Chef Job at Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC)

Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) is the oldest Middle Level media training Institution in Kenya established in 1961.

It is currently a State Corporation established through Legal Notice No.197 of 2011 (amended).

The Institute offers training at Post Graduate, Diploma and Certificate levels in Communication and Cinematic Arts.

The Institute is looking for a qualified candidate for the following vacant position:


KIMC Grade 5

Ref No. KIMC/CF/6/2019

1 Post

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

(i) taking charge of food assembly, preparation, production and placement;

(ii) delivering and using kitchen equipment with due care;

(iii) reviewing of menus and dietary requirements considering seasonal and market changes within the limitation of established policies;

(iv) planning orders of foodstuffs for availability when needed, and maintaining price fluctuation charts and other appropriate records;

(v) developing and implementing policies;

(vi) assisting in developing procedures and methods for food production in consultation with other administrative staff to achieve high quality meals, and cost-effective performance objectives; and

(vii) supervising and training of all kitchen staff working under him

Job Specification

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:

(i) served in the grade of Cook I, or in a comparable position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;

(ii) Diploma in Food Production from a recognized Institution;

(iii) thorough knowledge of culinary arts including cooking, baking, salad preparation and food presentation;

(iv) been conversant with different methods of food storage and preservation;

(v) Certificate in computer application skills ; and

(vi) Demonstrated knowledge, integrity and skills in Institutional food preparation.

In addition, candidates must provide Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

Terms of Service

The successful candidate will be on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service.

The Salary for this position will range from Kshs. 19,323/= to 31,918 /= Excluding allowances

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications quoting job reference number accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae; copies of Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card, Transcripts and Testimonials; Daytime Contacts; Full Names and Contacts of three (3) referees to:

The Director/ CEO
Kenya Institute of Mass Communication
Uholo Road, (South B), Nairobi
Off Mombasa Road
P.O. Box 42422 – 00100


So as to reach him not later than 9th July, 2019

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Updated: June 29, 2019 — 11:20 am