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  • Posted: Feb 16, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Fairmont Norfolk is a historic hotel in Nairobi, Kenya and is owned by the luxury hotel chain, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. The hotel has 170 rooms, 4 restaurants, and consists of 5 main blocks, each ranging from 1 to 2 stories high. The hotel has a signature Tudor style of architecture that has been maintained since its original construction.
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    Food and Beverage Supervisor (Tatu)

    What is in it for you:

    • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
    • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
    • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
    • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21 

    What you will be doing:

    Reporting to the Outlets Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

    • Supervise and oversee the operation/section to maintain service standards
    • Check on employees’ discipline, grooming standards and punctuality
    • Check on guests’ satisfaction levels and properly handle feedback and follow-up
    • Perform opening and closing duties as assigned
    • Assist the Outlets Manager in conducting daily shift briefings to update and disseminate relevant information to restaurant employees
    • Assist in employees’ development, counselling and resolving staff conflict
    • Report any complaints, incidents or any other irregularities to Management
    • Ensure that operating equipment is maintained and service and storage areas are kept safe and clean
    • Help minimize waste, neglect, breakages and mishandling of supplies and equipments
    • Carry out light cleaning and maintenance of the pantry area
    • Monitor quality of food and beverage products in every order
    • To ensure that guests receive the attention and service they require
    • Perform trainer tasks and conduct training for all staff as assigned by the Outlets Manager
    • To motivate, coach and project a positive attitude at all times
    • Help manage employees’ performance appraisals and performance logs
    • Able to account and handle cash effectively, efficiently, with integrity and follow established and proper Accounting procedures. 
    • Carry out any other duties as and when assigned by the Management of the Hotel
    • Assist other Food & Beverage Outlets in their operations within peak times when needed

    Your experience and skills include:

    • skilled in F&B service and supervision with the ability to work in a multicultural and diverse environment
    • At least 2 years working experience in a similar role
    • Prior fine dining experience required
    • penchant for customer service and effectively manage guest complaints
    • ability to train and manage a dynamic team
    • excellent English communication skills; both verbal and written
    • minimum 1 year supervisory or team leader experience in a hotel environment is essential
    • knowledge of Micros or similar POS systems, Opera or similar PMS systems and Microsoft Software

    Your team and working environment:

    Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel has played a leading role in Kenya’s colorful history, and continues to be Nairobi’s finest and best-known luxury hotel. The town and later the modern city of Nairobi grew up around Fairmont The Norfolk hotel, which boasts 170 guest rooms and suites, and still has its own private tropical gardens. The hotel is still the traditional starting point for safaris and the Lord Delamere Terrace is modern Nairobi’s most famous meeting place, where drinks and light meals are served continuously from morning until midnight.
    Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
    We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.
    Why work for Accor?
    We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
    By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow’s hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit 

    Method of Application

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    Interested and qualified? Go to Fairmont Hotels & Resorts on to apply

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