General Manager, Utalii Hotel Job. Utalii College

General Manager Jobs, Hotel Jobs, Utalii College Jobs

SCALE: GRADE KUC 3

REPORTS TO: PRINCIPAL

TERMS OF SERVICE: CONTRACT

Responsibilities

  • Manage the hotel budget in terms of both revenues and expenditures to ensure that it is within the approved allocation
  • Developing strategies to maximize hotel performance through the effective management of customer needs and exploring new opportunities/markets
  • Ensuring sound financial management of the hotel through controlling expenditures, cash flows (payables & receivables) and instituting effective control systems to achieve the hotel’s financial obligations
  • Developing and implementing the hotel’s strategic plan order to achieve the hotels’ goals
  • Developing and implementing the hotels’ work plan to ensure smooth cohesion of services provided in an effort to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Preparing financial reports for management that clearly explains operational effectiveness, trends and variances to monitor financial status of the hotel
  • Approving all hotel expenditure and payments to facilitate the smooth running of the hotel through controlling the budgets
  • Establishing and maintaining a pro-active human resource function to ensure employee motivation, training and development, wage and benefits, administration and compliance with established labour regulations
  • Ensuring that the statutory requirements needed to operate a hotel are complied with in order to adhere to the regulations required for operating a hotel establishment
  • Ensuring good safety practices of employees and guests by overseeing the maintenance of proper emergency and security procedures
  • Establishing and maintaining applicable preventive maintenance programmes to protect the physical assets of the hotel
  • Facilitating training of students on practical attachment at the hotel to improve their skills
  • Managing hotel cash flows i.e. payables and receivables
  • Approving hotel expenditure within the approved budget

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in hospitality
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Seven (7) years relevant experience, three (3) of which must have been in senior management
  • Membership of professional body where applicable
  • Attended a Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  • Demonstrated results in work performance
  • Meets the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

How To Apply

Applicants must comply with the following and provide clearance certificates from:

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations ( Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Tax Compliance
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their application letter, copies of professional certificates, testimonials and clearance certificates should be sent under confidential cover and with the envelope clearly marked as per the position applied for: KUC/(position)/2019 not later than 24th May, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Principal & Chief Executive Officer

Kenya Utalii College

P.O. Box 31052-00600

NAIROBI

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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