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Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel – Executive Housekeeper

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Primary Location

: Kenya-Nairobi-Fairmont The Norfolk

Employee Status

: Regular

 

Executive Housekeeper

Creating an engaging work environment for Colleagues of Fairmont The Norfolk is as important as turning moments into memories for our guests. Your leadership skills and the values you model as Executive Housekeeper will inspire your team – not only to ensure an exceptional in-room guest experience, but also to grow their careers with Fairmont.

 

Hotel Overview:  Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel has played a leading role in Kenya’s colorful history, and continues to be Nairobi’s finest and best-known luxury hotel. The town and later the modern city of Nairobi grew up around Fairmont The Norfolk hotel, which boasts 165 guest rooms and suites, and still has its own private tropical gardens. The hotel is still the traditional starting point for safaris and the Lord Delamere Terrace is modern Nairobi’s most famous meeting place, where drinks and light meals are served continuously from morning until midnight.

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Operations, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Lead and manage the day-to-day operation of the department and ensure service standards are followed
  • ·Address guest concerns and react quickly, logging and notifying proper departments as required
  • Conduct regularly scheduled departmental meetings
  • Manage the departmental budget in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of all Housekeeping Colleagues
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Report necessary maintenance items
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous leadership experience required
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications preferred
  • University/College degree in a related discipline an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements:Kenyans are encouraged to apply

 

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

 

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you’ll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

 

 

Job Level

: Management / Supervisory

Schedule

: Full-time

Shift

: Day Job

Travel

: No

Closing Date

: 02.Jun.2017, 6:59:00 AM

Job Number:

FAI05879

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