4 Star Hotel Housekeeper Job in Nairobi, Kenya

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of a Housekeeper at a 4 Star hotel in Nairobi.

Job Purpose: Responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness and the overall running of the House keeping Department.

Duties:

  • Oversee the effectiveness of all aspects of the housekeeping operation and other related departments.
  • Plan on-the-job training and ensure training of housekeeping staff and that refresher causes are taken regularly and effectively.
  • Conduct fair evaluation of the housekeeping staff
  • Formulate Plans and Establish work Schedules and Prepare holiday lists for Housekeeping staff.
  • Co-ordinate with Housekeeping Supervisors in Supervision of housekeeping staff.
  • Ensure proper discipline among employees of the department.
  • Handle staff grievances from housekeeping employees and take appropriate action.
  • Perform regular inspection of work being done to ensure standards are being maintained.
  • Plan and provide care for equipment, furnishings and surrounding.
  • Maintain regular inventory of supplies and equipment (including linen and Beddings) and make orders for new replacements.
  • Control and Issue supplies and equipment to employees.
  • Prepare board rooms and other public functions and co-ordinate with other heads of departments to ensure smooth running of the functions.
  • Maintain housekeeping policies and SOPs and develop employees understanding of these policies.
  • Effectively administer incentive program for all housekeeping employees.
  • Prepare annual housekeeping budget.
  • Maintain par stock of guest supplies, cleaning supplies, linen and uniforms.
  • Organize pest eradication programs
  • Assist in purchase of items related to housekeeping
  • Submit monthly report to the management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management team.
  • Maintain records of housekeeping tasks and task elements – job procedure, work charts, sequences, and work schedules.
  • Records of staff daily attendance, handover reports, staff holiday reports and Staff appraisal Reports.
  • Records periodic stock takes of housekeeping inventory supplies.
  • Maintain inspection check lists of areas and items under housekeeping.
  • Ensure that all company first aid boxes are fully equipped.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the management.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in housekeeping and hotel management.
  • 3 years working experience as a Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Should be ready to maintain the standard of a 4 star rated hotel.
  • Should be able to work under minimal supervision.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should email their CV and application letter only with Subject line House keeper + (Expected Salary) to talenthost365@gmail.com cc to: talent@iworldafrica.com so as to reach us by Wednesday, March, 7, 2018.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: February 28, 2018 — 10:09 am