Contract: 2 years

Deadline: Friday 24 February, 2017

Salary: N60,000 – N70,000 monthly


Supports all catering functions within the organisation and ensure that standard operating procedures are delivered. In addition, he or she will ensure that all kitchen services are efficient and that the required Health and Safety measures are adhered to within the department.


  • Support cost-effective stock control systems to minimize waste and ensure these are in place.
  • Accountable for maintaining, ordering and controlling food stocks within budget.
  • Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
  • Manage all kitchen – related office administration and third-party contractors
  • Deliver all catering services throughout the home, ensuring that resident choice, dignity, confidentiality and safety are maintained.
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen and food storage areas.
  • Prepare nutritional/special diet food and beverages to a high standard.


  • A culinary degree or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working in a Kitchen environment.
  • Creative problem-solver with ability to foster and develop others’ ideas as well as his/her own.
  • Experience working on both small- and large-scale projects in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and extremely organized.
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines in highly fluid environment.
  • Should live within Lagos Mainland.

Please send CV, cover letter and passport photo to with job reference as email’s subject.

The Book Buzz Foundation is a non-governmental organisation whose main goals are three fold: to promote literacy, especially amongst children of school-going age; to develop reading spaces, and to organise literary and cultural events. In partnership with Africultures (France), this is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team as they embark on a two-year, EU-funded initiative called ‘Right to Write Project’. Over the two years, the project involves:

-Identifying, mentoring and publishing new writers from specific states in Northern Nigeria

-Identifying and training media specialists from specific states in Northern Nigeria

-Developing innovative ways of supporting teachers in the use of class readers in Northern Nigeria

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