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Safari Park Hotel Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Safari Park Hotel, a leading five star hotel situated in Nairobi and serving the top notch of the Hospitality sector seeks to employ a well organised and highly motivated Kenyan citizen who is results-oriented to fill the position below:

Sous Chef

Reporting to the Executive chef, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Overall running of an assigned kitchen and take full responsibility for health and safety standards within the kitchen.
  • In liaison with the Executive chef, design new menus and implement the same.
  • Ensuring production and maintenance of high quality food in the kitchen.
  • Ensuring high standards of hygiene and cleanliness within the kitchen.
  • Control food cost to ensure it is within the preferred hotel levels
  • Training and supervising of all staff under his / her control.

Successful candidates are required to meet the specifications and qualifications below:–

  • Age 28-35 years.
  • Must have at least “O” level education with good passes.
  • Must be Kenya Utalii College graduates with food production training or any other reputable hotel college.
  • Must have knowledge and exposure of not less than 8 years 4 of which must be in a “5 star” kitchen set up.
  • Those with international exposure and computer literacy will have an added advantage

Restaurant Manager

Reporting to the F&B Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating the workforce and resources of the restaurant for the efficient and profitable service of food and beverage.
  • Achievement of restaurant operational objectives, implementing productivity, quality and customer service standards, resolving problems; determining system improvements and implementing change in the respective outlet.
  • Meeting restaurant financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditure, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Co-ordinating new menus in consultation with outlet chefs.
  • Maintaining a safe, secure and healthy environment by establishing, following and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations and maintaining a comfortable and secure environment at the restaurant.
  • Maintaining ambience by controlling light, background music, linen service, glassware, dinnerware and utensil quality and placement; monitoring food presentation and service.
  • Work schedule and training of Restaurant staff.

The position is challenging and calls for a dynamic, confident, aggressive and forward thinking person with the following attributes;
  • Currently working in a leading fast food establishment of repute.
  • Aged between 30 and 40 years.
  • Holder of an advanced certificate, diploma or degree in Hotel Management from Kenya Utalii College or any other internationally recognised hotel training institution.
  • At least five years experience in a similar position, preferably from a five star establishment. International exposure is an added advantage.
  • Ability to create good rapport with the guests and to be extremely courteous and friendly at all times.
  • Ability to work without supervision and achieve goals beyond the minimum set standards for the hotel.
  • Ability to set the highest personal standards of work performance
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Must be Computer literate with knowledge of the latest version of Fidelio hotel management system.

Landscaping Supervisor

Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Maintenance of the organisation's landscape and gardens.
  • Supervision of a medium size contracted workforce.
  • Liaison with the hotel's contracted landscaper to ensure the proper management of the landscaping section.
  • Effective control of pests, rodents and insects in the organisation.
  • Maintenance and improvement of the organisation's trees, indoor plants, flowers, nursery, gardens, lawns e.t.c

The position is challenging and calls for a mature, confident, and aggressive individual with excellent leadership qualities coupled with the following qualifications:

  • Aged 28 - 40 years.
  • Be holders of a university degree in agricultural / horticultural studies or equivalent.
  • Have at least five (5) years relevant experience, three (3) of which should be at managerial level.
  • Be Computer literate and able to manage information.
  • Previous work experience in the hospitality set up would be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work without supervision and achieve goals beyond the minimum set standards.

A competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience will be offered to the successful candidates.

Applications accompanied by a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials from applicants who meet the above qualifications and are up to the challenge should be sent to the address below to reach them by Friday July 11, 2014.

Human Resources & Admin. Manager
P.O. Box 45038-00100

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