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Vacancy at the German Residence, Singapore

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We are hiring!, © German Embassy

Press release

THE EMBASSY OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY IS LOOKING FOR A COOK (FULLTIME 40 HRS/WEEK)

TO START AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

The Embassy is looking for an experienced, forward-thinking cook who is passionate about culinary arts. The ideal candidate for this position will have several years’ experience with the international as well as regional cuisine. The cook will be responsible for preparing meals for the ambassador’s guests, managing hired kitchen help (for larger functions only), inventory management and grocery shopping.


FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

 Planning and execution of official meals at the Ambassador’s Residence

 Preparation and execution of functions

 Cleaning of the kitchen before and after functions

 Ensure that all kitchen equipment are maintained in excellent working condition

 Ensure safety and sanitation practices in the kitchen

 Manage tasks related to meal prep, cooking and delivering food to diners in a timely fashion

 Follow the budget established by the employer

 Grocery shopping and basic accounting

 Regular disposal of rubbish from the kitchen

 Keeping up with industry trends and create new recipes in collaboration with the employer

 Making menu suggestions

 Liaising with the events team, the Ambassador and his spouse

 

PROFILE

 Professional cookery qualification (Bachelor’s preferred)

 3+ years’ experience in a prestigious kitchen

 Experience in international as well as regional cuisine

 Dedicated to food quality and control

 Excellent communication and organization skills

 Good command of the English language both oral and written

 Ability to work in a fast-paced Environment

 Honesty and discretion

 Good knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation Standards

 

The duration of the employment is limited to one year with the possibility of extension.

The salary is fixed on a local scheme basis, normal working time is 40hrs/week, flexible working hours. Must be willing to work overtime in return for time in lieu. Candidates should have an immaculate and confident appearance in every situation as well as experience in dealing with visitors and VIP-guests.


Candidates must fulfil the requirements of legal residence in Singapore.

Please send your application no later than 15.02.2019 with the following documents

CV with photo

 Copy of passport and residence Permit

 Copies of Graduation documents

 Copies of proof of language skills

 References and other proof of experience

by email only to the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany:

vw-10@sing.diplo.de


Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be called in for an interview. Should you have not heard back from us by 01.03.19 your application was not successful.

Interviews will be held around 28.02.19.

One of the goals of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany is the professional development of women. Thus applications from qualified female cooks are expressedly encouraged.

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