pastry chef

Application Deadline: 15 July 2019

How to apply: Email shamim@staffableafrica.com with your CV/resume and brief cover letter or e-mail introducing yourself with the subject line: Pastry Chef

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Start Date: August 2019

Position Summary:

The Pastry Chef role will report to and work closely with the Managing Director serving as the coordinator of chocolate production, product development and marketing overseeing 3-5 assisting staff. This includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Implement production protocols for roasting, refining, and finishing chocolate.

  • Product development and testing for all product lines – bars, bonbons, and desserts.

  • Oversight of chocolate assistants and other factory staff and production.

  • Implementation of quality management and food safety systems.

  • Management of inventory, supplies, storage and production records.

  • Contribute to idea generation for products and marketing avenues.

  • Development and implementation of B2B customer pastry trainings.

  • Compliance of certifications and licenses for food production.

  • Assist in marketing of B2B product lines through production of samples and outreach.

Required Experience

  • Highly motivated outgoing candidate with great attention to detail.

  • Fluent spoken and written English (required.)

  • 3+ years’ experience in fine dining pastry, desert, or bakery (required).

  • Previous experience development and overseeing training programs (required).

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in human resources activities.

Remuneration & Benefits

Monthly salary will be based on experience. The candidate will additionally be provided with the following benefits:

  • Coverage of health-related costs.

  • Airtime & internet allowance.

  • Retirement bonuses based on tenure with company.

  • Regular feedback and professional development from your manager.

  • Opportunities to engage in relevant trainings, travel, and continuing education.