|Date Posted:||May 9, 2017|
|Closing Date:||May 11, 2017|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
Afghanaid is a British-registered international NGO, which has worked in Afghanistan for over 30 years. We assist community-driven processes that address the rights and fundamental needs of people in some of the most remote areas of Afghanistan, providing basic services, supporting development of rural livelihoods and responding to humanitarian emergencies. We are headquartered in Kabul, and operate 20 provincial and district offices across Badakhshan (north-eastern region), Samangan (northern region) and Ghor (western region), as well as a Marketing and Fundraising office in London. We employ around 160 personnel, 97% of whom are Afghans.
The cook will be responsible for providing high quality food and with standard Hygiene for all Afghanaid staff under administration supervision.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Ensure that a good standard of hygiene and cleanliness is maintained throughout the kitchen, to meet the required standards of practice prescribed by Environmental Health Committee.
To conform to the Care Home’s Food Hygiene procedures.
Ensure all equipment used is well maintained, in good working order and to log any defects and report the manager.
To prepare, cook and present well-balanced meals and beverages to the highest quality incorporating, cultural and dietary needs as required by the residents and staff of the Home.
Work closely with residents to plan menus that reflect choice and preferences.
Purchase supplies in accordance with the planned menu, whilst monitoring and controlling the service from suppliers.
Ensure all stock ordered is consistent with planned menus that reflect choice and preference.
Work closely with the operations team, by maintaining the hygiene environment.
Work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure catering services are provided to the appropriate standards to residents.
Maintain and check First Aid equipment within the Kitchen.
Maintain an accurate stock control.
Carry out good food Management, temperature controls and Afghanaid documentation according to current Food Hygiene regulations
Ability to lead and manage a team of Kitchen staff.
Ability to motivate a team of staff
Committed to providing a high quality service
Ability to provide a service in line with Afghanaid standard of quality whilst remaining within budget
Have an understanding of and clear commitment to health and safety practices
Have an understanding and clear commitment to Equal Opportunities
Possess an aptitude towards continuous development/training
Responsive to resident’s individual dietary and cultural needs
Essential: High school graduated.
Desirable: know English
More than 5 years of professional experience in subject matter.
Professional Skills, Competencies, Values and Attitudes
Afghanaid seeks responsible and dependable individuals with strong initiative, judgment and adaptability as well as excellent skills in communication and reporting.