliance related requirements
  • Ensures all managed properties are fully tenanted
  • Conduct prospects on site inspections, advising them on the suitability and value of the property of interest.

Professional Experience and Personal Skills Profile
Qualifications/Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Estate Management or related discipline from a reputable University (2nd Class Upper)
  • Chartered member of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers (NIESV)
  • Member of Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON)
  • 12-15 years’ property management experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes required to execute the job:

  • Strong People management skills
  • Excellent Market Research skills
  • Smart negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to make quick judgement and decision on issues as they arise, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills.

Systems & IT competence:

  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Outlook.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Executive Assistant to the Senior Partner / CEO

| Knight Frank | Job Location: Lagos

Scope

  • Reporting directly to the Senior Partner  and CEO, the Executive Assistant provides executive, administrative, and strategic support to the Senior Partner/CEO’s office.

Responsibilities

  • Calendar management – owns and coordinates the Senior Partner’s meeting schedule which often includes international participants. This includes the management of calendars, related correspondence, meeting details, logistics coordination etc.
  • Events – Coordinates events and executive meetings. Provides project management, budget management, space requirements, IT coordination, and all other support required for various events and meetings.
  • Board Preparation – Prepares and manages communication, materials and all documentations rqeuired for all Partnership meetings. Schedules board meetings and ensures all documentations are sent to Partners ahead of the meetings.
  • Attends meetings with the Senior Partner, takes minutes of meetings and proof-reads communication going out of the Senior Partner’s office.
  • Handles the Partnership’s official email communication
  • Office support – Provides back up support as required, also as part of Business Services team, coordinates phone and vacation coverage.
  • Works closely and effectively with the CEO to keep him/her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.
  • Travel coordination- Coordinates the Senior Partner’s travel itineraries and related meetings, which are sometimes international. Includes the coordination of calendars, travel plans, expense reimbursements, filing, etc.
  • Conducts research on property/ real estate market and assembles materials needed for proposals, wealth reports/publications and paper presentation.
  • Coordinates the replenishment of the Senior Partners’ office supplies such as stationeries and refreshments.

Professional Experience and Personal Skills Profile
Qualifications / Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Estate Management, Accounting, Mechanical/Civil Engineering from a reputable University (2nd Class Upper)
  • Member of relevant professional body in area of discipline
  • 6 – 7 years’ experience in similar role
  • Experience in real estate industry is a plus
  • Research experience is key.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes required to execute the job:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Passionate about writing
  • Ability to make quick judgement and decision on issues as they arise, etc.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, partners, board members and clients
  • Proficienct in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent time-management, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to conduct research and present data in a succinct and well-written manner
  • Ability to work independently and with professional discretion
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive business and human resources communications, data and other information with confidentiality and discretion.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Head, Technical Engineering

Location: Lagos

Scope

  • Technical Audit of Facilities in all managed properties to identify and close technical and manpower capacity gaps
  • Development and implementation of Technical Engineering standard operating procedure for all managed properties
  • Quality assurance of all facility management equipment and services
  • Develop and institute Health and Safety policy in all managed properties

Responsibilities

  • Performs audit of facilities in all managed properties to identify technical gaps, make recommendations to close gaps and implement action plan
  • Conduct regular risk assessment of all facilities and eradicate all identified risks
  • Develop and implement maintainance schedule for assigned properties
  • Conduct proactive preventive checks on all facilities in order to avoid downtime
  • Institute health and safety culture in all managed properties through policy development and implementation and regular training of all technical staff
  • Review and advise on quotes sent in by Contractors. Conduct regular market survey to keep abreast of cost of technical equipment and parts
  • Manage technical team, vendors and contractors to ensure they deliver on repairs, renovations and maintenance contracts
  • Oversees and conducts regular training for all technical staff
  • Advise on technical manpower requirement and recommends competent technical staff as required in all properties
  • Manage and supervise all renovations and refurbishments activities on properties
  • Prepare reports on maintenance, repairs, safety and other occurrences for line manager and other relevant staff.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering from a reputable higher Institution
  • Minimum of 10 years hands-on experience of mechanical and electrical maintenance, repairs and installation of Generators, building wiring and other facility equipment
  • Technical knowledge of building services (Mechanical, Engineering, Plumbing)
  • Sound knowledge of equipment parts and functions
  • Sound knowledge of equipment market and rates of equipment parts
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with staff, vendors, contractors and clients
  • Well organised and have excellent spoken and written communication skills, as well as customer and client management skills.
  • Problem-solving skill
  • Smart negotiation skills
  • Ability to make quick judgement and spontaneous decisions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage people and pressure.

Systems & IT competence:

  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Outlook.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online