Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dhaka

Residence Cook

Vacancy: 1

Job Context

  • The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dhaka is searching for an experienced cook for a full-time position in the Ambassador's residence.
  • We can offer exposure to a range of tasks and independent responsibilities, along with a good working environment.

Job Description / Responsibility

  • Plan menu, purchase and cook food for events/receptions (large and small, buffet and table service) in cooperation with the Ambassador.
  • Prepare/cook food for the Ambassador and family based on their wishes (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • Purchase food based on Ambassador’s wishes and when necessary.
  • Coordinate with the other staff in the Residence.
  • Coordinate with external vendors and staff for events based on Ambassador’s wishes.
  • Receive and sign for deliveries.
  • Follow-up and take responsibility for kitchen, pantry, etc. in terms of hygienic storage of food, cleanliness and the like.
  • General house management and housekeeping work if necessary.
  • Perform other tasks at the behest of the Ambassador or Chargé d ’affaires.

Employment Status : FullTime

Experience Requirements: At least 5 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age at least 18 years
  • Must have formal culinary education. Long and relevant work experience can compensate for lack of formal education.
  • Must have good written and spoken English and Bengali skills, including reading and following recipes.
  • Preferable with experience from similar work for international organisations/persons.
  • Preferable with experience from large events.
  • Your personal qualifications: Efficient and effective, independent and resourceful, flexible, hardworking, desire and capability of personal and professional development

Job Location: Dhaka

Apply Procedure

  • All applications must be in English.
  • Email your CV and cover letter as an attachment to and write "Application for Cook, Royal Norwegian Embassy" as the subject of your mail.
  • The application must also contain a recent photograph and a copy of your national ID card.
  • The application should include documentation on formal education and training, and/or relevant experience.
  • The application should document your level of English proficiency.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For full information on the vacancy, see our website:

Application Deadline : June 29, 2019