Assistant General Manager

Zanzibar, Tanzania
Competitive expat package including return flight, medical contribution, private accommodation and m
14 Jun 2016
12 Jul 2016
Job Level

Ras Nungwi, a leading 4 star, 32 room hotel in Zanzibar requires an Assistant General Manager to oversee all management functions of the hotel, reporting to the Managing Director. Please see 

About the job:

  • Assisting the Managing Director in leading the management team by giving clear guidance and directions as per the company’s strategy
  • Keeping the Managing Director fully informed of all relevant information at all times
  • Ensuring that all services are delivered according to company standards resulting in excellent guest experiences
  • Ensuring the hotel maximizes profitability
  • Maintaining excellent guest and staff relationships
  • Host key clients and possess excellent public relations skills within the market
  • Manage effective staff relations ensuring team motivation initiatives are constantly reviewed for improvement

What we require:

  • A motivated, self-driven and energetic candidate 
  • Knowledgeable with proven achievements in key hotel operations, including rooms division and F&B
  • Extensive knowledge of the hotel and travel industry
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years management experience within a 4 or 5 star hotel environment
  • A hotel management diploma or degree from an internationally recognized institution
  • Fluency in English essential. Other European languages and Kiswahili are beneficial
  • Competent administrative, financial and IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office and a working knowledge of hotel property management systems
  • Excellent track record with contactable references
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication
  • African working experience advantageous

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full board and lodging (private accommodation)
  • Annual return flights to point of recruitment with annual leave
  • A 2 year contract of employment with the company, subject to a three month probationary period
  • Please only apply if you wish to relocate to Zanzibar without dependants (we do not provide accommodation and arrangements for families etc)

Please note that we will only respond to shortlisted candidates. If you don't hear from us within two weeks, please assume that we will unfortunately not be taking your application further.