Kitchen Assistant job opening at HRPS – Lagos, Lagos State

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Position: Kitchen Assistant

Industry: Company Human Resources Consulting

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Lagos, Lagos State

Job Description

HRPS is seeking candidates for a position in Kitchen Assistant based in Lagos, Lagos State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

HR POOL Sourcing (HRPS), a leading human resources consulting firm based in Dakar, Senegal, is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Kitchen Assistant to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria. Since 2015, HRPS has been providing a wide range of cost-effective HR solutions, including recruitment, training services, administration, and career advice to clients across Africa. Our mission is to ensure that whether you are a small company, major international organization, or individual, you have the right skills and talents to thrive and succeed in your sector. We achieve this through our extensive experience and commitment to delivering exceptional HR solutions.

As a Kitchen Assistant at HRPS, you will be an essential part of our culinary team, responsible for supporting the kitchen operations by assisting chefs and cooks in food preparation, maintaining cleanliness and organization, and ensuring adherence to food safety standards. This role requires reliability, attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, and the capability to contribute effectively to the team.

Job Detail


  • Assist chefs and cooks in preparing ingredients for cooking, such as chopping vegetables, portioning meats, and measuring ingredients
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization in the kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, and taking out trash regularly
  • Assist in food preparation tasks, including peeling, cutting, and marinating ingredients as directed by the kitchen staff
  • Stock and replenish kitchen supplies and ingredients, ensuring that items are readily available for use
  • Follow proper food handling procedures and safety protocols to prevent contamination and ensure food safety
  • Help with basic cooking tasks, such as assembling sandwiches, salads, and appetizers, under the supervision of senior kitchen staff
  • Collaborate with kitchen team members to maintain a positive and efficient working environment
  • Handle kitchen equipment and utensils with care, ensuring they are cleaned and stored properly after use
  • Assist in receiving and storing deliveries of food and supplies, checking for quality and accuracy
  • Perform other duties as assigned by kitchen management to support the overall operation of the kitchen

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Kitchen Assistant position at HRPS:


  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification
  • Previous experience working in a kitchen or food service environment is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of basic food preparation techniques and kitchen safety procedures
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to take direction from kitchen supervisors
  • Physical stamina and dexterity to stand for extended periods and lift heavy objects
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and grow in the role

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification

Experience Requirements

  • Previous experience working in a kitchen or food service environment is preferred but not required


  • Knowledge of basic food preparation techniques
  • Understanding of kitchen safety procedures
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Effective communication abilities
  • Physical stamina for standing long periods
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Flexibility for various shifts
  • Positive attitude and eagerness to learn

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Kitchen Assistant at HRPS:


NGN 500,000 - 800,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Meals during shifts

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Incentives based on kitchen performance and customer satisfaction

Date posted: June 25, 2024

Posted on: Lagos


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This role is ideal for individuals looking to start or further their career in the culinary industry. HRPS offers a supportive and dynamic work environment where you can develop your skills and grow within the organization. If you are passionate about food and eager to contribute to a high-performing team, we encourage you to apply for the Kitchen Assistant position in Lagos, Nigeria.