Head Cook (1 Post)

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants should have a minimum of a National Diploma in Professional

  • Cookery/National Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality/Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management/Diploma in Hotel and Catering Studies/Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management/Diploma in Professional Cooking and Culinary Arts;
  • A minimum of five (5) Ordinary Level subjects including English Language;
  • A minimum of two (2) 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 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.

NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for a successful candidate. 


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.

Applications should clearly indicate the “Post” which is being applied for in the subject line and addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar-Human Resources

Bindura University of Science Education

P Bag 1020


Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 28 November 2022.

For more information phone (66210) 7531-2 7622, 7623, 0772 154 882-9 

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