|Date Posted:||Jan 18, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Jan 24, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||false|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
The Cook is responsible for the effective management of all ASI â€“ EAST office and guest house kitchen in Afghanistan including Kabul guest house/offices.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The international Cook is responsible for the following tasks:
â€¢ Monitor and maintain office and Guest house food, soft drink, and water supply.
â€¢ Supervise the offices cook Assistants and make sure they are on the same right recipe.
â€¢ Cook lunch or dinner for international / local staff and guests in the office, provide enough meal for personnel.
â€¢ Clean guest house / office kitchen and dining room.
â€¢ Prepare daily dinner meal.
â€¢ Prepare food in a sanitary environment and on professional manner
â€¢ Ensure vegetables and fruit are sanitized properly.
â€¢ Work with cleaners to ensure kitchen and dining area are continually cleaned and sanitized
â€¢ Notify Operations Manager or facility supervisor of kitchen needs or issues with kitchen equipment.
â€¢ Interact with international and local staff.
â€¢ Other tasks as assigned by Senior Operations Manager or Chef
â€¢ High School degree in relevant field required or equivalent experience.
â€¢ Minimum of 4 years experience in relevant positions. Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred. USAID funded project experience is a clear plus. Must have willingness to travel to DAI Afghanistan field offices / Guest houses on DAI business. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment is a must. In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and work irregular hours.
â€¢ Good communication skills (verbal)
â€¢ Excellent cooking skills
â€¢ Excellent interpersonal skills
â€¢ Problem solving skills
â€¢ Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
â€¢ Ability to create a supportive working relationship with all project teams
â€¢ Ability to work under pressure
â€¢ Excellent language proficiency in spoken and written Pashto and English, Dari a plus.
â€¢ Will supervise support staff (cookâ€™s assistant)
â€¢ Grade to be determined based on education, skills and past experience
â€¢ Reports directly to Chef and Office Manager and