Brief Background of the organization

Nairobi Club is a private members’ Club, owned by its Members. It was established in 1901 by Members who realized the need for a home environment in the heart of Nairobi. The Club is the second oldest and most popular establishment of its kind in Kenya.

We are situated at the fast-growing Upper Hill region north of the Central Business District – (CBD). It is an easy 5-minute drive from the City Centre to the heart of Kenya’s premier Club.

Job Purpose

We are seeking to recruit an F&B Manager who will be overseeing and managing all aspects of the food and beverage operations within the Club. This position is responsible for ensuring the highest level of member/guest satisfaction, operational efficiency, and profitability within the food and beverage department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train, supervise, and motivate food and beverage staff, including waiters/waitresses, bartenders, and kitchen personnel.

  • Create and update menus that cater to the club’s clientele and align with current culinary trends.

  • Collaborate with chefs and kitchen staff to maintain high-quality food offerings

  • Set performance standards, conduct regular performance evaluations, and provide feedback and coaching.

  • Monitor inventory levels, order supplies, and control food and beverage costs.

  • Implement cost-saving measures and minimize wastage to maintain profitability.

  • Ensure excellent member service by maintaining high service standards and resolving member complains as they arise.

  • Ensure adherence to health and safety regulations and maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards


  • Conduct regular safety training for staff and enforce safety protocols

  • Develop and manage budgets, monitor financial performance, and report on financial results to senior management

  • Implement pricing strategies and promotions to maximize revenue

  • Oversee the planning and execution of special events, banquets, and private parties

  • Coordinate with event planners and members to ensure successful events

  • Negotiate and maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors to secure favorable terms and quality products.

  • Collaborate with the marketing team to promote food and beverage offerings, events, and special promotions.

  • Participate in marketing initiatives to attract new club members and guests.

Key Skills

  • Effective Leadership and team management skills.

  • Strategic Planning, forecasting and budgeting skills.

  • Commitment to professional development and staying abreast with the latest trends in the F&B industry.


  • High levels of emotional intelligence to build trust and rapport with members and the team.

  • A good cultural fit with a demonstration of shared values with the Club.

  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, or a related field (preferred).

  • Diploma/Advanced Certificate in Hotel Management/F&B Service from a reputable

  • Over Ten years’ experience in managing and mentoring a diverse team in the Food and Beverage department at a Club or hospitality establishment


  • A track record of improving F&B operations through cost reductions, increased member satisfaction and improved profitability.

  • High level of responsibility in reporting and compliance to the Board or Executive management.

If your qualifications and experience meet the above criteria, please send electronically an application (quoting the Job reference number) and detailed CV indicating day contact telephone number, current remuneration and three referees by 30th November 2023 to


Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Please be advised that Nairobi Club is an equal opportunity employer.

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