• Job Opportunities at Summit Recruitment and Search - 10 Positions

  • Posted on: 12 July, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, mass recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.
     

    Waiter/Waitress

     

    The ideal candidate(s) will ensure guests have an enjoyable dining experience by providing quality customer service. She/he will work in the front of the business taking orders, serving food & drinks, billing and removing dinnerware from the table in a timely manner.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Welcome and seating guests.
    • Serve guests in a friendly and professional manner.
    • Ensure the guests are being attended to without delays.
    • Settling & processing payments.
    • Clear tables.
    • Take the food and beverage orders and serve products, after setting table to guests.
    • Perform tasks while maintaining high levels of hygiene i.e. personal & overall service area.
    • Perform any relevant duties.
    • Stock, remove, and reset dishes & silverware between courses & clean and reset tables.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant should have some formal training in food and beverage Service.
    • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a 5 star restaurant/cafe.
    • Good oral and written communication skills (English).
    • Applicant must be well conversant with continental cuisine.
    • Must have good knowledge of food safety and hygiene.
    • Very meticulous, honest with high integrity and rigorous.
    • Excellent hygiene and a good team player.
    • Willing to learn and very flexible.

    Deputy Manager – Enterprise

     

    The successful candidate will be responsible for welcoming and handling of all visitors needs catered by the departments units, whilst propagating the mission and objectives of the company with informative knowledge of activities available.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Create a menu achieving a 65-70% gross profit.
    • Control of costs to include food purchasing costs and monitoring of stocks.
    • Ensure high standard of hygiene amongst staff and premises.
    • Create proper food rotation of stocks as well as best most economical use of all perishables.
    • Assist the purchasing department to set up and manage appropriate purchasing systems.
    • Manage the restaurant and staff therein to include contracts, staff off’s and training.
    • Be responsible for front of house training to include service for waiters and drinks/cocktail mixes.
    • Work with the Enterprise coordinator to develop an annual marketing and promotion calendar.
    • Be involved and make suggestions for the marketing of all enterprise promotions.
    • Report on Repair and Maintenance required in all units.
    • Provide Weekly Financial report to the Enterprise Consultant.
    • Verification of the Monthly Financials for all units from accounts department.
    • Report to Accounts End month closing stock value for all units.
    • Provide Monthly Units inventory report.
    • Oversee the development of future projects in the enterprise department.
    • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Enterprise Consultant/and OPC management.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum Degree or Higher Diploma in Hotel management, Catering, Food & beverage production.
    • A master’s degree is an added advantage.
    • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working in a hotel, food production, or in customer care.
    • Willing to relocate to Nanyuki.
    • Excellent interpersonal with excellent customer service skills.
    • Very articulate and presentable with an outgoing personality.
    • Good numeracy, computer and computerized management system skills.
    • Commercial awareness and flexible.
    • Excellent communication skills with a high standard of verbal and written English.
    • Good teamwork and problem solving skills.
    • Strong administration, operational, planning and execution skills.

    Digital Graphical Designer

     

    The ideal candidate MUST be an extrovert, passionate with a minimum of 2 years of experiences working in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be expected to work Monday to Saturday.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with the Directors and Marketing Team to produce visually compelling ad campaigns, presentations, and collateral materials to help generate client business.
    • Design advertising layouts to spec that include but are not limited to print ads, direct mail pieces, marketing and advertising collateral, online ads and banners, point of sale, and trade show signage and materials.
    • Communicate with the team, when necessary, to achieve maximum results.
    • Liaise with and manage production of said advertising collateral to desired standards and within agreed budget parameters.
    • Retrieve and export files and artwork via the Internet; source stock images as needed.
    • Keep abreast of current trends in design and technology advances.
    • Continually seek creative excellence and innovation in all forms of marketing communications materials.

    Qualifications:

    • A diploma in Graphical Design.
    • Proficient with Windows & Mac OS and design software: Adobe InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop and Illustrator, and Microsoft Office.
    • Must have 1 to 2 years’ experience in an agency.
    • Must be willing to work on Saturday full day.
    • Ability to develop print & digital art.
    • Ability to manage point of sale, interactive pdfs, trade show signage, and page design.
    • Knowledge of pre-press process for print production, stock image services would be an advantage.
    • Possess a collaborative mindset but also able to work independently as needed.
    • Customer focus, attention to detail, deadline-oriented.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Solid understanding of printing process, photography, illustration, layout, typography, logo development, colors, brand look and feel.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Willingness and desire to work in large retail business.

    Senior Sales Engineer – East Africa

     

    The successful candidate MUST have a minimum of bachelor’s degree in Engineering with an excellent background in engineering and technical products. He/she must be naturally energetic and extroverted. Candidates exposed to working with multicultural firms will have an added advantage.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Generate business leads for a variety of technical products & services.
    • Arrange meetings and approach prospective customers- Institutions, Industries and Individuals.
    • Liaise with the London Head Office regularly to channel the enquiries to strategic suppliers.
    • Ensure that the business leads are followed with responses from the Head Office.
    • Define sales strategies for the target market and customers.
    • Ensure market share in region is increased and maintained.
    • Visiting customer sites regularly to identify opportunities and promote technology based products and Engineering equipment.

    Qualifications:

    • Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
    • A demonstrable track record of success in technical sales.
    • Focused technical person with an understanding of engineering & production Equipment.
    • Prepared to travel extensively throughout Africa on a frequent basis, visiting remote sites and operations.
    • A sharp strategic thinker with the ability to get the best out of internal and external resources.
    • Confident and assertive communicator with highly developed influencing and networking skills.
    • Self-motivated with an ability to work under minimum supervision.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Good communications skills, both spoken and written.
    • Additional languages would be preferable.

    Operations Director

     

    You need to have a curiosity to understand customers’ needs while leading sales & operations of over 70 clinics throughout Kenya.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Operating Company Strategy
    • Field Operations and Strategy plan
    • Marketing & Sales
    • Distribution and delivery of company products
    • Building customer relations
    • Management and HR

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Business, Strategy, Marketing or Medical
    • Medical, FMCG or Hospitality background an advantage
    • 7-10 years of experience in an overall commercial/business function
    • Understand and Manage Contracts
    • Experience in all facets of selling lifecycle including business development, sales, marketing, and product management.
    • Knowledge of modern technology applications
    • Experience in the healthcare sector is highly recommended, experience in health insurance sector and mobile money is a plus.

    Showroom Coordinator

     

    The preferred candidate MUST be very presentable, excellent personality and enjoys dealing with people from different walks of life.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Showroom co-ordination, including creative displays of product
    • Check and ensure showroom is coordinated and displays are correct.
    • Check that displays and stocks are always up to date, neat and clean.
    • Deal with internal and external customers efficiently and professionally.
    • Prepare quotations; correspondence and attend to admin duties
    • Receive client orders from the headquarters and arrange collection.
    • Prepare and submit reports to management as prescribed.
    • Ensure that the showroom and amenities are always clean, neat and tidy.
    • Project professional image and integrity of company at all times
    • Assist others as and when required
    • Make sure the company culture is always upheld
    • Comply with safety regulations
    • Maintain good housekeeping

    Qualifications:

    • Must have a Diploma/Degree in Sales and Marketing.
    • Must be capable of working in a multicultural environment.
    • Must have an outgoing personality.
    • Computer literate.
    • Excellent written and spoken English

    Quality Assurance Manager

     

    The successful candidate must be a holder of a Degree in Food Science and have formal training in Food Quality Control. In addition, he/she MUST maintain high levels of food safety compliance in order to ensure the company’s continued excellence in quality.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure planned KPI’s of efficiency and performance are met or exceeded in terms of quality assurance.
    • Ensure complete compliance in accordance with food safety processes.
    • Setting the quality standards.
    • Maintenance of international hygiene standards affecting all aspects of operation.
    • Identify, develop and implement Microbiological process controls and monitoring programs.
    • Develop and continuously assesses supplier performance through Supplier Management Quality Program.
    • Responsible for ensuring all regulatory issues are adhered to.
    • Training of personnel and ensuring quality products according to company and customer specifications.
    • Responsible for taking corrective actions in timely manner to mitigate potential food safety hazards.
    • Handling food safety related customer complaints and resolution.

    Qualifications:

     Must have a Degree in Food Science.
    • Must have above 5 years’ experience in the food manufacturing industry.
    • Must have formal training in Food Quality Control.
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
    • Attention to detail and results oriented.
    • Excellent written and spoken English.
    • Must have a strong personality, exude confidence, authority and focused.
    • Must be knowledgeable in ISO 22000 & HACCP Certification awareness
    • Must be willing to work in Thika.

    Head Waiter

     

    The suitable candidate will be required to be in contact with customer during their dining experience; therefore he/she will be expected to be polite and courteous when welcoming guests into the dining room and during the service of the meal. He/she will be required to work as a team member, provide polite and efficient service at all times, in order to maintain the exceptional standard of service and quality that is required and coordinates the food service activities in the dining facilities.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
    • Inform customers of daily specials, making recommendations upon request.
    • Serve & Clear dishes, making sure the crockery is clean & polished before use
    • Attend mandatory training sessions, restaurant meetings and briefing.
    • Coordinate entire stations and communicate with front- and back-of-the-house personnel.
    • Process guest orders to ensure that all items are prepared properly and on a timely basis.
    • Present, open, and pour wine when serving guests.
    • Observe diners to ensure that guests are satisfied with the food and service.
    • Prepare totals bills and accepts payment or refers guests to cashier.
    • Assist with stocking, removing, and resetting dishes and silverware between courses.
    • Investigate and resolve food quality and service complaints.
    • Coordinate the operation of the lounge during scheduled shifts.
    • Manage and motivate staff throughout their shift and provide them with feedback.
    • Carry out inventory of the bar, cutlery, crockery, glassware, equipment at regular intervals.
    • Ensures the team demonstrates highest standards of guest care.
    • Assist in any other duties assigned by the management.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant should have some formal training in food and beverage Service.
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience with 2 years supervisory skills in fine dining establishment.
    • Basic food and beverage knowledge.
    • Right work attitude and flexible.
    • Strong social skills should be a team player and willing to learn.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Experience working in a 4 or 5 star environment.

    Sous-Chef

     

    The key responsibility is to maintain the food standards and ensure consistency across multiple units. The candidate will spend a good deal of the time training and supervising juniors. He/She needs to identify and nurture young talents by transferring his/her knowledge and understanding of set recipes and new food concepts.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Managing a team.
    • Understanding and preparation of set recipes as per company standards.
    • Demonstrate outstanding skills in grilling and roasting of meat cuts.
    • Training and supervising juniors.
    • Preparation of all food in line with company standards, with a special eye for detail.
    • Preparation of purchase orders.
    • Oversee hygiene, sanitization and cleanliness in line with the HACCP rules and procedures.

    Qualifications:

    • Diploma in Food and Beverage production from a reputable institution.
    • At least 6 years’ experience in a busy 4/5 star kitchen/high end catering facility.
    • Work experience working in a similar capacity.
    • At least 3 years managing a team.
    • Good knowledge of HACCP and HACCP Certificate.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform training and coaching of junior kitchen staff on regular basis.
    • Perform refresher courses as well as appraisals.
    • Good knowledge in hygiene and sanitization.

    Pastry Sous-Chef

     

    The key responsibility is to maintain the food standards and ensure consistency across multiple units. The candidate will spend a good deal of the time training and supervising juniors. He/She needs to identify and nurture young talents by transferring his/her knowledge and understanding of set recipes and new food concepts.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Managing a team.
    • Understanding and preparation of set recipes as per company standards.
    • Demonstrate outstanding skills in grilling and roasting of meat cuts.
    • Training and supervising juniors.
    • Preparation of all food in line with company standards, with a special eye for detail.
    • Preparation of purchase orders.
    • Oversee hygiene, sanitization and cleanliness in line with the HACCP rules and procedures.

    Qualifications:

    • Diploma in Food and Beverage production from a reputable institution.
    • At least 6 years’ experience in a busy 4/5 star kitchen/high end catering facility.
    • Good knowledge of HACCP and HACCP Certificate.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform training and coaching of junior kitchen staff on regular basis.
    • Perform refresher courses as well as appraisals.
    • Good knowledge in hygiene and sanitization.
    • Experience working in a similar capacity.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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