Ole Sereni Hotel Food & Beverage Controller Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

Ole Sereni Hotel Food & Beverage Controller Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

Job Summary

Responsible for auditing and controlling food & beverage accounts and control documents. Among other functions, he/she ensures that the summary and discrepancy reports prepared and produced are correct.

Will do stock take, prepare consumption reports and cost menus in conformity with requirements.

Qualification

  • The ability to work in a team as well as individually
  • Sound decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good IT skills
  • CPA qualification
  • Level 2 Diploma in Credit Management
  • Double entry book keeping
  • Basic costing principles
  • Purchase, sales and general ledgers

    Responsibilities
  • To conduct the functions of the Manager in his absence
  • Directs and supervises the activities of the Hostesses, Waiter/ess, Cashiers and Barmen.
  • Responsible for guiding all service and bar personnel assigned in the outlet, in the performance of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Responsible for checking the sufficiency of operating equipment and supplies for both table and bar service.
  • To ensure that all guests are welcomed at the door, escorted and sat in a courteous and helpful manner and that their requirements are met promptly
  • Supervises staff activities to maximize revenue and minimize costs.
  • Assign duties, responsibilities, and work stations to employees in accordance with work requirements.
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure efficient service and conformance to standards.
  • To supervise the posting of orders, service of food & drink, billing and allocation of discounts.
    Responsible for proper accounting of all guest cheques and staff tips
  • Proposes an effective duty roster to ensure sufficiency of manpower in accordance to volume of business.
  • To originate for approval by F&B Manager the general stores requisition, beverage requisition and the kitchen requisition as per weekly/ daily schedules planned.
  • Checks at the start and at the end of the shift that all service attendants complete their opening and closing duties
  • Prepares details required for pre-meal briefing - out of stock items, reservations, daily specials, VIP reservations, situations of previous day and corrections if any, food & Beverage knowledge test, etc,
  • To conduct daily briefings and ensure that shift beginning and shift end briefings are being held at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Responsible for supervising staff attendance and work performance on daily basis.
  • Assists the F & B Cost Controller in Conducting month end inventory of beverage supplies, operating supplies, food supplies and steward for operating equipment.
    Reports breakage and losses in the outlet
  • Coordinates
    with other outlet heads and kitchen section heads for reservations, special arrangements and other activities in the Hotel
  • Responsible for inspecting table cover layouts and equipment placement and settings before commencement of service to ensure smooth flow of service
  • To communicate with the Sous Chef on particular guests’ requirements, and maintain a close and professional working relationship with the kitchen at all times
  • Responsible for training and development of staff through orientation of new staff, ongoing feedback, establishment of performance expectations and by conducting performance reviews.
  • To inspect all service staff at the start of the shift to ensure they adhere to the grooming standards
  • To co-ordinate with housekeeping for proper, clean and adequate supply of restaurant linen as per Supervise the update of the Specials menu board as advised by the Chef
  • To co-ordinate with engineering for maintenance of the fittings and equipment in the service area
  • Check customers are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Ensure proper maintenance, cleaning and operation of the outlet and service equipment
  • To assist with the training of Restaurant staff including holding annual performance reviews
  • To support other supervisors and colleagues at peak times and to undertake any operational duty which might be reasonably required, to ensure customer expectations are met.
  • To participate in any training/development schemes required by management
  • Participate in the hotel’s social responsibility programme
  • To follow the house rules and policies laid down by the management
  • To comply with company regulations as stipulated in staff handbook, regarding uniform, timekeeping and general conduct.
  • To comply with any statutory and legal requirement for fire, licensing, health and safety and to ensure that you are working in accordance with these requirements

    Job Requirements
  • Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Required relevant work experience: 2 years
  • Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)Swahili (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Ole Sereni Hotel Food & Beverage Controller Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

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