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  • Posted: Jul 10, 2017
    Deadline: Jul 14, 2017
  • Ol Pejeta is the largest black rhino sanctuary in east Africa, and home to three of the world’s last remaining northern white rhino. It is the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees, in a Sanctuary established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market. It has some of the highest predator densities in Kenya, and still manages a very succe...
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    Deputy Manager - Enterprise

    Place in the Organization: The Deputy Manager – Enterprise will report to the Enterprise Consultant and will work closely with the entire Enterprise team and OPC staff.

    Role Summary: The position’s key objective is to ensure smooth and efficient running and management of the Ol Pejeta Morani Restaurant; Pelican house (Accommodation), The Stables (Accommodation, Guest & staff cafeteria), Volunteer Program, Horse Riding activity and Curio shops.

    Duties also extend to welcoming and handling of all visitors needs catered by the departments units whilst propagating the mission and objectives of OPC with informative knowledge of activities available and correct conservation messaging.

    Specific duties include:-

    • Ensure menus provided are achieving a 65-70% gross profit
    • Control of costs to include food purchasing costs and monitoring of stock movement through the control systems
    • Ensure high standard of hygiene amongst staff and premises
    • Assist the OPC purchasing department to set up and manage appropriate purchasing systems to achieve best prices and reliability
    • Manage the restaurant and staff therein to include contracts, staff offs and training.
    • Be responsible for front of house training to include service for waiters and drinks/cocktail mixes
    • Work with the Enterprise Consultant to develop an annual marketing and promotion calendar with the provision of special menus/offers on public holidays and high traffic days.
    • Be involved and make suggestions for the marketing of all enterprise promotions
    • Report on Repair and Maintenance required in all units
    • Provide Weekly Financial report to the Enterprise Consultant
    • Verification of the Monthly Financials for all units from accounts department
    • Report to Accounts End month closing stock value for all units
    • Provide Monthly Units inventory report
    • Oversee the development of future projects in the enterprise department
    • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Enterprise  Consultant/and OPC management

    The person
    To be successful in this role, applicants should meet the following criteria;-

    • Education: Minimum Degree in Hospitality management/Entrepreneurship or any other relevant course ; Masters will be an added advantage
    • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working in a hotel, food production set up or in customer care environment

    Core skills:

    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Commercial awareness
    • Flexibility
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication skills with a high standard of verbal and written English
    • Good teamwork and problem solving skills
    • Strong administration, operational, planning and execution skills.

    Method of Application

    Any person who wishes to be considered for this position is requested to submit their application letters stating their current salary together with copies of relevant certificates, testimonials/references and any valid professional licenses to the Head of Human Capital by Friday, 14th July 2017. Our contacts are: Ol Pejeta Conservancy P.O. Box Private Bag, Nanyuki -10400 Or send an email to with the mail subject as DEPUTY MANAGER - ENTERPRISE



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