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  • Posted: Aug 8, 2017
    Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
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    Student Accommod8 is Nigeria’s first and only student accommodation brand providing purpose built student accommodation (PBSA) to Nigerian and West African tertiary institutions . Our primary aim is providing affordable, decent, and well managed accommodation in a campus style setting.
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    Residence Manager- Student Hostel

    Minimum Requirements:
    Bachelors degree or equivalent in Real Estate Management, HR, Education, Management in Operations/Business, Facilities/Hospitality or similar field from a reputable university.

    At least 8-10 years’ work experience with at least 4 years in the capacity of Manager in Hospitality, Facilities Management or Hostel Management.


    • Superior ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS- with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work load.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills coupled with a keen eye for detail.
    • Enthusiastic attitude with great persuasive negotiation skills.
    • Team leader with the ability to influence and motivate the team positively.
    • Quick thinking and a natural problem-solver
    • Ability to work independently and proactive in approach to work.
    • Personable and approachable in relating with colleagues, service providers and tenants alike.
    • Computer literate with sound working knowledge of Microsoft applications and other relevant software.
    • Confident assertive personality.
    • Previous experience in managing Student hostels (at the tertiary level) in the private/govt sector is highly desirable.

    Full-time House Manager responsible for coordinating and supervising all activities at the residences and the main point of contact for Prospective and Current residents at SH.


    • Manage tenant application process for SYCAMORE HOUSE (to include interviewing candidates, filing etc).
    • Develop and maintain a database of potential tenants from all enquiries.
    • Incident reporting/ timely escalation to head office.
    • Manage & supervise regular property maintenance and annual renovations.
    • Facilities management- identify and manage suitable service providers: cleaners, security etc
    • Develop and maintain an accurate expenditure schedule for all expenses incurred at the residence along with the relevant paperwork (invoicing and receipts).
    • Head office weekly reporting- on all activities on site for the week.
    • Accurate and up to date Record keeping:
    • Tenant information along with their guarantor/parents information;
    • All Invoices/Receipts; and
    • All Bills/ notices etc
    • Responsible for Health and safety awareness at the residence.
    • Manage the day-to-day operations of the residences.
    • Handle all enquiries from the tenants and maintain records of all issues. Ensure all reports are sent into head office.
    • Promote the S8 brand and champion our vision in the minds of our tenants and other stakeholders.
    • Along with the Ops and VAS manager implement a thorough negotiation process for all procurement activities at SH.
    • Ensure all SH bills and subscriptions are paid in a timely manner (PHCN/Insurance etc)
    • Liaise with the SA8 Finance/Accounts manager to plan SH budget on a monthly basis.
    • Report on SH operations on a monthly basis to MD/COO.
    • Support other business functions as and when required
    • Develop and maintain a log of all SH fixed assets
    • Develop and update a maintenance schedule for all facilities at SH. Ensure that the service record for all appliances/facilities is up to date
    • Obtain required approvals for SH from Head office
    • Enforce the regulations of SH in line with the guidelines in the residence manual
    • Assist in rent collection from tenants and sending notices to outstanding/due new/renewal payments.
    • Assist SA8 business operations as and when required.

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