Benedette Management Trainee Program

We are delighted to announce that Benedette Mwongeli has completed our Management Training Program and is ready to take on her new role as Assistant Manager at our new property, Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs.

Each management trainee commits to a set program of two years mentorship, during which time the trainee covers various areas of the lodge operations inclusive of guest experience, the different departments as well as supportive functions such as accounts, logistics, stores, compliance, licensing and human resources. After successful completion of the management trainee program each candidate is appointed in junior management role in one of the Elewana properties.

Benedette joined Elewana in 2013 as a receptionist/reservationist at Elewana Afrochic Diani where she earned the position of front office manager and in March 2018 she become one of the first to enter the Elewana trainee management program.  She underwent training in various departments in most all the Elewana Kenya properties in order to equip her for the new appointment. Upon completing the Management program, the company has offered her the opportunity of being the Assistant Manager of the new Loisaba Lodo Springs as from 01st May 2019.

Benedette enjoys travelling but is also focused on family and the importance of spending quality time with her children. She is looking forward to making a difference in other people’s lives, such as helping them grow or become better in their career and giving back to the community.

Completing the program is a major accolade and we are extremely proud of her and we would like to welcome Benedette in her new appointment as Assistant Manager.