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Hotel Jobs in Kenya - Gelian Hotel

Gelian Hotel is a premier hotel located in Machakos Town.
It is elegantly designed with comfort, style and class.
Sous Chef (1)
Reports to:Executive Chef
Summary: We are looking for a professional Sous Chef to be the second in command in our kitchen, following our Executive Chef’s specifications and guidelines.
The successful candidate will employ his culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction
Responsibilities
·         Help in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menus
·         Produce high quality plates both design and taste wise
·         Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
·         Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
·         Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
·         Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
·         Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
·         Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
·         Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
Requirements
·         BS degree in Culinary science or related certificate would be a plus
·         2+ years of experience as a Sous Chef in a busy kitchen
·         Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
·         Excellent record of kitchen and staff management
·         Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
·         Familiar with industry’s best practices
·         Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)

Club Manager (1)
Reports to: Food and Beverage Manager
Summary: The Club Manager is directly responsible for all the club service team and barmen. He guides, motivates and trains the team in order to achieve the set standards and targets.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         The most crucial aspect in the job description of a night club manager is achieving quotas in sales and profit margins.
·         Providing good quality of music, talented DJs and proper maintenance on the lighting, dance floor and other things that may enhance the ambience of a nightclub.
·         The nightclub manager is also responsible training and hiring qualified employees like barmaids, bartenders and DJs.
·         The nightclub manager oversees the process of ordering food, glasses, alcohol, ice, napkins and other club supplies on routine basis.
·         The job of a night club manager entails good planning strategies and implementing night club’s special promotions.
·         nightclub managers require adherence with safety standards regarding club operations
·         Familiar with Kenyan OSHA, FTO, HACCP and other company health and safety policies and ensure your areas promote and comply with them
·         Any other duty
Minimum Qualification:
·         Fluent in written and spoken English and one other language.
·         Diploma/ degree in Food and Beverage from a reputable College or University
·         3 year previous experience as club manager.
·         Good working knowledge of Micros Fidelio
·         Commitment to professional values and integrity.
·         Able to lead and motivate the team
·         A passion for delivering exceptional levels of guest service
·         A successful track record of managing a team
·         Able to work flexible hours
·         Displays initiative

Executive Housekeeper (1)
Reports to: General Manager
Summary: The primary responsibility of the Executive Housekeeper is to provide the management, direction and leadership of the housekeeping and laundry departments, in accordance with the objectives, performance and quality standards established by the hotel.
The Executive Housekeeper will be directly responsible for providing all guests with quality housekeeping and laundry services both in rooms and public areas.
S/He will handle administrative tasks in the housekeeping and laundry departments and responsible for the overall discipline of the entire housekeeping and laundry team and maintain the hotel in a clean, sanitary and orderly condition for the safety and security of staff and guests.
Duties and responsibilities:
·         Direct all activities of housekeeping and laundry department to ensure there is clear communication and follow-up on any concerns, problems and that guest special requests are handled to the guest’s satisfaction.
·         Prepare assignment sheets for the room attendants and determine duties for remaining staff.
·         Maintain and help keep clean and restock all Housekeeping areas
·         Check the unoccupied rooms to ensure they are ready to rent. Report all discrepancies to the General Manager.
·         Establish and maintain a regularly scheduled cleaning program – i.e. floor care, deep cleaning, changing shower curtains etc
·         Select and provide proper equipment and supplies for efficient and economical operation for the department.
·         Establish and maintain standards of quality control.
·         Conduct Monthly linen Inventories.
·         Review daily, weekly and monthly reports (i.e. labor, revenue, sales, occupancy, arrivals, VIPs).
·         Conduct public area inspections as well as room inspections to evaluate the physical condition of the hotel and recommend any repairs, painting and furnishing upgrades necessary.
·         Supervise all staff including selecting, training, evaluating, scheduling, counseling and disciplining in accordance to the company policies.
·         Work with the General Manager to develop, plan, implement and follow through on programs and procedures to benefit the hotel.
·         Any other duty
Minimum Qualification:
·         Fluent in written and spoken English and one other language.
·         Diploma in Hotel management/ Housekeeping option from accredited collage/University with relevant experience
·         4 years experience in medium /large busy reputable hotel.
·         Commitment to professional values and integrity.
·         Able to lead and motivate the team
·         Has the ability to express persuasive practical solutions
·         Able to work flexible hours
·         Displays initiative

Maintenance Superintendent (1)
Reports To: General Manager
Summary of Position: The Maintenance Superintendent will be responsible primarily for general maintenance and repairs in guest rooms, meeting rooms, restaurant and common areas.
Guest rooms and public area entry-level preventative maintenance are included.
The Maintenance Superintendent will oversee repairs on mechanical, electrical, plumbing, kitchen, and laundry equipment.
Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Responsible for engineering and maintenance operations of the hotel, hotel property, restaurant and grounds.
·         Responds to engineering and maintenance concerns.
·         Performs and/or monitors maintenance and preventative maintenance projects.
·         Responds to all building related safety concerns.
·         Maintains departmental compliance with hotel maintenance procedures.
·         Supports hotel departmental maintenance programs and executes daily, weekly and monthly checklists.
·         Assists in the supervision of temporary maintenance associates.
·         Assist management in specifying proper supplies and equipment for operations.
·         Deals with guest related concerns.
·         Maintain the guest rooms, public space, and back of the hotel areas in good repair by performing various tasks related to a variety of trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, painting, wall covering and tiling to ensure an attractive and well-maintained hotel.
·         Must possess knowledgeable of basic hand/power tool operation.
·         Oversee the cleaning and maintenance of pool and spa area.
Qualifications:
·         Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
·         Previous experience in hotel maintenance department supervisory or management level
·         At least 3years’ experience in a similar capacity.
·         Should have basic understanding of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and carpentry concepts.
·         Must be available to respond to emergencies when not physically at the job site.
·         Ability to perform assigned duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow through, courtesy, cooperativeness and work with a minimum of supervision.
·         Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
·         Honesty and Integrity
How to Apply
If you have the above qualification forward your CV and application to careers@gelianhotel.com

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