Finance Manager, IT Officer, Chef, Housekeeper Jobs

On Monday, September 9th, 2013

Our client is an upcoming Resort located about 80km North of Nairobi. The resort is looking to fill the following vacancies with suitable and qualified candidates.

  1. 1.       FINANCE MANAGER

The position will report to the General Manager and will have overall responsibility for the Resorts accounting and financial management. The position will provide the Hotel management with meaningful and timely information on the Resort performance. The incumbent will proactively aim at cost containment, profit improvement and safeguarding the Resort assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. To develop and implement a cost containment strategy across all Resort operations.
  2. To develop and implement all necessary controls to safeguard the assets of the hotel and ensure that such controls are adhered to at all times
  3. To prepare and interpret financial information to management for planning purposes. These reports should stimulate management action
  4. To provide leadership in budgeting and forecasting process covering all aspects of the Resort and to compile cash flow forecasts for the business.
  5. To develop and implement proper procedures for the various cashiers in the Resort and ensure that such procedures are complied with at all times.
  6.  To develop and implement proper procedures and controls for purchasing, receiving, stores and requisitioning and ensure that these are complied with
  7. To ensure regular physical inventories of all supplies and of all operating equipment
  8. To establish credit and collection procedures, with particular attention to front office, conferencing and banqueting processes and ensure compliance.

Minimum Requirements

The suitable candidate will be qualified in Finance and Accounting and will no less than 4 years relevant industry experience in a similar role. He/ she must be able to explain and demonstrate that he/ she has the career maturity to perform the essential functions of this job. He/ She must show ability to deal with internal and external customers some of whom will require patience and tact so as to defuse tension, collect accurate information and resolve conflicts. He/ She will be a team player, and yet possess the credibility needed to provide leadership in area of expertise.

  

  1. 2.      I.T OFFICER

The IT Officer will oversee the Resort IT systems and will ensure data integrity and security. He/ She will be innovative in using IT platforms to maximize efficiency in Resort operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Develop, implement and supervise all IT procedures for the resort
  2. Design and implement preventive maintenance for all IT hardware and software
  3. Initiate checks for daily back-ups, all system interfaces and server and hardware logs
  4. Assist guests with any IT issues including setting up the IT infrastructure needed for conferences and meetings
  5. Oversee and manage all interactions with IT suppliers for any software/ hardware conflicts
  6. Oversee the management of Resort website and ensure it’s interactive and user-friendly. This will include liaising with other departments for content and other updates
  7. Safeguarding of all Resort IT infrastructure, licenses, back-ups etc
  8. Provide help-desk services for internal customers

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate will have the relevant IT qualifications. In addition, she/he will have a minimum of 3 years experience within Hotel operations. The candidate should have training capabilities for trouble-shooting and user support. He/ She must demonstrate good knowledge in LAN, security, IP telephony, Fidelio (or other hospitality solutions and software).

  1. 3.      CHEF

The Chef will have overall responsibility of the Resort kitchen; keeping track of inventory and food supplies, designing and preparing menus, setting prices and managing kitchen staff. He/ she will work to ensure that the Resort maintains high culinary standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee kitchen operations and product quality
  2. Responsible for Kitchen budget and cost containment strategy
  3. Manage menu preparation and pricing in line with the F&B objectives of the Resort
  4. Develop new menus and food items and manage preparation and presentation to Resort standards and meet the tastes of the Resort guests
  5. Implement procedures to minimize wastage and over-production
  6. Coach, guide and develop the kitchen staff by putting in place training and development for the team members

Minimum Requirements:

The suitable candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years commercial kitchen experience, as well as relevant qualifications. He/ She must demonstrate excellent communication, managerial and business skills.

  1. 4.      EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER

The EH has overall responsibility of maintaining Resort cleanliness to established standards and guest satisfaction. He/ She will endeavor to exceed guest satisfaction in cleanliness, safety and security; while managing a friendly and skilled workforce.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Establish and implement departmental standards and communicate them to housekeeping staff
  2. Maintains Resort cleanliness in rooms and public areas and inspects them to ensure standards are kept
  3. Plan work schedules and room assignments with minimum disruptions to Resort guests
  4. Monitor departmental expenditure, ensuring cost containment while maintaining effectiveness
  5. Ensures smooth communication with Front Office function to preempt guest complaints. Ensure that all complaints when they arise are handled efficiently and politely.

Minimum Requirements:

The EH will have the necessary qualifications and demonstrate that they can apply their skill to meet the essential requirements of the job. The suitable candidate will have 5 years growing experience in Hotel Housekeeping division. Managerial and business skills will be an added advantage.

Suitable candidates can send their CV’s and cover letter stating their suitability, availability, current and expected salary to [email protected] and cc [email protected] by 14th September 2013. Indicate the position applied for on the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

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  1. florence nelima wangamati says:

    hi, am in total need of this position of the executive housekeeper as i have got the required professional qualifications and have the passion of the job and i will deliver my best to my company.

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