Housekeeping Supervisor Job in Kenya

Our client, an Educational Institution seeks to recruit a Housekeeping Supervisor who will ensure standards of cleanliness, hygiene and tidiness are maintained throughout the school.

She/ he will also manage the ancillary staff efficiently to maintain standards and control costs.

Location: Nairobi

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assigns workers their duties and inspects work for conformance to prescribed standards of cleanliness.
  • Establish and maintain standard operating procedures for cleaning and develop new procedures to increase efficiency of labor and product use.
  • Investigates complaints regarding housekeeping service and equipment, and takes corrective action.
  • Conducts orientation training and in-service training to explain policies, work procedures, and to demonstrate use and maintenance of equipment.
  • Makes recommendations to improve service and ensure more efficient operation
  • Approval of supply requisitions for the housekeeping and to maintain minimum stock and cost control procedures for all materials.
  • Forecasting and budgeting for operating and capital expenditure.
  • Periodical stocktaking and maintaining of stock records for all housekeeping supplies
  • Ensure proper management of Staff amenities and ensure occupational health and safety standards are maintained.
  • Records data regarding work assignments, personnel actions and prepares periodic reports.
  • Organize, supervise and coordinate the work of housekeeping staff on day- to day basis.
  • Prepare duty rosters and supervise the discipline and conduct of the staff.
  • Recruit new employees and train them for the housekeeping jobs.
  • Counsel and motivate employees on various duties.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Housekeeping/Institution management
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in all aspects of Housekeeping in a large facility required, with at least 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Ability to maintain a budget
  • Capable of using independent judgment/solid decision making skills ability
  • Activator/self-motivated to accomplish goals, with a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, diverse environment
  • Proven leadership, developer and delegation skills with an ability to lead employees to achieve the departmental goals
  • Excellent problem solver and decision make

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: with Housekeeping Supervisor on the Subject line

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: September 21, 2018 — 5:45 am