Conference Centre Manager Job in Thika, Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Conference Centre Manager Job in Thika, Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Recruitment Kenya

Job Title: Conference Centre Manager

Location: Thika

Role Purpose: Our client leads in offering a great service in the hospitality industry, with comfortable accommodation of 70 rooms, a fantastic conference facility where the largest hall has a capacity of 100, a dining hall and serene gardens. The Manager will be the overall in- charge of the day to day operations of the facility.


  • Planning and supervising the business of the Centre to generate revenue as a Strategic Business Unit for our client;
  • Development and implementation of marketing and sales strategies;
  • Ensure proper maintenance of records pertaining to bookings and reservations, House Keeping, services rendered to clients, financial records and guest feedback and evaluation;
  • Ensure prompt billing and timely revenue collection from clients for services rendered;
  • Ensure efficiency in stocks management;
  • Ensure adherence to our client’s policy on procurement procedures;
  • Responsible for general operations for all departments within the facility including, Accounts, Restaurant, Housekeeping, Front Office, Stores, Kitchen and Marketing;
  • Handling of special attention clients. Welcoming and ensuring their stay is memorable and eventful;
  • Monitor and lend oversight to budget implementation and implement effective cost control procedures;
  • Establishment of standard operating procedures for all departments;
  • Maintaining and fostering good business relations with all clients of the Centre;
  • Work closely, transparently, and collaboratively with the Leadership and other staff in the interest of the Conference Centre;
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Appointing authority;
  • Coordination of all catering and accommodation facility in the Thika Center;
  • Managing operational costs, ensuring proper food production;
  • Prepare monthly and annual reporting on the facility and take responsibility for the operations budgetary control;
  • Will be charged with recruiting and supervising a team; and
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all policies and procedures of occupational standards that relate to the hospitality industry.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Hospitality Management or any other relevant discipline;
  • At least 10 years management experience in a hospitality oriented organizations;
  • Ability to spot opportunities, create conferencing packages, market the products, and increase sales;
  • Knowledge and skills in developing innovative non-conventional client packages found in Eco-tourism, Agri-tourism etc;
  • Business minded and able to relate costs and benefits with a view to spending less and expanding surpluses;
  • Good writing and documentation skills for publicity, marketing, financial operational and financial reporting;
  • Have a combination of an entrepreneurial and community development mind; and
  • Experience in running an Institution that demands busy logistical connections will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Send your updated CV to by 6th December 2020.

Clearly indicate the job title.

Only shortlisted candidate(s) shall be contacted

Job Summary:
Job Title

Conference Centre Manager

Job Category

Food Preparation and Serving Related

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Recruitment Company in Kenya

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Job Details
Job Location


Thika, Kenya


Kiambu County


Hospitality and Food Industry