Private Property Culture and Careers

Private Property South Africa
Tevin Jina

Founded in 1998, Private Property is South Africa’s leading property website and a one-stop shop for property search. Using class-leading technology, we advertise property for sale and to rent from agents, developers, banks and private individuals. We don’t just list property, we also provide our users with all the information they need to make informed property decisions. We deliver the latest market news, expert advice, data and virtual neighbourhood tours to create a truly digital property marketplace.

Our Culture

At Private Property, our values define our culture. These values form the core of who we are as people and inform how we operate our business. Our culture is built on the following values:

Service | Collaboration | Innovation | Agility | Grit

These values give us purpose and direction as we strive to achieve great things together.

Working at Private Property

We understand that an awesome environment is an important part of working life. Our modern offices, with magnificent views of the city and ocean are both fun and functional. We’ve got a huge breakout area for our staff to relax and eat in, a table tennis table, flat screen TV’s and our own in-house barista. We also have regular social events that allow us to unwind, and get to know our colleagues on a more personal level. Our social calendar ends with an epic staff party.

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Our Teams

We invest in our people and help them to grow with us. We are proud of the calibre of our people and are successful because of them. We recognise and reward success and look for people who share our passion for innovation and excellence.

Current Career Opportunities:

Communications Manager

The Communications manager creates and maintains a favourable image of the business by communicating programs, accomplishments and/or points of view to both internal and external stakeholders. This role is tasked with, amongst others, fielding media questions and pitching stories to the media, preparing media kits and organizing press conferences. It is also responsible for measuring and monitoring the market response to all communications. The Communications Manager must be able to maintain rapport and bridge communication chasms by cultivating quality conversations and nurturing personal relationships. As a manager of this process, this role must be responsive, helpful and friendly to every inquirer and ensure that the business’s key strategic messages are communicated in a consumable manner. This position will plan and direct the creation of material that will maintain or enhance the public image of Private Property. They will monitor market response and direct communication in line with target market requirements.

The ideal candidate meets the following key requirements:

Minimum Degree in Public Relations Management, Communications Degree or closely-related field

Minimum 5 years’ experience in the communications field

Demonstrated ability to lead a small team of specialists

Demonstrated Knowledge of the latest global socio-digital media tools and communication trends

Demonstrated ability to successfully manage and execute on a digital strategy

Business Intelligence (BI) Developer

The Business Intelligence (BI) Developer will create and manage information and analytical solutions in a manner that is easily accessible and user-friendly for the business to various datasets into valuable and insightful reports about internal operational and the customer’s product and/or service performance. Reports are used to improve problem solving, operational excellence, forecasting and decision support. This role will efficiently and effectively aggregate data from multiple internal and external sources into an integrated and secure data warehouse and design solutions for complex multidimensional reporting solutions. You will be responsible for requirements gathering, designing and planning fit-for-purpose business intelligence systems, managing security access, performance monitoring, troubleshooting and producing special reports. It will also be required to write relational and multidimensional database queries and configure, deploy and maintain database servers.

The ideal candidate meets the following requirements:

Minimum BSc/Bcom in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or closely related field

Minimum 4 years’ experience in enterprise data warehouse design, data mining and reporting

Demonstrated knowledge of SQL databases, databases warehousing concepts and systems and BI technologies

If you would like to apply for any of our active vacancies or wish to be added to our Talent database, please send through your CV to careers@privateproperty.coza | Contact: 087 375 1000

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