Hospital Cook

Posted 10 months ago by Médecins Sans Frontières
Location Mosul Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO
Deadline for application: 06/10/2020
Main purpose of the job: 
Prepare meals for Covid-19 patients, according to hygiene standards and security rules, in order to ensure their nutritional needs.
  • Carry out the preparation of meals for Covid-19 patients 
  • Strictly follow at all times all hygiene standards and security rules. 
  • Control stock of food so as to ask for anything needed on time, and prepare shopping list and make purchases if required. 
  • Ensure meals to be served on time; serve meals when necessary. 
  • Ensure cleanliness of all facilities, utensils and equipment. 
  • Look after all equipment provided. Keep an inventory of kitchen utensils and equipment, i.e. disposable plates, glasses, cutlery as well as cookware, etc., and ensure its integrity. 
  • Report all important information (lost, robbery, damages, deterioration, incident, etc.).to superior
Specific requirements for the role: 
  • Desirable secondary education or diploma 
  • Essential experience of 1 year as a professional cook
  • Essential Fluency in Arabic ; Desirable basic level of English
  • Essential basic literacy and basic mathematics
  • Desirable experience in a similar position and/or with MSF or other NGOs
What we offer: 
  • Legal contract and pay in accordance with MSF Salary Grid. The position can also be treated as Daily Worker and pay is in accordance with MSF Daily Worker salary grid.
  • The chance to gain professional development and to develop (career path, training, etc.) within the organisation.
  • The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their complete application file (CV + motivation letter + ID card), Only applications with complete documentation will be considered.
By email to
Or in the CV box located in Mosul Nablus Hospital  
Please indicate “Hospital Cook East Mosul” in the e-mail title or on the envelope.
We recommend all applicants to write a cover letter containing an introduction of yourself, explaining why you are applying for the position, and explaining why you think you are suitable for the position. 
  • English CVs accepted 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 
  • Your application will not be returned to you at any stage of the recruitment process.


MSFCH will manage COVID-19 Intensive Care Facility in the Al Salam Teaching Hospital, Mosul, in order to support DOHN’s response to COVID-19 pandemic by providing lifesaving intensive care for COVID-19 confirmed severe cases.
As a part of the MSFCH team, you will be directly exposed to potential contact with COVID-19 patients. Therefore, all interested candidates must ensure not to have any medical pre-existing condition that would make them more vulnerable in case of contamination of the virus.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. You can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are within close proximity of someone who has COVID-19, or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth. People with the following pre-existing medical conditions are more vulnerable to develop complications from this disease:
  • Age > 60 years old
  • Obesity and Severe Obesity – BMI >30 and ≥ 40
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease, including hypertension, coronary disease, arrhythmia, heart failure
  • Chronic lung disease (including asthma, COPD, TB), heavy smokers
  • Chronic kidney or liver disease, including Hepatitis B/C
  • Pregnancy
Immunosuppression/immunocompromising conditions such as:
  • Cancer treatment 
  • Bone marrow or solid organ transplant
  • Immunodeficiencies
  • Prolonged use of corticosteroids or other immunosuppressants

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