Kenyatta University Hospital - Catering Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Catering Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

[Kenyatta University Hospital - Catering Manager Jobs in Kenya

Catering Manager- (DCSACM/KUTRRH/ 10)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Catering Manager
Reports to: Hospitality Manager
Direct Reports:
a) Kitchen Supervisor

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Hospitality Manager, 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 overall functions at the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:
  • Oversee the management of catering staff, facilities and services in the hospital.
  • Ensure the quality and sufficiency of food and beverage preparation and provision services in the hospital.
  • Ensure proper storage of foodstuff in the kitchen store in order to retain their quality
    and nutritional values and thus meet patients’ nutrition and dietary needs in the hospital.
  • Prepare and plan procurement list for all kitchen supplies such as foodstuffs, utensils
    and other materials for use in the catering services of the hospital.
  • Supervise catering and waiting staff together to ensure quality catering services in the hospital.
  • Plan hospital food and beverage menus in consultation with the Nutritionist, chefs
    and cooks, according to patients’ dietary needs in the hospital.
  • Supervise food preparation contents, procedures and process in order to ensure that
    they meet the required standards of hygiene and nutrition for patients in the hospital.
  • Plan and ensure recruitment and training of kitchen staff in collaboration with the
    kitchen and serving supervisors of the hospital.
  • Ensure public health and sanitation, and safety regulations are strictly observed in order to control disease outbreak through food contamination in the hospital.
  • Monitor the quantity and quality of service provided by undertaking regular spot
    checks in the kitchen and other food handling areas of the hospital.
  • Ensure maintenance of food stock levels and order new supplies as required in
    the kitchen and other catering areas of the hospital.
    ,li> Liaise
    with suppliers to ensure quality and timely kitchen supplies delivery in the hospital.
  • Participate in contracting for kitchen suppliers assessing their requirements and ensuring they are satisfied with the service delivered (in contract catering) in the hospital.
  • Ensuring compliance with all fire, licensing, and employment regulations in the hospital

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Diploma in Catering, Hotel Management or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
    b) Higher Diploma in Catering, Hotel Management or other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution
    c) Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality, Hotel Management or Food and Beverages Science from a recognized institution will be an added advantage

    Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:

    Medical Fitness Certificate from Public Health Office

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of the relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) organizational skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Team building skills
    e) Supervisory skills
    f) Observation skills
    g) Analytical skills

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed
    to the position:

    At least five years working experience as a Catering Manager in a reputable insitution.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Catering Manager Jobs in Kenya/a>

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