Type : Jobs
Date : August 29, 2022
Location : Nairobi

IAS is the global Jewish nonprofit organization that protects refugees-including women and children, and ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities-whose lives are in danger for being who they are.


HIAS seeks a Cook who will be responsible for preparing ingredients, producing meals and following health and safety guidelines at HIAS’ Safe House. 


  • Ensures ingredients and final products are fresh 
  • Oversees and participates in the preparation, cooking and serving of well-balanced main meals to shelter residents. 
  • Determines quantities to be cooked and size of portions to be served, considering the total population at the safe house 
  • Handles and stores ingredients and food 
  • Maintains safety and sanitation standards throughout all food preparation and storage areas 
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area, including handling utensils, equipment, and dishes 
  • Ensures that high standards of hygiene and health are maintained in the kitchen 
  • Checks quantity and quality of ingredients received and notifies Head Cook of any deficiencies 
  • Performs any other duties as may be required 


  • A certificate in hotel and catering management or food and beverage  
  • Must have a valid medical certificate  
  • Should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in the catering industry   
  • Ability to accurately read, measure, convert and follow recipes and assemble ingredients according to cooking standards and recipes. 
  • Fully conversant with various cooking methods like boiling, baking, roasting and steaming. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of food hygiene regulations including safe temperatures at which ingredients must be kept and to which food must be prepared to avoid foodborne illness 
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing member of a team to ensure deadlines, goals and objectives are met. 
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of other people from different backgrounds such as the Safe House residents and other staff 
  • Calm demeanor to work in a high-stress, fast-paced environment 
  • Experience of high-volume catering in a busy workplace. 
  • Knowledge in basic computer skill is an added advantage   
  • Knowledge of Accountability to Affected Populations is an added advantage 
  • Knowledge of PSEA is an added advantage 

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