Chef Job in Kenya

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Chef Job in Kenya

CHEF, KIMC GRADE 10 (1 POST) REF NO. KIMC/C/ HR/01/2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Taking charge of food assembly, preparation, production and placement;
  • Delivering and using kitchen equipment with due care;
  • Reviewing of menus and dietary requirements considering seasonal and market changes within the limitations of established policies;
  • Planning orders of foodstuffs for availability when needed, and maintaining price fluctuation charts and other appropriate records;
  • Developing and implementing policies;
  • Assisting in developing procedures and methods for food production in consultation with other administrative staff to achieve high quality meals, and cost-effective performance objectives; and
  • Supervising and training of all kitchen staff working under him.

Job Specifications


For appointment to this grade, an Officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Cook I in the public service or in a comparable position in the Private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years; (ii) Diploma in food production from a recognized Institution;
  • Thorough Knowledge of culinary arts including cooking, baking, salad preparation, and food presentation;
  • Conversant with different methods of food storage and preservation;
  • Certificate in computer application skills; and
  • Demonstrated knowledge, in integrity and skills in Institutional food preparation.

Terms of Service

The successful candidate will be on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service. The basic salary range this position range from Kshs. 25,929 to 38,247 per month exclusive of allowances.

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications quoting job reference number accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae; copies of Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card, Transcripts and Testimonials; Daytime Contacts; Full Names and Contacts of three (3) referees to be addressed to:

The Director/ CEO

Kenya Institute of Mass Communication

Uholo Road, (South B), Nairobi

Off Mombasa Road

P.O. Box 42422 – 00100

NAIROBI.

So as to reach him not later than 7th February, 2023 at 4.30 pm

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Successful candidates after interviews will be required to obtain the following documents:

  1. Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
  2. Tax compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  3. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  4. Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau Certificate (CRB)

KIMC is an equal opportunity employer; persons with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

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