General Manager Job in Kenya

Maseno University invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position listed below:
Kisumu Hotel
General Manager
Grade 13
(1 Position)
Ref: AD/09/09/16
Applicants must be holders of a Masters Degree in Hospitality Management with at least three (3) years experience in senior management of a hotel OR Bachelors’ degree in Hospitality Management with at least five (5) years management experience in a busy hotel rated three stars and above.
The General Manager must possess strong communication skills, demonstrate outstanding leadership and problem solving skills and be a team player.
The General Manager must be computer literate and conversant with the latest hotel and hospitality software packages.
The General Manager shall report to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Administration, Finance and Development for the performance of the following responsibilities:

·         Planning and managing catering, accommodation and other hotel services
·         Development and implementation of hotel policies
·         Preparing budgets and financial planning for the hotel
·         Setting targets and achieving the targeted sales and profits
·         Maintenance, renovations, furnishings and improvement of hotel facilities
·         Human resource management of hotel staff
·         Ensuring all guest related issues are resolved promptly in line with hotel policies
Note: This position shall be tenable for a contractual period of Three (3) years based on annual performance assessment, upon which the holder shall be eligible to apply for another term.
Mode of Application
(i) Ten (10) copies of applications should be submitted together with curriculum vitae giving details of applicant’s age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees, copies of academic certificates, ID, and any other relevant supporting documents.
(ii) Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the reference number and be addressed and delivered to:
Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration, Finance and Development
Maseno University
P.O. Private Bag,
So as to be received on or before Monday 28th November, 2016
Maseno University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.