Housekeeping Manager Job in Kenya

Oasis Healthcare Group Limited is Kenya's first and largest nationwide private healthcare system, established in October 2015 out of the Oasis Group Practice Model. We have integrated various healthcare companies and facilities under the Oasis umbrella.

Our facilities are located in Kisii, Nyamira, Migori, Homa Bay, Siaya, Uasin-Gishu, Kitui, Nairobi, Kakamega, Bungoma, and Busia counties.

We are seeking dedicated and passionate Housekeeping Managers to join our hospitals in Kisii and Siaya;



Overall Responsibility

The Housekeeping Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of housekeeping and environmental services within the hospital. This includes ensuring a clean, safe, and infection-free facility for patients, visitors, and staff. The officer will lead a team of housekeeping staff, develop and implement cleaning protocols, manage budgets, and maintain compliance with all relevant regulations and standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Participate in the recruitment, and training of housekeeping staff, including scheduling and performance evaluations.
  2. Foster a positive and productive work environment through effective communication, coaching, and leadership.
  3. Provide ongoing training to staff on proper cleaning techniques, safety protocols, and infection control measures.
  4. Develop and implement cleaning procedures, schedules, and checklists to maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout the hospital.
  5. Ensure compliance with hospital policies, industry standards, and regulatory requirements related to sanitation and infection control.
  6. Stay updated on the latest cleaning technologies and best practices to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  7. Manage inventory of cleaning supplies, equipment, and personal protective equipment.
  8. Monitor and order supplies as needed to maintain proper stock levels while staying within budget constraints.
  9. Ensure the safe storage and handling of cleaning chemicals and equipment.
  10. Prepare and manage the department's annual budget, including forecasting and cost control measures.
  11. Identify cost-saving opportunities and efficiency improvements without compromising quality.
  12. Conduct regular inspections to assess cleanliness and compliance with established standards.
  13. Collaborate with infection control officers and healthcare professionals to develop and maintain infection control protocols.
  14. Develop and maintain emergency response plans for environmental services, including disaster preparedness and response protocols.
  15. Maintain accurate records of cleaning schedules, inspections, and inventory.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Hospitality Management, Housekeeping, or a related field
  2. Previous experience in housekeeping management, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  3. Knowledge of infection control standards and regulations.
  4. Strong leadership and team management skills.
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  6. Budget management and financial acumen.
  7. Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high standards of cleanliness.
  8. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work effectively under pressure.


Application Instructions

  1. Interested candidates are to email their cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae ONLY; including names and contacts of three references, to on or before 23rd September 2023.
  2. The email subject line MUST include the position title being applied for and the preferred location e.g., “HOUSEKEEPING MANAGER-KISII”
  3. Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.