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My Bungalow, Jambiani, Zanzibar


Navigate around the map to discover some of my favorite places on Zanzibar!

Then, check out more information on some of these places below.


























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  • Master of Science
  • Responsible Tourism Management
  • Degree Awarded with Merit October 2013
  • International Centre of Responsible Tourism
  • Leeds Beckett University

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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Hotel Administration
  • Human Resources and Training Concentration
  • Degree Awarded May 1997
  • The School of Hotel Administration
  • Cornell University
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Jambiani, Zanzibar, Republic of Tanzania
  • Facilitate a number of tourism related courses including: Food Safety, Business Management, Accounting, Front Desk Agent, Local Tour Guide, Housekeeping, Teambuilding, Reservations, IT, Bartending, Academics, Business Planning, and Human Resources
  • Assist in the operation of the training restaurant
  • Manage and troubleshoot the school's IT lab
  • Assist students with job search, resume/CVs, and interview skills
  • Council students on various issues inside and outside of the classroom
Jambiani Tourism Training Institute (JTTI)Volunteer TeacherOctober 2013 - present
Jambiani, Zanzibar, Republic of Tanzania
  • Facilitate a number of tourism related courses including: Food Safety, Business Management, Accounting, Front Desk Agent, Local Tour Guide, Housekeeping, Teambuilding, Reservations, IT, Bartending, Academics, Business Planning, and Human Resources
  • Assist in the operation of the training restaurant
  • Manage and troubleshoot the school's IT lab
  • Assist students with job search, resume/CVs, and interview skills
  • Council students on various issues inside and outside of the classroom
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Jack in the Box, Inc.

People & Organizational Effectiveness Manager
Talent Development & HR Services Manager

September 2011 – September 2012
September 2009 – September 2011


West Coast, Seattle, WA USA
  • Managed Human Resources, Training, and Performance Consulting across the West Coast
  • Consulted the Divisional Vice President, Directors of Operation, and Regional Franchise Directors on Leadership Development, Succession Planning, and Performance Management
  • Led a team of Performance Effectiveness Consultants responsible for talent acquisition, training & development, performance management, consulting, and employment separation

Regional Training & Development Manager

August 2006 - September 2009


LA Region, Los Angeles, CA USA
  • Managed all aspects of the region’s training, development and performance consulting systems across 420 company and franchised restaurants
  • Partnered with the Regional Vice President on strategic planning and key leadership initiatives
  • Led a team of 1 Guest Services Manager, 6 Field Consultants, 4 Training & Development Specialists, 2 Senior Training & Development Specialists, and 2 Administrative Assistants
  • Maintained fiscal accountability for the region’s $3 million training budget

Senior Training & Development Program Manager

April 2004 - June 2005


Corporate Support Center, San Diego, CA USA
  • Designed & developed training content for classroom and computer based training programs
  • Assisted in the creation of new product training materials, job aides, and videos
  • Created Flash multimedia computer based training modules
  • Led teams to develop new procedures and design appropriate training or communication vehicles to deliver procedures to the field

Senior Training & Development Specialist

December 1999 - April 2004


Northwest Regional Office, Seattle, WA USA
  • Facilitated management and supervision level classes throughout the Northwest Region
  • Partnered with Area Coaches to conduct Restaurant Level performance consulting projects
  • Assisted with the roll-out of new initiatives, products, procedures, and equipment
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Applebee’s International

Regional Training Manager

June 2005 - August 2006


Western Region, San Diego, CA USA
  • Managed all aspects of the region’s training system including a $750k budget
  • Selected, evaluated, and supervised Training Restaurants and Training General Managers
  • Staffed and provided oversight for the region’s New Restaurant Opening Corporate Trainers
  • Partnered with Director of Operations, Human Resource Manager, and Area Directors to assess and evaluate the execution of people systems/company initiatives across the region
  • Responsible for the implementation of menu, people development, and training initiatives
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Hotel Edgewater
Seattle,WA USA

Group Sales Manager

March 1999 - December 1999


Catering Sales Manager

June 1998 - March 1999


  • Responsible for sales of guest room blocks and function space
  • Coordinated the execution of service for all bookings
  • Insured the proper and timely dissemination of information to all departments
  • Attained record sales figures for the Catering Department
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CBORD Solutions
Ithaca, NY USA

Trainer

June 1997 – May 1998


  • Developed curriculum, manuals, web support, and training supplements for new software
  • Facilitated on-site training for new Windows Foodservice Management Software suite
  • Provided phone support for DOS and Windows software products
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Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Rooms Intern

May 1995 – November 1995

through Cornell’s Management Internship Program

  • Rotation through PBX, Reservations, Front Office, Laundry, Housekeeping, Accounting, Bellstand, and Concierge Departments; learning all daily activities
  • Observed and analyzed management styles, hotel policies, and procedures
  • Gained competency in both line level and managerial job functions
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Disneyland,
Anaheim, CA
Summer Intern, Cast Development May 1994 - August 1994
• Composed and designed a series of food safety training publications
• Became the subject matter expert for food safety within the department
• Provided information on food safety procedures to upper-level administration
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Statler Hotel
Ithaca, NY USA
Student Training Manager February 1996 - June 1997
Human Resources Assistant September 1994 - May 1995
• Designed and maintained the New Employee Handbook (both hard copy and intranet versions)
• Conducted New Student Employee Orientation Sessions
• Assisted in the preparation of materials and activities for management training seminars
• Developed a student employment database and worked on many employee relations projects
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Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration
Ithaca, NY USA
Business Writing/Advanced Business Writing Teaching Asst. August 1994 - May 1997
• Assisted students in the revision of written assignments
• Provided guidance for students in the planning of presentations and papers



Contact Form






Mailing Address

Kenn Scott
c/o Jambiani Tourism Training Institute
P.O. Box 210
Jambiani, Zanzibar
Republic of Tanzania


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