Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Housekeepers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Housekeepers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:-

Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Housekeepers Jobs in Kenya

Senior Housekeeper – DCASSH/KIUTRRH/14

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)
Department: Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Senior Housekeeper
Reports to: Housekeeping Supervisor
Direct Reports: Housekeeper

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Senior Housekeeper exists to ensure the upkeep and cleanliness of the entire hotel.Specifically,a Senior Housekeeping Supervisor will perform the following tasks to the highest standards of KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:
• Allocate work duties to Team Members
• Perform routine inspections of all check out rooms and spot checks of all occupied rooms
• Report and follow up on any maintenance defects or other issues
• Inspect, routinely, service areas, store rooms and corridors
• Schedule and supervise deep cleaning and any other projects
• Manage and train Room Attendants and other Team Members to ensure their performance is to the standards required
• Manage, efficiently, stock control and the maintenance of equipment
• Provide excellent Guest service
• Ensure team members receive work schedules and are clear on their daily tasks.
• Oversee the day to day housekeeping service; checking quality and referring to line manager or trouble-shooting issues as appropriate.
• Deliver a full housekeeping and, where relevant, meals service in accordance with the requirements of the needs of the resident, care home or unit and the line manager’s direction.
• Order and control stores and equipment.
• Comply with Health and Safety regulations and legislation at all times,reporting hazardous
• Undertake
elements of induction and training of all new colleagues

4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:
Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

Diploma in Hotel Management or other Hospitality Services from a recognized
institution, and

Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:


Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
a) Computer literate
b) Knowledge of hospital operations
c) Knowledge of relevant legislations
d) Knowledge of professional standards

Soft skills required for the job:
a) Communication skills
b) Organizational skills
c) Leadership skills
d) Observation skills
e) Analytical skills
f) Ability to work under pressure
g) Ability to work odd hours and odd days

5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be
appointed to the position:

At least two years working experience as a Senior Housekeeper in reputable

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

1. Application Letter,
2. Curriculum Vitae and
3. Filled Application Form

ONLY via email to

Or hard copies can be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Housekeepers Jobs in Kenya

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