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Kenya Safari Lodges & Hotels Ltd
Vacant Re-Advertisement: General Manager
Ref: KSLH/GM/02/2019
Kenya Safari Lodges & Hotels Ltd (KSLH) was incorporated in 1966 under the Companies Act, Cap 486 Laws of Kenya.
KSLH owns and operates three properties, namely Mombasa Beach Hotel, Mombasa, Voi Safari Lodge, Tsavo East and Ngulia Safari Lodge, Tsavo West.
Tourism Finance Corporation (TFC) is the majority shareholder in this Company.
The Board of Directors seeks to recruit a visionary, qualified, experienced and highly talented professional to fill the position of General Manager of the Company.
Reporting to the KSLH Board, the General Manager, will be the accounting officer and will execute all managerial and administrative authority over the business operations of the entire company.
S/he will provide strategic leadership by coordinating the activities of the various functions of KSLH to achieve company goals and objectives.
Job Profile
·         Advise the Board on the formulation of KSLH corporate strategy and implementation of sound marketing/sales plans, budget proposals, human resources practices, financial and operational policies.
·         Lead the senior management team in developing strategies, policies and procedures and the organizational capacity to maximize overall revenues and profitability.
·         Implement the organizational structure and ensure continuous review so that it is consistent with the market trends.
·         Ensure implementation of sound HR policies and practices to maximize the employees’ potential and contributions.
·         Ensure effective and efficient coordination of operational systems and controls. Manage and review the allocation of company resources to ensure that the highest quality of service and product standards are delivered and maintained.
·         Sign Performance Targets ( PT) with senior management team. Direct and review PT work plans; monitor and evaluate key performance indicators to ensure achievement of desired targets and results.
·         Ensure KSLH operations comply with the relevant regulatory and legislative framework. Oversee compliance with all professional, ethical, legal and statutory requirements in the conduct of company business.
·         Provide proactive PR and relationship management within the network of local, regional and global business partners and stakeholders
For the full Job Description, refer to the Company Website. www.safari-hotels.com
Person Profile
·         A Diploma in Hotel Management from a recognized Institution with a minimum of 10 years broad range of proven relevant experience, 5 years of which must be at senior management level.
·         A degree in Hospitality or Business Management related field with minimum relevant post-graduate experience of 7 years in a busy hotel/hospitality group will be an added advantage. At least 5 years must be at senior management level.
·         Proven ability to develop business plans with excellent analytical and financial data interpretation skills
·         Self-confident professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Wide understanding of the hotel and tourism sector.
·         Highly proficient in MS Office and computerized hotel accounting and reservation systems
·         A transformative and visionary leader of unquestionable integrity with strong networking, motivation and team building skills.
The successful candidate will be appointed on a 3-year contract renewable subject to performance.

Vacant Re-advertisement: Sales and Marketing Manager
Ref: KSLH/SMM/02/2019
Kenya Safari Lodges & Hotels Ltd (KSLH) was incorporated in 1966 under the Companies Act, Cap 486 Laws of Kenya.
KSLH owns and operates three properties, namely Mombasa Beach Hotel, Mombasa, Voi Safari Lodge, Tsavo East and Ngulia Safari Lodge, Tsavo West.
Tourism Finance Corporation (TFC) is the majority shareholder in this Company.
The Board of Directors seeks to recruit qualified, experienced and highly talented professional to fill the position of Sales & Marketing Manager.
Reporting to the General Manager, the sales and marketing manager will be responsible for the sales & marketing function of KSLH.
He/she coordinates the development of KSLH marketing and sales strategy, policies and procedures.
Leads a team of sales executives to implement the Company’s sales strategies in order to maximize occupancy levels, ADRs and sales turnover.
Person Profile
·         Degree in business, marketing or hotel /hospitality management. Membership in a professional body (CIM, MSK, PRSK, AMA). An MBA would be advantageous.
·         Minimum of 4 years experience in a busy 3 to 4 star rated Hotel Company with facilities of not less than 250 rooms. Background in marketing conferences and safari lodges will be helpful.
·         Outstanding product knowledge, promotional skills, negotiating and rates contracting techniques.
·         Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
·         Proficient in computerized hotel information systems (Fidelio, Opera etc). Hands-on expertise in MS Office suite.
·         Outstanding customer service; high level of integrity and business ethics.
Job Profile
·         Plans, organizes, directs and oversees the implementation of KSLH Marketing and Sales plan in line with set policy and company standards.
·         Identifies each unit’s demand segments, sources of business and develops appropriate marketing and sales strategies.
·         Leads, develops and motivates sales team to maximize occupancy, ADRs and profitability.
·         Builds professional rapport with local and international markets through constant communication and positive stakeholder engagement.
For the full Job Description, please refer to the Company Website: www.safari-hotels.com
Shortlisted candidate will be required to submit the following clearance certificates during the interview process:
·         HELB
·         EACC
·         D.C.I (Good Conduct)
·         Approved Credit Reference Bureau
·         KRA Tax Compliant
If you meet the requirements stipulated, please apply quoting the reference, and send us your application including CV, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials; state your experience, current position, names and contacts of three professional referees, email address and mobile phone contacts, and submit to the address below:
The Board Chairman- (KSLH)
Kenya Safari Lodges & Hotels Limited
P.O. Box 90414 – 80100
Mombasa
Email: chairman@kenya-safari.co.ke
Website: www. safari-hotels.com
So as to reach us by the close of business on Friday November 22, 2019.
Only short listed applicants will be contacted.
KSLH is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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