Summit: Catering Manager Job 2019

By | March 27, 2019

Summit: Catering Manager Job 2019

Catering Manager for an International boarding school outside Nairobi, Kenya

Job Category: Education | Training Institution

Our client, an International Boarding School outside Nairobi, is looking for an experienced Catering Manager. The candidate will be directly responsible for the production, preparation and quality of all food services for the Boarding School. He/She will provide meals that are nutritious and comply with the special dietary requirements of pupils and staff as well as produce and present food in conjunction with the kitchen team, keeping abreast of the current trends and wherever possible exceeding the School’s expectations. The successful candidate MUST have relevant experience in the catering sector in a similar capacity. This is a live in position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the efficient and smooth running of the kitchen and manage the day-to-day activities of the kitchen team
  • Prepare and distribute duty rosters for staff teams, taking into account planned activities
  • Work with the Bursar and HR Manager to advise on training
  • Monitor performance within the department and participate in annual appraisal process
  • Manage and control daily food costs to ensure that food production is achieved within budget
  • Work with the Finance and Procurement Manager on the appointment of food suppliers
  • Work in conjunction with Finance & Procurement Manager to negotiate best prices on all suppliers
  • Check deliveries ensuring that faulty items are returned, missing items are logged
  • Ensure that an effective stock rotation procedure is adhered to at all times
  • Ensure compliance with all food hygiene regulations are adhered to within the kitchen environment
  • Produce a monthly kitchen report regarding equipment, staff, as well as costing for the month


  • Minimum education of Bachelor degree in Hotel Management or relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years Catering experience in a similar capacity
  • Good knowledge in the principles and practices within the F&B Hospitality profession
  • Knowledge of budgeting, cost control, forecasting, menu costing and portion control
  • Experience or knowledge of nutrition an advantage
  • Excellent English communication skills both in written and spoken
  • Very good leadership skills with a proven track record
  • Computer literate
  • Possess professional disposition with excellent interpersonal skills

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nakuru Kenya

Career Level: Senior Management

Salary: KES 260,000.00

Deadline: April 21, 2019


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.