The Position: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit an Executive Chef who will be a member of Housing, Catering and Conference Services team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
General: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org.
The executive chef will be responsible to coordinate and supervise food production process for the main cafeteria, zebu club and banquet functions by maintaining highest food quality and sanitation standards.
BA degree in food production or related disciplines from a recognized university
• City government of Addis Ababa Occupational competency Assessment and Certification Center (OCACC) with a minimum of level 3
At least 5 years’ experience in food preparation as Chef in large Hotel or Institution.
At least three years supervisory experience
International hotel experience is advantageous.
Proficiency in written and spoken English is required
Expert knowledge of food preparation
Menu preparation skill
Knowledge of food storage principle
Proven ability to supervise a kitchen bridge
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Minimum Base Salary: Birr 21,367 (Negotiable depending on experience, skill and salary
history of the candidate)
Terms of appointment: This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position, initial appointment is for three years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding. The ILRI remuneration package for nationally recruited staff in Ethiopia includes very competitive salary and benefits such as life and medical insurance, offshore pension plan, etc.
The ILRI campus is set in a secure, attractive campus in Addis Ababa. Dining and sports facilities are located on site