Kenyatta University Hospital - Kitchen Steward Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Kitchen Steward 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 - Kitchen Steward Jobs in Kenya

Kitchen Steward (DCSAKS/KUTRRH/13)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Kitchen Steward
Reports to: Hospital Cateresses
Direct Reports:
a) Kitchen Storekeeper
b) Head Cook/Chief Chef

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Hospital Cateress, the Kitchen Steward job exists to coordinate operations in the hospital kitchen in order to ensure sufficient and quality food and beverage preparation and proper hygiene standards at the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

• Manage kitchen facilities and food stuffs by ensuring their sufficiency and good condition in the hospital.
• Ensure proper hygiene and sanitation in the kitchen storage, food preparation and handling and distribution facilities in the hospital.
• Ensure sufficient and quality foodstuffs in the kitchen store for continuous operations and provision of foods and beverages in the hospital.
• Ensure sufficient and quality food and beverage prepared and served kitchen of the in
the hospital.
• Supervise kitchen staff, together with their work in order to ensure quality services and food products in the hospital.
• Plan hospital menus in consultation with hospital cateress, nutritionist and chief chefs
and cooks according to the dietary needs of patients in the hospital.
• Prepare work plans and work schedules and allocate work to kitchen staff for continuous food preparation and production in the hospital.
• Ensure that health, sanitation and safety regulations are strictly observed in the
kitchen in order to avoid food contamination and disease outbreak in the hospital.
• Ensure sufficiency and quality food and beverage production and service in the kitchen
of the hospital.
• Maintain food stock levels in the kitchen
store and prepare orders for procurement and supplies as required in the kitchen of the hospital.
• Supervise suppliers’ deliveries to ensure quality and timely kitchen supplies delivery 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 other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution, and Higher.

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) Leadership skills
c) Team building skills
d) Supervisory skills
e) Observation skills
f) 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 two years working experience as a Kitchen Supervisor in a reputable institution.

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 - Kitchen Steward Jobs in Kenya

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