Fairview Hotel Food and Beverage Manager Job in Kenya

Fairview Hotel and Town Lodge by City Lodge Hotel Group

Position Vacant: Food and Beverage Manager

Aim of the role: To offer leadership in the running and management of the Food and Beverage Service Department.

Outline of Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all stocks are ordered to the correct quantities, quality and price.
  • Ensure that information which is required to compile meaningful budgets is available at all times.
  • Ensure all menus are calculated correctly to obtain maximum profit.
  • Ensure that all expenses are within budget limits.
  • Ensure that the use of casual labour is kept to a minimum, in line with payroll to sales and authorised by the General Manager.
  • As instructed you may be required to assist with the completion of SLA documents which are completed with service providers on a monthly basis / other as stipulated.
  • Ensure that all employment procedures are adhered to and the relevant documents duly completed.
  • To ensure that all staff under your control are fully informed in respect of disciplinary procedures, the handling of grievances.
  • To hold daily meetings with restaurant and banqueting teams to ensure that operations and information is passed smoothly and ensure that VIPs are timeously identified and any special arrangements properly communicated.
  • Ensure the safety and security of the staff, guests and hotel property.
  • Ensure that all required stock takes are conducted in line with audit requirements.
  • Ensure that all equipment is used, stored and maintained in line with operating procedures.
  • To ensure that all areas under your control satisfy the most stringent hygiene requirements and that staff who are injured while at work receive correct treatment and/or are not allowed to work.
  • Contribute to and support the “I’m Kind” programme.
  • Duty Rosters must be prepared and published by the 25th of each month, the Duty Roster folder on K-Drive updated, and a copy sent to the General Manager.
  • Ensure the continued training and development of self and all staff.
  • Ensure that all food, beverage and vending is presented in line with hygiene requirements and to the highest standard at all times.
  • Ensure that highest possible standard of cleanliness is achieved and maintained at all times
  • Ensure that every guest receives exceptional service at all times.
  • Ensure that all LodgeAbility Service Encounters are continuously trained and adhered to at all times.
  • Adhere to the City Lodge Values and Fundamental Principles at all times.
Human Responsibilities
  • Attends all training sessions as scheduled.
Replacement and Temporary Mission
  • May be assigned to perform reliever duties when need be.
Basic Conditions and Benefits of Employment: These are in line with normal company policies and practices, specific details will be communicated to an applicant should he/she qualify for consideration. 

Line of Reporting and Communication:

  • Responsible To: General Manager.
  • Responsible For: Food and Beverage Service Department.
  • In Communication With: Other Hotel Departments
Education, Training and Experience Requirements:
  •  Level Of Literacy: Must be able to read and write in English & Kiswahili. A foreign language will be an added advantage.
  • Level Of Numeracy: Must possess excellent numeracy skills.
  • Level Of Communication Skills: Must be in possession of excellent communication skills
  • Level Of Formal/Professional/Education & Training: Higher Diploma in Wine & Bar Food and Beverage Service operations. In addition a college certificate in a Management Course.
  • Level Of Experience In Job Advertised: 5 years’ experience in a similar role in a 4/5 star hotel environment.
  • Leadership Skills: Must have demonstrable leadership skills
  • Negotiation Skills: Ability to effectively negotiate with internal and external parties.
  • Flexibility: The candidate must be flexible in terms of working hours to ensure presence during service times.
How to Apply
Apply to The General Manager – Fairview Hotel Limited
Send your CV and Cover Letter to: hr@fairviewkenya.com not later than 29th August 2016
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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