Saturday, 6 June 2015

Kitchen Supervisor

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services Limited (UNES)

Kitchen Supervisor

Ref: UNES/ARZ/KS/5/15

(Two Positions)

Reports to: Manager Arziki Restaurant

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure high quality food that meets stringent standards is produced and consistently maintained.
  • Maintain daily cleaning schedules to ensure that high standards of hygiene are maintained.
  • To ensure that stocks issued and used for food production are accounted for, reconciled with sales on a daily basis and food and beverage cost control.
  • Work closely with food and beverage supervisors to plan menus as per customer requirements taking into consideration various food innovations and variety.
  • To ensure that customer complaints on food are immediately acted up to uphold good  customer service.
  • To ensure that kitchen equipment and crockery are handled properly by kitchen staff and accounted for.
  • To develop, improve and demonstrate proper use of kitchen recipes by staff.
  • To provide hands on kitchen supervision, direction, coordination and organization of all kitchen staff and their work stations
  • To work closely with purchasing and stores to ensure that correct stocks are purchased taking into consideration customer forecasts and consumption levels.
  • Set targets for staff as per strategic plan and performance contract , conduct performance appraisals and monitor staff performance
  • Ensure that the QMS procedures are complied and focus on system improvement
  • Ensure compliance with food and hygiene health and safety laws
  • Any other duty assigned by the Manager
Job Specification:
  • Diploma in Food Production or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Minimum three (3) years work experience as a Head Cook / kitchen supervisor in a busy 3 to 4 star restaurant
  • Ability to guide and supervise staff
  • Must be conversant with food and beverage cost control and accountability
  • Other certificates relevant to the job i.e.  kitchen supervision will be an added advantage
  • Computer literate
  • Innovative and quality conscious
  • Good food presentation skills
  • KCSE C+
  • Ability to work under pressure & long hours.
How to Apply

Applicants interested in the above positions should submit the following:
  • Cover letter detailing why you want to be considered for the position, as well as current and expected gross salary.
  • Detailed CV including at minimum to include:
  1. Biographical data including: Full names, ID No., current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  2. Employment history to date.  Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  3. Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate and grade obtained, institution and completion date.
  4. Names of 3 referees.
  • Copies of ALL your Academic and Professional certificates and testimonials.
  • Completed Personal Data Form (CLICK HERE to download).
  • Copy of National Identity card
  • Indicate the Job Reference Number on the Envelope.
Submit 5 copies of all the documents required; Applications (cover letter), detailed current CV highlighting qualifications and experience, Academic and professional certificates.

All applications to reach the undersigned on or before 19th June 2015

Head Human Resources & Administration Services,
UNES Limited
P.O.Box 68241-00200

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

UNES is an equal opportunity employer. 

Persons living with disabilities meeting the requirements for the jobs are encouraged to apply



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