Deputy Housekeeper Job in Kenya

Our subsidiary company is looking to fill in the position of a Deputy Housekeeper.

The deputy housekeeper reports to the executive housekeeper.

In the absence of deputy housekeeper, all the above mentioned duties and responsibilities are taken over by the assistant housekeeper.

His/her duties are:-

  • Check and ensure that all guestrooms, public areas, back of the house areas are clean and well maintained.
  • Inspect the work done by contractors- pest control, laundry, window cleaning, etc.
  • Prepare staff schedules and duty roster.
  • Check periodical stocktaking and maintaining of stock records for linen, uniform, equipment.
  • Develop and implement training programs within the department in consultation with the executive housekeeper.
  • Assist executive housekeeper in forecasting and budgeting for operating and capital expenditure.
  • Take charge of housekeeping department in absence of executive housekeeper.
  • Be responsible for hotel linen and check its movement and distribution to room attendants.
  • Keep an inventory of all housekeeping supplies and check it regularly.
  • Prepare staff schedules and duty roster.

Skills and Experience Required

  • A friendly and welcoming approach
  • High standards of dress and presentation.
  • Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Teaching others how to do something.
  • Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • The ability to work unsupervised
  • Good team working skills.

Education and Experience (Desirable)

  • Degree/ Diploma from Utalii college in hotel management- housekeeping option
  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience working in a 4 or 5 star hotel
  • Experience in hotel systems
  • Previous experience in Health & Safety, First Aid etc.

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 (DEPUTY HOUSEKEEPER) to admin2@samura.co.ke by 15th February 2018.

MUST indicate your last/ current and expected salary.


Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: February 5, 2018 — 12:17 pm