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Budget Hotel Restaurant Manager Job in along Waiyaki Way, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

Our client is an establishment operating a 3-Star budget hotel with 61 rooms located along Waiyaki Way, Westlands area.
We are seeking applications from highly energetic, dynamic and well exposed candidates who are available to fill the position of a Restaurant Manager, who will be reporting to the General Manager.
Purpose: Oversee the dining area, supervises food and beverage service.

Context: Responsible for food service at the main restaurant, bar, conference and outside catering facilities.


Achieve maximum profitability and over-all success by controlling costs and quality of service
Maintain and safe guard company equipment.

Key Outputs

  • Maintains records of staff periodic manner and operating costs
  • Ascertain departmental training needs and provide such training in regards to capacity building
  • Provide feedback and coaching to junior staff to maintain high standards of operations
  • Understands building capability through Cross training
  • Works with food and beverage staff to ensure proper food presentation and proper food-handling procedures.
  • Handle guest feedback/ complaints in restaurants.
  • Schedules periodic food and beverage service staff meetings to ensure correct interpretation of policies and obtain feedback from staff members.
  • Maintain budget and employee records
  • Meet with sales representatives to order supplies such as tableware, cooking utensils, and cleaning items. Arrange for maintenance and repair of equipment and other services.
  • Maintain receipts and balance against sales, deposit receipts, and lock facility at end of day.
  • Ensures new products are executed properly following roll-out.
  • Effectively forecast restaurant needs and adjust work schedules accordingly.
  • Effectively identifies restaurant problems and provide daily reports to the General Manager on how to ideate & execute to resolve the same
  • Assist in planning regular and special event Menus and participation and input towards F & B Marketing activities.
  • Responsible for Banquet china, cutlery, glassware, linen and equipment.
  • Completion of function delivery sheets in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Help in preparation of forecast and actual budget function sheets.
  • Completion of weekly schedules. Schedule staff as necessary to ensure adequate and consistent levels of service.
  • To supervise and co-ordinate daily operation of meeting/banquet set-ups and service. Completion of Banquet bar Requisitions.
  • Maintaining the Hotel Bar control policies and completion of necessary forms.
  • Following of proper purchasing and requisitioning procedures.
  • Maintain records for inventory, labour cost, and food cost etc.
  • Follow-up each function by completing a Function Critique and submit to the Sales & General Manager.
  • Work with the Chef and Head Server to ensure all arrangements and details are dealt with.
  • Inspection of Meeting Room prior to guest arrival ensuring that client specifications have been met.
  • Co-ordinate the general housekeeping of the Meeting rooms, conference washrooms waterfront terrace, etc.
  • Participation towards overall Hotel Maintenance and cleanliness.
  • Any other duties as assigned.
  • Diploma in Hotel Management or Food and Beverage Sales
  • Service Certificate (Advance Level) or its equivalent
  • Fully IT literate
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Proficiency in Point of sale (POS) software, inventory software, Restaurant guest satisfactory tracking software
  • Minimum of two (2) years in a similar role in a hotel or similar establishment
  • Be A Team Leader
  • Be An Excellent communicator
  • Be Self-motivated
  • Be Flexible
  • Have Integrity
  • Have Ethics
  • Be Passionate
  • Have Proper Time Management
  • Pay Attention to Detail
How to Apply
To apply, email your cover letter, a copy of your updated resume and state your current salary and benefits package and send to indicating the position on the subject area. 
Applications must be sent by 24th August 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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