7 Jun 2016

Luxury Safari Camp Operation / Maintenance Manager Job 2016

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Our client, a Luxury Safari Camp in Maasai Mara, is looking to recruit a resourceful and hands on Camp Operation / Maintenance Manager for its property in Maasai Mara.

The successful candidate MUST have experience working in a camp or an isolated environment as well as experience / knowledge of maintenance of generators, water pumps and procurement of plant and parts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the GM and the team in the day-to-day running of the camp and ensuring a first rate guest experience.
  • Supporting the maintenance team in ensuring all aspects of the camp run smoothly and that regular preventative maintenance is carried out – requires general knowledge of generators, water pumps, electrics, vehicles, plumbing etc.
  • Asset management (including vehicles).
  • Procurement and ordering as well as stock management.
  • Helping to train and develop the team.
  • Supporting the GM in health & safety matters for the team and guests.
  • Hosting guests.
  • Supporting GM in liaising with the community, conservancy and union.
  • Hosting and guest relations experience.
  • Previous experience / knowledge of maintenance (generators, water pumps, etc.) and procurement of plant and parts.
  • Experience of designing and running planned maintenance systems.
  • Experience of meeting statutory criteria – licences, health & safety aspects and government requirements.
  • Experience and ability of setting up preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Experience of managing a budget.
  • Community liaison experience an advantage.
  • Strong management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Procurement experience and managing stock of a range of asset items including fuel.
  • Knowledge of general maintenance issues, including vehicle maintenance.
  • High level observation skills/ attention to detail.
  • Assertive and confident in dealing with people.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Understands cultural issues involved and the requirements for a happy team.
  • Strong IT experience – Microsoft packages.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 300,000/= plus other benefits (Approx. 3,000 USD)
Deadline: 19th June 2016


How to Apply

To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Search,
Blixen Court, Karen Road,
We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks, your application has not been successful on this occasion.
This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles, so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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