Thursday, March 22, 2012

General Manager Job in a Tourist Lodge in Kenya

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual of high moral character and professional integrity to fill the position of a General Manager for a well renowned five star tourist lodge.

Job Summary

This position is that of a profit center head. The candidate will offer leadership to the staff, control operations, ensure adherence to set operating standards while maximizing revenue earnings/profits to agreed budgetary levels and in conformity to agreed set standards in making the establishment the most preferred lodge destination in the national park.

Key Responsibilities;
  • To ensure that there are proper supervision and delegation procedures set up with the lodge departments.
  • Strictly adhere to control systems for the lodge.
  • Introduce the most efficient operational functions for supplies, equipment, etc.
  • Keep good public relations with guests/visitors, local communities and staff.
  • Ensure that the property is maintained to the highest standards and there are proper maintenance schedules in place.
  • Present all accounts to the head office on time.
  • Contribute to the marketing of the lodge.
  • Overlook all functions including marketing, finance, procurement, reservations and so on.
  • Degree in Hotel Management or its equivalent from Utalii College or equivalent.
  • A minimum of five years experience as a General Manager in a similar establishment.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • A team player with high integrity, excellent conceptual, communication, interpersonal and advisory skills, has basic knowledge of labor laws, and offer mature leadership.
Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration to before end of day 24th March 2012.

Applicants should send their applications with the following subject “In response to your advertisement dated 21st March 2012”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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