Our client, a 5 Star Hotel in Nairobi is looking to recruit a Front Office Manager

The successful candidate will coordinate and oversee effectiveness of departments and provide the best services. 

He / she MUST have international experience (Dubai, Europe or America preferably).

Key Responsibilities:
  • Maximizes occupancy and average rate at all time.
  • Closely coordinate room availability with the Director of Sales.
  • Maintain a good relationship with travel agents and tour operators.
  • Answers inquiries pertaining to hotel policies and services.
  • Handle guest complaints professionally.
  • Ensures high standards of service at all time.
  • Maintains good relationship with guests and staff.
  • Participates in yearly forecasting and budgeting with senior management.
  • Observes and analyzes competitive hotels.
  • Support and determine training programs and prepare an annual training plan.
  • Analyse revenue and expenses results monthly.
  • Assists in recruiting and selecting staff.
  • Reports to the senior management regarding to unusual events (revenue, occupancy and guest complaints).
  • Ensures daily manager log – book is maintained.
  • Monitors credit policies and audits daily credit report on guest rooms where needed.
Qualifications:
  • MUST have at least 5 years’ experience in a 5 star hotels.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject would be an advantage.
  • Must be professional, presentable and convey professionalism with excellent people and communication skills.
Education: Bachelors degree
 
Job Type: Permanent
 
Location: Nairobi , Kenya
 
Career Level: Middle Level ( 5+ years experience)
 
Salary: Monthly gross salary: Ksh . 130,000 - 190,000/=(Approx. 1,529 - 2,233 USD) depending on experience

Applications

Please send your up to date CV to: 

hospitality@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Deadline: 25th November 2014

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.

Vacancy: Graduate Sales Trainee

Are you a recent Graduate (in any field) and Passionate about sales?

Overall Role Responsibility: The trainees will be attached to different sales responsibilities.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in any field
  • Highly Passionate about Sales
  • Has a Personal Inner drive to Sale
  • Basic computer skills: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Available Immediately
  • Recently Graduated – Within the Last 3 years.
  • Other skills that are necessary to successfully carry out duties are:
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Detail oriented
  • Quick Learner
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good command of English and a mastery of the same
  • Dynamic team player
  • Good negotiator.
eMail: hr@bonfide.com
Job Title: Female Sales Executive

Industry: Manufacturing
 
Location: Limuru
 
Salary: KShs 20,000 gross + Commissions 
 
Education: Diploma holders preferred 

Our client is one of the leading and fast growing manufacturers of industrial equipment & plastic products for household and agricultural use. They seek to hire aggressive and highly motivated sales ladies to fill the position of sales executives. 

Purpose: The sales executives will maximize the sales of the company products, build new business and strengthen relations with existing customers; by identifying and selling products and maintaining relationships with existing customers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Identifying and establishing new business opportunities to achieve sales targets with the help of the sales team. 
  • Developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet company objectives.
  • Contacting prospective and existing customers to get sales orders.
  • Developing and maintaining successful business relationship with prospective and existing customers.
  • Reporting, monitoring and analyzing market trends and performance to the management.
  • Planning and organising sales activities to ensure maximum utilisation of opportunities.
  • Keeping accurate sales records and preparing weekly and monthly sales reports.
  • Collection of market intelligence and competitor information on pricing and promotion activities.
  • Identifying and reporting on business opportunities in target markets.
  • Continuous feedback concerning product quality to management.
  • Regular public relations activities with customers.  
Skills and Competencies
  • Certificate or Diploma in Business Administration and or Sales and Marketing.
  • At least 1 year experience in FMCG/ sales and marketing.
  • Excellent presentation, negotiation and objection handling skills.
  • Ability to establish and strengthen customer relationships.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet set targets and goals.
  • Excellent creativity and sales planning skills.
  • Ability to plan and execute tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Female Sales Executive 20k)  to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 21st November, 2014.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Vacancy: Marketer
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: 15k plus commissions

Our client, an Interior design firm is looking to fill the position of Marketer

Job Summary: You will develop and implement sales and marketing strategies to reach out to new markets

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Conduct market research and propose viable business development ventures and strategies
  • Provide reports on marketing achievements and activities.
  • Identify and develop sources of potential clients and new leads
  • Communicate new products to potential clients
  • Develop and implement marketing campaigns to increase business
  • Make sales proposals and presentations to potential clients
  • Organise sales and marketing events to showcase company products
  • Maintain records and business details of potential and existing clients
  • Client service management
  • Submit weekly work-in-progress to management for review
Requirements

  • Diploma in Marketing or equivalent
  • At least 1 year Experience in Sales and Marketing
  • Experience in Interior design marketing an advantage
  • Customer service skills
  • Must demonstrate traits reflecting people skills
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Requires strong presentation skills
  • Must be articulate
Interested candidates to send their applications to jobs@fanisi.net by end day 15th November 2014.

Vacancy: Supervisor – Interior Design Firm
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: 25k

Our client, an Interior design firm is looking to fill the position of supervisor

Job Summary: You will oversee office and field operations in an interior design firm

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Manage and supervise office and field staff
  • Provide reports on marketing achievements and activities.
  • Supervise sales and customer service
  • Manage office administration
  • Manage staff administration and training
  • Oversee development and implementation of marketing campaigns to increase business
Requirements
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a busy business environment
  • Marketing, business development and people management skills
  • Must demonstrate excellent Customer Service skills
  • At least a Diploma in a business related course
  • Diploma  in Interior Design desirable but not mandatory
  • Must be creative with an eye for art and design
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Should have presentation skills
  • Must be articulate
Interested candidates to send their applications to jobs@fanisi.net by end day 15th November 2014.

Career Opportunities at Unilever: Unilever is one of the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies. Among our flagship brands are Omo, Sunlight, Royco, Blue Band, Lifebuoy, Vaseline, Geisha, Close Up, Rexona and Axe, among others. 
 
Unilever Kenya has been certified as Top Employer 2014/2015 by the Top Employer Institute, an international certification institute, for the second year in a row.
 
A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. 

So whether you’re looking for an internship, graduate opportunities, or a job opening to progress your professional career, at Unilever you can shape your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth. 

As one of the world’s greatest consumer goods companies, we offer people with talent, passion and integrity with some of the world’s greatest careers. 

We have the following openings: 
 
Asst. Procurement Operations Manager (3 Openings)    
 
Communications Officer East Africa    
 
Research & Development Technologist - Processing  (2 yrs Contract)
 
Research & Development Technologist - Packaging
 
Shift Manager  (5 Openings)
 
Site Safety Officer    
 
To apply visit www.unilever-esa.com and fill the online application. Under Professionals category, click on ‘Apply Now’ and follow the steps. 

You can also subscribe to receive job alerts whenever a vacancy is posted using the same link. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Vacancy: Brown Goods Technician

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Department: S
ervice Centre

Reporting to: Service Centre Manager

Salary: KShs.25,000

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Repair and service of Brown Goods in the Service Centre and on In-Home assignments
  • Follow laid-down ISO repair procedures on each and every repair job
  • Provide technical assistance to customers and fellow staff
  • Do on-site installation of Brown Goods i.e. 32+ LED, LCD and PDP CTV’s
  • Set up, clean, operate and test units before releasing all repaired items
  • Perform client education on the functionality of the items repaired and serviced
  • Assist CIC Team when needed at the Service Center in fault explanation to customers
  • Perform demos for customers
  • Fellow laid down MOT Activities
  • Ensure compliance with RTAT activities and follow-through of set instructions
  • Any other duties assigned
Requirements
  • Relevant degree/diploma
  • 1-2 years working experience
Note: Brown goods means electronics i.e. fridges, cookers, microwave

Kindly send your CV and application letter to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Brown goods technician’ on the subject line by 14th November, 2014.

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Jumia is the #1 leader of E-commerce in Africa. Our company is part of Rocket Internet, a global and leading incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce. We have already built in France successful companies like Groupon, Zalando, Wimdu, EDarling, Glossybox… 

We are present in more than 20 countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America and this accumulated experience has allowed us to develop a strong platform, which can support new ventures with both advice and capital on a truly global basis.

Jumia is expanding its activities in Kenya. To support our development we are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and e-commerce to join us. This is a perfect opportunity to participate to an entrepreneurial adventure that will lead to the future stars of the web universe.
 
Job Description: Accountant
 
You join our Finance Department under direct management of the CFO. 

Location is at our Mombasa office.  

Your tasks will be to take responsibility and drive all activities related to accounting. 

Your tasks include, but may not be limited to:
  • Processing of suppliers’ invoices
  • Management of domestic and international money transfers
  • General company accountancy
  • Checks and audits of financial procedures related to accounting
  • Assist with statutory filings
  • Assist with month end processes
  • Preparing bank reconciliation (daily / weekly)
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Other support to finance team as required.
Qualifications
  • CPA/ACCA qualifications
  • 2 -3  years’ experience as an accountant
  • Resident of Mombasa
  • knowledge / experience of processing receivables and payables
  • experience of making statutory filings
  • experience with basic accounting systems like quick books/ sage/ Excel
  • Ability to do bank reconciliations and supplier statement reconciliations
Offer
  • A unique education in launching and scaling new internet concepts
  • Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An attractive salary package
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
Please send your resume stating the job title on the subject to: joinus-kenya@jumia.com before 30th November 2014

Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.
 
The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.
 
Cashiers
 
Number Required: 2
 
Job Overview: The role of cashiers is to support the sales functions by ensuring timely and accurate daily collections update and safe custody of company monies received.
 
General Responsibilities
  • Safe custody of all money received from customers until subsequent release to security firm
  • Accurate and timely receipting of all monies received from customers
  • Timely offload of monies received as per cash handling guidelines
  • Petty cash payments and reimbursements within agreed guidelines
  • Daily banking summaries and analysis by close of business day
  • Issue and custody of revenue stamps as per statutory regulations
  • Receipt and records of VAT certificates from customers as per company guidelines
  • Timely receipt of all EFTs
  • Credit card processing and confirmations
  • Cash refund payouts based on approvals
  • Issuing of relevant gate pass and release documents to customers on confirmation of payments
  • Any other roles as may be assigned periodically by the supervisor.
Qualifications/Skills/Experience
  • Minimum accounting qualification of  KATC II or CPA 1
  • Excellent communication & Interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
 
The Recruiter
eMail: recruit.esquire@gmail.com     
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th November, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.

Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.
 
The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.
 
i. Tour Guides / Drivers

2  Positions
 
Applicants must possess at least a tour guiding certificate, valid driving license, 1 year experience in a tour firm, lodge or tented camp and proficient in at least 1 foreign language

ii. Door Men

2 Positions 
 
Applicants must possess at least an O-level certificate, pleasant personality, well groomed and presence and at least 1 year experience in a reputable hospitality establishment.

iii. Store Keeper

1 Position
 
Applicants must possess at least a certificate in stores or procurement, attention to detail and at least 1 year experience in a reputable hospitality establishment.
 
iv. Sales and Reservation Executives
 
Applicants must possess at least a sales and marketing certificate, outgoing and pleasant personality, passion for sales and at least 1 year experience selling destinations with a reputable tour operator.
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
 
The Recruiter
eMail: recruit.esquire@gmail.com     
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th November, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.

Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.
 
The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.
 
Front Office Officer / Receptionist
 
Number Required: 2
 
Job Overview: The Front office job holders role will be look after the needs of guests on arrival and during their stay in the lodge. They are the first point of contact with guests and should have a thorough knowledge of the establishment as well as all service offerings to clients.

General Responsibilities

  • Receive reservations for accommodation from clients, either in person, online or by telephone, fax or email
  • Take guests' details and allocate their rooms
  • Liaise with transport carriers (such as airlines, bus companies and rental car agencies) to make and confirm travel arrangements for guests
  • Inform guests of the hotel/ services and facilities, policies and procedures
  • Provide tourist information to guests
  • Make reservations for sightseeing tours and visits to restaurants, the cinema and live entertainment sessions
  • Deal with enquiries and requests from guests
  • Take and transmit messages for guests
  • Finalise guests' bills and issue receipts upon payment
  • Arrange accommodation for guests travelling to other destinations
  • Perform cashier duties and exchange foreign currency
  • Place guests' possessions in a safe if requested
  • Coordinate the cleaning of guests' personal laundry, shoe shining and room service deliveries
  • Follow in-house procedures to help ensure the security of guests and employees
  • Perform general secretarial duties, such as preparing correspondence and attending to a switchboard.
Qualifications/Skills/ Experience
  • Diploma in front office management or front office Management or other related field
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent spoken/written English
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • A natural helper with a friendly personality
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
 
The Recruiter
eMail: recruit.esquire@gmail.com     
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th November, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.


Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.
 
The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.
 
Chefs
 
Number Required: 3
 
Job Overview: To oversee the daily operation of the kitchen of a restaurant and must be highly skilled, creative and able to work efficiently under a great deal of pressure. You will also responsible for designing menus, developing original recipes and keeping the kitchen stocked with ingredients.
 
General Responsibilities

  • Direct the preparation, seasoning and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, Desserts or any other food
  • Plan and price menu items, coming up with food recipes and orders supplies and keep records and accounts.
  • Supervise and participate in cooking and the preparation of foods.
Qualifications/Skills/Experience
  • Minimum of a diploma in cookery, catering or any other related field.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a busy restaurant or institution.
  • Ability to do costing for food items.
  • Knowledgeable in the various types of cuisines.
  • Ability to creatively present /serve food
  • Practical knowledge of proper food handling and storage procedures.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent in proper management of kitchen equipment
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a variety of cooking assignments.
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
 
The Recruiter
eMail: recruit.esquire@gmail.com     
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th November, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.
Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.
 
The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.
 
Waiters
 
Number Required: 10
 
Job Overview: To serve customers by taking orders, serving food and preparing tables. An important part of the work is to make customers feel welcome and comfortable during their meal
 
General Responsibilities
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Greeting patrons once they are seated
  • Presenting menus to customers
  • Explaining menu items to customers
  • Answering questions from patrons about food and beverages
  • Sharing information with customers about the status of their orders
  • Refilling customer drink orders throughout the meal
  • Finding out if customers need addition
  • Processing payment
  • Making sure tables are clean and tidy
Qualifications/Skills/ Experience
  • Certificate or Diploma in food service/waitress/waiter or air hostess
  • 2 years’ experience in a busy hospitality establishment
  • Good knowledge of food and drinks required.
  • Must be able speak and write either English or French, German, Italian , Chinese, Spanish, Japanese and Swahili fluently
  • Must have a pleasant, charismatic personality with good people communication skills
  • Must have a thirst to sell and meet targets
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
 
The Recruiter
eMail: recruit.esquire@gmail.com     
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th November, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.


Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.
 
The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.
 
Food and Beverage Manager
 
Number Required: 1
 
Job Overview: The position holder will be in charge of controlling and co-ordinating all Food and Beverage operations to the highest standards.
 
General Responsibilities

  • Achievement of budgeted food sales, beverage sales, labour costs and profitability.
  • Completion of Customer Follow-up calls on a timely basis.
  • Timely analysis of Food & Beverage Prices in relation to competition.
  • Participation and input towards F&B Marketing activities.
  • Entertainment of potential and existing customers.
  • Preparation of Sales Promotions & Mailings.
  • Competitive analysis every six months by calling competition and gathering data such as banquet kits, room rental rates, etc.
  • Telemarketing to previous clients to inquire about possible future bookings.
  • Development and maintenance of all department control procedures.
  • Handle all Food & Beverage inquiries and ensure timely follow up on the same business day.
  • To confirm all details relative to group functions with meeting/banquet planners.
  • Maintain and uphold Hotel credit policies.
  • Directly responsible for large function billings and overseeing medium/small function billings with particular regard to accuracy and timeliness (48 hours)
  • Ensuring that evaluation forms accompany all invoices.
  • Completion and review of monthly forecast.
  • Attendance and participation at weekly F & B meeting and Department Head meeting.
  • Assist in menu planning and pricing in liaison with the Chefs.
  • Perform any other duties as allocated by the lodge manager from time to time.
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
 
The Recruiter
eMail: recruit.esquire@gmail.com     
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th November, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.

Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.
 
The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.
 
Front Office Manager
 
Number Required: 1
 
Job Overview: The job holder will directly supervise all front office personnel and ensures proper completion of all front office duties. S/he will direct and coordinate the activities of the front desk, reservations, guest services, and telephone areas and prepare monthly reports and budget for front office department.

General Responsibilities

  • Train, cross –train and retrain all front office personnel.
  • Participate in the selection of front office personnel.
  • Schedule the work of front office staff.
  • Supervise team workload during shifts.
  • Evaluate the job performance of each front office employee.
  • Maintain working relationships and communicate with all departments.
  • Verify that accurate room status information is maintained and properly communicated.
  • Resolve guest problems quickly, efficiently, and courteously.
  • Work within the allocated budget for the front office.
  • Receive information from the previous shift manager and pass on pertinent details to the oncoming manager.
  • Check cashiers in and out and verify bank deposits at the end of each shift.
  • Enforce all cash-handling, check-cashing, and credit policies.
  • Uphold the lodge’s commitment to client hospitality.
  • Prepare performance reports related to the front office.
  • Maximize room revenue and occupancy by reviewing status daily.
  • Analyze rate variance, monitor credit report and maintain close observation of daily house count.
  • Monitor selling status of house daily. i.e. flash report, allowance etc.
  • Ensure implementation of all hotel policies and house rules.
  • Operate all aspects of Front Office computer system, including software maintenance, report generation and analysis, and simple configuration changes.
  • Prepare revenue and occupancy forecasting.
  • Ensure logging and delivery of all messages, packages, and mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ensure that employees are, at all times, attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests managers and other employees.
  • Monitor all V.I.P's special guests and requests.
  • Maintain required pars of all front office and stationary supplies.
  • Review daily front office work and activity reports generated by Night Audit.
  • Review Front office log book and Guest feedback forms on a daily basis.
  • Maintain an organized and comprehensive filing system with documentation of purchases, vouchers, schedules, forecasts, reports and tracking logs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
Qualifications/Skill/Experience
  • Degree or diploma in hotel management or relevant qualification
  • An energetic, enthusiastic and good natured person able to interact with various caliber of people
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of hotel front desk supervisory position.
  • Experience handling cash, accounting procedures, and general administrative tasks.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, and understand English language used in the workplace
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
 
The Recruiter
eMail: recruit.esquire@gmail.com     
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th November, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.

Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.
 
The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.
 
Swimming Pool Attendant
 
Number Required: 1
 
Job Overview: The job holder will maintain the safety and cleanliness of the swimming pool so as to provide a safe and pleasant environment for customers and guests at all times.
 
General Responsibilities

  • Ensure all equipment are functioning properly.
  • Check and maintain the Color, Chemistry, and Clarity of the pool water.
  • Complete the opening, mid-day, and closing duties checklist.
  • Enforce all swimming pool rules and regulations.
  • To safe guard the life of the swimmers as per the age and competency.
  • Develop and maintain a friendly relationship with the clients.
  • Remain alert and attentive while on the lifeguard stand.
  • Attending promptly to clients who need other Hotel/poolside services.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications/Skills/Experience
  • YMCA swimming life guard certificate or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience in pool treatment.
  • Advanced first aid training and knowledge.
  • Minimum working experience of 2-3 years.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skilled in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
 
The Recruiter
eMail: recruit.esquire@gmail.com     
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th November, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.

Vacancy: Software Quality Assurance and Testing Assistant

Objectives: The objective of this position is to ensure that Kimetrica software products meet the highest international quality standards, through rigorous and complete testing. 
 
The position reports to the Software Project Management and Quality Assurance Specialist. 
 
Key Tasks
  • Prepare software quality test plans and project related test deliverables on each software component and development of practical user test cases.
  • Conduct end-to-end testing of software components and features to ensure compliance with Quality Assurance standards for:
  1. Reliability
  2. Security
  3. Efficiency and speed
  4. Language
  5. Layout and graphics
  6. Browser compatibility
  7. Guidance and help files
  8. Critical content such as lists and lookups
  • Record all system defects and bugs in Redmine and track the issue case comments from the development team and management for action.
  • Produce overall testing reports for Project Managers and brief the Team Leader (Quality Assurance) on projects under your direct responsibility.
  • Review of guidance and training materials to ensure that they accurately reflect the software users’ experience
Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • A degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, IT or close equivalent
  • Organized, detail-oriented and methodical
  • Sceptical and critical thinker
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Teamwork
  • Experience with bug tracking systems and familiarity with software development lifecycles
  • Excellent English skills
Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • 1 year or more experience in testing and/or software development and software quality assurance.
  • Experience in testing methodologies
  • Ability to analyze data and interpret the results.
  • Knowledge on Agile software development
Terms and Conditions
  • Flexible working conditions (ability to work from home or online).
  • Competitive salary commensurate with potential, experience and earnings history
  • Health insurance package
  • Probationary contract of 3 months
  • Carer development opportunities
Application: 
 
To apply, please send cover letter and CV to jobs@kimetrica.com by 28th November 2014.  

Please put in the subject line of your e-mail: Software Quality Assurance and Testing Assistant.  

Ensure that your CV and cover letter describe your background and experience as related to the job responsibilities and skills.  

Note that Kimetrica will only contact eligible candidates for interviews.
Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.
 
The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.
 
Room Stewards
 
Number Required: 5
 
Job Overview: The purpose of this position is to ensure the cleanliness of rooms and public spaces. The Room Attendant/Housekeeper position will in come in contact with guests and will need to have positive guest interactions. Housekeeping play an important role for our home - away-from-home experience for each of our guest’s everyday

General Responsibilities

  • Acknowledge and greet guests in public spaces with a warm, friendly greeting.
  • Review daily inventory of rooms on arrival and departure.
  • Review daily inventory of supplies needed to complete the assignments for the day
  • Dusting, vacuuming and changing of bed linens,
  • Cleaning bathrooms, kitchen area, lobby and common areas.
  • Perform quality cleaning to meet required standards within set time limits.
  • Comply with all resort and safety guidelines
  • Pick up ground litter around the compound whatever is visible.
  • Answering guest requests
  • May perform similar duties as requested by supervisor
Qualifications/Skills/Experience
  • O level/ KCSE Certificate
  • Certificate in housekeeping will be an added advantage
  • Housekeeping and customer service experience required
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Must be fluent in verbal and written English.
  • Must have attention to detail.
  • Good customer service skills
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
 
The Recruiter
eMail: recruit.esquire@gmail.com     
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th November, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.

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