Property Manager, Marketing Manager and Sales Executive at GallaTEK East Africa Ltd

On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
Gallatek East Africa Ltd is a member of Gallatek group of Companies in UK which deals in investments in Kenyan market in many sectors including Security Solutions, Engineering, Network solutions, Air conditioning  and Property division.

Property Manager

Property manager will be primarily responsible for guiding employees in achieving the goals and ambitions of the organization.

They ensure that all processes and practices are working in a proper manner.

They have discussions with other members of the top management and devise any specific goals, which are to be accomplished within a certain time period.

Job Duties

✔ Planning: Property manager are responsible for developing strategic plans for the growth of the company. They need to consider the financial and the technical standing of the company, and then devise plans to bring about improvement.

✔ Resource Management: The Property manager heading a huge team should manage the resources under him, by proper work allocation. Reviewing of the allocated work also falls under the purview of his duty. Timely review and result measurement will highlight the key areas that need attention. By doing this, the efficiency of the team and the company will increase. Preparation of work schedule can prove to be helpful to maintain a track of the ongoing project progress.

✔ Communication: In many industries, the Property manager deals with the external parties directly. In such cases, he should create a good impression of the company and maintain its image. The market value of any organization depends on the way it treat the clients, customers and also employees, so the manager is expected to have good business communication skills.

✔ Staffing: Recruitment of the staff is one of the important duties of a Property manager. He should be involved in the hiring process. He needs to hire well-experienced and efficient managers for handling the operations of individual practices in a company. Also, he needs to train, guide and assist the newly hired process managers, regarding handling daily processes and employee performance. The Property manager should try to retain the efficient employees as training the new recruits for the same profile is an additional expense for the company.

✔ Funds Management: Property manager is solely responsible for projects undertaken by him. He has the authority of allocating funds to the projects. He should be a part of financial budget allocation meetings. The current financial status review is also Property manager’s responsibility.

✔ Cost Reduction: Property manager should recognize the areas where cost reduction can be done. These areas need to be identified and necessary action must be taken. Also, process and program improvement projects should be initiated.

✔ Knowledge Upgrade: Keeping oneself updated with the latest market trends is of utmost importance to a Property manager. He should be aware of the current market conditions. For achieving this, he should attend workshops and seminars to increase his knowledge. Many organizations conduct regularly update their programs.

✔ Purchase Deals: He should represent the management in purchase negotiations; third party or in-house. All the decisions that are taken in the negotiations should be reported to the top management.

✔ Business Strategies: Property managers are required to conduct presentations to the higher management pertaining to business, marketing, and advertising strategies, and all other necessary aspects of the company processes. They also conduct quarterly, semiannual and yearly general meetings for presenting the profits, gains and achievements of the company.

✔ Policy Formulation: Being the head of the team, he is responsible for the policies and procedures followed by the team. In case the existing policies lack certain key aspects or are outdated, it is the duty of the Property manager to establish new policies and adhere to them.

✔ Functional Analysis: As they oversee all processes, they have to pay minute attention to monthly or quarterly functioning of each individual practices. They are responsible for proper functioning of their department.


Because of the responsibility of managing all the processes altogether, the Property manager need to have the best qualities and capabilities that are essentially required for running a company in a smooth manner.

To handle any corporate profile efficiently, there are a few prerequisite skills.

However, the broad skill set for a Property manager includes:

  • Performance management
  • Management proficiency
  • Managerial experience in a variety of corporate sectors (optional)
  • Good leadership and management skills
  • Effective business communication
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Degree holder in Marketing / Business Administration or related disciplines
  • Proven records and prior working experience in large scale real estate or property development corporations
  • 5 years’ relevant working experience, preferably  working in an investment group, real estate, security solutions group
  • Sharp business acumen with international exposure is an advantage

Marketing Manager

Role Summary:

  • To be responsible for developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet agreed company objectives.
  • To evaluate customer research, market conditions, and competitor data and implement marketing plan alterations as needed.
  • To oversees all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities.
  • Responsible for the marketing of company products and services to the right market whether B2B or B2C.
  • Demonstrate technical marketing skills and company product knowledge.
  • Develop an annual marketing plan in conjunction with the sales department. This should detail the year’s activity to meet agreed company objectives.
  • Budget management. To deliver all marketing activity within the agreed budget.
  • To direct marketing staff where budgets are devolved.
  • To achieve frequent, timely and positive media coverage across all available media.
  • To managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
  • To conduct market research in order to identify market requirements for current and future products.
  • To develop and implement a company-wide plan to push product, working with all departments for its execution
  • To analyze potential strategic partner relationships for product lines.
Relationships and Roles:
  • To demonstrate the ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees.
  • To build trust, value others, communicate effectively, drive execution, foster innovation, focus on delivery to customers, collaborate with others, solve problems creatively and demonstrate high integrity.
  • Maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values.
  • Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments.
Job Specifications:
  • Diploma in sales and marketing or Business Administration
  • Approximately 1-2 years of sales experience in the marketing industry.
  • Experience with a company in a related company sector.
  • Extensive experience of developing, maintaining and delivering on marketing strategies to meet company objectives.
  • A strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • A proven ability to oversee all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities.

Sales Executive

Job Purpose: Builds business by identifying and selling prospects; maintaining relationships with clients.

Job Duties:
  • Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options.
  • Sells products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions.
  • Maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Identifies product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Diploma in sales and marketing
  • 1 year experience in sales
  • Presentation Skills
  • Client Relationships
  • Emphasizing Excellence
  • Energy Level, Negotiation
  • Prospecting Skills
  • Meeting Sales Goals
  • Creativity
  • Sales Planning
  • Independence
  • Motivation for Sales

Application can be sent by email: [email protected] or delivered to our office at Gallatek East Africa Ltd KCB Building, Jogoo Road, 2nd Floor
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