Job Opportunity at the Embassy – Housekeeper/Cook

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy Manila is looking for a Housekeeper/Cook at the official Residence.

To be qualified for this position, you must demonstrate ability to show keen attention to details and maintain a high degree of accuracy, at the same time enjoy contributing to a fast-paced and professional environment. You must be enthusiastic about teamwork and contribute to a pleasant and positive working environment at the Official Residence. The person for this position must also be able to do some cooking.


Main duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for keeping the premises clean and tidy.
  • Responsible to purchase, track, record and monitor cleaning and consumables, and various cooking ingredients.
  • Some cooking will be required.
  • Coordinate and administrate maintenance work at the residence.
  • Assist during offical events at the residence.
  • Ensure high standrads of clealiness and tidyness.
  • Ensure optimum resource management and speed of service in the kitchen.
  • Other administrative duties as requested.

The Head of Mission may change the candidate’s duties and responsibilities as needed.


Main Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3-5 years working experience in a similar role.
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English and Tagalo.
  • High level of creativity and reliability.
  • Service minded.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently, take the initiative as well as being able to work well with others.


  • Competitive salary
  • Regulated working hours, but some evening work will be required
  • Good working environment
  • Training may be offered


Application in English stating your motivation for applying, including a CV and a list of referances should be submitted by email to [email protected] no later than February 27, 2020.

Please mark the email by writing “Application for position as Housekeeper/Cook” in the Subject.

Only selected candidates will be invited to a job interview.                 

For questions regarding the position, please contact us by email at [email protected]