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Cooks at Medecins du Monde

Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

We are recruting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cook

Location: Borno

Line Manager: Human Resource Officer

Line reports: N/A

Length of contract: 6 months Possibility for extension: YES

Starting date: 01 Feb 2018

Job Tasks

  • Under the supervision of the Human Resource Officer, the Cook will be responsible for the following activities:
  • Responsible for the preparation of Full meals per day
  • Responsible for the preservation, and storage of food, and Non – Food items.
  • Ensure the supply of safe drinking water to the Guest House.
  • Ensure the kitchen, and its surrounding are properly clean and respect basic hygiene rules
  • Responsible for the items, and equipment placed at his/her disposal
  • Will respect the instruction given by the supervisor.

Tasks Description

  • Ensure the daily cleaning, and tidying of the Kitchen and Dining Room.
  • Ensure the daily cleaning of all Cutleries and Plates.
  • Ensure the regular supply of clean and drinkable water on the Dining table at all time.
  • Ensure the availability of cleaning materials ( tissue, napkins, soap, disinfectants mops, brooms)
  • Ensure the washing, and Cleaning of all cooking Utensils.
  • Ensure that Waste and left overs are properly disposed.
  • Ensure that the trash bins are regularly empty, and clean.
  • Ensure the safety of all items, and equipment placed at his/her disposal
  • Will respect the instruction given by the supervisor,
  • Planning for meals, propose menu timetable and post it in clear sight.
  • Will prepare full meals per day for the staff, respecting hygiene procedures
  • Responsible for the preservation, and kitchen storage (food and non-food items).
  • Inform Logistics department to ensure the supply of safe drinking water to the Guest House.
  • Clean the kitchen, and its surrounding
  • Responsible for the items, and equipment placed at his/her disposal
  • Any other tasks as assigned his/her Supervisor.


  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the Supervisor
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem

Profile Required

  • Minimum education level: OND or equivalent
  • A minimum of 1 year of professional experience in a similar position (preferably with NGO)
  • Experience in Preparing Multi-National Cuisine
  • Familiar with how to prepare Multicultural Dishes
  • Languages (spoken and written): English and local languages
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Strong organization skills
  • Team player.

Application Closing Date    
16th January, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a two page Curriculum Vitae, three work-related references and one page cover letter, in One Document -MS Word or PDF explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above to: [email protected] , write the job title and your name in the subject line.


  • Only applications by email will be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
  • Please notice that if you have not heard from MdM within 2 weeks, you should presume you were not short listed for this position. However, MdM thanks you for your interest and encourages you to apply for other openings where your skills and experience match.
  • MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

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