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Property Internship

Kwacha Pension Trust Fund (KPTF) is a single employer defined benefit pension fund. KPTF owns and manages eight properties. The Fund requires an intern within the Investments Department to assist with property management on a three-month internship. The ideal candidates should be self-driven, energetic, adaptable and have a strong academic background. The ideal candidate must be available for immediate start.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintaining the buildings
  • Assist in reconciling rental income
  • Assist in preparing planned maintenance schedules and budgets for the properties
  • Assist in preparing the Bill of Quantities (BOQ) – including scope of works for contractors, obtaining quotations for the work, estimating the cost of works and inspecting the work undertaken by contractors
  • Assist in scrutinising and assessing carefully the prospective tenants and make recommendations;
  • Assist in implementing and enforcing tenant leases to ensure compliance with all provisions by the tenants
  • Assist in supervision of all contractors and inspection of all work carried out to ensure performance is as per scope of works
  • Assist in ensuring that health, safety and security programmes are implemented (e.g. fire plans, alarms, lifts, air conditioners)
  • Assist in attending and responding to maintenance issues – such as complaints from tenants
  • Assist in tenant invoicing
  • Assist in developing annual marketing plans to reduce vacancies of both commercial and residential
  • Assist in preparing periodic reports on property management; and
  • Any other tasks that may be required for efficient property management.

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Educational Background:
  • Full Grade 12 certificate with at least five (5) O levels credits including English Language and Mathematics
  • Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying or property management qualification
  • Professional membership with the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ).

Experience:

  • Experience is not required but will be an added advantage.

Technical Skills:

  • Should have excellent communication skills; and
  • Should be a problem solver and self-driven

How to Apply

Only candidates that meet the above criteria need apply. Suitable candidates should send a one page cover letter and one page CV to the following address

The Director Kwacha Pension Trust Fund,

5534 Corner of Kakola and Libala Road,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
12 Aug 15:00
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