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The Job

JOB TITLE: Cook – Aden Office and Guesthouse

LOCATION: Aden, Yemen

REPORTING TO: Logistics Assistant

OVERALL PURPOSE

This position is responsible for preparing lunch five days a week, for a medium to large group of people in accordance with the rules of hygiene, ensuring cooking, purchasing the food, and keeping lunch area and kitchen clean.

PROJECT  OVERVIEW

Medair is in the process of establishing in Aden. Planned initial integrated responses include provision of primary health care and nutrition, with a particular focus on children and mothers.

FUNCTIONAL LINKS

Internal: Project Support Manager, Logistic assistant, other members of project and support team.

External: N/A

 Responsibilities:

GENERAL TASKS

  • Uphold   the   humanitarian   principles   of   humanity,   neutrality,   impartiality,   and independence
  • Respect the Medair values at all times, both within and outside of working hours
  • Know, understand, and comply with Medair internal policies and procedures
  • Follow the Medair Security Plan and Policies at all times
  • Adhere to Medair Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) handbook

SPECIFIC TASKS

  • Follow essential hygiene procedures in the kitchen and maintain exemplary conditions of hygiene in the kitchen and storage areas
  • Inform supervisor of any cooking equipment required and of any missing or damaged materials
  • Manage food and commodity stocks for accommodation
  • Prepare lunch according to the number of people and defined planning, insuring that the food is healthy and the menus varied (included vegetarian food if needed)
  • Buy the ingredients required for meal preparation within the fixed budget
  • Ensure that basic food items are in stock
  • Cleaning the kitchen and cooking utensils after use
  • Perform any other duties are required by your line manager

OTHER

  • Any other reasonable duties related to the above areas

Role Qualifications:

 

Required

Desirable

MOTIVATION

Passionate about serving others, Self-motivated and enthusiastic

Desire to learn new skills and different approaches to situations

TEAM-BUILDING

Team player with good interpersonal skills Willingness to support others

Experience of working in a diverse team with different cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs

ADAPTABILITY

Willing and able to work under pressure, in challenging situations and to manage personal stress levels

Willingness to be stretched professionally and personally

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Prepare meals for large groups

Menu planning and budgeting

WORK CONDITIONS

Position holder will be based in Aden, Yemen

Work place is the Medair Aden Office and Guesthouse   Working hours will be 08:00 to 04:30 with 30 minutes for lunch

SALARY: According to Medair standard salary scale

JOB COMMITMENT

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Fixed Term Contract, full time

PLANNED START DATE: August 2019

TRAINING: As required

DURATION OF COMMITMENT: 4 months

How to Apply

If you believe that you have the experience and skills, please send a one page cover letter and a CV in English by email to aden-recruitment@medair.org no later than 14th August 2019. The subject of the email should be heading: Cook and your full name

Only applications respecting these criteria will be considered. Do not apply unless you meet minimum application requirements or you will not be considered.

This position is open for men and women, including persons living with disabilities! We reserve the right to close the recruitment before the date indicated.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

  • Employer: MEDAIR
  • Category: Others
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 4 August 2019
  • Deadline: 14 August 2019

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