Sunset Hotel Manager Job in Kisumu Kenya

Sunset Hotel Ltd was incorporated in 1976 and is located in Kisumu County. 
Tourism Finance Corporation, formerly the Kenya Tourist Development Corporation, is the majority shareholder in this Company. 
The Board of Directors of the Company seeks to recruit a visionary, qualified, experienced and highly talented professional to fill the position of the Hotel Manager.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Hotel Manager will be the accounting officer and will execute managerial and administrative authority over the business operations of the Company. 

S/he will provide the overall strategic leadership by coordinating the activities of the various functions of the Company to achieve the set goals and objectives.

Key Duties
  • To coordinate all the Company operations as per the laid down operational policies and procedures.
  • Advise the Board on the formulation of a corporate strategy and the implementation of sound financial and operational policies, budgetary discipline and marketing plans for the Company.
  • Manage and review the allocation of Company resources to ensure highest quality of service and product standards are delivered and maintained.
  • Ensure implementation of sound Human Resources Policies and Practices to maximize the employees’ potential and contributions.
  • Maintenance of optimum workforce, recruitment and hiring of required new staff, supervision and execution of performance reviews and training of staff.
  • Identify applicable legislation and ensure the Company operations comply with the relevant regulatory framework.
  • Oversee compliance with all professional, ethical, legal and statutory requirements in the conduct of Company business.
  • Ensures that all guests and other clients’ related issues are resolved in a manner consistent with the Company’s goals and objectives.
  • Communicate all policies and procedures to entire staff. 
  • Ensuring performance based culture is maintained. 
  • Conducting regular meetings to provide various information including Company communications, policy reviews, and goals.
  • Maintains relationships with local companies and key people to increase the hotel’s visibility within the local market.
  • A first degree in Hospitality or Business Management related field or a Diploma in Hotel Management from a reputable recognized Institution.
  • A minimum of 10 years working experience and at least 4 years at a senior managerial level in hospitality industry set up at least a two star hotel.
  • Must be highly proficient in MS Office suite and have adequate technical knowledge in a computerized hotel set up including accounting and reservation systems with good interpersonal skills, marketing, public relation skills and good leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, achievement oriented, innovative, assertive, strategic thinker
  • A transformative and visionary leader of unquestionable integrity with strong networking, motivation and team building skills, and to demonstrate ability to work under pressure
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the above position against the listed qualifications/competencies and skills, a detailed and updated CV, copies of relevant certificates, detailed and contacts of three professional referees as well as current and expected remuneration to reach the undersigned by 21st February 2014

The Chairperson
Board of Directors
Sunset Hotel Limited
P.O. Box 215 – 40100

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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