Finance, Legal, Admin, Operations Jobs: State Housing Company Ltd

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20 Dec, 2011

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1. General Manager, Finance and Administration

Responsible to: Managing Director
Responsible for: Human Resources Manager, Administrative Manager, and Financial Manager, Management Accountant.

Job Functions:

  • Development, documentation and maintenance of financial management policies, procedures and systems, ensuring compliance of the same
  • Development and/or documentation and maintenance of accounting manuals
  • Budget planning, implementation and maintenance
  • Treasury and disbursement management
  • Financial accounting and reporting to the Managing Director/Board as required
  • Overseeing the human resource management and administrative functions and other support services to the Company
  • Overseeing the effective procurement of goods and services
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Managing Director


Required Skills or Experience

The preferred candidate must have:

  • An MBA or postgraduate degree in Finance or a related field
  • Professional Accounting Qualification such as ACCA, CA
  • A minimum of ten (10) years post qualification experience of which seven (7) years must be in a managerial position/grade

Technical Skills and Competence:

  1. Ability to plan and implement accounting systems, policies and procedures
  2. Ability to prepare and implement periodic reports to determine variances between actual and budgeted expenditure and advice Divisional Heads and Management accordingly
  3. Thorough knowledge of the Labour Act, Act 651, and compensation mechanisms
  4. Experience in general administration


2. Legal Officer:

Responsible to: Solicitor Secretary
Responsible for: Legal Clerk .

Job Functions:
The person will be required to:

  • Prepare or review formal agreements and other legal instruments/documents
  • Handle courtroom litigation/advocacy land law, conveyance and general aspect of law
  • Provide technical support for negotiations and preparation of contracts
  • Serves on committees set up for the consideration of specific matters
  • Assist divisions and departments in dealing with issues of disputes that arise in the normal performance of their duties
  • Report directly to the Solicitor Secretary and perform tasks assigned by him


Required Skills or Experience

  • LLB/BA law, BL plus a minimum of three (3) years experience at the Bar

Technical Skills and Competence:

  1. Must be a lawyer of good standing
  2. Good knowledge of all aspects of the law
  3. Good knowledge of administrative principles

Special Knowledge & qualities:

  • Must possess strong supervisory qualities; good human relations; high sense of responsibility and judgment; and ability to communicate
3. General Manager – Operations

Responsible to: Managing Director
Responsible for: Estates Manager (Property Management; Marketing and Sales), Quantity Surveyor, Architect, Physical Planner, Development Manager, Geometric Engineer.

Job Functions:

  1. Develops policies and plans for management of the Company’s properties in accordance with sound estate management principles and under the general direction of the Managing Director
  2. Directs programmes for valuation of the housing units as well as all other properties of the Company
  3. Responsible for marketing, sale and maintenance of the Company’s houses/properties
  4. Provides guidance and support to the zonal offices in the estates and marketing functions
  5. Plans for provision of professional and technical support services to the project development division in project planning and feasibility analysis, project designs, tender and construction
  6. Develops plans for acquisition and effective management of the Company’s land holdings
  7. Plans for the conduct of research on guidance and support to the zonal offices in the project planning functions
  8. Responsible for the general administration and supervision of staff of the estate and planning and development divisions
  9. Performs any other duties that may be assigned by the Managing Director


Required Skills or Experience

  • M.Sc Land Economy, M.Sc Architecture, Planning, Engineering (Civil/Structural) or Land Surveying PLUS membership of the relevant professional body
  • Must have a certificate in project planning and management from a recognised institution
  • Must have had a minimum of ten (10) years post-qualification working experience in estate development industry, six (6) of which should have been in the managerial role

How To Apply

Applicants should submit detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with certificates, contact address and telephone numbers to:

The Managing Director
State Housing Company Limited
P. O. Box 2753

 Ring Road West, Adjacent to Barclays Bank
Closing 3rd January, 2011

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