Head Cook (1 Post)

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants should have a minimum of five (5) “O” Level subjects and a National Certificate in Professional Cookery/National Certificate in Tourism and  Hospitality/Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management/Certificate in Hotel and Catering Studies/Certificate in Hotel and Catering Management/Certificate in   Professional Cooking and Culinary Arts/Certificate in Bakery Studies. Three (3) years relevant post qualification experience as a Cook is a requirement. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Check freshness of food and ingredients;
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of the Cooks and other food preparation workers;
  • Develop recipes and determine how to present the food;
  • Plan menus and ensure uniform serving sizes and quality of meals;
  • Inspect supplies, equipment and work areas for cleanliness and functionality;
  • Hire, train and supervise Cooks and other food preparation workers;
  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies, monitor sanitation practices and follow kitchen safety standards.


Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application merged in continuous pdf format to recruitment@buse.ac.zw consisting of the application letter, certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts, National ID, Birth Certificate and a Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, telephone number, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees.


Send six (6) copies of the application consisting of the documents listed above to:

The Assistant Registrar – Human Resources

Bindura University of Science Education

P. Bag 1020


The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 4 March 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Qualifying female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applications should clearly indicate the “Post” which is being applied for in the subject line.