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Sankara Nairobi Hotel Career Opportunities in Kenya: Human Resources Manager and Banquets Manager Jobs

Sankara Nairobi is a new five star luxury hotel opening in Westlands. It will offer contemporary facilities and outstanding personalised services that combine to set new standards in the African hotel industry.

At Sankara Nairobi we believe our employees will be our greatest asset. We are committed to creating a culture that is welcoming and respectful, with high levels of enthusiasm, energy and the will to excel. We are looking for highly motivated people to join our team.

Human Resources Manager


  • Overseeing and coordinating the activity of the hotel’s HR team, in close collaboration with the General Manager and group offices.
  • Coordinating and leveraging knowledge and resources to the company to ensure the seamless delivery of an HR proposition.
  • Establishing and maintaining cordial employee and labour relations.
  • Working with HR team to ensure that robust HR plans are developed, agreed, implemented and aligned to the wider Group HR strategy.
  • Setting up the HR department and developing the HR policies and procedures manual.
Education & Background Needed
  • Five years demonstrable senior HR management experience within a large company, preferably within the Hospitality Industry.
  • Undergraduate Business Related Degree with a bias in HR.
  • Higher National Diploma in HR.
  • Experience in devising and implementing business-relevant HR strategy, possessing both the breadth of experience to identify and address HR needs and the persuasive skills to gain senior buy in for subsequent plans.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Kenyan labour legislation. A proven track record in managing union relationships.
Banquets Manager

  • Responsible for overseeing and directing all aspects of the F&B Service operations.
  • Ability to understand all food and beverage items offered, including ingredients, methods of preparation, and proper service. Also, a basic knowledge of wines and spirits.
  • Coordinate exchange of pertinent information between departments within the F&B and other divisions, notably, RD, Engineering, Security, Sales, Marketing & Communication, and Finance.
  • This position will directly report to the F&B Manager.
Education & Background needed
  • Bachelor’s degree in hotel/tourism management.
  • International experience from global hotel company preferably 5 star hotel background.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with clients and internal colleagues.
Please submit all applications & CVs by Friday 23 April by email at joinus @

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