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Senior Cook ( Baidoa 1 Dollow 1)

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years


For Somalia Residents Only

World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. World Vision Somalia Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somalia Residents to fill the following vacancy to be based in Baidoa Office.

Senior Cook (Baidoa )

Ensure provision of quality services in the guests’ house as per set procedures and policy. Prepared varied and nutritious diet for field team and observing the highest standards of hygiene.

Major Responsibilities:

Facilitate customer-focused service provision at team house and office facilities

  • Prepare varied and nutritious meals;

  • Prepare special food request for staff members;

  • Maintain food and beverage service times: (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea service times);

  • Monitor daily kitchen requirements, a report shortages to Administration Officer/Facility Facilitator

Facilitate effective and comfortable Team house conditions

  • Maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in kitchen facilities;

  • Maintain kitchen equipment, alerting Administration Officer/Facility Facilitator of repair/replenishment needs & maintain tracking daily sheet.

  • Monitor kitchen equipment/supplies, reporting theft or loss to management.

Provide supervision to catering team

  • Oversee cooks, ensuring a healthy, varied diet for team members and visitors;

  • Monitor team office and office facilities and alert Administration Officer of needed maintenance;

  • Monitor inventory of food supplies/ materials at team house location, requesting Administration Officer for replenishment in a timely manner;

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills

  • Must adhere to set security standards

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required: Primary education

  • Technical Training qualifications: Certificate in culinary/food science will be an added advantage

  • Experience: 1 years of experience in a similar job in NGOs or Hotel/Restaurant

  • Ability to communicate in English and Somali languages.