Cook (Daily Worker) Job in Nigeria

 Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cook (Daily Worker)

Location: Borno

Employment Type: Contract


  • Plan residents meals on a weekly & monthly basis
  • Check number of residents with HR department each Monday morning;
  • Check with residents on special requests, and check food stock on hand/needed;
  • Create a meal plan for the following week, and submit to HR on Wednesday;
  • Taking note of the meal plans, resident preferences, and stocks on hand, prepare shopping lists and carry out shopping every two weeks on a Tuesday or Thursday; give HR advance notice of shopping plans during the Monday morning discussion
  • Prepare work plan to allocate half day for shopping, such that the shopping day’s meals are already prepared;
  • Cook meals daily for residents Mon-Fri, and prepare and store weekend meals
  • Schedule is Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm;
  • Prepare lunch to be served no later than 1pm;
  • Prepare, label and store food for dinner before leaving, and pass on special instructions to HR;
  • Maintain food stocks in pantry and fridges, and shop for supplies;
  • Ensure pantry is clean and organized at end of each day;
  • Create and then adhere to written par stocks for each type of item, this includes labelling shelves in the pantry and keeping each item in a specific place;
  • Liaise with Logistics for cooking gas needs;
  • Maintain a hygienic and well-functioning kitchen;
  • Clean up, wash, dry and store dishes from each meal period;
  • Clean cooking pots, pans and utensils;
  • Ensure that the house cleaners sort out and return dishes and utensils to the correct kitchens in the guesthouse residences;
  • Store food items at correct temperatures, remove spoiled or outdated food items immediately, ensure raw meats are stored safely and do not drip on other food;
  • Oversee deep cleaning of fridges, kitchen appliances, cupboards and pantry once per month or as needed, and assist cleaners in managing this; advise HR of additional needs.


  • School leaving certificate or equivalent;
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel
  • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices
  • Ability to communicate, read, and write effectively in English;
  • Good understanding of Basic Hygiene;
  • Experience working with INGOs.
  • Valid means of identification and indigene certificate;
  • Good reading and writing skills;
  • Flexible and adaptable in a changing work environment;
  • Good communication skills and high level of integrity;
  • Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values, and principles.

Application Closing Date
13th May, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online