Head of Bakery

  • Nairobi View on Map
  • Post Date : May 14, 2024
  • Apply Before : May 17, 2024

Job Detail

  • Job ID 20751
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Diploma

Job Description

Job Description: Head of Bakery

About Us:
Our client is a leading retail chain in East Africa, known for offering a wide range of high-quality products to our customers. Our bakery department is renowned for its variety, freshness, and innovative products. We are currently seeking a Head of Bakery to lead our bakery team and manage all aspects of our bakery operations.

Job Summary:
The Head of Bakery will oversee the daily operations of the bakery department, ensuring the production of high-quality bakery items that meet our customers’ expectations. The ideal candidate will have a passion for baking, strong leadership skills, and a track record of successfully managing bakery operations in a retail setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the daily operations of the bakery department, ensuring efficiency, quality, and profitability.
  • Develop and implement strategies to enhance productivity and reduce costs while maintaining product quality.
  • Lead, train, and manage bakery staff, fostering a positive work environment and promoting teamwork.
  • Innovate and develop new bakery products, keeping up with industry trends and customer preferences.
  • Manage inventory and procurement of ingredients and supplies, ensuring freshness and minimizing waste.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and sanitation regulations.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure a cohesive product offering and promote the bakery department.
  • Analyze sales data and customer feedback to adjust product offerings and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare and manage the bakery department budget, setting financial targets and ensuring they are met.


  • Proven experience as a Bakery Manager, Head Baker, or similar role in a retail or large-scale bakery setting.
  • Professional training or certification in Baking and Pastry Arts is preferred.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of industry trends, baking technologies, and best practices.
  • Ability to work flexibly, including weekends and holidays, as required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Proficient in bakery production techniques and equipment.
  • Expertise in inventory management and cost control.
  • Creative with a keen eye for detail.
  • Customer-focused with a commitment to delivering high-quality products.

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