Saturday, June 29, 2019

Country Administration and Property Manager at Aga Khan Foundation

Country Administration and Property Manager at Aga Khan Foundation

Position Description
AKFT is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individual to oversee and supervise the administration and logistic, procurement of goods and services, security functions, and property portfolio (including but not limited to security, building and grounds maintenance, renewal of the lease of AKF properties, rent collection, upkeep of properties, managing relations with tenants and other related tasks)

Principle Responsibilities
Staff and performance management: Provide supervision, oversight, and professional development support to the administration staff and property staff in the Country and field offices ensuring their functions are well understood, organized, and executed on time and with the highest level of professionalism and service.

Procurement: Lead and supervise the procurement of all goods and services for the Tanzania office ensuring that AKF(EA) and/or donor approved procedures are complied with Contract and manage consultants, contractors, and suppliers for repair, maintenance, and renovation of properties and delivery of supplies and goods Asset management: Supervising the establishment, maintenance, and updating of inventory of assets, equipment, furniture for the organisation across its various project offices, and ensure the safety and maintenance of all office equipment and premises.

Qualification, Knowledge, and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in Land or Building Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, or related field. A post­graduate in Management qualification will be an added advantage. A minimum of 5years solid related experience, with at least three of those years in a busy middle management position on administration, operations and/or property management. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili Ability to work under pressure with multiple tasks, demands and deadlines with a positive and constructive attitude under minimal supervision

Have an excellent understanding of the real estate market and trends, and be up to date with procurement land- related issues Ability to interpret, review, analyse, and critique architectural and engineering drawings, bills of quantity, specifications Computer Proficiency: Word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications, MS Office and the ability to present figures in graphs and other user-friendly methods Willingness to travel on short notices

How to apply
Candidates interested in this unique career opportunity with AKFT should submit a one-page cover letter and maximum four-page CV including the names and contact information of three professional referees by 12 noon on Saturday, July 16, 2020. E-mail these documents to with Job title in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AKF Is an equal opportunity Employer and is committed to Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare
of Children and Vulnerable Adults and expects all staff and partners to share this commitment.

The Aga Khan Foundation is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (

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