Assistant Manager for a High end private lodge in Laikipia

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a luxury private lodge, is looking for an The successful candidate must have experience working in a luxury Lodge or Tented Camp, be a strong leader and very customer oriented. Keen attention to detail is key.


  • Being the contact point for the guests during their stay at Arijiju and communicating logisitics/plans with the rest of the team.
  • Taking all plans and wake up calls for the guests and communicating this with the team. Co-ordinating logistics between activities and guest movements with the rest of the team.
  • End of month stock take and inventory management as well as compiling and sending weekly shopping orders.
  • Ensure front of house teams all work together and in sync to provide the best possible service to guests.
  • Discretion and respect for guest privacy
  • Working well with general managers and supporting them in what tasks they need.
  • Daily property checks from rooms and general house cleanliness. As well as ensuring each department is doing what’s required to keep the property to the highest standard.
  • Supports staff results by communicating job expectations and planning, monitoring, of SOP’s
  • Aid in developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards set by the GM’s
  • Communicating any maintenance issues, breakages, etc to GM’s to ensure any issues are dealt with.


  • Bachelor degree or Diploma from a reputable institution
  • At least 5 years of experience in a 5 star lodge in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills in English both orally and in writing
  • Team Player – must be willing to teach and help in all departments.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in high stress environments
  • Proven experience of hosting Hosting Skills guests from all over the world.
  • Being able to deal with high profile clients and their needs.
  • General Computer skills are needed and being able to work on Excel and word are a must.

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Salary: Monthly gross salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Location: Laikipia, Kenya
Career Level: Middle Management
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 30/03/2024