Catering and Accommodation Manager || Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology – MUAST

Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology - MUAST

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENTS AFFAIRS
CATERING AND ACCOMMODATION MANAGER

DUTIES
Planning, administering and supervising the University’s catering operations and services.
Manage a team of catering staff for successful and quality execution of catering events.
Respond to customer inquiries and service in accurate and timely manner.
Gather customer requirements (like number of guests and event dates).
Plan food and beverage menus considering clients’ preferences and special requests (for example healthy meals for students).
Perform daily inspections of guest rooms and common areas to ensure the best possible service
Train new housekeeping associates

Determine requirements in ingredients and set portions.
Perform staff management, expense control, menu selection, food preparation and
equipment rental to ensure profitable event.
Manage stock and place orders, as needed.
Ensuring that rooms are cleaned.
Conducting team meetings and allocating rooms
Ordering service stock and linen.
Ensuring all rooms are cared for and inspected according to standards
Making recommendations to improve service and ensure efficient operations
Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and standards.
Explore business opportunities to obtain new orders.
Perform staff reviews and encourage teamwork among staff
Resolve customer problems and complaints

REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must at least have an earned a first degree qualification in Hospitality Management/Food Science.
A Masters’ degree in a relevant discipline, Diploma in Hospitality and hands on experience would be added advantages.
Applicants should have at least 5 years’ experience.

TO APPLY
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Information on salary and other benefits will be made available to shortlisted candidates.
APPLICATIONS
Applicants must submit six (6) sets of applications which should include the application letter, certified copies of certificates, national identification, birth certificate and detailed Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names, addresses and email addresses of three referees. Applications in envelopes clearly indicating post applied for should be addressed to:
The Acting Deputy Registrar, Human Resources
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
P.O Box 35
MARONDERA

Hand deliver to or send by courier to:
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
CSC Campus, Industrial Sites
15 Longlands Road
MARONDERA
The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 29 September 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The University does not charge applicants a fee at any stage of the recruitment process and does not have Agents who receive applications on its behalf