Regional Property Manager – Africa | Francophone

Position: Location:
Regional Property Manager – Africa | Francophone based in either DRC, Senegal, CongoB or SA
Industry: Job ID:
Engineering | Telecom GPRO065

Key Responsibilities:

Only candidates authorized to work in DRC , CongoB, Senegal or South Africa will be considered.

Responsible for managing all aspects of the company estate within the region to ensure they are in line with strategic objectives.
Provide leadership and effective management of the build estate and site acquisition governance through a combination of both in-house and outsourced resources. Responsible to support recruitment, train Property teams in market and establish best practice and standardised processes and procedures.

– Definition, implementation, oversight, reporting and governance of land acquisition processes for new sites incorporating the requirements of key investors such as the IFC. (Environmental, Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Heritage, Flora and Fauna etc)
– Commercial governance of rental payments and strategy, ensuring rents or land purchases are at market appropriate levels
– Oversight and governance related to the transfer of physical assets on closing following M&A activities
– Oversight, reporting and governance of permitting activities required prior to new site construction and of subsequent renewals
– Management and accountability, reporting and governance of all lease renewals and rental payments, ensuring coordination between commercial, finance and property teams
– Responsible for the coordination, oversight and reporting of all community engagement activates prior to, during and post site construction
– Monitor centrally community / landlord issues
– Centralised governance and coordination of Notices to Quit, ensuring mitigation activities are delivered ensuring service continuity
– Responsible for the facilities management of the offices, including health & safety and maintenance
– Responsible for the management of all insurance policies and property related claims in allocated OpCo’s
– Support lease negotiation of the offices, warehouses and other facilities in conjunction with SCM
– Conversant with all legal requirements on site acquisitions/collocations and construction/erection
– Design in conjunction with respective OpCo’s a standardised handover process of new build sites, check for governance in the documentation and report on any findings monthly to Group Property on the overall governance
– Ensure all perfect lease deviations have an approval according to the Property escalation matrix
– Conduct property documentation audits in accordance with the governance structures

Required Qualifications:

– Minimum Degree Qualified
– 5 + years prior work experience in Property Management and Managerial responsibilities
– RICS, CPM preferred
– Knowledge in Land , Estate Management law and practices
– Knowledge in Land Acquisition, freehold purchase and leasing
– Fluent English and in French

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