IHG Gym Instructor - InterContinental Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya

Gym Instructor - InterContinental Nairobi

Job Number EMEAA04748

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Kenya - - Nairobi


About us

What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. InterContinental Nairobi is situated along City Hall way in Nairobi overlooking the City and a 5 minutes drive from the City Centre. The Hotel is located 16kms from JKIA Airport which is a 30 minutes drive. The Parliament buildings are a short stroll away, the Kenyatta International Conference Centre is right next door and Nairobi National Park, Museum Hill and the Elephant Orphanage are within easy reach. The Hotel is an ideal venue for experiencing great room comfort, has excellent Banquet and Catering facilities, having one of the largest ballrooms in Nairobi and it boasts of 3 Restaurants and 2 Bars. InterContinental Hotels are synonymous with excellence in customer service. At the InterContinental Nairobi, we commit ourselves in creating unforgettable experiences for our guests, providing personalized service, anticipating and fulfilling our customers needs. InterContinental Nairobi has, for years been an oasis for business travelers' as well as those who want to experience the wonders of Africa. At the moment we're looking for a Gym Instructor to join our energetic, enthusiastic and passionate team at InterContinental Nairobi. Ideally, you will receive, greet and welcome all Fitness Centre guests. Advise clients on diet, develop bespoke personal training plans and give vital advice and encouragement.

Your day to day

  • Demonstrate the correct way to use exercise equipment.- Monitor the use of gym equipment. - Ensure the gym is clean and free of health and safety hazards.- Deliver exercise classes and workshops.- Develop personal exercise and diet plans.- Being attentive to guests.- Accurately and promptly fulfilling guest requests.- Understand and anticipate guest needs.- Maintain a high level of knowledge which will enhance the guest experience.- Demonstrate a service attitude that exceeds expectations.- Demonstrate service attributes in accordance with industry expectations and company standards to including answering both external and internal telephone calls in accordance to hotel standards.- Ensures that every guest using the gym receives attention ensuring awareness and safety.- Be able to promote the hotel (and InterContinental Hotels Group generally) products and services. Ensures every new member has a fitness test and individualized exercise program drawn.- Maintains good television and gym music with acceptable music and sound levels which are pleasing to the guest. - Reports any guest/member complaints to the supervisor.- Reports all equipment breakdowns to the engineering department and also informs the Interfitness Supervisor/Manager for follow up.

What we need from you

  • Certification in Fitness Instructing from a recognized institution.- Be a certified Life Guard - First Aid Certificate.- 4-5 Star Hotel Experience- Should have excellent interpersonal skills.- Good communication skills.- Team Player - Previous experience within Health Club or similar environment preferred - Have undergone a Fire, Life and Safety Training - Strong communication and interpersonal skills- Excellent Hospitality Skills - Pro-active and reliable- Able to work alone and within a team - Can work under pressure - Flexibility to work various shifts including evenings and weekends.

What we offer

In return, we'll provide a competitive salary package, duty meals, worldwide hotel discounts and the opportunity to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you a Room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills. IHG is an equal opportunity employer. To find out more about us visit http://www.ihg.com/