Sunday, January 11, 2009

Safari Park Hotel & Casino — Nairobi Jobs

Safari Park Hotel, a leading five star hotel situated in Nairobi and serving the top notch of the Hospitality sector seeks to employ suitable Kenyan Citizens with the right attributes to fill the positions below.

A. EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER

Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for;

  • Overall smooth running of the housekeeping department covering Guest rooms, public areas, Offices and the laundry.
  • Supervision of the Housekeeping team (including outsourced labour), of over 50 staff to ensure fair distribution of workload and general administration of the work force.
  • Responsible for high level cleaning, servicing and maintenance of conference rooms and outdoor events and venues.
  • Maintenance of accurate stock records to ensure availability of linen and uniforms at all times.
  • Proper planning and budgeting of the housekeeping finances.
  • Develop action plans and standard operation procedures in view of varying room occupancy levels and use of public areas.
  • Regularly update the hotel management on modern materials, methods and techniques that will improve standards in the housekeeping areas of the hotel.
The position is challenging and calls for a dynamic, confident, aggressive and forward thinking person with the following attributes;
  • Aged 32 - 42 years
  • Holders of a minimum of a diploma in housekeeping and laundry from Kenya Utalii College or any other internationally recognised hotel training institution.
  • Have not less ten (10) years experience, 5 years of which must be in a similar position in charge of a busy housekeeping department in a large five star hotel.
  • Practical knowledge in laundry and dry-cleaning operations.
  • Practical experience in cleaning materials, servicing of guest rooms and public areas.
  • Should have basic knowledge of housekeeping expenses and budgets.
  • Must be computer literate.
B. ASSISTANT FRONT OFFICE MANAGER

Reporting to the Front Office Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible to;
  • Assist the Front Office Manager to ensure the smooth running of all Front Office department sections including: reception, reservations, transport, concierge, switchboard, business center and the guest relations.
  • Help to ensure full control of the Front Office Department to ensure maximum room and telephone revenue is received by the hotel.
  • Assist to ensure that the department has qualified disciplined and motivated staff through training.
  • Assist to ensure proper functioning and maintenance of company property entrusted to the department.
  • Assist in the maintenance of high quality guest services,
  • Assist to develop and sustain close interdepartmental communication and promotion of harmonious working relationships at the Front Office.
The position is challenging and calls for a dynamic, confident, aggressive and forward thinking person with the following attributes;
  • Aged 30-40 years.
  • Holder of a certificate, diploma or degree in Hotel Management from Kenya Utalii College or any other internationally recognised hotel training institution.
  • At least five years experience in a similar position, preferably from a five star establishment.
  • Ability to create good rapport with the guests and to be extremely courteous and friendly at all times.
  • Ability to work without supervision and achieve goals beyond the minimum set standards.
  • Ability to set the highest personal standards of work performance.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Must be Computer literate with knowledge of the latest version of Fidelio hotel management system.
C. NIGHT MANAGER

Reporting to the General Manager through the Front Office Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible to;
  • Ensure the smooth running of the hotel through the night to maintain standards to guests and customers.
  • Ensure that all the hotel departments are adequately staffed through the night taking into consideration the volume of business, and that the staff are productive overnight.
  • Ensure that guests are served efficiently and receive an exceptional level of customer service from the night team by ensuring coverage of all sections of the hotel.
  • Responsible for the health, safety and security of the hotel in the absence of the General Manager at night.
  • Ensuring the correct cash handling procedures are followed by the cashiering staff.
  • Maximizing sales opportunities and the running of the night audit.
  • Responsible for night staff transport for the Hotel and Casino.
The position is challenging and calls for a dynamic, confident, aggressive and forward thinking person with the following attributes;
  • Aged 35-45 years.
  • Holder of a certificate or above in Hotel Management from Kenya Utalii College or any other internationally recognised hotel training institution.
  • At least five years experience in a similar position, preferably from a five star establishment.
  • Ability to create good rapport with the guests and to be extremely courteous and friendly at all times.
  • Ability to work without supervision and achieve goals beyond the minimum set standards.
  • Exposure (working knowledge) in Front Office and F&B operations.
  • Ability to set the highest personal standards of work performance
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.
A competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience will be offered to the successful candidates.

Applications accompanied by a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials from applicants who meet the above qualifications and are up to the challenge should be sent to the address below to reach them by January 23, 2009.

Human Resources & Admin. Manager
P.O. Box45038-00100
NAIROBI
or email careers @ safariparkhotel.co.ke





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