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Senior Housekeeper

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Restaurant, hospitality, travel
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary

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Job Summary

REF: PU/ADV/27/2/2018
Pwani University a Premier University at the Coast situated in the beautiful scenic tourist resort town of Kilifi is anequal opportunity employer. The University’s Mission is to generate, disseminate and apply knowledge whilesustaining excellence in teaching, learning and research by molding students to international standards andencouraging and supporting members of staff to undertake research. The University invites applications from suitablequalified candidates to fill the position of Senior Housekeeper Grade F.

• Benefits for the above position include a competitive basic salary, house allowance, medical cover for staff and dependants, life Insurance, opportunities for further development and training and other regular allowances. Interested applicants should send four (4) copies of their application for the position. Applications and recommendations letters from referees.
• Applications should include an up to date CV, giving details of applicants age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, email address, telephone, names and contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials.


The officer’s duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  1. Organizing, supervising and coordinating the work of student accommodation staff on a day to day basis.
  2. Coordinating bookings of student hostels and supervise all check outs.
  3. Ensuring good sanitation, safety, comfort and aesthetics for student hostels and accommodation facilities
  4. Ensuring proper communication within the Department and between Department and hostel residents
  5. Developing and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) for efficient cleaning, security and safety of University hostels and its residents.
  6. Maintaining regular inventory and checking of furniture, linen, uniform, and equipment of the Hostels and Accommodation facilities.
  7. Making supply requisition for the housekeeping and maintain minimum stock for such materials
  8. Making quarterly reports to the Management on the status of the University hostels
  9. Maintaining files, registers and other records in the Department
  10. Preparing and submit annual budgets and procurement plans to the Dean of Students for the operations of the Department.
  11. Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of the Department/supervisor.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kilifi
Area of work: Restaurant, hospitality, travel
Seniority: Senior manager (department head)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Internal communication; Cleaning; Reporting; People management; House maintenance; Documentation and record keeping
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Pwani University

Education, academicCompany size: 500-1000 people

PU is proud of that all its programs have received the required accreditation by professional bodies. This is on top of the many industry partnerships that the University has initiated. Professional bodies accrediting our courses include the Nursing Council of Kenya, the Medical Practitioners and Dentists, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, among many.Mentoring teams students The dean of students and the academic departments oversees a mentorship and career advisory service for students during the time of study. At the end of the course, students are assisted to develop "employer attracting" resumes and coached for interviews. Mentoring teams sometimes consisting of alumni provide industry/ market insight, employability skills. These teams can assist you with contacts of potential employers.