Recruitment / Consulting

Job Recruitment at Cafe Neo

Neo represents a modern and vibrant approach to celebrating Africa’s coffee heritage. Sourced from the shores of Lake Kivu in the Hills of Rwanda, each coffee bean is nurtured then roasted to perfection to produce that perfect cup. Our name is what we strive to be and since opening our doors in 2012, we have made a commitment to good old fashioned values.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head Chef/ Baker

Location: Lagos

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely preparation and delivery of meals in line with the agreed menu.
  • Arrange for repairs when necessary and manage affairs of the kitchen
  • Remedy any problems or defects
  • Take charge of hiring, managing and training kitchen staff
  • Oversee the work of subordinates
  • Estimate staff’s workload and compensations
  • Maintain records of payroll and attendance
  • Construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring variety and quality of the servings
  • Approve and “polish” dishes before they reach the customer
  • Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between coworkers

Job Requirements & Qualifications

  • Degree in Culinary Science or related certificate.
  • Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
  • Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Credentials in health and safety training
  • Proven experience as Chef
  • Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management
  • Ability to multitask
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills

Job Title: Team Lead / Restaurant Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute company strategy
  • Manage and oversee operations across all stores
  • Deliver superior customer service
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Plan and develop guest loyalty programs
  • Plan new and update existing menus
  • Plan and execute the overall marketing strategy
  • Participate at local events
  • Respond efficiently to customer questions and complaints
  • Organize and supervise shifts
  • Manage and lead employees
  • Hire new employees
  • Train and evaluate staff performance
  • Estimate consumption, forecast requirements and maintain inventory
  • Manage restaurant supplies
  • Control costs and minimize waste
  • Nurture a positive working environment
  • Monitor operations and initiate corrective actions
  • Implement innovative strategies to improve productivity and sales

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Culinary school diploma or BSc degree in Business Administration
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Restaurant Manager or similar role
  • 3 years of experience customer service management
  • Extensive food and wine knowledge
  • Computer literacy
  • Familiarity with restaurant management software
  • Experience in event planning
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills
  • Good financial management skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic HR and taxation knowledge
  • Problem solver

Deadline: 15th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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