facilitator in Commercial Cookery

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University of the South Pacific
  • Post Date: April 19, 2022
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Job Overview

Ref No: LPT050

The Opportunity

The Facilitator is expected to lead the development of all processes in the delivery of the commercial cookery programme. Specifically, be responsible for training planning, training content, recipe cards, session plans, training delivery, assessment, students counselling, supplier selection, inventory acquisition and management and the security and management of training equipment at the facility. The incumbent will work with the Team and Coordinator of the Hospitality & Tourism programme to plan, deliver and administer all training as scheduled per semester and expected to liaise with industry representatives and facilitate students’ Workplace Attachment (WA) training.

The successful incumbent must possess comprehensive skills in food planning, preparation and service, a strong work ethic, the ability to plan and meet work timelines, and the ability to work successfully within a multicultural environment.

The appointee will be responsible to:
•provide direct hands-on supervisory/team leadership experience in a commercial kitchen environment;
•Demonstrate strong skills in – A la carte, Buffet & Banquet /Events Service, Hot kitchen, Garde Manger, Butcher and Bakery & Pastry;
•Strong experience in Food safety & hygiene, Menu planning, use of seasonal local produce, Pacific Rim Cuisine and International Cuisine;
•Strong skills in communication proficiency in the English language;
•Advanced skills in computer applications – MS products; and

The Person We Seek
To be considered for this position, applicants must have:
•Diploma of Culinary Arts and Management or equivalent with at least 6 years’ experience at Chef de Partie level in a 4 star resort/hotel kitchen, or
•Trade Certificate in Commercial Cookery or equivalent with at least 5 years’ experience at Sous Chef level in a 4 star resort/hotel kitchen;
•Tertiary teaching or training qualification and experience in skills training delivery and assessment.
•Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
•Citizen of USP Member Country.

Enquiries and further information: Mr. Nilesh Kumar , ph: ; fax: ; email: nilesh.kumar@usp.ac.fj

The position is available for a term of three years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.
Salary Range: FJ $32,553 to FJ $38,501 per annum

How to Apply

Application to be sent to: vacancies@usp.ac.fj

Application should be clearly marked as “Vacancy – Position Reference Number, Position Title”.

The advertisement criteria is available on our University website (www.usp.ac.fj) under Employment Opportunities.

Please include the following documents in your application: Academic Credentials/Transcripts, Cover letter clearly addressing key Selection Criteria and Resume with names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor. Referees will only be contacted if you are selected.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

USP is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. USP encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.

Closing date for applications 15 May 2022

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