UNES Limited Audit Assistant, Assistant Managers (Bookstore), Head Cook and Waiter / Waitress Jobs in Kenya

The University of Nairobi Enterprises And Services (UNES) Limited wishes to recruit qualified and experienced staff to fill the following vacant positions:
1. Audit Assistant
Ref: UNES/IA/AIA/07-2012
1 Post

Reports to Senior Internal Auditor

Job Description

  • Examine payment vouchers and ensure they are well supported before payments are made.
  • Confirming for the correct postings to the ledger and the cash book.
  • Confirming the availability of funds before authorising expenditure for DSPs.
  • Examining the accuracy of student refunds before payments are made.
  • Carry out audit assignments as scheduled in the audit plan.
  • Carry out audit investigations and report findings.
  • Undertaking surprise cash counts and stock verifications.
  • Issuance of accountable documents and updating the records.
  • Documenting and audit queries and responses arising in the course of the pre audits.
  • Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Job Specification
  • Possess a minimum of a first degree in Bachelor of Commerce ( accounting or Finance) or its  equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years auditing experience in a large organization.
  • Possess CPA II or equivalent.
  • Possess relevant computer and analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of risk based auditing methodologies, ISA and IFRSs
  • Possess good communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of Management and Employees.
  • Ability to work under pressure and long hours including weekend.
2. Assistant Manager (Bookstore)
Ref: UNES/BK/AS/07-12 
(Three posts, Nairobi, Kisumu & Mombasa – indicate your preferred location)

Reports to Bookstore Manager

Job Description:

  • In-charge of all shop floor operations
  • Coordinating all activities of the shop floor including cleanliness of the bookstore and materials for sale
  • In- charge of customer care operations
  • In-charge of marketing activities
  • Carrying out market survey and vendor rating
  • Creation of daily cash and credit sales reports
  • Work closely with the Accountant and Bookstore Manager
Job Specification:
  • Bachelor of Commerce (marketing) option
  • At least five years experience in a large bookstore or retail shop
  • Ability to work long hours with minimum supervision
  • Good inter-personal  and communication skills
  • Computer literate
3. Head Cook
Ref: UNES/AR/HC/07-2012
1 Post

Reports to Manager Arziki restaurant

Job Description:

  • High quality food production that meet stringent standards and consistently maintained
  • To ensure that high standards of hygiene and safety are maintained
  • To ensure that stocks used for production are accurately accounted for
  • Work closely with the managers to plan menus that would attract and retain customers
  • To ensure efficient service delivery is maintained in the kitchen
  • To ensure food variety is provided and it meets every customers expectation and specification
  • To ensure that kitchen equipment and crockery is properly maintained
  • To plan, direct and supervise the activities of all kitchen staff
  • To develop and demonstrate proper use of standard recipes
  • Analyzing cost margins  and  control costs of production
  • Identify training needs of  cooks and other kitchen staff
  • Ensure world – class customer service is provided
Job Specification:
  • Diploma in Food Production or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Minimum three (3) years work experience as a Head Cook/Chef 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.
4. Waiter / Waitress
Ref: UNES/AR/W/07-2012
4 Posts
Reports to Food and Beverage Supervisor

Job Description:

  • Receiving customers and providing timely service of food and beverage
  • Maximizing sales  and achieving targets set by the supervisor
  • Taking food and beverage orders and service of meals to customers.
  • Providing product information to customers on menu items,  cooking methods and ingredients making recommendations upon request
  • Providing excellent customer service and reporting customer concerns/complaints to supervisors for action.
  • Accounting for crockery and equipment used in the restaurant and outside catering services
  • Bill settlement.
Job Specification:
  • Certificate in food and beverage & sales from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience as a waiter/waitress in a  3 or 4  star restaurant or hotel
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Up selling skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Computer literate
  • KCSE C
  • Ability to work under pressure& long hours
For ALL the above positions submit ALL of the following with your application:
  • 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:
  • Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address.
  • Employment history to date.  Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  • Educational history to date, clearly detailing programme, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  • Copies of ALL academic and professional certificates and testimonials.
  • Completed Personal Data Form (attached).
  • Indicate the Job Reference Number of the Envelope.
Applications with detailed current CV highlighting qualifications and experience; Academic and professional certificates (submit 1 copy of all the documents required). State current gross salary and expected salary; and names of 3 referees.
All applications to reach the undersigned on or before 10th August, 2012
Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

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

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