Job opportunity – Kitchen Manager at HRPS in Lagos, Lagos State

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Position: Kitchen Manager

Industry: Company Human Resources Consulting

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Lagos, Lagos State

Job Description

HRPS is seeking candidates for a position in Kitchen Manager based in Lagos, Lagos State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

HR POOL Sourcing (HRPS), a prominent human resources consulting firm headquartered in Dakar, Senegal, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Kitchen Manager to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria. Since our founding in 2015, HRPS has been committed to delivering comprehensive HR solutions, including recruitment, training services, administration, and career advice to a diverse range of clients across Africa. Our dedication to excellence ensures that whether you are a small company, major international organization, or individual, you have the right skills and talents to thrive in your sector.

As a Kitchen Manager at HRPS, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of kitchen operations, ensuring that high standards of food quality, safety, and efficiency are maintained. This role demands strong leadership skills, culinary expertise, and the ability to manage and inspire a team. You will play a key role in menu planning, food preparation, inventory management, and upholding food safety standards. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in kitchen management and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Job Detail


  • Develop and update menus in collaboration with the executive chef or head chef
  • Ensure that menus are diverse, appealing to customers, and financially viable
  • Stay updated on food trends and incorporate new dishes or ingredients into the menu
  • Supervise kitchen staff in food preparation, cooking, and presentation
  • Ensure that all dishes are prepared according to established recipes and quality standards
  • Monitor portion control and waste management to optimize food costs
  • Maintain accurate inventory records for food and kitchen supplies
  • Place orders for ingredients and supplies as needed, ensuring adequate stock levels
  • Monitor food costs and implement strategies to minimize waste and maximize profitability
  • Train new kitchen staff on food preparation techniques, safety procedures, and kitchen protocols
  • Provide ongoing training and coaching to improve performance and efficiency
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment to encourage teamwork and morale
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and food hygiene standards
  • Conduct regular inspections of kitchen equipment and facilities to identify any maintenance or cleanliness issues
  • Investigate and resolve any customer complaints related to food quality or service
  • Assist in developing the kitchen budget and monitor expenses to stay within budgetary constraints
  • Analyze financial data and identify opportunities to reduce costs without compromising quality
  • Implement cost-saving measures while maintaining high standards of food quality and service
  • Coordinate with other restaurant staff, including servers, bartenders, and management, to ensure smooth operations
  • Communicate effectively with vendors, suppliers, and contractors to negotiate contracts and resolve issues
  • Provide regular updates to management on kitchen performance, challenges, and opportunities for improvement

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Kitchen Manager position at HRPS:


  • Minimum of 3 years proven experience as a kitchen manager or similar role in a restaurant or food service establishment
  • Culinary degree or relevant certification preferred
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and best practices
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in inventory management and cost control
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

Education Requirements

  • Culinary degree or relevant certification

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years proven experience as a kitchen manager or similar role in a restaurant or food service establishment


  • Strong leadership skills
  • Effective communication abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and best practices
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Proficiency in inventory management and cost control
  • Flexibility for evening, weekend, and holiday shifts

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Kitchen Manager at HRPS:


NGN 4,000,000 - 6,000,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Meals during shifts
  • Performance-based bonuses

Incentive Compensation

  • Annual performance bonuses
  • Incentives based on kitchen performance and customer feedback

Date posted: June 25, 2024

Posted on: Lagos


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This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced kitchen professional to join a forward-thinking company that values innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction. If you are a motivated leader with a passion for culinary excellence and a proven track record in kitchen management, we encourage you to apply for this exciting role in Lagos, Nigeria.