Life at Acorn

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We are home to some of the most exciting, inspirational, and innovative people in the real estate industry, passionately working to grow our business and nurture our brands. At the heart of our business are shared values and aspirations that define and mold us into an employer of choice for talented and ambitious people.

Our core business is developing and managing purpose-built rental housing for young people in Nairobi to address the shortage of good quality, safe, and secure housing for the fast-growing population of students and young professionals.

We offer a wide spectrum of career opportunities in development management, operations, finance, investment management amongst others. Our career page allows you to view all opportunities within Acorn and our brands, learn why we are right for you, meet our people, and apply for current vacancies. We are doing something that has not been done before in Sub-Saharan Africa!

Whether you are an intern or the CEO, we give you the room to hold yourself accountable against our shared values, aspirations and goals.

We do not solve a problem twice and we expect you to take responsibility for your results

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We are doing something that has not been done before in Africa.

We have enough problems to solve that will stretch the limits of your imagination

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We encourage you to solve problems through innovation and knowledge creation.

We do not hire smart people and tell you what to do.

We trust you to find solutions in a consultative environment

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Employee Stories

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We are always on the lookout for talented, ambitious and amazing people. We are home to some of the most exciting, inspirational and innovative people in the real estate and investment sectors, passionately working to grow our business and nurture our brands.

Our unique and defining culture is pillared on trust, communication, recognition, celebration and development for self and others, in addition to competitive compensation, benefits, employee engagement and incentive programs. We self-lead. We challenge. We create and innovate – our clarion call that underpins excellence in everything we do.

We are doing something amazing – something that has not been done before in sub-Saharan Africa. If you are ready to launch and/or grow your career beyond what you thought possible – and you would enjoy working in a fast, high performance environment that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous – we are home for you!

Join us and let’s do this together.

If you are ready to launch your career beyond what you thought possible, we are home for you.

Look out for opportunities to join our internship, apprenticeship and management trainee programs.

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We are the first fully integrated real estate company in East Africa offering property development, property management and real estate investment, focused on rental housing for students and young professionals.

Join us and let us change the real estate market in Africa!

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Qwetu is our flagship purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) brand providing students with the most conducive environment, amenities, and services to enable them to thrive and succeed during their college and university years.

Our amazing property operations staff keep our customers happy. We have opportunities in Customer Experience, Security, Hygiene and Maintenance.

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