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  • Posted: Jun 13, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
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    We are dedicated to authentic, genuine service and delivering the warmest hospitality with passion. We are humble, generous and empathetic towards everyone within our collective, whether we are welcoming and hosting guests, working alongside colleagues or collaborating with partners, communities or governments. We are inclusive and have fun expanding the wor...
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    Guest Experience Manager


    • The Guest Experience Manager will oversee all aspects of guest interaction, ensuring that guests feel welcome, valued, and attended to at all times. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring that our guests have an exceptional experience from the moment they arrive at our establishment until the moment they depart as well as creating memorable experiences for all guests. The Guest Experience Manager will manage guest inquiries and complaints, develop customer service standards, and ensure adherence to all lodge policies. This role plays a pivotal part in enhancing guest satisfaction and loyalty.

    *This position is based in Camps (Maasai Mara, Naivasha & Laikipia)

    Detailed Responsibilities

    Oversee Front Desk Operations:

    • Manage guest check-ins and check-outs efficiently.
    • Ensure smooth operations at the front desk.
    • Personalize guest experiences by tailoring services to individual preferences and needs.
    • Coordinating special guest events such as weddings, birthdays and honeymoons.

    Develop and Implement Strategies:

    • Developing the Brand Standards and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Development of the Bar and Wine Lists.
    • Create initiatives to improve the guest experience.
    • Coordinate with other departments to enhance service excellence.
    • Adapt services to meet and exceed guest expectations.

    Staff Management:

    • Lead and motivate staff to deliver excellent guest experiences.
    • Regular training of employees on customer service and related trainings.
    • Enforce employee practices and policies.

    Issue Resolution:

    • Act as an ambassador for guests, resolving any issues or complaints.
    • Stay organized and up to date on industry changes and customer needs.
    • Prepare and monitor department budgets.

    Safety and Standards:

    • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and safety standards.
    • Maintain cleanliness and safety throughout the establishment.
    • Review of guest stationery and collateral to reflect the organization's image.
    • Conduct periodic service audits at all Camps & presentation of the reports to the CEO.

    Feedback and Innovation:

    • Monitor guest feedback and develop strategies to improve service standards.
    • Identify areas for improvement and provide innovative solutions.
    • Responding to all guest feedback in the various traveler feedback platforms including Trip Advisor,, Expedia, google reviews, etc.
    • Sharing online feedback to the Camp Managers, Operations Manager and CEO on a regular basis.


    • Communicate effectively with guests and staff.
    • Resolve any issues promptly and professionally.



    • Bachelor's degree in hospitality management, business administration, or related field


    • At least 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the hospitality industry
    • Lodge Management background and knowledge of the Safari lodge business is preferable.
    • Knowledge of industry best practices for guest experience management


    • Strong leadership and team management skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
    • Proven track record of delivering exceptional guest service and resolving guest issues effectively
    • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize tasks, and manage time effectively
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
    • Proficiency in property management systems and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Fluent in English with additional languages being a plus
    • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail

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    Walking Guide


    • The walking guide is responsible for leading guests through various points of interest, providing them with historical, cultural, animal behaviour, birds, ecology & practical information about the area. Areas of interest that he will educate guests on are astrology, mythology, birding, insects, animal behaviour, weather and climate, animal tracks & signs. He/she is responsible for providing a safe, informative, and enjoyable safari experience to guests. The walks will be conducted within the camps, outside camps, in conservancies and in the reserve. The Guide will also serve as a representative of the company, maintaining high standards of customer service and professionalism throughout the safari journey.

    *This position is based in Mugie House, Laikipia County.
    Detailed Responsibilities

    • Define different walking tracks for guests considering such factors as age, fitness level, particular interest, attention span, terrain, time of day, weather conditions, wildlife encounters and behaviour.
    • Conduct safety talks to guests before commencement of the walks and reminders during the walk.
    • Advise guests on ideal clothing and footwear depending on weather conditions.
    • Organise for packed meals and/or drinks for the walks.
    • Ensure that the firearm being used for the walk is in good working condition.
    • Carry along a firearm for all walks within and outside the camp.
    • Provide accurate and entertaining commentary to guests on the wildlife, plant life, and natural landmarks encountered during the walk.
    • Maintain a professional and friendly demeanour when interacting with guests, addressing their questions and concerns promptly and courteously.
    • Monitor guests' behaviour and adherence to safety guidelines, taking necessary measures to enforce rules when required.
    • Possess an in-depth knowledge of the wildlife within the safari area, including their behavior, habitats, and conservation status.
    • Assist guests in spotting and identifying animals, birds, and other wildlife, using binoculars and other necessary equipment.
    • Collaborate with other guides, rangers, and park officials to exchange information and enhance the overall safari experience for guests.



    • Minimum College diploma or equivalent qualification. Some college coursework in wildlife conservation, ecology, or related fields is preferred.
    • A minimum of Silver rating as per the Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association.
    • A fire arms handling certificate
    • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the National Police Service.


    • Proven experience as a walking Guide or in a similar role is highly desirable.


    • Proficiency in a foreign language is an added advantage

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