Career Opportunities in UNES Kenya

UNES Management invites Suitably Qualified Persons to apply and competitively fill the following Vacant Position:

Procurement Officer 
Job Ref:UNES/P/PO/3/15

1 Position

Reports to: Managing Director

Duties and Responsibilities:
·                     Responsible for the procurement for all UNES business units, UNES HQs and Specialized  Based Production Units
·                     Ensuring that procurement is done in a timely manner within the GOK procurement guidelines
·                     Secretary to the tender and ensures implementation of Tender Committee decisions
·                     Responsible for the continuous improvement and streamlining of delivery systems to increase efficiency and customer satisfaction
·                     Interpreting, implementing and enforcing the Public Procurement  Regulations and Procedures
·                     Advising the management on procurement matters
·                     Coordinating the preparation of procurement plans for all the Units managed by UNES
·                     Certification of payment documents
·                     Preparation of quarterly returns of procurement purchases
·                     Inventory and stock control
·                     Liaising with suppliers and other stakeholders
·                     Ensuring quality control in consultation with user and technical departments
·                     Preparation of annual tenders and pre- qualification of tenders
·                     Custodian of  Purchase of Orders and GRN
·                     Taking receipt and custody of samples
·                     Carrying out market and price surveys, and vendor ratings
·                     Communicating with various units on approved/ awarded tenders
·                     Giving feedback  to both successful and unsuccessful tenderers and bidders
·                     Managing  staff annual performance within the unit
·                     Any other duties allocated by supervisor form time to time
Job Specifications:
·                     At least a Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration or Economics from a recognized University
·                     A post-graduate qualification in purchasing and supply chain management from a recognized institution, preferably from the chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
·                     At least  5 years experience in a busy commercial environment
·                     Knowledge of Public Procurement Act,2005
·                     Good interpersonal and analytical skills
·                     Computer literate


Job Ref:UNES/ARZ/S/3/15
2 Positions

Reports to: Head cook

Duties and Responsibilities
·                     To maintain general cleanliness of the kitchen floor and external surfaces
·                     To clean and dry kitchen cooking pots used for food production.
·                     To clean and dry kitchen cooking crockery and cutlery used for food production.
·                     To store the crockery in the appropriate places after cleaning.
·                     To store kitchen pots in the appropriate places
·                     Ensure cleanliness in the cloak rooms
·                     Collecting and disposing of kitchen waste.
·                     To account for all equipments under your possession
·                     To record all crockery and cutlery issued and returned from the crockery store to various staff and give a report to the head cook on status quo.
·                     Any other duty given by your supervisor
Job Specifications

·                     KCSE D+
·                     Ability to work for long hours and under pressure
·                     Good interpersonal skills
·                     Knowledge of cleaning services is preferred

Food and Beverage Supervisor 

1 Position

Reports to: Manager Arziki Restaurant and Conference Center

Duties and Responsibilities:
·                     Overseeing and coordinating the restaurants and catering activities
·                     Carry out supervisory duties for all F&B staff and ensure that duties are carried out in a professional and efficient manner
·                     Maintain Restaurant inventory, cleanliness, food rotation and menu consistency
·                     Maintain all policies and procedures
·                     Assist in the execution of administrative function such as reporting, forecasting, quality assurance and departmental meetings
·                     Ensure set performance targets for food and beverage staff are met  and carry out performance appraisal exercise
·                     Follow up to ensure  restaurant  licenses are up-to-date and properly displayed
·                     Determine staff training needs
·                     Ensure maintenance of the desired customer satisfaction levels
·                     Dealing with customer complains
·                     Monitor and ensure adherence to restaurants machinery and  equipment maintenance schedules
·                     Ensure proper handling and accountability of food and beverage equipment
·                     Work with the head cook to ensure high quality food is produced and is as per customer requirements, expectation and presentation
·                     Provide assistance to the F&B Management in all menu preparations, kitchen rules, service standards, cleanliness and inventory controls for F&B
·                     Ensure high standard of hygiene and safety  maintained in the restaurant
·                     Any other duties as allocated by supervisor from time to time
Job Specification:
·                     A Degree in Hospitality or equivalent or a Degree in Business Management plus a Diploma in Food and Beverage Management or Equivalent from a recognized Institution
·                     KCSE C+ or equivalent
·                     3 years working  experience as a food and beverage supervisor or equivalent position in a 3-5 star restaurant/hotel
·                     Strong Leadership Ability

Assistant Accountant 
1 Position

Reports to:Accountant Income

Duties and Responsibilities:
·                     Carrying out reconciliation of customers accounts
·                     Preparation of credit vouchers and posting them into the system
·                     Preparation and dispatching customer statements
·                     Assist in preparing revenue ledger reconciliations on a monthly basis
·                     Ensure that revenues received are properly receipted and accounted for
·                     Ensuring proper coding and proper description of income
·                     Compilation of catering levy reports
·                     Recording of all income documents
·                     Preparing monthly bank reconciliation statement
·                     Assist in preparing ageing analysis of debtors
·                     Participation in monthly and final stock takes
·                     Performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Job Specification:

·                     Bachelor of commerce (accounting option) degree or equivalent
·                     At least 3 years working experience 2 of which must be as an Accounts Assistant
·                     Possess CPA II or equivalent
·                     Possess relevant computer and analytical skills
·                     Possess good interpersonal skills
·                     Those with experience at supervisory level, knowledge on VAT, retail management system, financial reporting and debt management will have an added advantage
How to Apply

Applicants interested in the above positions should submit the following:
·                     Cover letter detailing why they want to be considered for the position applied, as well as current and expected gross salary.
·                     Detailed CV including at minimum:
1.          Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
2.          Employment history to date.  Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
3.          Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date.
4.          Names of 3 referees.
·                     Copies of ALL Academic and Professional Certificates and testimonials.
·                     Completed Personal Data Form (CLICK HERE to download).
·                     Indicate the Job Reference Number on the Envelope.
Submit 7 copies of all the documents required; Applications, detailed current CV highlighting qualifications and experience, Academic and professional certificates.

All applications to reach the undersigned on or before the application closing date

Head, Human Resources & Administration Services,
University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Limited
P.O. Box 68241-00200 City Square, 

Application Closing Date: 1st April 2015

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

UNES is an equal opportunity employer.

Persons living with disabilities meeting the requirements for the jobs are encouraged to apply