Operations Manager

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JOB TITLE:  Operations Manager

JOB FUNCTION: Operations

JOB LEVEL: Executive Management

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer

START DATE: Immediately Hired

INDUSTRY: Real Estate Construction 

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-time

WORKING AND HOURS: Monday to Friday 40 hours per week

LOCATION:  Labone, Accra, Ghana

DATE LISTED: October 3, 2022

Summary and Corporate Profile:

 

Our client, a progressive and forward thinking reputable real estate development company with a strong desire to transform and elevate African real estate is looking to add an Operations Manager to its team to oversee operations.

 

The Operations Manager is responsible for implementing the right processes and practices across the organization. The operations manager would primarily be responsible for managing day to day business logistics within the company to ensure the company runs smoothly. This includes overseeing employees scheduling, monitoring projects,

inspecting equipment, coordinate accounting needs of the firm and ensuring all deadlines are met.

 

Role Description and Responsibilities

  • Developing policies and plans for management of the Company’s properties in accordance with sound estate management principles and under the general direction of the Chief Executive Officer.

  • Developing corporate operational procedures and documentation.

  • Plans for provision of professional and technical support services to the project division in project planning and feasibility analysis, project designs, tender and construction.

  • Develops plans for acquisition and effective management of the company’s lands and properties.

  • Responsible for the general administration and supervision of staff of the company.

  • Lead in the recruitment of additional staff for site contracts

  • Ensure all operations are carried out in an appropriate, cost-effective way.

  • Monitoring existing processes and analyzing their effectiveness

  • Manage budgets and forecast

  • Ensure staff follows the health and safety regulations put in place

  • Monitoring projects and teams

  • Reviewing workloads and manpower to ensure targets are met.

 

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the real estate and construction sector sector.

  • Excellent communication and people management skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to multitask

  • Ability to organize, plan, and strategize.

  • A valid driver's license.

  • Great networking abilities.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Must have good knowledge of urban planning and Ghana’s housing industry, particularly Ghana’s land tenure system, legal aspects of land transfer, and basic knowledge of land

  • The ability to “hit the ground running” thanks to his/her network of contacts.

  • Good understanding of construction, surveying, negotiation and estimates.

  • Must be of sufficient maturity and seniority to be able to function as a member of a management team and advise Management.

Core Competencies

  • Leadership skills: Ability to lead and inspire others

  • Trustworthiness: Ability to conduct self in a manner that elicits trust, respect and confidence of workers

  • Assertiveness: Ability to articulate views, decisions and policies and stick to them where necessary

  • Integrity: Being honest, trustworthy, incorruptible and transparent

  • Initiative: a self-starting rather than passive acceptance; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is necessarily called for; originating action.

  • Good Communication Skills: Ability to speak or write in a manner that communicates the intended message.

  • Reliability: Ability to keep to time and other commitments.

Interacts with

Internal:

  • CEO, Operations, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Projects 

External:

  • Prospects

  • Suppliers

  • Customers

  • Consultants

Salary and Benefits

  • GHC 6,500 to GHC 10,000 per month

APPLICATION MODE

Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at jobs@kusiconsulting.com with the subject 'Operations Manager'.

Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above. We will ONLY contact candidates who meet our criteria for the above role description.