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Maintenance Storekeeper

We’re looking for a Maintenance Storekeeper to join our team.
The maintenance strorekeeper is directly responsible over the maintenance store. He/she has responsibility for allocating resources to reactive maintenance activities, including personnel, spares and tools.


·         Maintains the asset inventory of all equipment and fixtures at all Java facilities in order to support maintenance activities by ensuring visibility of assets status to the maintenance team.
·         Monitors stocks, reorders and receives deliveries of spares, materials and tools at maintenance store and ensures they are of the correct specification, in order to ensure availability of spares and consumables for PPM and reactive work.
·         Coordinate deliveries of spares, materials, tools and backup equipment to branches in order to achieve timely and effective PPM and reactive maintenance.
·         Receives and records details of reactive maintenance requests from Java branches and sites.
·         Allocates personnel to reactive maintenance requests in conjunction with maintenance planner.
·         Coordinates night shift planned preventive maintenance (PPM) and reactive maintenance activities, including logistics, materials and equipment in order to ensure smooth operations during night shift.
·         Digitises all maintenance work orders and PPM checklists.
·         Receives and records daily activity reports from all maintenance personnel for reconciliation and maintains records of all work-order completion status.
·         Allocate and manage the activities of the maintenance rider(s).
·         KCSE mean grade C.
·         At least one year experience in storekeeping.
·         Experience in a busy maintenance store is an advantage.
·         Good computer skills: MS Excel, MS Word. These are required for data analysis and report generation.
·         Good language skills English (written) and Kiswahili (spoken).
·         Excellent planning and organisational skills.
·         Ability to multi-task and prioritise among different tasks for effective output.
·         Ability to work in high pressure situations.
How to Apply

Maintenance Planner
Country: Kenya
We’re looking for a Maintenance Planner to join our team.
The maintenance planner is the central executor of the Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) program. A key pillar of the success of the maintenance department is its PPM program. He/she directly plans, schedules, coordinates, and measures the program. This includes planning and allocation of resources for PPM.
The maintenance planner will also coordinate the entire supply chain of spares and materials required for the preventive and reactive maintenance programs by working closely with procurement, stores and finance departments.

Roles & Responsibilities

·         Execute the planned preventive maintenance (PPM) program for all maintenance skillsets at all group locations by doing the following.
·         Create, plan, execute, monitor completion and report on the effectiveness of the annual PPM program.
·         Allocate resources for the required activities, including maintenance staff and contractors, as well as spares, tools and materials.
·         Keep stakeholders informed of planned maintenance activities.
·         Generate meaningful reports and graphs that are relevant to the key performance criteria for the department, that supports continuous improvement efforts and root cause analysis, including:
·         Rate of completion of PPM program.
·         Cost of maintenance activities including spares and accessories.
·         Staff utilisation through data from job cards and time-sheets.
·         Monitor the supply-chain of maintenance-related spares, accessories and services, in order prevent delays and inefficiencies in their timely delivery by:
·         Monitor stock levels of required spares as maintained by stores personnel in Maintenance Stores, in order to ensures availability of spares and consumables for PPM and reactive work.
·         Tracking the progress of all orders for maintenance spares, accessories and services from local and overseas suppliers from requisition.
·         Tracking relationships between Java and approved maintenance-related suppliers and contractors including purchase requests, orders, contracts, and payments to ensure timeliness of invoice settlement, accuracy of payments, and thus sustain positive working relationships.
·         Works in partnership with regional maintenance managers to optimize the resource planning function, by collectively reviewing performance against agreed standards, and takes a dynamic approach to planning that ensures continuous and realistic planning and manpower levels. This role therefore offers the RMM key data that enables effective budget planning.


·         Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
·         KCSE mean grade C+
·         At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
·         At least 1 years’ experience in a supervisory role.
·         Good computer skills in MS Office and ERP systems. These are required for data analysis and report generation.
·         Good language skills English (written) and Kiswahili (spoken).
·         Good inter-personal skills.
·         Excellent planning and organisational skills.
·         Ability to multi-task and prioritise among different tasks for effective output.
·         Ability to work in high pressure situations.
How to Apply
Country: Kenya
We’re looking for an Upholsterer (Grade 1) to join our team.
The upholsterer (Grade 1) is responsible for repair of upholstered furniture and fixtures in the locations assigned to him/her within the Java organisation.

Roles & Responsibilities

·         Carry out maintenance of upholstered furniture and fixtures in Java locations assigned, as indicated in the “Skills” section below, in order to ensure such furniture are functional and safe for use.
·         Carry out inspections of upholstered furniture and fixtures in order to ascertain if they are functional and safe for use.
·         Carry out maintenance-related activities that affect food safety in assigned locations in order to eliminate food safety hazards.
·         Record activities carried out in required formats for future reference.
·         Craft Certificate in carpentry from a recognized training institution.
·         at least 1 year’s practical experience as a upholsterer
Basic skills in the following:
·         Replace fabric covering and inner foam fillings / springs of booths, leather seats and other upholstered furniture in restaurants.
·         Repair umbrellas, curtains, canopies and other canvas furniture and fittings.
·         Fabrication of shelves, lockable cabinets, tables, benches, and other wooden branch furniture.
·         Repair of tables, shelves, cabinets, chairs, booths and other branch wooden furniture.
·         Waxing, painting and varnishing of branch furniture.
·         Mounting of booths, chairs, shelves, tables and other branch furniture.
·         Basic spoken and written English and Kiswahili language skills.
·         Ability to work under pressure
·         Hardworking
·         Adaptable and flexible
·         Able to prioritise work efficiently
How to Apply

Verification Officer
Verifying all the branch orders in an efficient and timely manner and cross checking the accuracy of the marshalled orders before dispatch

Key Responsibilities

·         Verification of the branch orders that have been picked and marshalled from Butchery, Bakery, Roastery and Central Stores against the provided documentation
·         Dispatching of the verified orders to the branches in an orderly and timely manner to ensure no delays
·         Documenting any variations that are observed during the verification process for appropriate corrective actions
·         Maintaining all the appropriate and accurate records that show a trail of all the dispatches for traceability
·         Communicating to the branches any material information on dispatch that may affect timely receipt of orders
·         Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


·         Post-secondary certification in Business/Technical related fields.
·         Minimum grade of C (plain) at KCSE Level
·         Not less than 2 years working experience in a similar position, or in stores management
·         Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Excel, and Word.
·         Work accurately with speed to execute the assigned tasks
·         Effective communication skills
·         Good numerical skills
·         Possess supervisory skills
·         Must have very high ethical and integrity standards
·         Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
·         Should be able to stand for several hours at a day and lift materials
·         Able to work under pressure or a stressful environment.
How to Apply

Technician – Electrical and Electrician 
Country: Kenya
Location: Nairobi
Service, maintain and repair machines and equipment in respect of the area of Electrical and Electronics.

Key Responsibilities

·         Daily checking the electrical/electronic status of all machines, equipment at the assigned branches.
·         Service, Repair and Maintain machines and equipment within the assigned units as need arises
·         Purchasing of relevant spare parts required through authorization of maintenance supervisor.
·         Maintain daily checklists as required.
·         Ensure availability when required at any branch
·         Ensure that all the interior and exterior building electrical, electronic works and lighting conform to the acceptable set brand standards.
·         Report any malfunctioning of equipment beyond your scope to your superior.


·         Diploma/Certificate/ Trade Test in Electrical/ Electronics Engineering.
·         3 years experience in maintenance field.
·         Experience in electronic/electrical servicing or maintenance of hotel/restaurant kitchen equipment will be a distinct advantage.
·         Good verbal and written communication skills.
·         Good Time management skills.
·         Ability to work under pressure.
·         Must be able to work alone (with little or no supervision).
·         Resolving problems efficiently, quickly, in a timely manner.
·         Adoptable and flexible.
·         Quick leaner.
·         Well disciplined, honest and responsible.
·         Has Eye for details.
How to Apply

Location: Nairobi
From a single branch in Nairobi in 1999 to more than 50 branches in East Africa and around 1,800 staff today, Java House is on the move — and we would like you to join us on our journey.We are always looking for drivers to join our team.
Driving company vehicles for goods, staffs transportation and documents delivery.

Key Responsibilities

·         Collection of supplies and delivery of goods/documents to designated locations.
·         Ensuring proper confirmation and documentation of goods in transit.
·         Ensuring vehicle is always maintained in good condition by safe driving and reporting maintenance issues on time.
·         Observing rules and regulation on motor vehicle handling when driving.
·         Maintaining proper records by filing log books on attended site.


·         Must have a valid driving license with the relevant class.
·         Must have at least a KCSE certificate with a minimum C grade.
·         Minimum 5 years driving experience in a commercial set up.
·         Knowledge on Traffic Rules and Regulations.
·         Updated certificate of Good conduct.
·         Letter of recommendation from the company worked.
·         Good driving skills
·         Good written and verbal communication skills
·         Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
·         Able to work well with other colleagues.
·         Computer and mechanical Knowledge.
How to Apply

Location: Kisumu, Nairobi, Naivasha, Nakuru, Nyali
Love Coffee?
We are looking for dynamic, friendly people with experience behind the barista counter.
In addition to brewing and serving a varied selection of our coffee as well as serving desserts, our baristas will also cater to the counter service/takeaway guests.
If you wish to join a team passionate about maintaining a high standard in coffee culture please apply now.
How to Apply

Cooks & Chefs 
Location: Kisumu, Nairobi, Naivasha, Nakuru, Nyali
Java House prides itself for being renowned as the home of fresh, quality food as well as a varied menu selection.
Our kitchens are some of the busiest kitchens in Kenya. We serve between 12,000 – 15,000 meals daily in our restaurants.
If you are committed to maintaining our high standards of food presentation and preparation, we have opportunities for trained chefs and cooks.
We are looking to recruit well trained and team oriented chefs to lead our various kitchens. If you think you have what it takes please apply now
How to Apply

Country: Kenya
Location: Kisumu, Nairobi, Naivasha, Nakuru, Nyali
We are looking for all-rounded people to join our family. While experience is important, a great attitude is the first thing we look for.
We strongly believe that the key to keeping great people is treating them with respect.
We endeavor to offer the best training possible to ensure that you know all you need to know about our menu, procedures and philosophy before you serve your first guest.
How to Apply

Stewards & Bussers
Country: Kenya, Uganda
Location: Kampala, Kisumu, Nairobi, Naivasha, Nakuru, Nyali
This position is an entry point for those wishing to develop their careers in the hospitality industry. Most of our Baristas, Chefs and Branch Managers started their careers as Stewards.
This is a vital role in the Java House set up.
Stewards and Bussers are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the restaurant, dishwashing, stocking dishes, glassware and food items for the Cooks and Servers, bussing tables and responding quickly to situations that arise.
We look for Stewards and Bussers who are diligent, hands-on and trustworthy when it comes to all tasks.
No prior experience required, a positive attitude is what is most important.
How to Apply

ICT Internship 
Location: Nairobi
Java House is looking for a young, organised and highly motivated individual to join as an ICT Intern.
To install, configure, manage and repair I.T and communication infrastructure

Key Responsibilities

·         Installation of servers
·         Maintenance of backend databases and applications
·         User support on it issues
·         Management of local domain structure, users, rights and privileges
·         Management of international domain, web site, email, DNS, global address book, internet proxy and anti-spam mechanism
·         Configuration and maintenance of internet services and wide area network
·         Configuration and maintenance of local area networks
·         Configuration and maintenance of PABX and telephones and liaising with service providers on the same
·         Enterprise antivirus installation and management
·         Addition and configuration of access card to pos software
·         Menu addition and changing on pos software
·         Cleaning and maintenance of physical computer hardware
·         Production of reports as called upon by I.T manger
·         Commissioning and maintenance of web/ wan services


·         Must have a degree in Computer Science / Bachelors in Technology/Diploma in Information Technology/ Diploma in Digital Electronics
·         Computer certification like CCNA, MCSE, IMIS
·         Possess knowledge in Open Source Software like Susse or Linux.
·         Possess good troubleshooting and problem solving skills
·         Demonstrate competency in any IT related support
·         Possess good database management and administration skills
How to Apply

Human Resource Internship
Location: Nairobi
We’re looking for a Human Resources Intern to join our team.
Provide administrative support for the Human Resources Department, including organization of HR record keeping system, internal communications, and team administration organization.

Key Responsibilities

·         Employee Records Management both electronically and in hard copy for all staff of Nairobi Java House.
·         Tracking, updating and management of statutory information for all staff – NHIF, NSSF, PIN in addition to Food Handlers Certificates and KAA passes.
·         Support Staff orientation, confirmation, promotion, and separation processes including requisite HRMIS management and pension administration.
·         Coordination of Employee motivation programmes – Employee of the month, Branch of the month, etc.
·         Issuance of staff uniforms and safety gear to all staff.
·         Liaise with staff in assigned branches to provide necessary HR guidance as required.
·         Will provide weekly update reports.


·         Diploma in HRM/ Degree in Business Management.
·         Demonstrated ability to coordinate, prioritize work load and work under pressure.
·         Computer literate with excellent communication skills and a team player.
·         A commitment to high standards of professionalism, integrity and confidentiality.
·         Fair knowledge of the labor laws.
How to Apply

Finance Internship
We’re looking for a Finance intern to join our team.

Key Responsibilities

·         Receiving of invoices from suppliers
·         Reconciliation of supplier statements to supplier ledger for payment purposes
·         Following up of reconciliation issues
·         Ensure supplier payments are paid as allocated in cash flow
·         Participate periodically in stock counts
·         Any other duty as may by the payables accountant


·         CPA Part 2 and above
·         In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel
·         Keen to details
·         Excellent analytical skills
·         Ability to meet strict deadlines
·         Ability to work under minimum supervision
·         Team Player
How to Apply

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