Senior Catering Services Officer Job in Kenya

Senior Catering Services Officer

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Administrative Services Manager, the Senior Catering Services Officer shall be responsible for planning, administering, and supervision the catering operations. S/he will lead the development and implementation of strategic initiatives in the Catering department, managing change while monitoring and communicating to management on progress and achievement.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Identify and develop objectives for the catering services in the hospital.

Specify the responsibilities within the structure of the catering department.

Monitoring the quality of the product and service provided

Preparation of the specifications for the purchasing of all goods required

Planning menus in consultation with chefs

Responsible for manpower planning and performance Management of all catering staff

Coordinating catering processes and organizing work plans/Rotas, including leave and daily duty schedules for service personnel.

Guiding the Supervisors/Chefs in the management of catering staff.

Ensuring that health and safety regulations are strictly observed in compliance with government and other regulatory bodies

Upgrade and maintain strict hygiene and sanitation practices and levels.

Keeping abreast of trends and developments in the industry, such as menus or trends in consumer tastes.

Preparing and controlling the catering budget and meeting set financial targets and forecasts while keeping financial and administrative records.

Prepare management reports regarding cost, quality, and any other relevant parameters.

Monitor procedures for audit and feedback of services.

Any other related duties assigned by your supervisor

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills

Degree in Hospitality Management from a recognized University

A graduate diploma/certificate in Food Science or Food and beverage from a recognized institution will be an advantage

Minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience in a supervisory role in the Hospitality industry or Health Care Setting

Must demonstrate ability to execute work assigned with minimum supervision

Must be a team player who can work cordially in teams

Must demonstrate ability to multitask

Must demonstrate professional expertise in the relevant work area

Must have good communication and presentation skills

Must have a mature and vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and a love for people

How To Apply

If you are interested in any of these challenging opportunities, send your application letter with a detailed CV and Statement of Faith* addressed to:

The Human Resources & Administration Director
Tenwek Hospital
P.O. Box 39 – 20400

Applications should be sent directly through by 15th November 2023 with the position being applied for as the subject line.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing and all communications will be done through official line and email.
NOTE: Hard Copy applications will not be accepted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification