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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 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,


Application deadline
12 Aug 15:00
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