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Director of Food & Beverage

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Restaurant, hospitality, travel
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

A Leading International Hotel Chain is looking for an experienced and hands-on F&B Director for its property in Nairobi. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall smooth and economical running of the F&B department. He/She will be in charge of creating and maintaining a unique guest experience whilst executing brand standards. MUST HAVE INTERNATIONAL HOTEL CHAIN AND MULTI-UNIT EXPERIENCE!


  1. Build and implement a core Standards of Procedure manual for all areas within the Food & Beverage department.
  2. Ensure an active up selling campaign is correctly mentored and targeted in all departments.
  3. Working with suppliers to ensure an events calendar is in place for all departments and kept up to date.
  4. Posting and feeding live events on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and the companies Google my Business pages.
  5. To interact with guests, solicit feedback and build relationships, ensuring all regulars are met and talked to by the team.
  6. Ensure that the appropriate financial reports required by Company on a weekly and monthly basis are completed on time.
  7. Communicate and enforce QW’s policies and procedures.
  8. Educate, train and motivate hotel staff to achieve hotel revenue goals.
  9. Complete employee appraisals in the required timelines and develop appropriate personal development plans.
  10. To work with the team to ensure the companies two nominated charities are fully adopted.
  11. Working with the HR office and local colleagues/universities to ensure the support of internships.
  12. Prepare annual budget and show growth in all departments and savings in costs.
  13. Work with Finance team to ensure safeguard’s, internal controls are kept in line with policies.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Restaurant, hospitality, travel
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Customer relations; Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.); Hotel management; Food and beverage; Supplier evaluation and management; Training program planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment &Training

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Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the 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.

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