Recruitment

If you are looking to replace an employee, expand your organization or fill a new vacancy, Barefoot Consultancy Limited can help you achieve your goal. For the last 9 years, we have assisted firms recruit in Kenya by hiring staff who have the right skills, attitude and ability to deliver. We offer clients and candidates the confidence of specialist recruiters that have the depth and breadth of experience in the hospitality sector and core roles.

 

Our services include JD development, advert creation for the role, CV vetting and 3-stage interview process depending on seniority of role.

 

Some roles we have recruited for:

  • Front Office: Supervisor, Agent
  • Housekeeping: Executive Housekeeper, Housekeeping Supervisor & Stewards
  • Sales & Marketing Manager/Executives
  • Revenue Manager, Reservations Manager
  • Kitchen: Executive Chef, Sous Chef, Cooks, Stewards
  • F&B Service: Restaurant Supervisor, Wait Staff
  • All roles in Accounts
  • Administration: Operations Manager, General Manager, Human Resources, Security, Maintenance

Through our founder’s link with HVS, we are in a position to undertake senior hospitality recruitment at a global level.

To request for a consultation meeting or a call on recruitment, contact us.

Current Positions

Serviced Apartment Job Vacancies

Reference Number: BCL/RCL/092021

Closing: 4th October 2021

Applications should be sent to careers@barefoot-consultancy.com ON OR BEFORE 4th October 2021.

 

Our client, a 40-key serviced apartment is looking to hire for the following positions:

 

1.Operations Manager

    • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the property.
    • Will be accountable for the property’s performance.
    • Principal areas of responsibility include budgets, accounting and financial reporting, training and motivating staff, purchasing, property maintenance and capital budgeting.
    • Ability to monitor the production of monthly financial statements and evaluate them with an aim towards improving the operating efficiency of the property.
    • Must protect and enhance the value of all property assets through appropriate programs in inventory control, maintenance, security and housekeeping.
    • Must create and nurture an environment that emphases motivation, empowerment, teamwork and a passion for providing service
    • Evaluate current team members and take proactive approaches when dealing with staff concerns.
    • Communicate to staff members periodically details of events, complaints, customer feedback.

 

2. Accountant

    • Should provide the Owners, Management company, Operations Manager and other management with accurate, timely, and relevant financial data.
    • Responsible for managing the audit function in property to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.
    • Manage all phases of Accounts Payable, Receivable and department budget.
    • Ensure compliance with government and corporate laws and regulations

 

3. Housekeeping Supervisor

    • Responsible for the smooth running of the housekeeping department to ensure excellent customer service is provided.
    • Organizing employee shifts, training and motivating team members and checking private and public areas for tidiness.
    • Need to have a good understanding of sanitation regulations and team management abilities.

 

4. Front Office Agents

    • Acts as the face of the property
    • Performs check-ins and check-outs
    • Ensures all guest details and payment/billing is correct
    • Manages reservations
    • Received guest complaints
    • Rooms guests
    • Liaises with housekeeping to ensure rooms are clean and ready occupation

 

Education, Qualifications & Experience 
All roles – Qualifications MUST include the following

  • You should ideally be holding a degree in hospitality management or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • At least two years experience in a similar role. Serviced apartment experience will be an added advantage
  • Must speak and write fluent English.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized with strong analytic skills
  • Excellent computer skills, especially in Microsoft office products, project management software
  • Excellent attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • University degree in hospitality or relevant field

 

Other

  • We are an equal opportunity employer
  • Solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification of candidates