Catering Manager Job in Kenya

Our client, an Educational Institution seeks to recruit a Catering Manager to oversee the successful running of the catering services at the school.

Location: Nairobi

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to company health, safety, and hygiene policies when carrying out job operations
  • liaise with chefs to plan various menus for the school
  • To ensure that the service provided exceeds the required standards for food safety, nutritional values, portion control and healthy eating.
  • Oversee the procurement and management of food items required for a catering project
  • Supervise staff operations to ensure compliance with set standards of quality and service
  • Plan, prepare, and manage financial budgets to meet set targets
  • Manage, plan and co-ordinate all activities that require the involvement or provision of catering services.
  • To lead in the cooking and preparation of school meals.
  • Have the responsibility for the day to day management of kitchen staff.
  • Have responsibility for ordering catering supplies as required.
  • Monitor and manage inventory to ensure stock is available when required
  • Oversee the interviewing, hiring, and training of catering employees
  • Setting and monitoring budgets and maintaining financial and administrative records.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, Hotel and Catering Management
  • At least four years’ experience in similar role in a school or similar institution.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Management experience within a similar environment and knowledge of working within schools
  • Strong organizational and time management skills combined with a high level of initiative
  • Ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on client and customer services
  • Good at thinking quickly and sorting out problems on the spot, and the ability to stay calm in a crisis
  • Financial, budgeting and stock-taking skills
  • Knowledge of food, food hygiene (including HACCP) and food preparation.

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: with Catering Manager on the Subject line

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: September 21, 2018 — 5:43 am