Catering Manager at Kenya Methodist University (KeMU)

  • Published date: June 20, 2023
  • Category: Hospitality & Hotel
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

KeMU/KH/CM/2/6/2023 Based in KeMU Main Campus

  • Reporting to the Director KeMU Holdings Limited.

Main purpose:

  • The Catering Manager job exists to plan, organize and develop the food and beverage services, while meeting client expectations, food and hygiene standards, financial targets and to support the functions of the University.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Supervision of the Catering Department

  • Plan University food and beverage menus in consultation with the Nutritionist, chefs and cooks, according to customers’ dietary needs in the University.

  • Ensure maintenance of food stock levels and order new supplies as required in the kitchen and other catering areas of the University

  • Implementation of Catering procedures and policies

  • Quality Assurance and control aspects of the department

  • Coordination on outside catering activities

  • Inspection and coordination of repairs and maintenance in the department

  • Analyzing, monitoring and evaluating enterprise profit margins

  • Ensure the quality and sufficiency of food and beverage preparation and provision services in the University.

  • Ensure proper storage of foodstuff in the kitchen store in order to retain their quality and nutritional values and thus meet customers’ nutrition and dietary needs in the University.

  • Prepare and plan procurement list for all kitchen supplies such as foodstuffs, utensils and other materials for use in the catering services of the University.

  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure quality and timely kitchen supplies delivery in the University.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Hospitality, Hotel Management or Food and Beverages Science from a recognized institution will be an added advantage

  • Higher Diploma in Hotel Management or other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution

  • Ability to manage a team and good communication skills.

  • Medical Fitness Certificate from Public Health Office

  • At least five years working experience as a Catering Manager in a reputable institution

To be received on or before 29th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Method of Application

Interested applicants should send three (3) copies of their application, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, National ID card or passport, and other relevant testimonials.
I) A) Three (3) hard copies of the application (Letter, CV, Certificates and Testimonials) should be sent to:
The Vice Chancellor
Kenya Methodist University
P. O. Box 267 – 60200


B) Additionally, an electronic copy of the application (Letter, CV, Certificates and Testimonials) in PDF format should be sent to the stated Email Address 

II) Successful Applicants will be required to bring the following:
 Clearance certificate from;
i. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
ii. Compliance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board.
iii. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
iv. Credit Reference Bureau.
v. Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.
vi. Letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) from at least three persons familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and general character one of whom must be the pastor of their local church.
All the positions above require individuals who are of high ethical standards, integrity, and professionalism. 

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