Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Chef.

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KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the following position:-


a) Job Specifications

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

i. Responsible for the preparation and cooking of food and beverage;
ii. In-charge of all the function and activities in the kitchen
iii. Ensuring that standards recipes and procedures are followed in food production
iv. Responsible for adhering to Public Health regulations on cooking;
v. Keeping records of food stuff and catering equipment, materials and supplies;
vi. Carrying out regular/routine checks to determine the functionality of the catering equipment
vii. Assist in care and maintenance of work service area, supplies and equipment.

b) Personal Specifications

i. At least eight (8) years relevant work experience;
ii. 1-year Certificate in Food and Beverage production and Service from a recognized institution.
iii. 2-3 years Certificate in any of the following disciplines; Institutional Management; Basic Cookery, Catering institution; Hospitality Management; Technology in Hotel management Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized;
iv. Food Handlers Medical Certificate;
v. Demonstrated professional competence and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
vi. Proficiency in computer application; and
vii. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Planning and organisational skills
ii. Communication and reporting skills
iii. Mentorship skills
iv. Interpersonal skills
v. Team player

Terms of Employment: Employment is for one (1) year contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.  All the applications to be done through on or before 5th April 2021 not later than 5.00 p.m.


KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

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