Boutique Hotel Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Hotel Manager – Boutique Hotel

Industry: Hospitality

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 70k – 100k based on experience

Our client is fast becoming a lead in luxury living.

They currently operate luxury serviced apartments and soon will be opening a luxury boutique hotel.

They seek to hire a highly intelligent hotel professional with outstanding management skills and extensive hands-on experience to manage the daily operations of the Hotel.


  • Ensure the start-up of the hotel goes smoothly
  • Welcome guests into the hotel and give a tour of the hotel
  • Ensure the premises are in operative condition as per category of the unit to receive & serve the guests.
  • Manage on-going profitability of the hotel, ensuring revenue and guest satisfaction targets are met and exceeded.
  • Deliver hotel budget goals and set other short and long term strategic goals for the property.
  • Develop improvement actions and carry out costs savings
  • Recruit, train and monitor staff performance
  • Corporate client handling and take part in new client acquisition along with the sales team whenever required.
  • Deal with Suppliers / Vendors for quality products and provide performance assessment of vendors
  • Inspect all departments with their respective Manager’s for cleanliness, ambience, service readiness, staff grooming & hospitality culture.
  • Randomly inspecting the stores (F & B / Kitchen) to check the stock in hand (quality, par stock levels, expiry etc) with the F & B Manager & Chef.
  • Responsible for legalization, Occupational Health & Safety Act, fire regulations and other legal requirements.
  • Support and work with all Head of Departments in all aspects of running the hotel
  • Planning work schedules for individuals and teams
  • Conduct regular operations team meeting with HODs to discuss routine operational matters, sales targets and customers’ feedback.


  • A university Degree in Hotel management or related field
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in opening, managing or re-positioning a hotel with clear track record will be preferred
  • Must have experience in hospitality
  • Must have experience in overseeing budgets and resources
  • Must have experience in selecting and managing industry vendors
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage teams
  • A go getter and self-starter.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Hotel Manager – Boutique Hotel) to before 22nd June 2017.

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.

Business Administration, Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: June 15, 2017 — 9:44 am