Restaurant and Bar Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Restaurant and Bar Manager for one of our clients; one of the leading hotels in Kenya.
Location: Nairobi
Main Duties:
  • To arrive for work on time dressed in full clean uniform, name badge, well groomed and presenting a professional appearance to our guests.
  • Responsible for the smooth running of the Bar & Restaurant Department in line with company standards of Procedures, predetermined budgets and all relevant legislation.
  • Training & Development of the Bar & Restaurant Team using relevant techniques and ensuring all training is documented.
  • Employee Relations & Performance Management of the Bar & Restaurant Team with the assistance of the HR Department.
  • To be aware of the day’s business in all Departments within the Hotel.
  • Management of the departments staffing levels/holidays in line with departmental budgets.
  • Supervise the activities of all Bar & Restaurant team to ensure all team members are aware of their responsibilities and are performing all duties to a consistently high standard.
  • The Management of all stock levels within the Department in line with Departmental Budgets
  • To work with the Head Chef and Senior Managers on menu planning through monitoring of food sales and introducing new menu ideas.
  • Management of cash handling procedures of department in accordance with company policy.
  • To communicate our services and facilities to guests as required.
  • To be aware and ensure compliance with all company policy’s regarding: Fire, Health & Safety, Hygiene, Food Hygiene, and Customer Care & Security.
  • To read, understand and comply with your responsibilities/Management of your team’s as defined in the Health & Safety Statement and Staff Handbook.
  • To liaise with all other Heads of Departments and Duty Managers to ensure high quality of service is achieved at all times.
  • To work in conjunction with the General Manager & Deputy General Manager to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the department and overall Business.
  • Duty Manager shifts as required.
  • Attendance at all Operational Meetings
Occasional Duties:
  • To attend meeting/training sessions as required.
  • To assist in the training and assistance of a new staff member.
  • To carry out any other reasonable request made by Management.
  • During peak times it may be necessary to work in other similar related departments.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or advanced diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Experience in managing a startup restaurant at the level of a manager
  • Must be a team player, show responsibility and initiative with minimal supervision
  • Ability to manage deliverables, and communicate effectively with team members
  • Focus on results and have a strong work ethic.
  • Good presentation skills and etiquette.
  • A confident and determined approach.
  • Fluency in English and Swahili both written and spoken.
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to a diverse audience.
  • Demonstrate the highest level of ethical behaviour.
  • Computer skills, including e-mail, word processing and spreadsheets.
Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “2314”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2314, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 
If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through. any Applications without a Motivation Letter will not be considered.

Deadline for receiving applications: 15th August 2016

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