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Chef, Job Group KMR 8 (1 Position)

April 4, 2021
Nairobi, Kenya
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Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Responsible for the preparation and cooking of food and beverage;
  • In-charge of all the function and activities in the kitchen
  • Ensuring that standards recipes and procedures are followed in food production
  • Responsible for adhering to Public Health regulations on cooking;
  • Keeping records of food stuff and catering equipment, materials and supplies;
  • Carrying out regular/routine checks to determine the functionality of the catering equipment
  • Assist in care and maintenance of work service area, supplies and equipment.

Personal Specifications.

  • At least eight (8) years relevant work experience;
  • 1-year Certificate in Food and Beverage production and Service from a recognized institution.
  • 2-3 years Certificate in any of the following disciplines; Institutional Management; Basic Cookery, Catering institution; Hospitality Management; Technology in Hotel management Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized;
  • Food Handlers Medical Certificate;
  • Demonstrated professional  competence  and  ability  as  reflected in work performance and results;
  • Proficiency in computer application; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key skills and competencies

  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Communication and reporting skills
  • Mentorship skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team player

Terms of Employment: Employment is for one (1) year contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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