Residence and Events Manager Vacancy at British High Commission Jobs in Kenya August 2012
Residence and Events Manager
Job Ref. MN 5454
Our client British High Commission seeks to recruit a Residence and Events Manager.
The suitable candidate will need to be a strong leader of a small but important team that supports the running of the Residence of the British High Commissioner.
He/She will be expected to manage a wide range of activities at the Residence, running what is an occasional home, hotel, restaurant as well as conference facility.
He/She will also be expected to organise major events e.g., the annual British National Day Party. The excitement of working with VIPS comes with the position.
- Event Management
- Staff Management
- Financial Management
- Property Management
- The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of Kenyan culture and politics, an understanding of British society and the expatriate community, and be confident in dealing with senior visitors and VIPs.
- Experience in the hotel/hospitality industry would be an advantage.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
- Knowledge of Kiswahili would be an advantage.
Applicants must produce evidence of the right to live and work in Kenya. The British High Commission is an equal opportunities employer.