• Full Time
  • Nairobi


Job Description

Reporting to the General Manager, the Spa Manager is a Head of Department position, who will be in charge of the opening of the hotel wellness facility (preopening), and managing the operation and business sides of the facility :

  • Establish, direct and maintain the standards of Spa’s etiquette and service in all interactions with guests and employees.
  • Consistency and understanding when implementing Spa’s business objectives, as they relate to operations, finance, human resources, marketing and health & safety is imperative.
  • Executing the business objectives and verbiage to all employees is ongoing, whilst also ensuring that all financial and marketing opportunities are maximized.
  • Hire, train, and manage team members to be accountable for their actions and to be conversant in the business objectives.
  • Monitor activities and issues daily. Maintain current knowledge of all spa services, pricings, offerings, schedules, specials and other services provided at the spa and competitive spas.
  • Set the example by using proper etiquette and professionalism at all times.
  • Look for every opportunity to suggest new and enhanced guest experiences, to encourage positive staff behaviour, and to direct effectively.
  • Communicate housekeeping and maintenance needs to the relevant departments and ensure they are actioned.
  • Assist team members where needed in all aspects of the business operation.
  • Practice methods, which comply with health and hygiene guidelines and ensure cleanliness meets Standard Operating Procedures in all areas of the spa areas.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business and/or Hospitality Management;
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Spa Manager within a 5-star luxury Spa;
  • Ability to connect effectively across diverse cultures;
  • Outstanding grooming and communication skills;
  • A service-oriented mindset focused on exceeding guest expectations;
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a stressful environment, and creative problem solving skills are required.
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in the English language, Swahili is a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of spa therapy.
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Must possess the desire to lead a world-class spa team.
  • Should possess knowledge and/or be comfortable with standard operating financial statements, as well as the budgeting process, and effective cost management.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office is an asset.
  • Must enjoy shift work and be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays

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