Property Internship – Kwacha Pension Trust Fund


Property Internship – Kwacha Pension Trust Fund

  • Internship
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  •  August 12, 2019

WebsiteKwacha Pension Trust Fund

Kwacha Pension Trust Fund (KPTF) is a single employer defined benefit pension fund. KPTF owns and manages eight properties. The Fund requires an intern within the Investments Department to assist with property management on a three-month internship. The ideal candidates should be self-driven, energetic, adaptable and have a strong academic background. The ideal candidate must be available for immediate start.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining the buildings;
  • Assist in reconciling rental income;
  • Assist in preparing planned maintenance schedules and budgets for the properties;
  • Assist in preparing the Bill of Quantities (BOQ) – including scope of works for contractors, obtaining quotations for the work, estimating the cost of works and inspecting the work undertaken by contractors;
  • Assist in scrutinizing and assessing carefully the  prospective tenants and make recommendations;
  • Assist in implementing and enforcing tenant leases to ensure compliance with all provisions by the tenants;
  • Assist in supervision of all contractors and inspection of all work carried out to ensure performance is as per scope of works;
  • Assist in ensuring that health, safety and security programmes are implemented (e.g. fire plans, alarms, lifts, air conditioners);
  • Assist in attending and responding to maintenance issues – such as complaints from tenants;
  • Assist in tenant invoicing;
  • Assist in developing annual marketing plans to reduce vacancies of both commercial and residential;
  • Assist in preparing periodic reports on property management; and
  • Any other tasks that may be required for efficient property management.

Qualifications & Competencies

Educational Background

  • Full Grade 12 certificate with at least five (5) O levels credits including English Language and Mathematics;
  • Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying or property management qualification;
  • Professional membership with the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ).


  • Experience is not required but will be an added advantage.

Technical Skills

  • Should have excellent communication skills; and
  • Should be a problem solver and self-driven

Only candidates that meet the above criteria need apply. Suitable candidates should send a one page cover letter and one page CV to the following address by Monday 12th August 2019:

The Director
Kwacha Pension Trust Fund
Plot 5534
Corner of Kakola and Libala Road

To apply for this job email your details to

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