Nairobi Java House is home to Kenya’s finest fresh-roasted coffee, and home-made food, situated nearly everywhere within Nairobi, Kenya.

Nairobi Java House Restaurant Job Vacancies

At Nairobi Java House we are always looking for the best people to join our team. We are a fun, passionate and energetic company and may just be the perfect fit for you!

As part of Nairobi Java House you can be part of a pioneering brand with extraordinary potential for growth.
Company Benefits Include:
• Pension
• Medical cover (In and Out patient)
• Annual Leave
• On the job training
• Opportunities for growth

Digital Brand Specialist

• Execute, & measure various client-based digital marketing and customer data campaigns that utilize SEO, SEM, social, email, content marketing and paid online marketing techniques that drive measurable inbound marketing results.
• Drive, plan and document a variety of web site builds that utilize functional and technical best practices.
• Track and report digital marketing key performance indicators; and identify, recommend, and execute improvements for optimizing strategy, budget allocations, end-to-end customer experience (e.g. funnels, inbound marketing, lead nurturing, conversion/touch points), and additional web site improvements.
• Monitor Twitter, Facebook & other relevant sites and actively participate in discussions across communities, social networks & blogs.
• Find the ‘food pulse’ of Africans and identify new ways to get the JAVA experience in front of new customers.
• Spread #JavaLove through exciting blog & social web content.
• Identify and engage community advocates who are equally passionate about our food and being saved from the depressing alternative.
• Work closely with the Group Marketing Manager to streamline the influx of digital marketing processes with existing processes, and assist in scaling a vibrant department.
• Reports to the Group Marketing Manager
Warehouse and Logistics Manager

You will be responsible and accountable for the smooth and seamless operations of the central stores and outbound logistics. You will be among others, required to maintain and share accurate inventory records with the relevant users in a timely manner, develop standards and control procedures that ensure safe and appropriate storage of materials in cold and ambient conditions and maintain effective communication and feedback channels with the branches and head office on operational issues.

You will be a graduate in Supply Chain Management with a minimum of five years’ preferably in the hospitality industry or FMCG experience. You will have demonstrated working knowledge of MS Office, working knowledge of warehouse management and proficiency in materials controls systems. You will have effective verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills and good planning and organizational skills.

Procurement Officer

You will be able to make purchasing transactions for capital equipment, materials and services after analyzing all the options.

Your responsibilities will include: preparation and maintenance of purchasing records such as vendor quotes, purchasing requisitions, purchase orders and reports; working with various stakeholders in initiating cost saving projects; working with users in developing specifications for materials and equipment and managing inventory reorders based on lead times, par levels, shelf life and potential market development; making decisions which are consistent with the company policy guidelines, the prevailing market conditions and adhere to the code of business conduct and ethics; and performing spend analysis which is used to provide insights in making continuous improvements.

A graduate with a professional qualification in purchasing and supplies management is essential. Minimum 3-5 years’ work experience in procurement preferably in the hospitality industry or FMCG.

You will have the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately, a strong initiative and solid judgment skills and abilities, a high level of integrity and ethical behavior, and ability to work with minimum supervision. A good working knowledge of administrative procedures and computer applications, negotiation, analytical, problem solving and effective communication and coordination skills, working knowledge of import and export operations, effective project management skills, and membership in CIPS or KISM professional bodies are desirable. Experience in accounts desired.

Branch Accountant
We are looking for dynamic individuals who will coordinate all financial accounting functions at the branch level. You should possess a Bachelor of Commerce Degree or its equivalent from a recognised university and developed at least one (1) years experience. The ideal candidate will be at least CPA 3 qualified. The person should be honest and trustworthy, flexible and demonstrate sound work ethics. The person should possess excellent analytical and report writing skills and should have advanced knowledge and skills in using Microsoft Excel and MC stock.
Chef de Partie/Sous Chef
Must have 3 years experience in a fast paced a la carte environment.

Restaurant/Branch Manager
Must have 2 years experience in a Management position at a high-level F&B outlet.

Stewards & Bussers
We look for stewards and bussers who are diligent, hands-on, and trustworthy when it comes to all tasks. This is a vital role in the Nairobi Java House set up. Stewards and Bussers are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the restaurant, dishwashing, stocking dishes, glassware and food items for the cooks and servers, bussing tables and responding quickly to situations that arise. Many of our Managers started in this department and it is an honorable entry point for those developing careers in the hospitality industry.
No prior experience required, only secondary school education and a positive attitude.
We are looking for all rounded people to join our family. While experience is important, a great attitude is the first thing we look for. Our management team believes strongly that the key to keeping great people is treating them with respect.
We endeavor to offer the best training possible to ensure that you know all you need to know about our menu, procedures and philosophy before you serve your first guest.
We are looking for friendly, outgoing men and women who can greet every one of our guests with a sincere smile and welcome. Our hosts are the first point of contact or experience that our guests encounter as they walk into our restaurants.
At Nairobi Java House we offer a fun, fast-paced environment where friendly, hardworking hosts are a vital part of the team. We offer flexible work schedules and the opportunity for advancement for our hardworking and proactive hosts.
At Nairobi Java House, our cashiers not only handle all the cash and credit card transactions at our registers, they are also key in taking care of the orders of our many takeaway customers. Applicants with experience using MICROS POS systems is a plus. Talented cashiers can often be considered for management positions as the company grows.
Love Coffee? We are looking for dynamic, friendly people with experience behind the barista counter. In addition to brewing/serving a varied selection of our coffee as well as serving the desserts, our baristas will also cater to the counter service/takeaway guests. If you wish to join a team passionate about maintaining a high standard in coffee culture please apply below.
Line Chefs and Cooks
Nairobi Java House pride itself for being renowned as the home of fresh, quality food as well as a varied menu selection. If you are committed to maintaining our high standards of food presentation and preparation, we have opportunities for trained line chefs and cooks.
Branch Chefs
Nairobi Java House kitchens are some of the busiest kitchens in Kenya. We serve over 7,000 meals daily in our dozen restaurants.
We are looking to recruit, well trained and team oriented chefs to lead our various kitchens. If you think you have what it takes please apply below.
Branch Managers
As a branch manager/assistant branch manager, you will be responsible for the overall management of one of our restaurants.
If you want to be a part of the Java family, then apply below.
Experience is required
We are looking for experienced drivers to support the logistics department of Nairobi Java House. As a 24/7 operation, we are looking to have drivers who are willing to work both day and night shifts for deliveries and staff movement. S/he must also have not less than 5 years similar experience with a clean driving record, and not less than one full year driving experience for a Mombasa based company. Successful candidates will be required to present a valid certificate of good conduct at the interview.
If you want to be a part of the Java family, then apply below.
Technician – Refrigeration

Service, maintain and repair machines and equipment in respect of the area of refrigeration and air-conditioning.

• At least a diploma in refrigeration and air-conditioning.
• Must have at least 3 years hands-on experience in servicing and maintenance of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment of all types, designs and makes.

Technician – Electrical & Electronics

Service, maintain and repair machines and equipment in respect of the area of Electrical and Electronics.

• Diploma/Certificate/ Trade Test in Electrical/Electronics Engineering.
• 3 years experience in electrical maintenance.
• Experience in electronic/electrical servicing or maintenance of hotel/restaurant kitchen equipment will be a distinct advantage.