Massive Recruitment by Optiven Limited, Kenya

Real Estate Consultant


Job Purpose
To Grow and Develop Real Estate Business

Responsibilities

·         Develop and implement Real Estate Business strategy
·         Source properties for sale, Present purchase offers to sellers for consideration.
·         Negotiate prices or other sales terms.
·         Act as an intermediary in negotiations between buyers, sellers and tenants, generally representing one or the other.
·         Compare a property with similar properties that have recently sold to determine its competitive market price; Appraise property values
·         Advise clients and the BOD on market conditions, prices, mortgages, legal requirements and related matters
·         Promote sales of properties through advertisements, open houses, and participation in multiple listing services. Develop content for sales presentations or other materials.
·         Accompany buyers during visits to and inspections of property, advising them on the suitability and value of the properties they are visiting.
·         Prepare documents such as representation contracts, purchase agreements, closing statements, deeds and leases. Prepare sales or other contracts
·         Gather customer or product information to determine customer needs.
·         Review property listings, trade journals, and relevant literature, and attend conventions, seminars, and meetings to remain knowledgeable about real estate markets.
·         Develop networks of attorneys, mortgage lenders, and contractors to whom clients may be referred.
·         Inspect condition of premises, and arrange for necessary maintenance.
·         Advise the Board on new market trends, client’s needs and all Real Estate matters.

Qualifications

·         Diploma/Degree in Marketing or any other related field.
·         Must have certification in Real Estate sales/consultancy
·         Excellent Sales and Marketing skills; Aggressive and high level of sales prowess.
·         Must have at least 4 years experience in Real Estate sales (Property)
·         High proficiency in IT
·         Honest with outstanding interpersonal skills.
·         Professionalism
·         Proactive and result oriented.
·         High integrity, maturity and good character.
·         Excellent communication and writing skills
·         Excellent Negotiation and Problem solving skills
·         Pleasant personality, self-driven and able to work under minimum supervision.


Head of Agri-Business
We seek to hire an experienced Agri-Business professional to set up, develop agribusiness and source market for produce.

Responsibilities

·         Set up and manage a number of greenhouses, improving their capacity to hold sustainable agri-based economic opportunities, understand and implement a demand-driven, commercialization approach to rural development based on access to markets.
·         Coordinate all Agribusiness activities, monitor and advise Management on the best option to improve Agribusiness in the site.
·         Plan and execute the best strategies in formulation of Agribusiness products that will attract customers in the market.
·         Review and implement Agribusiness department strategy to ensure objectives are achieved through implementing measures to enhance performance.
·         Identify and assist in coordinating relevant workshops in agricultural marketing issues for project staff and project beneficiaries.
·         Coordinate budget objectives of the department to ensure targets are achieved as per the recommended plans.
·         Prepare departmental budget and projections for growth in line with set targets.
·         Negotiate terms with customers in line with Return on Investment, develop and enhance customer relationships.
·         Plan on marketing the produce and ensure maximized returns and keep good public relations with customers.
·         Any other responsibility assigned to him or her from time to time.

 Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in either Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Marketing or Business Administration or a related filed.
·         Over 4 years proven working experience in agri-business development. I.e. in set up of greenhouses from onset to selling produce a MUST.
·         Proper understanding of agribusiness and Good agriculture practices (GAP)
·         Understanding of compliance issues.
·         Ability to penetrate the markets.
·         .Experience in small to medium scale agro-enterprise management.
·         Strong communication, presentation and report writing, negotiation, and administration skills
·         Should be a person of high integrity


Insurance Business Development Officer
Job Purpose
Develop and grow Insurance Business to profitable levels and target achievement.

Responsibilities

·         Develop and implement sales and marketing strategy for Insurance
·         Manage and follow up claims on behalf of Optiven Agency with various Insurance Companies.
·         Grow clients’ database and maintain relationships for business growth.
·         Manage partnerships with Insurance Companies
·         Represent the Insurance docket appropriately in relevant forums.
·         Identify and facilitate Corporate Presentation in the events.
·         Initiate and facilitate the printing of all insurance branding materials
·         Managing Insurance costs

Qualifications

·         Diploma/Degree in Marketing or any other related field.
·         Excellent Sales and Marketing skills; Aggressive and high level of sales prowess.
·         Must have at least 4 years experience in Insurance sales
·         High proficiency in IT
·         Honest with outstanding interpersonal skills.
·         Professionalism
·         Proactive and result oriented.
·         High integrity, maturity and good character.
·         Excellent communication and writing skills
·         Excellent Negotiation and Problem solving skills
·         Pleasant personality, self-driven and able to work under minimum supervision.


Water Officer
Optiven Group is a leading Brand in Real Estate Sector in Africa. The Group’s main objective is to empower property investors and transform the Society.
The Group has a number of flourishing Strategic Business Units (SBUs).Optiven Water is one of these subsidiaries. We are currently looking forward to fill the position of Water Officer in Optiven Water.

Responsibilities

·         Develop, manage and grow the Water SBU.
·         Manage relationships in the current customer portfolio.
·         Develop, grow the clientele and establish new markets
·         Manage water meter tracking, water billing and revenue collection.

·         Updating daily reports and systems.
·         Develop systems to ensure for minimal and or zero wastage of water.
·         Manage water staff.
·         Ensure full statutory and legal compliance.
·         Any other assignment of duty given by management from time to time.

Requirements

·         Must hold at least a Diploma in Natural science, Environmental discipline or a related field from a recognized institution.
·         Must have a minimum of 3 years working experience in the same capacity.
·         Ability to demonstrate a genuine knowledge and interest of the water industry and environmental issues.
·         Highly developed verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience writing internal/external technical reports and negotiating outcomes
·         Excellent analytical skills
·         Problem solving skills.
·         Team working skills
·         Problem-solving skills
·         Good time management
·         IT skills
·         Communication skills
·         Commitment and persistence.
·         Should be a person of high integrity.


Business Development Officer
Optiven Group is a leading brand in Real Estate Sector in Africa. The Group’s main objective is to empower property investors and transform the Society. The Group has a number of flourishing Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
Optiven Construction is one of these subsidiaries dealing with manufacture of precast materials – All Outdoor building materials. We are currently looking forward to fill the position of Business Development Officer. We are looking for a passionate Business Development Officer to provide strategic support to ensure Business Growth.

Responsibilities

·         Develop and implement a Marketing Strategy to ensure the SBU achieves its financial target.
·         Manage and develop Sales and Marketing unit.
·         Prepare detailed proposals, marketing plans and bids.
·         In liaison with Branding team advise on various Branding, Communications and other marketing issues
·         Monitor marketing projects and analyze results
·         Updating daily reports and systems
·         Any other assignment of duty given by management from time to time

Requirements

·         BSc/BA in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Business or relevant field
·         At least 5 years proven experience as Business Development Officer in construction or Manufacturing industry, experience in Construction materials industry will be an added advantage.
·         Ability to develop and grow business.
·         Knowledge of data analysis and market research
·         In-depth knowledge of marketing principles and best practices
·         Proficient in MS Office/Working knowledge of IT and marketing software (e.g. CRM)
·         Ability to think strategically and analytically
·         Excellent in writing proposals and reports
·         Communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
·         Outstanding organizational abilities and ability to multitask.
·         Aptitude in problem-solving


Company Driver – Class BCE (Currently Class D3)
We are currently looking forward to filling the above vacant position.

Responsibilities

·         Ensure timely conveyance of customers, staff and materials to and from places as instructed by The Management taking charge of their safety.
·         Ensure that a proper route to the destination is mapped out prior to starting off
·         Ensure that vehicle is kept perfect and clean at all times.
·         Perform minor repairs and adjustments to the vehicles
·         Perform periodic maintenance on vehicles, such lights, tyres, changing batteries and engine oil at appropriate time, refueling among others.
·         Early Detection of electrical and mechanical faults and report on the same.
·         Create daily logs of mileage and destinations to provide to the company
·         Keep all records, including receipts for vehicle maintenance
·         Dress professionally and in accordance with company’s dress code.
·         Any other duty as assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         A college diploma an equivalent
·         Must be a very skilled driver with a clean driving record of over 5 years.
·         Should have sufficient knowledge of traffic laws and hold fast entirely to them
·         Should be 35 years of age and above
·         Must have a valid driving license Class BCE with the recent driving compliance.
·         Must have a certificate of good conduct
·         Must be a safety conscious person
·         Must be focused, confident, and observant
·         A person of integrity


Head of Agri-Business
We seek to hire an experienced Agri-Business professional to set up, develop agribusiness and source market for produce.

Responsibilities

·         Set up and manage a number of greenhouses, improving their capacity to hold sustainable agri-based economic opportunities, understand and implement a demand-driven, commercialization approach to rural development based on access to markets.
·         Coordinate all Agribusiness activities, monitor and advise Management on the best option to improve Agribusiness in the site.
·         Plan and execute the best strategies in formulation of Agribusiness products that will attract customers in the market.
·         Review and implement Agribusiness department strategy to ensure objectives are achieved through implementing measures to enhance performance.
·         Identify and assist in coordinating relevant workshops in agricultural marketing issues for project staff and project beneficiaries.
·         Coordinate budget objectives of the department to ensure targets are achieved as per the recommended plans.
·         Prepare departmental budget and projections for growth in line with set targets.
·         Negotiate terms with customers in line with Return on Investment, develop and enhance customer relationships.
·         Plan on marketing the produce and ensure maximized returns and keep good public relations with customers.
·         Any other responsibility assigned to him or her from time to time.

 Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in either Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Marketing or Business Administration or a related filed.
·         Over 4 years proven working experience in agri-business development. I.e. in set up of greenhouses from onset to selling produce a MUST.
·         Proper understanding of agribusiness and Good agriculture practices (GAP)
·         Understanding of compliance issues.
·         Ability to penetrate the markets.
·         .Experience in small to medium scale agro-enterprise management.
·         Strong communication, presentation and report writing, negotiation, and administration skills
·         Should be a person of high integrity

Construction Engineer
Job Purpose
The Construction Engineer will in-charge of the construction wing – Residential and Commercial properties, This includes conducting surveys, engaging in research, analyzing results, planning the construction, designing and overseeing it to completion.

Responsibilities

·         Inspect the site to ensure that the building which will be put up can be accommodated by that area in relation to ground and water level and also determine the grade and elevation levels of the area.
·         Accomplish construction Human Resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
·         Engage and manage sub-contractors, monitor and control their performance.
·         Meet operational standards by contributing construction information in strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying construction management system improvements.
·         Meet construction budget by monitoring project expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions; providing non-project annual operating and capital budget information.
·         Approve construction projects by conducting inspections at critical phases
·         Prevent fines and interruptions by complying with legal regulations and maintaining safe, secure and healthy work environment.

Qualifications

·         Degree in Building Engineering with excellent knowledge in Project Management and Quality Management
·         High proficiency in IT and the relevant modern Engineering software
·         Must possess leadership skills, Supervision, Manage Profitability, Attention to Detail and Quality Focus,
·         Over 7 years proven experience in the same position,
·         Honest with outstanding interpersonal skills.
·         Professionalism
·         Proactive and result oriented.
·         High integrity, maturity and good character.
·         Excellent communication and writing skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         High proficiency in IT and
·         Pleasant personality, self-driven and able to work under minimum supervision.
How to Apply
Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are requested to send their applications together with detailed CV names and addresses of three referees stating their current and expected remuneration to recruitment@optiven.co.ke on or before 5th January 2018
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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