Pastry Chef / Head Baker at Prime Support – Iraq – Basra

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for the production, quality and presentation of all pastry and bakery items. Supervise and participate in practical training of junior staff. Efficiently manage the catering facilities under his or her control as per PSGS’s policies and procedures  KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Applying and following the contractual obligations, PSGS’s policies and procedures
  • Following, implementing all ISO and HACCP standards and requirements
  • Supervising and inspecting the pastry/bakery kitchens and staff to ensure that the highest hygiene and safety standards are maintained
  • Coordinating with the Head Chef for matters related to food production including requisition, menu planning, quality control, seasonal availability and staff management
  • Overlooking the inventory control and budgeting for ingredients
  • Controlling staff working under his or her supervision by giving them the necessary training, guidance and instructions
  • Instructing Cooks in the preparation of pastry and bakery products to ensure food quality and presentation is of the highest possible standard as well as meeting the desired requirements of the client
  • Ensuring safety training and proper usage of equipment’s and premises is given to junior and untrained staff
  • Preparing daily orders for procurement of all food and related items required from the store
  • Checking the quantity and quality of received products
  • Developing new innovative dishes and menus for the satisfaction of the client
  • Leading the team positively for the development of the enterprise
  • Act as a food safety team member

·        Performing other duties as directed  



  • Catering Service Food production training or Government Hotel and Tourism Associate Certification or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience in the same position, working in high volume catering
  • Computer literate and fluent in English; Arabic is an added value

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be mentally and physically fit and have the ability to work long periods. Should be energetic, enthusiastic, and willing to work under pressure  DISCLAIMER: This job description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in this job description and that other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job.

Job Details

Job Location
Basra, Iraq

Company Industry
Hospitality & Accomodation

Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)

Job Role
Hospitality and Tourism

Employment Type

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Mid Career

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