Job at Medecins Sans Frontieres – Holland (MSF)


Position: Domestic Cook

No. of  Vacancies
Job Description / Responsibility
  • Is responsible for determining the number of personnel for which food should be prepared for lunch and dinner on a daily basis;
  • Is responsible for requesting and receiving cash advances for purchasing food on a daily basis;
  • Is responsible for ensuring that sufficient food is bought for all expat personnel and visitors;
  • Is responsible for purchasing goods on a daily basis in co-ordination with Logistics team;
  • Is responsible for ensuring that payment is accurate and checking the correctness of the receipts;
  • Is responsible for overseeing the stock for water, tea, coffee, sugar and also hygiene materials etc. and informing the designated authority in time in order for replenishment of the stock;
  • Is responsible for preparing and cooking lunch and dinner, if requested, breakfast under hygienic conditions;
  • Is responsible for providing a variety of fresh and tasty food and paying attention to its presentation;
  • Is responsible for washing hands before starting cooking and often throughout the day;
  • Is responsible for cleaning the kitchen floor, bench tiles and gas cooker on a daily basis, cleaning the kitchen shelving, walls and window weekly and cleaning kitchen extraction fan monthly;
  • Is responsible for collecting, washing and drying plates, bowls, cutlery, glasses used during meals;
Job Nature
Educational Requirements
    Primary School diploma
Experience Requirements
    2 to 3 year(s)
Additional Job Requirements
  • Minimum 2 years` experience in similar position in any INGO or NGO or in High quality Hotel.Basic understanding of spoken and written English is preferable.
  • Excellent understanding of local languages preferred
  • Ability to have good skill and experience in foreign dishes/menu.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • Ability to be flexible in taking up tasks outside of regular job responsibilities as required;
  • Aware of hygiene and the importance of hygiene when preparing food;
  • Knowledge of a wide range of dishes, including (non)vegetarian, main courses, salads, fruits, snacks, etc;
  • Highly trustworthy;
  • Ability to respect the confidentiality of information.
  • Knowledge to use of Kitchen utensils.
Job Location
    Cox’s Bazar
Other Benefits
  • Salary according to, contract based on 40 hours;
  • 20 Annual Leave days;
  • Medical Benefits and
  • A multicultural work environment
Job Source Online Job Posting
Job Summary
Published On:
 Apr 12, 2015
No. of  Vacancies :
Job Nature :
2 to 3 year(s)
Job Location :
Cox’s Bazar
Application Deadline :
Apr 19, 2015
Company Information
Medecins Sans Frontieres – Holland (MSF)
Address : MSF-OCA, House-102, Road-13/C, Block-E, Banani, Dhaka-1213
Business : Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization working in many countries worldwide. MSF has been working in Bangladesh since 1992. MSF was awarded the prestigious `Nobel Peace Prize` in 1999 for its pioneering humanitarian activities since 1971 in several continents.

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