Cook Job at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title: Cook
Company: The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Qualification: Vocational  
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Field: Catering / Confectionery
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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
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The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.
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In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC is about to start up an emergency response programme in Nigeria to respond to the humanitarian needs.
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In the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno State. NRC will initially be starting activities in the area of food security, water and sanitation and shelter/NFI sectors. NRC is therefore seeking a Cook in Abuja, Nigeria. The Cook reports to the Admin Assistant.
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Tasks and Responsibilities: – Prepare meals for staff and guests as required (Intercontinental and Local Meals). – Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen at all times. – Ensure a hygienic cooking environment – Purchase food stuff for preparation of meals and ensure they are in a good condition. – clean (metal) fixtures and fittings and wipe down glass surfaces in the kitchen – empty and clean trash containers and dispose of trash in a sanitary manner, clean the sink and maintain operate mechanized cleaning/cooking equipment – maintain all cleaning/cooking equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition – prepare meals for the staff in the guest house and visitors as required – keep all dishes washed ,and tidy after meals
clean the fridge, cookers, microwave and wall tiles regularly – Cleanliness of kitchen towels.
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Qualifications: – Experience from working as an Cook in a humanitarian/recovery context – Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts – Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities – Must be able to work under pressure
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Personal qualification: – Relevant experience as a Cook – Excellent inter personal and communication skills – Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision. – Highest standards of ethics and integrity – Organised and a good planner and possess significant understanding of complex emergencies – Ability to work in insecure environments – Communicating with impact and respect – All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
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We offer: – Commencement: ASAP – Contract period: 12month – Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions – Duty station: Abuja



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