Emptiness for Residence Chef – A1 on the British Excessive Fee (BHC) Nigeria

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The British Authorities is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We worth distinction, promote equality and problem discrimination, enhancing our organisational functionality. We welcome and encourage purposes from individuals of all backgrounds. We don’t discriminate on the idea of incapacity, race, color, ethnicity, gender, faith, sexual orientation, age, veteran standing or different class protected by regulation. We promote family-friendly versatile working alternatives, the place operational and safety wants permit.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:



Job Title: Residence Chef – A1

Job ref.: 04 / 21 LOS
Location: Lagos
Grade: A1 (L)
Sort of Place: Everlasting
Working hours per week: 37 hours
Sort of Submit: British Deputy Excessive Fee
Begin Date: fifth April, 2021.
Job Subcategory: Cook dinner / Chef
Job Class: Overseas, Commonwealth and Improvement Workplace (Residence and Assist Employees)

Essential Function of Job

  • To supply a high-quality culinary expertise on the Residence of the British Deputy Excessive Commissioner in Lagos in addition to wider Residence assist as wanted.

Roles and Tasks / what’s going to the jobholder be anticipated to realize:

  • Lead and handle the kitchen operation for the residence in addition to a lot of official occasions. These vary from (in)formal breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, to cocktail receptions, buffet events, barbeques, seminars, workshops and afternoon teas in addition to particular occasions.
  • Answerable for creating progressive and trendy menus, and making use of culinary tendencies to organize meals in step with the targets of every occasion or event
  • Handle meals provides, tools, and work areas. Construct organisation and performance in kitchen operation. Monitor kitchen hygiene and sanitation practices in addition to observe kitchen security requirements. Research the FCDO Well being & Security steering and apply it in observe, creating and finishing up weekly / month-to-month cleansing schedules.
  • Gather receipts and associated paperwork, guaranteeing compliance with the embassy’s monetary necessities and ethics. Assist the Residence Supervisor in sustaining menu value data.
  • Liaise with the Residence Supervisor within the preparation of all official occasions, guaranteeing well timed and efficient supply via efficient communication and directing extra kitchen workers as required.
  • Choose and purchase the mandatory natural and sustainable components for getting ready meals. Actively search out and examine costs of meals inventory to make sure high quality, and worth for cash.
  • Information of particular dietary restrictions and talent to give you inventive alternate options.
  • Negotiate successfully with exterior distributors and contractors, to make sure that we get wonderful worth for cash.
  • Answerable for budgets, payments and contract workers as pertains to catering.
  • The profitable candidate could also be required to supply wider Residence assist e.g. serving to with set-up for main occasions.

Important , Abilities and Expertise  

  • Expertise as knowledgeable chef, ideally in a global setting
  • Sturdy background and observe report in getting ready trendy British/Worldwide meals
  • Delivering beneath stress, on time and with top quality
  • Skill to reply shortly to suggestions
  • Readiness to work flexibly, together with evenings
  • Be capable of work lengthy hours and weekends, the place obligatory
  • Be a staff participant
  • Formal culinary coaching and qualification
  • Good communication, organisational, planning and problem-solving expertise
  • Glorious kitchen administration and meals hygiene management

Fascinating , expertise and expertise:

  • Confirmed expertise in efficiently catering for giant occasions
  • Expertise in pastry / dessert station
  • Ready to make use of a pc particularly to put in writing emails, use Microsoft Workplace (Phrase and Excel) and search the web for menus to enhance expertise
  • Having the ability to lead a staff when catering for bigger occasions
  • Understanding of native seasonal produce
  • Information of native meals suppliers

Required competencies:

  • Making Efficient Choices, Delivering Worth for Cash, Managing a High quality Service, Delivering at Tempo

Beginning Month-to-month Wage
NGN 317,764.81

Different advantages and situations of employment:

  • Studying and improvement alternatives (and any particular coaching programs to be accomplished):
  • We place a powerful emphasis on studying and improvement.  You may be inspired to undertake developmental coaching and become involved in company actions.

Working patterns:

  • Conditioned working hours for this function are 37 hours per week. This function requires flexibility to typically work exterior of conditioned hours, e.g. throughout Ministerial visits and HC occasions. Time beyond regulation pay might be offered in these circumstances.




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Extra Data and Discover

  • Please verify your software fastidiously earlier than you submit, as no modifications could be made as soon as submitted.
  • Staff recruited domestically by the British Deputy Excessive Fee in Lagos are topic to Phrases and Circumstances of Service in line with native employment regulation in Nigeria.
  • All candidates have to be legally capable of work and reside within the nation of the emptiness with the right visa / work allow standing or exhibit eligibility to acquire the related allow.
  • The duty lies on the profitable candidate to;
    • Get hold of the related allow
    • Pay charges for the allow
    • Make preparations to relocate
    • Meet the prices to relocation
  • The British Deputy Excessive Fee doesn’t sponsor visas / work permits besides the place it might be native observe to take action.
  • Staff who should not eligible to pay native earnings tax: e.g. sure third-country nationals and spouses / companions of UK diplomats can have their salaries abated by an equal quantity.
  • Details about the Overseas and Commonwealth Workplace Competency Framework could be discovered on this hyperlink: https://www.gov.uk/authorities/publications/civil-service-competency-framework Please be aware: AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, website positioning=C5
  • Reference checking and safety clearances might be performed on profitable candidates.
  • The British Deputy Excessive Fee won’t ever request any fee or charges to use for a place


Utility Deadline  11th March, 2021


Necessary Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the final nature and stage of labor to be carried out by individuals assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive listing of all duties, duties and expertise required of personnel so categorised.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different duties along with these specified occasionally, as wanted
    • We don’t cost any software, processing, coaching, interviewing, testing or different payment in reference to the appliance or recruitment course of. Do you have to obtain a solicitation for the fee of a payment, please disregard it. Moreover, please be aware that emblems, logos, names and addresses are simply copied and reproduced. Subsequently, you’re suggested to use explicit care when submitting private info on the net
    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our individuals are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from numerous traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we need to embrace yours, Are you able to encourage us together with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Purposes submitted after the deadline is not going to be thought-about.
    • Because of the urgency of the place, we now have the precise to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates might be invited for interview

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