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Job Code: 011
Posted On:
Closing On:
Wednesday, 10th October 2018
Wednesday, 24th October 2018
Category: Other
Department: Finance & Administration
Location: Mukono
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Other Diploma/Certificate
Pay Rate: CU10

Job Description:

Job Title:         Assistant Chef

Salary Scale:     CU 10

Location:          Mukono

Reports to:       Chef

Division:           Finance & Administration



  1. Will be expected to make sure the brigade is producing top-quality meals and that Com-mis with talent are trained and developed.
  2. In charge of the kitchen when the Assistant head chef is not around.
  3. Ensuring timely food preparation and delivering delicious meals.
  4. Keeping the kitchen environment safe and hygienic.
  5. Assisting the chef when it comes to writing menus and creating new recipes.
  6. Managing food requisitioning and storage.
  7. You must have an eye for detail and be a good planner. You may also be responsible for staff scheduling and could even play a role in apprenticeship development schemes.
  8. Ensure consistency of produce throughout the kitchen.
  9. Supervise service ensuring presentation of food is compliant with catering standards.
  10. Support the management team to ensure targets are met with labor and food costs.
  11. Compliance with food labeling and temperature controls.
  12. Planning of menu, inventory control, cost control.
  13. Perform any other duties that may reasonably be requested by supervisor from time to time.

Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and experience:

  1. Must have a minimum of a certificate in Catering from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  2. Should have at least three (3) years working experience in the same position serving more than One thousand five hundred (1,500) guests daily.
  3. Have knowledge and skills of Budgeting, Cost control & Menu Planning.
  4. Should have strong team leadership skills and demonstrable knowledge of managing an array of staff, their welfare and peculiar needs.
  5. A keen interest in Cooking, preferably Mass Production;
  6. Have ability to innovate, plan and execute, and monitor section programs.
  7. Have ability to lead, motivate and develop staff under Production/ Kitchen.
  8. Should have basic Computer knowledge;
  9. Have ability to write Incidents reports and diligent to follow through with actions
  10. Have skills in problem solving and conflict resolution.
  11. Must be a person of strong faith and integrity, a committed Christian with a clear testimony.


Application method:

  1. Send two (2) copies of an application letter together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references; (Academic and Pastoral).
  2. Two (2) copies of certified academic and professional certificates and transcripts
  3. All online applications must be sent in one PDF attachment.



     The Director, Human Resource & Administration

     Uganda Christian University

     Pilkington Building

           Po Box 4, Mukono

             Email: jobs@ucu.ac.ug


Deadline: 5:00pm Friday, 24th October 2018,

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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