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Executive Chef

Nairobi Club is a private members’ Club, owned by its Members. It was established in 1901 by Members who realized the need for a home environment in the heart of Nairobi. The Club is the second oldest and most popular establishment of its kind in Kenya.
Purpose of the job
We are seeking to recruit a professional Executive Chef who will be responsible for efficient and effective running of all the Nairobi Club kitchens. Together with the Food and Beverage Manager, responsible for the delivery of timely, efficient and high quality of food and beverage products and services to the members of Nairobi Club and their guests and to achieve the objective set within the guidelines, policies and procedures of Nairobi Club.
·         To establish strategic plan for the department in coordination with the Food & Beverage Manager
·         To monitor customer satisfaction through feedback forms and direct interactions.
·         To develop Events/Banquets menus in coordination with the Food & Beverage Manager
·         To meet the F&B bottom-line as per the targets set in conjunction with the management
·         In conjunction with the Food & Beverage Manager to routinely review and redesign the menu offering at Nairobi Club in line with the needs and requirements of the membership
·         To design, coordinate & monitor SOPS for the kitchen department of Nairobi Club
·         To maintain Food Cost at a level agreed upon by the Management of Nairobi Club
·         To develop, coordinate and monitor training programs for the Kitchen teams in line with the SOPs
·         To ensure consistent delivery of high quality food products
·         To establish and maintain professional, effective and efficient communication within the Food production section and the entire Club.
·         To Implement Policies and Procedures under the guidance and direction of the Club Secretary.
·         To Interpret and act upon information provided by the Food and Beverage Controller, especially in relation to Food and Beverage cost.
·         To ensure established standards of performance are maintained, achieving maximum members satisfaction.
·         To achieve of high quality standards, and for the maintenance of a maximum level of profitability in the production of food and beverages.
·         To plan, organize and control the production of all menus, involving comments, design, price structure and periodic menu sales mix report.
·         To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Club Secretary.
·         Consistent Food Cost Percentage as set by Executive Chef and Management
·         Consistent and timely delivery of high quality food products
·         Innovative and profitable A la Carte and Banqueting Menus
·         Consistently high levels of Kitchen Hygiene and Food safety standards
·         Highly motivated, well trained and efficient Kitchen team
·         A Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Food production from a reputable institution.
·         Over five years experience in Hospitality Industry three of which must be in a senior position as a sous chef.

Internal Auditor
We are seeking to recruit a professional Internal Auditor with ability to conduct independent audit reviews and give assurance on compliance with the Club’s laid policies, procedures, regulatory provisions and assess the adequacy of internal controls and operational risks and highlight exceptions and violations.

·         Reviewing the existing internal control systems manual, procedures and advising the committee and management accordingly.
·         Carrying out independent assessments of business and operational risks to ensure efficient and effective use of Club resources.
·         Assessing compliance to Club’s policies, regulatory procedures and internal control systems.
·         Developing and implementing audit plans, programs and tests in consultation with external auditors.
·         Assisting in ensuring efficient use of and accounting for Club’s assets and safeguarding against loss.
·         Undertake special audit investigations as may be required from time to time and present the findings precisely but diplomatically to senior management team.
·         Develop and assess risk management guidelines as well as fraud investigation strategy
·         Interpret financial policies for sound auditing principle/practices and controls.
·         Preparation of periodic reports for Main Committee regarding the reliance on the existing internal control systems.
·         Help with the improvement and update of audit programs for all the areas audited especially where there are none and store them in the central repository
·         Demonstrate that the audit programs developed covered all identified risks and tested all mitigating controls.
·         Value addition to Club processes by way of solid workable and realistic recommendations
·         Act as a partner and provide risk management and internal control consultancy services to different Club departments during projects and events.
·         Continuously develop personal skills to ensure practice applied in the Club is as per current market trends.
·         A degree in Bachelor of Commerce accounting/finance option with C.P.A (K)/ A.C.C.A./ C.I.S.A
·         Over 3 years’ experience in a similar position preferably in a Club set up or hotel industry
Required Skills:
·         Have the ability to quickly grasp and understand all the Club’s operations, systems and processes, policies and procedures.
·         Ability to anticipate and mitigate risk by developing appropriate Risk Management Policies for the club
·         Excellent knowledge of International Accounting and Audit Standards, and Legislations
·         Top notch understanding of the regulatory issues, reporting and operational requirement as provided by , KRA, , etc.
·         Knowledge of computerized Internal Audit Techniques, Computerized accounting and financial systems, banking applications and spreadsheets.
·         Strives to achieve results, enjoys measuring others, being measured, and being judged on performance standards and those of others in his team
·         Must be honest, fair, just but firm, and of high integrity
·         Must be a good negotiator, particularly in changing behaviour and work practices but always Win/Win
·         Well developed oral and report-writing skills, ability to work with, lead and build workmates
·         Leadership Skills, Team Building and ability to train.
·         Influence others to collectively work as a team to achieve a set objective
How to Apply
If your qualifications and experience meet the above criteria, please submit an application (quoting the Job position) and detailed CV indicating day contact telephone number, current remuneration and three referees by 15th February 2019 to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Nairobi Club,
P.O. Box 30171-00100,

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